Scapino Ballet is renowned for large, thematic productions, often accompanied by live music: innovative, entertaining and featuring talented dancers. Find out more.

The Square recordings

21 April 2021 to 22 April 2021

Young makers meet eachother in this online series The Square recordings. 

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Leslie Humbert

The Great Bean

06 November 2020 to 17 June 2021

Circus, illusionism, variety and dance: the The Great Bean takes place in the atmosphere of the roaring twenties, the emergence of jazz, Hollywood and vaudeville on Broadway with new dance...

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Monday19 Apr 2021 - 19:30PerformanceThe Great Bean Theater RotterdamRotterdamSold out
Tuesday20 Apr 2021 - 19:30PerformanceThe Great Bean Theater RotterdamRotterdamSold out
Wednesday21 Apr 2021 - 19:00PerformanceThe Great Bean Schouwburg De LaweiDrachtenCancelled
Wednesday21 Apr 2021 - 20:15PerformanceThe Square recordings Garage RotterdamRotterdamTickets
Thursday22 Apr 2021 - 20:15PerformanceThe Square recordings Theater RotterdamRotterdamTickets


The Blend

24 September 2020 to 03 October 2020

Scapino starts the new season in the Van Nelle Fabriek, Rotterdam icon and world heritage monument. From September 24, Scapino will be dancing the special performance here for two weeks: The Blend.

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Music in Motion

05 June 2020 to 31 October 2020

The Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and Scapino Ballet Rotterdam have joined forces for a new video project: Music in motion.

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3D International

02 April 2020 to 17 May 2020

Three cities. Three world premieres. Three talented choreographers. Three dance companies: GöteborgsOperans Danskompani, Staatstheater Mainz and Scapino Ballet Rotterdam

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Opera Melancholica

Opera Melancholica

19 January 2020 to 19 March 2020

A portrait of melancholiac pur sang Roderick Usher and his twin sister Madeline, rendered by both a soprano and a female dancer. Opera Melancholica shows all corners of the human mind.

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Pearl - Maya Roest - photo Vincent Mentzel


17 January 2020 to 10 April 2020

World class dance, stunning costumes and mesmerising music by composers like Vivaldi. The Baroque spectacle Pearl is one of the most successful productions of Scapino. On tour one last time.

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Cathedral - Marcos Morau - photo Stef Nagel


30 October 2019 to 15 February 2020

With Cathedral, Spanish choreographer Marcos Morau (Pablo) creates his second large production for Scapino. Inspired by the music of Arvo Pärt, that will be performed live by Sinfonia Rotterdam.

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Holland en Le Chat Noir - foto Hans Gerritsen - dancer Mischa van Leeuwen

Holland & Le Chat Noir

02 October 2019 to 03 December 2019

The superb, theatrical dance of this captivating diptych transports audiences to the Golden Age and the Paris Revue. Two iconic pieces by choreographer Ed Wubbe in one program.

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Made in Rotterdam - foto Nienke Elenbaas

Made in Rotterdam

28 August 2019 to 28 August 2019

Scapino Ballet Rotterdam presents five new works, danced and created by Scapino dancers. Made in Rotterdam is Scapino's dance laboratory where dancers can develop their talent as a choreographer.

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