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Dance Companies
A Directory of Ballet and Dance Companies around the World


Dance Companies 3527 Directory

ARGENTINA

Capital: Buenos Aires Language: Spanish Telephone code: +54 Time zone: UTC/GMT -3 hours Currency: Argentina Pesos ARS London Embassy: info@argentine-embassy-uk.org T +44 (0)20 7318 1300 www.argentine-embassy-uk.org Visas: UK, USA and many other passport holders do not usually need a visa when travelling to Argentina as a tourist - 90 days maximum stay.


BUENOS AIRES

Teatro Colón Ballet, Cerrito 618, Buenos Aires T: +54 4378 7100 info@teatrocolon.org.ar www.teatrocolon.org.ar General and artistic director: Pedro Pablo García Caffi Ballet director: Lidia Segni


CÓRDOBA

Gran Ballet Argentino Director: Miguel Angel Tapia Tel: + 54 351 4819716 or + 54 9 351 5478232 info@granballetargentino.com or granballetargentino@gmail.com www.granballetargentino.com Founded in 1963 Company style: Argentinean national and folkloric dances and music, tango.


MISIONES

El Ballet del Centro del Conocimiento Centro del Conocimiento, Avenida Ulises López (Acceso Oeste), Posadas 3300, Misiones info@centroconocimiento.com.ar www.centroconocimiento.com.ar Director: Laura de Aira Tel: +54 3761 54350290 airal@arnet.com.ar ballet.misiones@gmail.com Twitter @CCMisiones Company style: classical ballet


AUSTRALIA

Capital: Canberra Language: English Telephone code: +61 Time zones: Melbourne VIC: GMT +10 hours; Perth WA GMT +8 hours Currency: Australian dollar AUD Visas: Most nationalities require a visa to enter the country. Australian High Commission in London:www.uk.embassy.gov.au/lhlh/home.html Dancers’ union: Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA), 245 Chalmers St, Redfern NSW 2016 www.alliance.org.au


ADELAIDE, SA

Australian Dance Theatre 126 Belair Road, Hawthorn, South Australia 5062 Tel: + 61 8 8373 7733 Fax: +61 8 8373 7030 adt@adt.org.au www.adt.org.au Twitter @ausdancetheatre Founded in 1965 Artistic director/resident choreographer: Garry Stewart Company style: contemporary


BRISBANE, QLD

Queensland Ballet Thomas Dixon Centre, PO Box 3791, South Brisbane, Queensland 4101 Tel: +61 7 3013 6666 Fax: +61 7 3013 6600 mail@queenslandballet.com.au www.queenslandballet.com.au Founded in 1960 Artistic director/chief choreographer: Li Cunxin Ballet master: Greg Horsman Company style: classical ballet and contemporary.

FORTITUDE VALLEY, QLD

Expressions Dance Company Street address: Level 3, Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts 420 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane. Postal address: PO Box 869, Fortitude Valley, Queensland 4006 Tel: +61 7 3257 4222 Fax: +61 7 3257 7444 admin@expressionsdancecompany.org.au www.expressionsdancecompany.org.au Founded in 1984 Artistic director: Natalie Weir Company style: contemporary

MELBOURNE, VIC

The Australian Ballet Level 5 2 Kavanagh St, Southbank, VIC 3000 Tel: +61 3 9669 2700 Fax: +61 3 9686 7081 www.australianballet.com.au/home/contact_us www.australianballet.com.au Twitter: @theausballet Founded in 1962 Artistic director: David McAllister Company style: classical and contemporary ballet repertoire Chunky Move 111 Sturt Street, Southbank, VIC 3006 Tel: +61 3 9645 5188 Fax: +61 3 9645 5199 info@chunkymove.com.au www.chunkymove.com Twitter: @ChunkyMove Artistic director: Anouk van Dijk Melbourne Ballet Company 309 Doncaster Road North Balwyn, Melbourne, Australia 3104 Tel: +61 (03) 98575405 Mob: +61 (0)450959769 info@melbourneballetcompany.com.au www.melbourneballetcompany.com.au Founded in 1960, relaunched in 2007 Artistic director: Alisa Finney Company style: contemporary ballet Kage Studio C1.5 Convent Building, Abbotsford Convent, 1 St. Heliers St, Abbotsford, VIC 3067 Tel: +61 3 9417 6700 info@kage.com.au www.kage.com.au Founded in 1997. Directors: Kate Denborough and Gerard Van Dyck. Company style: dance theatre Lucy Guerin Inc 14 Batman Street, West Melbourne, VIC 3003 Tel: +61 3 9329 4213 Fax: +61 3 9329 4217 info@lucyguerin.com www.lucyguerin.com Founded in 2002. Artistic director/choreographer: Lucy Guerin lucy@lucyguerininc.com


