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!
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Filip Barankiewicz

Principal Dancer


Filip Barankiewicz was born in Warsaw, Poland. In 1986, he began his ballet training at the National Ballet School in his home city and performed in various ballets in Warsaw and Lódz. During that time Emil Wesolowski created a role on him in The Way. In 1991 he won the Waslaw Nijinski Medal. In 1995, he graduated and won the first prize at the National Ballet Competition in Poland. In the same year he was a finalist at the "Grand Prix d'Eurovision for young Dancers" in Lausanne. He continued his studies with Marika Besobrasova at the Académie de Dance Classique in Monte Carlo where he received a scholarship sponsored by the Nurejev Foundation and graduated in 1996.

Filip Barankiewicz joined the Stuttgart Ballet in the same year. He was promoted to Demi Soloist in September 2000, to Soloist in September 2001. His promotion to Principal Dancer followed in September 2002.

Filip Barankiewicz joins the Stuttgart Ballet on tours all around the world. Since 2003 he is dancing as a permanent guest with the National Theatre Prague, Czech Republic, where he performed Siegfried in Swan Lake as well as Petrucchio in The Taming of the Shrew and the title role in Onegin (both: John Cranko) which he performed with different partners such as Tereza Podařilová, Sue Jin Kang, Maria Eichwald and Alicia Amatriain. Furthermore he appeared in several Galas in Prague, Poznań and Krakow as well as in Bodrum, Salzburg, Karlsruhe and Pforzheim. He also danced Petrucchio as a guest with the Ballet do Theatro Municipal in Rio de Janeiro, with the Norwegian National Ballet, with the Leipzig Ballet, with the Ballet of the Semperoper Dresden, where he danced with Leslie Heylmann in 2008 at her Farewell performance, and with the West Australian Ballet. In 2008 he also danced a Pas de deux from John Cranko’s The Taming of the Shrew with Leslie Heylmann in Birmingham at the Farewell Gala for Desmond Kelly, the outgoing Director of the Birmingham Royal Ballet. In 2004 Filip Barankiewicz danced the male title role in Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko) as well as the role of Albrecht in Giselle in 2006 as a guest of the Companhia Nacional de Bailado, Lisbon. In 2009 he also danced Romeo at the Vienne State Opera with Polina Semionova as his Juliet. In 2003, 2006 and 2009 Filip Barankiewicz has been invited to the World Ballet Festival Tokyo, Japan where he danced with internationally renowned female dancers Alessandra Ferri, Alina Cojocaru and Maria Eichwald. In 2010 he guested with Maria Eichwald at the Polish National Ballet in his hometown Warsaw in John Cranko’s Onegin. At the beginning of 2013 Ballet Director Ivan Cavallari invited him to dance Basilio in the World Premiere of Don Quichotte ou l’illusion perdue by Rui Lopes Graça at the Ballet de l’Opèra du Rhin. In November 2013 he danced the Pas de deux My way (Stephan Thoss) with Alexander Zaitsev at the Gala during the Festival “Three Centuries of World Ballet“ on the occasion of the 240th Anniversary of the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow. On March 29, 2014 he danced with the famous Japanese dancer Miyako Yoshida at the NHK Gala in Tokyo. In April 2014 he was part of the performance when Roberto Bolle was awarded the UNESCO medal in Paris.

Filip Barankiewicz also successfully completed his ballet pedagogue education in 2003. Besides dancing Filip Barankiewicz now also works as guest trainer at the Polish National Ballet in Warsaw as well as at the Ballet of the Czech National Theatre Prague. At the Stuttgart Ballet he coaches rehearsals of The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko) and Giselle (prod.: Reid Anderson, Valentina Savina). In 2014 he will also coach the rehearsals of John Cranko’s Onegin at the Royal Swedish Ballet Stockholm and at the Finnish National Ballet in Helsinki. During his stays in Stockholm and Helsinki he also gave class.


