Friends activities

Attend daily training

Saturday 24 September & Friday 25 November

Friends are welcome to attend a private training session of the dancers in one of our ballet studios. You are welcome on one of the two dates.

  • 24 September: 11:00-12:15
  • 25 November: 10:00-11:15
  • Free admission

Dress rehearsal The Sleeping Beauty

Monday 10 October

A few days prior to the premiere, members of the Giving Circles, (Golden) Friends and Family Friends can attend the dress rehearsal of this wonderful fairytale ballet.

  • 19:30-23:00
  • Price: € 25
  • There are no more tickets left for this activity


Monday 17 October

Our members of the Soloist and Prima Ballerina Circle are invited to the annual BalletDinner, an exclusive benefit dinner in a spectacular setting with a surprising programme.

  • 19:00-22:30
  • Free admission

Exclusive for members of the Giving Circles

Foyer night Black Achievement Month

Sunday 23 October

In the foyer of Dutch National Opera & Ballet, you can enjoy a live performance by our dancers in an intimate setting as part of the Black Achievement Month.

  • 20:30-21:30
  • Price: € 12, plus ones are welcome
  • Free admission for members of the Giving Circles

Diner with dancers

Friday 25 November

During the Diner with dancers, members of the Giving Circles enjoy a delicious culinary arrangement in the company of the star dancers of Dutch National Ballet.

  • 19:00-22:00
  • More information about the location and price will follow

Exclusive for members of the Giving Circles

Behind-the-scenes tour

Sunday 11 December

Friends are welcome to join a behind-the-scenes tour of Dutch National Ballet. You will see for yourself what your contribution will be used for. After the tour, you are welcome to attend a part of the dancers' daily training in one of the ballet studios.

  • 10:30-13:00
  • Free admission

Interested in attending one of these activities?

Friends, Family Friends, Golden Friends and members of the Giving Circles have exclusive access to the Friends activities.