Scapino Ballet

Scapino lives dance, breathes dance, is dance. But when the company began, it didn’t set out with the aim of creating and performing dance. Scapino was founded in 1945 by Hans Snoek. She (yes, Hans was a woman) dreamt of ‘bringing colour back to the cheeks of children after the war.’ And it’s because of her belief in the power of dance to make that happen, that Scapino came to be. The drive to bring change through dance – to bring joy, life, colour – still moves us today.

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19 March 2022 to 23 April 2022

Intertwine is a surprising encounter between the dance of Justin de Jager and the art of Alexander Calder.

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Dancing and the brain

03 June 2022 to 03 June 2022

A unique night with Scapino Ballet Rotterdam and neuropsychologist Erik Scherder on the impressive positive effect dance has on the brain.

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07 September 2022 to 25 September 2022

Carré and Scapino Ballet present: Oscar, a tribute to Oscar Carré with dance, theatre, circus and live music by Blaudzun. Exclusively in Carré.

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Mario Bermúdez Gil
Ed Wubbe (photo Bryndis Brynjolfsdottir)
Ed Wubbe
Ryan Djojokarso - Photo Bas Czerwinski
Ryan Djojokarso
Artistic Director
Richard van Kruysdijk
Composer / musician
Antonin Comestaz - Foto Bas Czerwinski
Antonin Comestaz
Justin de Jager



Scapino Ballet Rotterdam
Eendrachtsstraat 8
3012XL Rotterdam

tel: 010 - 414 24 14
(ma t/m vr 09:00 - 17:30)


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