PERTH, WA

West Australian Ballet PO Box 7228, Cloisters Square, Perth, Western Australia 6850 Tel: +61 8 9481 0707 Fax: +61 8 9481 0710 info@waballet.com.au www.waballet.com.au Twitter: @WABallet Founded in 1952 by Madame Kira Bousloff - the first ballet company founded in Australia that is still in existence today. Artistic director: Aurélien Scannella


SYDNEY, NSW

Bangarra Dance Theatre Pier 4/5 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay, Sydney, NSW 2000. Tel: +61 9251 5333 Fax: +61 9251 5266 bangarra@bangarra.com.au www.bangarra.com.au Twitter: @BangarraDance Founded in 1989 Artistic director: Stephen Page Dancers: 14 Company style: Contemporary Indigenous Dance Theatre Sydney Dance Company Pier 4, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay, Sydney 2000 NSW Tel: +61 2 9221 4811 Fax: +61 2 9251 6904 www.sydneydancecompany.com Twitter: @sydneydanceco Company founded in 1972. Artistic director: Rafael Bonachela.


TOWNSVILLE, QLD

Dancenorth PO Box 1645, Townsville, Queensland 4810 Tel: +61 7 4772 2549 Fax: +61 7 4721 3014 info@dancenorth.com.au www.dancenorth.com.au Twitter: @dancenorthtsv Founded in 1985. Artistic director: Raewyn Hill Dance director: Bradley Chatfield Dance style: contemporary.

AUSTRIA

Capital: Vienna Language: German Telephone code: +43 Time zone: GMT +1 or 2 hours Currency: Euro EUR Visas: none required for citizens of EU countries. http://www.vfsglobal.com/austria/uk/

GRAZ

Grazer Oper Ballett Grazer Opera House, Kaiser-Josef-Platz 10, 8010 Graz. Tel: +43 316 8008 1928 or +43 316 8008 1929 Fax: +43 316 8008 1586 www.oper-graz.com/oper/en/ Artistic director: Darrel Toulon Company style: modern with classical base.

HALLEIN

editta braun company Webereiweg 6, 5400 Hallein Tel: +49 176 380 90 941 www.editta-braun.com Founded in 1989. Artistic director: Editta Braun Company style: contemporary dance and theatre


INNSBRUCK

Tanztheater Tiroler Landestheater und Orchester GmbH Innsbruck Rennweg 2, A - 6020 Innsbruck Tel: +43 512 52074 Fax: +43 512 52074 333 tiroler@landestheater.at www.landestheater.at Director: Enrique Gasa Valga


LINZ

Landestheater Linz Ballett Theater und Orchester GmbH Landestheater Linz, Promenade 39, 4020 Linz Tel: +43 732 76 11 321 Fax: +43 732 76 11 421 ballett@landestheater-linz.at www.landestheater-linz.at Ballet director: Mei Hong Lin


SALZBURG

Salzburger Landestheater Tanztheater Schwarzstraße 22, 5020 Salzburg direktion@salzburger-landestheater.at www.salzburger-landestheater.at Ballet director: Peter Breuer


