The Bayerische Staatsballett opens the 2023-24 season on 23 September withBlickwechsel as part of the UniCredit Septemberfest. The three-part evening includes the Grand Pas Classique from Paquita, juxtaposed with contemporary works by Jacques Garnier and Marion Motin.
At the end of November 2023, the curtain will rise on the first premiere of the season: French choreographer Angelin Preljocaj will bring an evening-length work to the Munich National Theatre with Le Parc to the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Ballet director Laurent Hilaire opens the Ballet Festival Week in April 2024 with a new modern three-part work combining works by Nacho Duato, Sharon Eyal and a new creation by Canadian Andrew Skeels. A programmatic counterpoint to the dance languages usually seen on the stage of the National Theatre will be presented by the Belgian dance theatre ensemble Peeping Tom with the three-part programme Tryptich: The missing door, The lost room and The hidden floor as part of the Ballet Festival Week 2024. The festival season in July will bring a second work by Angelin Preljocaj, who will curate the young choreographers' programme of the same name at the Cuvilliés Theatre in the summer of 2024 as part of Sphären.02.
Christopher Wheeldon's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and the classic Onegin by John Cranko will be revived in the coming season. Also in the repertoire are Romeo and Juliet, Tchaikovsky Overtures, Schmetterling, La Bayadère, Cinderella, and the children's dance theatre piece How the Fish Found the Sea. In the Ballet extra series you can again look forward to numerous interesting insights behind the scenes.
In the coming season, the Staatsballett will also be touring again: In December 2023, the Company perform for the first time at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden. In keeping with the Christmas season, there will be four fairytale performances of Christopher Wheeldon's Cinderella. In summer, the company will travel to Spain: five performances of La Bayadère will be staged at the Teatro Real Madrid.