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

The Great Bean

06 November 2020 to 10 February 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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Thursday24 Sep 2020 - 20:30PerformanceThe Blend Van Nelle FabriekRotterdamSold out
Friday25 Sep 2020 - 20:30PerformanceThe Blend Van Nelle FabriekRotterdamSold out
Saturday26 Sep 2020 - 20:30PerformanceThe Blend Van Nelle FabriekRotterdamSold out
Sunday27 Sep 2020 - 15:00PerformanceThe Blend Van Nelle FabriekRotterdamSold out
Wednesday30 Sep 2020 - 20:30LivestreamThe Blend LivestreamOnlineTickets


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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The Neon Lounge

22 September 2000 to 26 November 2000

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.

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24 February 2000 to 27 May 2000

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.

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Romeo & Julia

16 June 1995 to 13 January 1996

Scapino Ballet Rotterdam dances ‘Romeo & Julia', the major dance production created by Ed Wubbe to celebrate Scapino's 50 th anniversary, and the most popular piece in the history of the...

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