VIENNA

Cie. Willi Dorner Schlossgasse 15/10, 1050 Vienna Tel: +43 1 581 93 52 Fax: +43 1 581 9352 office@ciewdorner.at www.ciewdorner.at Founded in 1999. Artistic director: Willi Dorner


Das Wiener Staatsballett Opernring 2, A-1010 Wien Tel: +43 1 51444 2505 Fax: +43 1 51444 2518 office@dasballett.at www.dasballett.at Artistic director: Manuel Legris Dancers: 106 Company style: classical


BELARUS

Capital: Minsk Languages: Belarusian, Russian Telephone code: +375 Time zone: GMT +2 or 3 hours Currency: Belarusian ruble BYR Visas: http://belarus.embassyhomepage.com


MINSK

National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Belarus Parizhskaya Kommuna sq., 1, Minsk Tel: +375 17 234 16 16 www.belarusopera.by/en Artistic director: Uriy Troyan Tel +375 17 334 31 39 Company style: classical ballet


BELGIUM

Capital: Brussels Languages: Flemish, French Telephone code: +32 Time zone: GMT +1 or 2 hours Currency: Euro EUR Visas: www.theschengenoffice.com/belgium_embassy.html


ANTWERP

Royal Ballet Flanders Koninklijk Ballet van Vlaanderen Kattendijkdok-Westkaai 16 , B-2000 Antwerp Tel: +32 3 234 34 38 Fax: +32 3 233 58 92 info@balletvlaanderen.be www.balletvlaanderen.be Twitter: @BalletFlanders Founded in 1969. Artistic director: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui Company style: classical, neoclassical and creations. Eastman Jan Van Rijswijcklaan 155, 2018 Antwerp Tel: +32 3 337 83 91 info@east-man.be www.east-man.be Twitter: @CherkaouiLarbi Founded in 2010 Artistic director: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui


BRUSSELS

Damaged Goods OLV Van Vaakstraat 83, B-1000 Brussels Tel: +32 2 513 25 40 Fax: +32 2 513 22 48 info@damagedgoods.be www.damagedgoods.be Artistic director: Meg Stuart Company style: contemporary dance. Compagnie Thor 49 rue Saint-Josse, BE - 1210 Bruxelles Tel: +32 2 223 26 00 Fax: +32 2 223 23 60 info@thor.be www.thor.be Founded in 1990. Artistic director: Thierry Smits Cie Michèle Noiret/Tandem asbl 58 Rue de la Lys, BE - 1080 Brussels Tel: +32 2 425 89 37 or +32 2 424 34 34 Founded in 1986 Artistic director: Michèle Noiret SOIT Koolmijnenkaai 34 box 8, B -1080 Brussels Tel: +32 2 290 22 06 Fax: +32 2 219 68 02 quentin@soit.info www.soit.info Founded in 2001 Artistic director: Hans van den Broeck Ultima Vez Zwarte Vijversstraat 97, 1080 Brussels Tel: + 32 2 219 55 28 Fax: + 32 2 219 68 02 contact@ultimavez.com www.ultimavez.com Founded in 1986 Artistic director: Wim Vandekeybus Company style: contemporary dance. ZOO/Thomas Hauert OLV Van Vaakstraat 83, Rue ND du Sommeil, 1000 Brussels Tel: +32 (0)2 502 57 84 Mob: +32 (0)497 48 01 55 info.zoo@skynet.be www.zoo-thomashauert.be Artistic director: Thomas Hauert Company style: contemporary dance.


EUPEN

Compagnie Irene K Alter Malmedyer Weg 27, B-4700 Eupen Tel: +32 87 555575 Fax: +32 87 554185 www.irenek.be Founded in 1977 Artistic director: Irene Borguet-Kalbusch Company style: contemporary dance/tanztheater


