Dustin Klein

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Dustin Klein was born in Landsberg am Lech. He took his first ballet classes with Heinz Manniegel in Munich and at the Jaga Antony Ballet School in Luxembourg. He completed his training at the Royal Ballet School in London. From 2006 to 2008 he danced with the Ballet of the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf. In 2008 he was engaged as a group dancer with the Bayerisches Staatsballett. Promoted to semi-soloist in the 2014/15 season, he remained a member of the company until 2021 and has since concentrated exclusively on his choreographic work. Dustin Klein made his debut as a choreographer in 2012 with Myopic Bounds. Since then he has appeared with several choreographies (Repeater RPTR, Repeater RPTR II, Carneval, Staying on the Mat). In 2015 he created a first commissioned work for the Bayerisches Staatsballett II: DisTanz. In 2017 he created for the Stanislavski Theatre Moscow and wer ko der ko for the Young Choreographers Evening of the Noverre Society in Stuttgart. For the ballet evenings Junge Choreographen he choreographed the work Mama, ich kann fliegen in 2017 and Abferkeln in 2018. At the Bayerische Staatsoper he has already designed the choreography for the productions of Les Vêpres siciliennes and Idomeneo. This season 2023/24 he is taking on the choreography of Pelléas et Mélisande.

Information as of 2023

Auszeichnungen
Ellinor Holland Kunstpreis
Produktionspreis Bundesjugendballett 2019

Debüts beim Bayerischen Staatsballett
Gods and Dogs
(J. Kylián)
Diener in Der Widerspenstigen Zähmung (J. Cranko)
Unitxt (R. Siegal), Kreation
Broken Fall (R. Maliphant), Kreation
Russischer Hip-Hoper in Das Mädchen und der Messerwerfer
Flaut, ein Bälgenflicker in Ein Sommernachtstraum (J. Neumeier)
Für die Kinder von gestern, heute und morgen. Ein Stück von Pina Bausch (P. Bausch)
Zauberer / Der verrückte Hutmacher in Alice im Wunderland (C. Wheeldon)
Flaut in Ein Sommernachtstraum (J. Neumeier)
Wilfried in Giselle (P. Wright/M. Petipa)
Begleiter von Fürstin Betsy in Anna Karenina (C. Spuck)
Begleiter von Abderakhman in Raymonda (R. Barra, M. Petipa)
Lobby-boy in Cecil Hotel (A. Kaydanovskiy)

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.

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(Information as of 2023)

Awards
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)