Dutch National Ballet
Dutch National Ballet develops, produces and presents ballet at the highest international level. Dutch National Ballet aims to reach a wide public and bring today’s audiences into contact with the beauty and passion of this art form. Come and be inspired in our theatre, where you will be given a warm welcome.
Behind the Scenes
In these videos, you can take a look behind the scenes of Dutch National Ballet. See our principals at their very best, discover how Igone de Jongh prepares her pointe shoes and take a look behind the scenes at the Costume and Wig & Make-up departments.
Artistic & Musical Staff
Here is an overview of the artistic and musical staff of Dutch National Ballet.
Director of Dutch National Ballet, Resident Choreographer
Head of the Artistic Staff
musical and principal director Dutch Ballet Orchestra
Principal guest conductor
Senior Ballet Teacher
Choreographer and artistic coördinator Junior Company
Company & Dancers
Over the past 50 years, Dutch National Ballet has evolved into one of the world's foremost ballet companies. With a unique and wide repertoire, a tradition of innovation and around 80 dancers from all over the world, the company plays a leading role in Dutch cultural life and beyond.
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Farewell to Anu Viheriäranta and Jurgita Dronina24 June '15
In 2005, Anu Viheriäranta left Finland for Amsterdam to join the company as a soloist. In 2010, the year she won the Alexandra Radius Prize, she was promoted to principal. In September, Anu will start her new career as stage manager with our company. Jurgita Dronina, who has been dancing as a principal with Dutch National Ballet since 2010, will be joining the National Ballet of Canada in Toronto as a principal at the start of next season.
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Françoise Adret is head of the Ballet of De Nederlandse Opera (1947-1959).
Ballet der Lage Landen
Mascha ter Weeme founds the Ballet der Lage Landen (1948-1959).