Dutch National Ballet

Dutch National Ballet develops, produces and presents ballet at the highest international level. We aim to reach a wide public and to bring today’s audiences into contact with the beauty and passion of this art form. Come in and be inspired by our spectacle – we promise to give you a warm welcome.

Achter de schermen

In these videos, you can take a look behind the scenes at Dutch National Ballet.

Watch the Junior Company rehearse in the studios.
Take a look behind the scenes at the rehearsals of Don Quichotte.
Take a look at the rehearsals of Ode to the Master.

Artistieke & Muzikale staf

Here is an overview of the artistic and musical staff of Dutch National Ballet.

Gezelschap & Dansers

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.

Een rijke geschiedenis

Volledige geschiedenis

Françoise Adret

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).