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

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 - 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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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

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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27 August 2015 to 27 August 2015

Ed Wubbe created Bittersweet in the dance style typical for him, elegant and stylized, with a strong classical foundation but also with a quirky edge and a lot of expressiveness. Inspired by the...

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03 June 2015 to 06 June 2015

Eight dance productions, six world premières, non-stop, high-speed

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Foto: Joris-Jan Bos

Songs for Drella

06 February 2015 to 16 May 2015

Songs for Drella , is the legendary musical ode by Lou Reed and John Cale to their mentor Andy Warhol. Choreographers Ed Wubbe and Marco Goecke use the music as a way of exploring the phenomenon...

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26 September 2014 to 20 December 2014

ICONS is inspired by iconic figures from art, music and film, and is created by the most sensational dance-makers of the moment.

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11 December 2013 to 20 April 2014

Starting in September 2013, Scapino Ballet Rotterdam presents ‘PEARL’, the baroque sensation by choreographer Ed Wubbe. With live music by Vivaldi and others, performed live by Combattimento.

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The Great Bean

26 September 2013 to 16 May 2014

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 styles...

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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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