GHENT

Les Ballets C. de la B. Biklokekaai 1, B-9000 Ghent Tel: +32 9 221 75 01 Fax: +32 9 221 81 72 info@lesballetscdela.be www.lesballetscdela.be A collective of directors/choreographers including Alain Platel and Koen Augustijnen. Company style: contemporary dance theatre - often dealing with significant social and political issues. Frans Brood Productions Land van Waaslaan 82, 9040 Ghent Tel: +32 9 234 12 12 Fax: +32 9 265 96 50 info@fransbrood.com www.fransbrood.com Contacts: Gie Baguet, Lisbet Van de Sype, Greta Depaepe, Charlotte Peyskens, Tine Scharlaken, Bauke Lievens Frans Brood Productions is not a dance company but a theatre agency in Ghent that has concentrated on the international distribution of productions since 1983. The focus is both on contemporary dance productions and a range of theatre, circus and entertainment in the open air, on the street or at special locations.


HACHY

TeBogO dance ensemble c/o 17 rue du Boisrond, 6720 Hachy (Habay) Tel: +32 479 835488 / +31 6 1374 0091 tbodance@yahoo.co.uk www.tbodance.info/cms/ Founded in 1999. Artistic director: Tebby W.T. Ramasike


BRAZIL

Capital: Brasilia Language: Brazilian Portuguese Telephone code: +55 Time zone: Rio de Janeiro GMT -3 hours Currency: Real BRL Visas: http://cglondres.itamaraty.gov.br/en-us/


BELO HORIZONTE, MG

Grupo Corpo Avenida Bandeirantes, 866, Mangabeiras – Belo Horizonte, MG 30315-000 Tel: +55 31 32 21 77 01 grupocorpo@grupocorpo.com.br www.grupocorpo.com.br Twitter: @grupocorpo Founded in 1975 Artistic director: Paulo Pederneiras Choreographer: Rodrigo Pederneiras Company style: Brazilian contemporary dance.


GOIÂNIA, GO

Quasar Cia de Dança Rua T-28 N° 717, Setor Bueno Goiânia - GO CEP 74210-040 Tel: +55 62 3251 5580 quasar@quasarciadedanca.com.br www.quasarciadedanca.com.br twitter: @QuasarDanceCo Founded in 1998 (the company’s origins can be traced back to Grupo Energia, founded in the 1980s). Founder/artistic director: Vera Bicalho Founder/choreographer: Henrique Rodovalho


JOINVILLE - SC

Bolshoi Youth Company Escola do Teatro Bolshoi in Brazil Centreventos Cau Hansen, Av. José Vieira 315, Joinville, SC 89204-110 Tel: +55 47 3422 4070 ext 232 Mob: +55 47 8801 8365 Press contact: Albenize Ballen Bueno. imprensa@escolabolshoi.com.br www.escolabolshoi.com.br Twitter: @EscolaBolshoi Dancers: 15 Youth company comprising graduates of the Bolshoi School in Brazil. The school is the only official Bolshoi Ballet school outside of Russia.


RIO DE JANEIRO - RJ

Deborah Colker Companhia de Dança Rua Benjamin Constant, 30, Glória - Rio de Janeiro RJ - CEP 20241-150 Tel: + 55 21 2221 4632 / 2221 1309 www.ciadeborahcolker.com.br Twitter: @codeborahcolker Founded in 1994 Artistic director: Deborah Colker Ballet do Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro Praça Marechal Floriano S/N - Centro, Rio de Janeiro CEP 20031 050 Tel: +55 21 2332 9191 / 2332 9134 contato@theatromunicipal.rj.gov.br. www.theatromunicipal.rj.gov.br


SAO PAULO

Balé da Cidade de São Paulo Rua João Passaláqua, 66 Centro São Paulo - SP Tel: +55 11 3241 3883 or +55 11 3241 1740 http://www.prefeitura.sp.gov.br/cidade/secretarias/cultura/teatromunicip... Twitter: @grupocorpo European representative: Ecotopia Dance Productions: Tel: 49 7141 90 33 83 info@ecotopiadance.com http://www.ecotopiadance.com/3/index_en.htm Founded in 1968. Artistic director: Iracity Cardoso Company style: contemporary. Cisne Negro Dance Company Rua das Tabocas 55, Villa Beatriz, São Paulo, CEP 05445-020 Tel: +55 11 3813 4966 cisnenegro@cisnenegro.com.br www.cisnenegro.com.br Twitter: @cisnenegrocia Artistic director: Hulda Bittencourt Dancers: 13 Company style: contemporary São Paulo Companhia de Dança Rua Três Rios 363, São Paulo, 01123-001 Tel: + 55 11 32241380 www.saopaulocompanhiadedanca.art.br Twitter: @spciadedanca Founded in 2008 Director: Inês Bogéa Press contact: comunicacao@spcd.co.br Dancers: 46 Company style: classical, neoclassical and contemporary.


