SEASON 2023-24

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, Cinderellaand 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.

Peeping Tom guest performance in April 2024


The Ballet Festival Week 2024 will take place from 12 to 20 April 2024 and will open with the premiere of the Triple Bill evening Duato / Skeels / Eyal. Sharon Eyal's Autodance will be seen for the first time in Munich, while Nacho Duato's White Darkness will be danced for the first time in Munich by the Bavarian State Ballet.  Andrew Skeels celebrates his debut with the Staatsballett and creates a world premiere for the ensemble. Peeping Tom is the first time the experts in the field of physical theatre have performed in Munich. The Belgian company will present their three-part work Triptych, consisting of the pieces The missing door, The lost room and The hidden floor, on two evenings. The programme is complemented by current works in the repertoire, such as Onegin (John Cranko), Tchaikovsky overtures (Alexei Ratmansky), Le Parc (Angelin Preljocaj) and La Bayadère (Patrice Bart). The Juniors of the Heinz Bosl Foundation and the Ballet Academy of the Academy of Music and Theatre present themselves in the Spring Matinee of the Heinz Bosl Foundation.


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Written advance bookings for all Ballet Festival Week performances will be processed from Fri, 12.01.24.
From Mon, 12.02.24 you can buy tickets at the box office, via the call centre and online via our programme or the ticket links in the schedule above. 
Box office of the Bavarian State Theatres
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Child & Co: How the fish found the sea

For the little dance fans, there will be a reunion with the small, forgetful fish who finds the big wide sea in December 2023. The performances for children aged four and over will take place in the Königssaal this season.


Supporting programme Ballet extra

In the 2023/24 season you will once again experience numerous interesting insights with our Ballet extra supporting programme. Rehearsal visits, talk formats and introductory matinees provide exciting insights and offer glimpses behind the scenes.


Guest performances of the Bayerisches Staatsballett

The Bayerische Staatsballett can be seen in two guest performances in the 2023/24 season.

Cinderella in Baden-Baden:
From 14 to 17 December 2023, the company will present Christopher Wheeldon's Cinderella on four dates at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden. Advance ticket sales are available through the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden.

La Bayadère in Madrid:
Five performances of Patrice Bart's La Bayadère are planned at the Teatro Real Madrid from 30 May to 2 June 2024. Tickets will probably be available from Teatro Real from May 2023.