The institute

Dutch National Opera & Ballet creates, produces and presents both traditional and innovative opera and ballet productions of the highest quality. As one of the largest cultural organisations in the Netherlands, Dutch National Opera & Ballet brings all aspects of the ballet and opera world’s artistry, technique and craftsmanship together in its own specialised workshops and rehearsal rooms.

Operating both in the Netherlands and internationally, Dutch National Opera & Ballet is the leading Dutch organisation for opera and ballet. In the Netherlands, Dutch National Opera & Ballet aims to keep the tradition of opera and ballet alive and to develop it further, reaching and generating enthusiasm in a wide and varied audience. On the international scene, Dutch National Opera & Ballet co-produces and presents its productions in leading opera houses and theatres. The institute is one of the top five of its kind in the world.