Dustin Klein

Dustin Klein was born in Landsberg am Lech/Germany, where he started his ballet training in his mother's ballet school. At the same time, he joined the class of Professor Heinz Manniegel in Munich and of the Jaga Antony Ballet School in Luxemburg. He completed his dance training at the Royal Ballet School in London and joined the Ballett der Deutschen Oper am Rhein for the seasons 2006 to 2008. He joined the corps de ballet of the Bayerisches Staatsballett in 2008 and was promoted to soloist rank with the beginning of the season 2014/2015. His first work as choreographer was Myopic Bounds in 2012. Repeater RPTR, Repeater RPTR II, Carnival and Auf der Matte bleiben followed in the subsequent years. In the autumn of 2015 he created his first piece for the Bayerisches Staatsballett II: DisTanz. In 2017 he created for the Moscow Stanislawski Theatre, wer ko der ko for the Young Choreographers Night of the Noverre Society in Stuttgart and Mama, ich kann fliegen for the Ballet Evening - Young Chreographers of the Bayerisches Staatsballett. He created Abferkeln in the 2018 edition of Young Choreographers. Dustin Klein left the Bayerisches Staatsballett in March 2021 to focus fully on his career as a choreographer.
(Information as of: March 2021)

Ellinor Holland Kunstpreis Produktionspreis Bundesjugendballett 2019 Debuts with the Bayerisches Staatsballett
Gods and Dogs
(J. Kylián)
Valet in The Taming of the Shrew (J. Cranko)
Unitxt (R. Siegal), creation
Broken Fall (R. Maliphant), creation
Russian HipHopper in The Girl and the Knifethrower (S. Sandroni)
Francis Flute, the bellows-mender in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (J. Neumeier)
For the Children of Yesterday, Today and tomorrow. A piece by Pina Bausch (P. Bausch)
Wizard / The Mad hatter in Alice´s Adventures in Wonderland (C. Wheeldon)
Flaut in A Midsummer Night´s Dream (J. Neumeier)
Wilfried in Giselle (P. Wright/M. Petipa)
Companion of Princess Betsy in Anna Karenina (C. Spuck)
Entourage of Abderakhman in Raymonda (R. Barra, M. Petipa)
Lobby-boy in Cecil Hotel (A. Kaydanovskiy)