Information on Seat Selection

Best Available Seat Booking
In best available seat booking, you choose a category of seats and select the number of tickets you would like. An automatic allocation of seats will take place within the selected category; you receive the best available seats.
Seating Chart Booking
In seating chart booking, you personally select your exact seats from agraphic seating chart. Begin the seating chart booking and choose an area. There you can select the seats by clicking on them.
General Seating
means that, with your ticket, you can freely select your seat according to the conditions on-site.

Information on Online Sales

Please examine our General Terms and Conditions as well as the following information on ticket pre-sales.
Ticket Pre-sales
Ticket pre-sales for performances at all venues generally begin on the same date two months before the day of the performance. If the first pre-sale date falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then pre-sales will begin on that Friday. If it falls on a holiday, then sales will begin the day before. Some events cannot be purchased through online sales. For such cases, please contact our telephone ticket service ((+49) (0) 711. 20 20 90, Mon – Fri 10 am – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm). Performances outside of the previously mentioned pre-sale periods can be ordered using the online ordering form. Please examine our general information on ticket pre-sales.
Seat Selection
In the course of your booking, information relating to seat selection will be displayed.
Ticket Prices
Ticket prices for online sales include a service fee of 1.00 € per ticket.
Discounts (other than the Schauspielcard)
Please use the alternative sales channels for discounts, as they are not available or applicable for online sales.
Gift Vouchers
Gift certificates can be transferred to third parties and are valid up to three years after the issue date. The period begins on December 31 of the year the certificate has been purchased. An extension of this period is excluded. The disbursement of the certificate value is not possible. The monetary value will be offset against the price (higher differences must be paid). Existing remaining amounts are disbursed as another gift certificate. A later setting-off of a certificate to a purchase already made is not possible. Gift certificates cannot be used for the purchase of further certificates.
Delivery / Pick Up with Confirmation of Purchase
Tickets or gift vouchers can be sent out for a shipping fee of 1.50 €, if the time of the order allows for it. The Staatstheater Stuttgart cannot accept any responsibility for the shipment.
Confirmation of purchase will automatically be sent by email to the address you provided, as soon as purchase of your order has been initiated.
By presenting printed confirmation of purchase, tickets can be picked up at the theatre box office or at the appropriate performance box office; gift vouchers only at the theatre box office (Mon – Fri 10 am – 7 pm, Sat 10 am – 2 pm).
Only printed tickets are valid as passes for means of transport with the VVS. Printed confirmations of purchase will not be accepted as valid ride passes for the VVS.
You can purchase any of our print@home ticket(s) (with the start of season 14/15) at any time and print them out yourself. This booking service is available to you until 1 hour before a performance starts at no additional cost and is specified during the booking via choice of shipping option. After completing the purchasing transaction, the desired ticket will be displayed as a PDF file and can be printed immediately. You will receive a confirmation of purchase at the email address you have provided, with the ticket file as an attachement. The personalization of each ticket with a name and date of birth prevents improper duplication for the protection of the purchaser. Each ticket entitles the holder to one unique admission in conjunction with a valid ID. If there are any questions, please contact our telephone sales office ((+49) (0) 711. 20 20 90). Operating hours telephone sales office: Mon - Fri 10 am - 08 pm; Sat 10 am - 06 pm.

print@home ticket = transit ticket
Your print@home ticket is valid as a transit ticket for public transportation in the VVS system at no additional cost and will automatically beeig print with your print@home ticket. Please pay attention to the required personalisation during the booking transaction.
Late Seating
may not be possible for certain performances. Our telephone ticket service (0711. 20 20 90, Mon – Fri 10 am – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm) will be happy to provide you with more information!
Tickets can be paid with credit card (American Express, MasterCard, VISA) or SEPA direct debit (Not for new customers, these should call our ticket-service first (+49) (0)711. 20 20 90).
Return / Exchange
We ask that you carefully check your information before authorising purchase of your order, as tickets and gift vouchers cannot be returned or exchanged.
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Elizabeth Mason

Principal Dancer


Elizabeth Mason was born in Virginia, USA. She received her first ballet training at the Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington D.C. Later, she was trained at the John Cranko Schule in Stuttgart. As a student, Elizabeth Mason took part in the Prix de Lausanne in January 2000, where she danced A Green Place, created for her by Douglas Lee. She was awarded as Semi-Finalist.

