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 and our information regarding privacy policy (in German) 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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Phone: (+49) (0) 711. 20 20 90
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Marcia Haydée

Honorary Member and Character Artist as guest


Marcia Haydée was born in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. She studied at the Royal Ballet School in London and subsequently joined the Marquis de Cuevas’ company for four years. In 1961 John Cranko engaged her as his leading ballerina, and their creative relationship laid the foundation of what has since become the unique and internationally known Stuttgart Ballet. Marcia Haydée has been acclaimed one of the great ballerinas of the post-war era. Not only did she inspire Cranko to create almost his entire repertoire on her – including Romeo and Juliet, Onegin, The Taming of the Shrew and Carmen – but her collaboration with Sir Kenneth MacMillan produced such works as Las Hermanas, Song of the Earth,Miss Julie and Requiem. Different roles were created for her by Glen Tetley in ballets like Daphnis and Chloe and Voluntaries and by John Neumeier (Hamlet Connotations). Also Neumeier’s Lady of the Camellias is dedicated to Marcia Haydée.

All over the world the audiences were fascinated by her breath-taking stage presence. As a guest performer she has danced in practically every great dance company in the world with the most famous dancers as her partners, so for example Rudolf Nurejew or Michail Barishnikov.
In 1976 she took over the direction of the Stuttgart Ballet and managed it until 1996.
Marcia Haydée’s new career as choreographer began in 1987 with a new version of Sleeping Beauty. Further creations followed: ENAS choreographed for Birgit Keil and Richard Cragun and her choreography for Giselle and the Willis.

Marcia Haydée has also been the director of the Ballet de Santiago de Chile from 1992 to 1996. For this company she choreographed for example Firebird and Coppelius, the Wizard. In 1998 Reid Anderson invited her to Stuttgart to interpret the role of the soothsayer Madge in La Sylphide. In the same year she danced Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet with the Stuttgart Ballet being on tour in New York.

Marcia Haydée received the "German Dance Prize" in 1989 and the “Nijinsky-Award” in 2003. In 2004 the president of the Federal Republic of Brazil awarded her with the “Orden al Mérito Cultural”. In March 2009 Marcia Haydée was honored with the “German Great Cross of Merit with star”, her third Federal Cross of Merit.
In 2007 the state of Baden-Württemberg payed tribute to her services for the state with the „Staufer-medal in Gold”. She is an honorary citizen of the city of Stuttgart, a doctor of philosophy h.c. of the University of Stuttgart and a professor h.c. of the University of Mannheim.

Since 2003/04 season the Ballet de Santiago is directed again by Marcia Haydée.
Stuttgarter Ballett, Portrait von Marcia Haydée, Foto: Ullrich Beuttenmüller