the shell trial

How to make an opera as sustainable as possible?

The Shell Trial: a brand-new opera with 82 costumes, unique props, and dazzling special effects – but produced as sustainably as possible. How do you achieve that?  

Decor Operetta Land

Sustainable set design

Head of the Production Workshop Rolf Hauser talks about the environmental impact of the set designs for Dutch National Opera & Ballet.


The costume cycle

Read more about sustainable costume production.

Decoropbouw The Sleeping Beauty

Green Deal

Director of Technology & Production Bob Brandsen talks about the Green Deal of Dutch National Opera & Ballet.

Campagnebeelden The Shell Trial & Il trittico

DNO&B x Trees for All

To offset the unavoidable emissions from our ‘Green Deal operas’ The Shell Trial and Il trittico, Dutch National Opera & Ballet is partnering with Trees For All.