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

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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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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Pearl - foto Bas Uterwijk


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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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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The Square - foto Nienke Elenbaas

The Square

26 March 2020 to 06 June 2020

Four young artists meet eachother in The Square, a new full length performance by Scapino. With contributions of Unorthadox, Justin de Jager &  Anastasia Belyaeva. Direction: Ed Wubbe.

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Wednesday20 Nov 2019 - 20:15PerformanceHolland & Le Chat Noir Stadsgehoorzaal KampenKampenTickets
Thursday21 Nov 2019 - 20:00PerformanceCathedral Theater De AgnietenhofTielTickets
Friday22 Nov 2019 - 20:00PerformanceCathedral WilminktheaterEnschedeTickets
Friday22 Nov 2019 - 20:15PerformanceHolland & Le Chat Noir Schouwburg VenrayVenrayTickets
Saturday23 Nov 2019 - 20:00PerformanceCathedral WilminktheaterEnschedeTickets


Le Chat Noir

15 February 2013 to 17 May 2013

Ed Wubbe, Marco Goecke and Felix Landerer pay hommage to the Fin de Siècle and it's music.

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02 October 2009 to 20 November 2009

Wubbe's affection for a nation is translated into abstract dance.

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20 February 2009 to 12 May 2009

‘What is your last step before vanishing into the dark?' Marco Goecke asks a dancer during a rehearsal for his new piece ‘Supernova'. In this choreography for three female and four male dancers,...

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The Nutcracker

05 December 2008 to 14 December 2008

Goecke’s ‘ballet noir’ is like a dark mystery that gradually eases into the audience’s minds. His use of the stage and decor is impressive.

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Tous les jours, a tous points de vue, on va de mieux en mieux

06 September 2007 to 08 September 2007

"Every day, in every way, we are getting better and better" refers to a quotation from French chemist Émile Coué who developed autosuggestion as psychotherapy.

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The Green

10 February 2006 to 24 May 2006

In The Green, Ed Wubbe compares the intimidating magnitude of Bach’s Johannes Passion with man’s insignificance.

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08 February 2005 to 28 April 2005

Ed Wubbe’s PARAMOUNT is based on atmospheric sketches and fragments of film from Hollywood in the 1940s and 1950s.

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Suites of Lux

29 September 2004 to 17 November 2004

As a pendant to The Neon Lounge, the new choreography Suites of Lux betrays more of a quest for calm and serenity. Nanine Linning herself describes her choreographies as Minimalist Baroque.

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