After graduating in 2001, she became an apprentice with the Stuttgart Ballet. In the following season she was taken into the Corps de ballet. In 2005/06 she was promoted to Demi Soloist, in 2007/08 to Soloist. Her promotion to Principal Dancer followed in 2008/09.


Leading Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • Avatar (Matjash Mrozewski)
  • Dances at a Gathering (Jerome Robbins): Role in Apricot
  • Das Fräulein von S. (Christian Spuck): Madelon, Cardillac’s daughter
  • Don Quijote (Maximiliano Guerra): Dulcinea
  • Dream of Galilei (William Forsythe): Pas de trois
  • Forgotten Land (Othello (Jiří Kylián): Couple in White
  • From Holberg’s time (John Cranko)
  • Gaîté Parisienne (Maurice Béjart): The young girl in white
  • Giselle (Production: Reid Anderson, Valentina Savina): Giselle, Peasant-Pas de deux
  • Initials R.B.M.E. (John Cranko)
  • La fille mal gardée (Sir Frederick Ashton): Lise
  • La Sylphide (Peter Schaufuss after August Bournonville): The Sylph
  • Le Corsaire (Marius Petipa): Pas de deux, for a gala
  • Leonce and Lena (Christian Spuck): Lena
  • Lulu. A Monstre Tragedy (Christian Spuck): Lulu
  • Onegin (John Cranko): Olga
  • Opus 1 (John Cranko)
  • Orlando (Marco Goecke): Queen Elizabeth I.
  • Othello (John Neumeier): Desdemona
  • Requiem (Kenneth MacMillan): “leading role”
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko): Juliet
  • Slice to Sharp (Jorma Elo)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko): Pas de six, Pas de quatre, Princess of Russia
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier): Marguerite Gautier
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Márcia Haydée after Marius Petipa): Princess Aurora, The Blue Bird’s Princess, Eloquence-Fairy
  • The Song of the Earth (Kenneth MacMillan): solo role in the Third Theme
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko): Bianca
  • The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude (William Forsythe)
Specially created Roles
  • A Green Place (Douglas Lee)
  • Igor Poems (Kevin O’Day)
  • Il Concertone (Mauro Bigonzetti)
  • RED in 3. (Jorma Elo)
  • Viewing Room (Douglas Lee)
Specially created Roles at Noverre-Society: Young Choreographers
  • Denial of service (Alexander Makaschin)
  • Le Bal de Bals (Selatin Kara)
  • Slight Erosion (Brent Parolin)
Corps de ballet Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • ..., la peau blanche... (Christian Spuck)
  • A Streetcar named Desire (John Neumeier)
  • Avatar (Matjash Mrozewski)
  • das siebte blau (Christian Spuck)
  • dreamdeepdown (Kevin O’Day)
  • Gaîté parisienne (Maurice Béjart)
  • Giselle (Production: Reid Anderson, Valentina Savina)
  • Goecke at the Kammertheater : The Nutcracker (Marco Goecke)
  • Hikarizatto (Itzik Galili)
  • La Fille mal gardée (Sir Frederick Ashton)
  • La Sylphide (Peter Schaufuss, after August Bournonville)
  • Le sacre du printemps (Glen Tetley)
  • Les Sylphides (Michail Fokine)
  • Lulu. A Monstre Tragedy (Christian Spuck)
  • melodious gimmick to keep the boys in line (Marc Spradling)
  • Nautilus (Wayne McGregor)
  • Onegin (John Cranko)
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko)
  • Serenade (George Balanchine)
  • Seventh Symphony (Uwe Scholz)
  • Stravinsky Violin Concerto (George Balanchine)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko)
  • Sweet Sweet Sweet (Marco Goecke)
  • Symphony in C (George Balanchine)
  • The four Temperaments (George Balanchine)
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier)
  • The Sandman (Christian Spuck)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Márcia Haydée after Marius Petipa): Aurora’s Friend
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko)
  • Voluntaries (Glen Tetley)

Stuttgarter Ballett, Portrait von Elizabeth Mason, Foto: Sébastien Galtier