Scapino Ballet is renowned for large, thematic productions, often accompanied by live music: innovative, entertaining and featuring talented dancers. Find out more.
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...
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....
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.
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.
‘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,...
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.
"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.
In The Green, Ed Wubbe compares the intimidating magnitude of Bach’s Johannes Passion with man’s insignificance.
Ed Wubbe’s PARAMOUNT is based on atmospheric sketches and fragments of film from Hollywood in the 1940s and 1950s.
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.
Twelve dancers are set in a clearly demarcated space. How the dancers move, spread out and come together again in this space is the basis of The Neon Lounge.
Since it's premiere in 2000, Scapino Ballet Rotterdam has achieved big successes with Rosary by Ed Wubbe, to Franz Schubert's String Quartet in C.