Leading and Solo Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • A Streetcar Named Desire (John Neumeier): Allan Gray, Doctor, Paper Boy
  • Corps (Hans van Manen)
  • Dances at a Gathering (Jerome Robbins): Role in Green
  • Don Quijote (Maximiliano Guerra): Basilio
  • Edward II (David Bintley): Gaveston, Warwick
  • Forgotten Land (Jiří Kylián): Couple in Black
  • Fratres (John Neumeier)
  • Gaîté parisienne (Maurice Béjart): Offenbach, Friend, Pas de deux „The Lovers“
  • Giselle (Production: Reid Anderson, Valentina Savina): Albrecht, Peasant-Pas de deux
  • I fratelli – The Brothers (Mauro Bigonzetti): Rocco
  • Initials R.B.M.E. (John Cranko): 1st Movement
  • Krabat (Demis Volpi): The Master
  • La fille mal gardée (Sir Frederick Ashton): Colas. Widow Simone
  • La Sylphide (Peter Schaufuss, after August Bournonville): James
  • Las Hermanas (Sir Kenneth MacMillan): Pepe
  • Le sacre du printemps (Glen Tetley)
  • No More Play (Jiří Kylián)
  • Onegin (John Cranko): Onegin, Lenski
  • Orma (Mauro Bigonzetti)
  • Return to a strange Land (Jiří Kylián)
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko): Romeo, Mercutio, Benvolio
  • Serenade (George Balanchine)
  • Siebte Sinfonie (Uwe Scholz): male leading role
  • Slice to Sharp (Jorma Elo)
  • Stravinsky Violin Concerto (George Balanchine)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko): Prince Siegfried, Benno
  • The four Temperaments (George Balanchine): Sanguinic
  • The Lady and the Fool (John Cranko): Moondog
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier): des Grieux and Gaston
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Márcia Haydée after Marius Petipa): Carabosse, Prince Desiré, The blue Bird, Prince of the East, Ali Baba
  • The Song of the Earth (Kenneth MacMillan): male leading role
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko): Petrucchio, Hortensio
  • Theme and Variations (George Balanchine): male leading role
  • Two Pieces for HET (Hans van Manen)
  • Urlicht (William Forsythe)
Specially created Roles
  • (Im)paired Ground (James Sutherland)
  • Igor Poems (Kevin O’Day)
  • Nautilus (Wayne McGregor)
  • nocturne (Christian Spuck)
  • RED in 3. (Jorma Elo)
  • The Shaking Tent (Marc Spradling)
  • The Way (Emil Wesokowski)
Specially created Roles at Noverre-Society: Young Choreographers
  • Antigone.Thyristor.Theben (Corinna Spieth)
Further Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • 5 Tangos (Hans van Manen)
  • Arena (Glen Tetley)
  • Ashes (Daniela Kurz)
  • Brouillards (John Cranko)
  • dreamdeepdown (Kevin O´Day)
  • Jeu de Cartes (John Cranko)
  • Kleines Requiem (Hans van Manen)
  • Les Bourgeois (Ben van Cauwenbergh)
  • Now and Then (John Neumeier)
  • Song of the Earth (Sir Kenneth MacMillan)
  • Symphony in C (George Balanchine)
  • The Flame of Paris (Wassili Wainonen): Pas de deux
  • Troy Game (Robert North)
  • Vers un Pays Sage (Jean Christophe Maillot)
  • Voluntaries (Glen Tetley)
Tours and Guest Performances
  • Paris, Italy, Japan, South Korea, USA, Luxembourg, Bangkok, Singapore, Macau
  • since 2003 permanent guest at the National Theater Prague: Siegfried in Swan Lake, Petrucchio in The Taming of the Shrew and the title role in Onegin (both: John Cranko)
  • Petrucchio in The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko) also as guest with the Ballet do Theatro Municipal in Rio de Janeiro, the Norwegian National Ballet in Oslo, the Leipzig Ballet, the Ballet of the Semperoper Dresden and the West Australian Ballet
  • 2003, 2006, 2009: 10th, 11th and 12th World Ballet Festival in Tokyo
  • 2003: Gala in Cremona, Italy, with Alessandra Ferri
  • 2009 and 2010: Roberto Bolle and Friends
  • 2012: Hommage à Marika Besobrasova, Benefit Gala in Florenz
  • 2012: XI. St. Petersburg International Ballet Award Dance Open
  • 2012, 2013, 2014: performances at the Aids-Gala in Salzburg
  • 2013: Basilio in the world Premiere Don Quichotte ou l’illusion perdue by Rui Lopes Graça at the Ballet de l’Opèra du Rhin
  • 2013: Pas de deux My way (Stephan Thoss) with Alexander Zaitsev at the Gala during the Festival „Three Centuries of World Ballet“ on the occasion of the 240th Anniversary of the Bolshoi Ballet Academy
  • 2014: NHL Gala in Tokyo with Miyako Yoshida; Aids-Gala in Salzburg; performance when Roberto Bolle was awarded the UNESCO medal in Paris
Stuttgarter Ballett, Portrait von Filip Barankiewicz, Foto: Roman Novitzky