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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Özkan Ayik

Corps de ballet


Özkan Ayik was born in Seydisehir, Turkey, and grew up in Istanbul. He attended the Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts from 1999 until 2006. In 2006 he continued his ballet education at the John Cranko Schule in Stuttgart where he graduated in 2008.

In the season 2008/09 he joined the Stuttgart Ballet as an apprentice. One year later Özkan Ayik was taken into the Corps de ballet.

In January 2013 he presented his first own choreography at the Noverre-Society’s “Young Choreographers”: down down, the solo two or three things followed in 2014.


Solo Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • Are you as big as me? (Roman Novitzky)
  • Arena (Glen Tetley)
  • Der richtige Ort (Katarzyna Kozielska)
  • Don Quijote (Maximiliano Guerra): Sancho Pansa
  • Forgotten Land (Jiří Kylián)
  • Gaîté Parisienne (Maurice Béjart): Freund
  • Giselle (after Coralli, Perrot, Petipa): Peasant Pas de deux
  • Krabat (Demis Volpi): Juro
  • La Sylphide (Peter Schaufuss after August Bournonville): Pas de huit
  • Leonce and Lena (Christian Spuck): Valerio
  • Lucid Dream (Marco Goecke)
  • Orphée et Euridice (Staging, Choreography: Christian Spuck): one of the Amor Boys
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko): Carnival dance
  • Ssss... (Edward Clug)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko): Wolfgang, educator of the prince
  • The Four Temperaments (George Balanchine): Second Theme
  • The Lady and the Fool (John Cranko): Bootface
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier): Graf N
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée after Marius Petipa): Companion of the Fairy, Wolf
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko): Gremio, Petrucchio’s servant
  • workwithinwork (William Forsythe)
Specially created Roles
  • Dancer in the Dark (Marco Goecke/Louis Stiens)
  • Das Fräulein von S. (Christian Spuck)
  • Double Bass Conerto (Bridget Breiner)
  • Firebird (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui)
  • Krabat (Demis Volpi)
  • Nightlight (Douglas Lee)
  • No Men’s Land (Edward Clug): Solo role
  • On Velvet (Marco Goecke)
  • Orlando (Marco Goecke)
  • Orphée et Euridice (Staging, Choreography: Christian Spuck)
  • Salome (Demis Volpi): The Page of Herodias
Specially created Roles at Noverre-Society: Young Choreographers
  • Dearest (David Moore)
  • Meridian (David Moore)
  • Second Self(ie) (Jesse Fraser)
  • The unexpected Suddennes (Mikhail Soloviev)
  • What only they can see (Lucas Jervies)
Corps de ballet Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • A Streetcar named Desire (John Neumeier)
  • Bolero (Maurice Béjart)
  • Bravo Charlie (Marco Goecke)
  • Concerto for Flute and Harp (John Cranko)
  • Das Fräulein von S. (Christian Spuck)
  • Don Quijote (Maximiliano Guerra)
  • Gaîté Parisienne (Maurice Béjart)
  • Giselle (Inszenierung: Reid Anderson, Valentina Savina)
  • Goecke at the Chamber. The Nutcracker (Marco Goecke)
  • Hamlet (Kevin O’Day): Man of the Court
  • High (Louis Stiens)
  • I fratelli – The Brothers (Mauro Bigonzetti): Simone’ Friend
  • Initials R.B.M.E. (John Cranko)
  • La fille mal gardée (Sir Frederick Ashton)
  • La Sylphide (Peter Schaufuss after August Bournonville): a.o. Witch
  • Le Sacre du Printemps (Glen Tetley)
  • Leonce and Lena (Christian Spuck): a.o. Royal dresser
  • Letters of Others (Bridget Breiner)
  • Lifecasting (Douglas Lee)
  • Onegin (John Cranko)
  • Opus 1 (John Cranko)
  • Othello (John Neumeier)
  • Poème de l’extase (John Cranko)
  • RED in 3. (Jorma Elo)
  • Requiem (Kenneth MacMillan)
  • Romeo und Julia (John Cranko)
  • Siebte Sinfonie (Uwe Scholz)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko)
  • The Lady and the Fool (John Cranko)
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Márcia Haydée after Marius Petipa)
  • The Song of the Earth (Kenneth MacMillan)
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko)
  • Theme and Variations (George Balanchine)


  • down down World Premiere at Noverre-Society: Young Choreographers on January, 18th, 2013, Stuttgart Ballet
  • two or three things World Premiere at Noverre-Society: Young Choreographers on July 17th, 2014, Stuttgart Ballet
Stuttgarter Ballett, Portrait von Özkan Ayik, Foto: Roman Novitzky