BULGARIA

Capital: Sofia Language: Bulgarian Telephone code: +359 Time zone: GMT + 2 or 3 hours Currency: Lev BGN Visas: http://www.bulgarianembassy-london.org. Member of EU


SOFIA

National Opera and Ballet 30, Dondoukov blvd., Sofia 1000 Tel: +59 2 987 70 11 or +359 2 80 0644 Box office: 1, Vrabcha str. Tel: + 359 2 987 13 66 www.operasofia.bg Ballet deputy director: Sara-Nora Krasteva Company style: classical ballet. NeshkaArt - The National Art Dance Company Todorini Kukli str. 47, Sofia1517 Tel: +359 2 945 48 76 Mob : +359 899 910 920 neshka-robeva@neshkaart.co www.neshkaart.com Founded in 2000. Artistic director: Neshka Robeva


CAMBODIA

Capital: Phnom Penh Languages: Khmer (some French, and English) Telephone code: +855 Time zone: GMT +7 Currency: Riel KHR Visas: http://www.cambodianembassy.org.uk


PHNOM PENH

Sophiline Arts Ensemble (formerly Khmer Arts Ensemble) PO Box 2553, Phnom Penh 12000 Tel: +855 23 425 780 info@khmerarts.org www.khmerarts.org Artistic director: Sophiline Cheam Shapiro Company style: Cambodian dance. Royal Ballet of Cambodia https://www.facebook.com/pages/Royal-Ballet-of-Cambodia/190694854316761?...


CANADA

Capital:Ottawa Languages: English and French Telephone code: +1 Time zone: varies from GMT - 3 to - 8 hours Currency: Canadian dollar CAD Visas: www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp


ALBERTA

Alberta Ballet (Calgary) 141 18th Ave S.W. Calgary, Alberta T2S 0B8 Tel: +1 403 245 4222 Alberta Ballet (Edmonton) 1120 - 82 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2L8 Tel: +1 780 428 6839 info@albertaballet.com www.albertaballet.com Twitter: @albertaballet Artistic director: Jean Grand-Maître Company style: neoclassical


MONTREAL

BJM Danse Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal 1210, Sherbrooke Street East, Montreal, QC - H2L 1L9 Tel: +1 514 982 6771 info@bjmdanse.ca www.bjmdanse.ca Twitter: @bjmdanse Founded in 1972 Artistic director: Louis Robitaille Company style: A repertory company that presents a hybrid form of dance that combines the aesthetics of classical ballet and embraces many other different styles of dance. Cirque du Soleil 8400 2e Avenue, Montreal, QC, H1Z 4M6 casting@cirquedusoleil.com www.cirquedusoleil.com/jobs www.twitter.com/jobs Founded in 1984. La La La Human Steps 5655 av. du Parc, suite 206, Montréal, Québec H2V 4H2 Tel: +1 514 277 9090 Fax: +1 514 277 0862 info@lalalahumansteps.com www.lalalahumansteps.com Twitter: @lllhs Founded in 1980 Artistic director: Édouard Lock José Navas/Compagnie Flak 460 St. Catherine Street West, #411, Montréal, Québec H3B 1A7 Tel: +1 514 876 1313 Fax: +1 514 876 7878 Studio address: 486 St. Catherine Street West. info@flak.org www.flak.org Twitter: @_JoseNavas Artistic director: José Navas O Vertigo 175, rue Sainte-Caterine Ouest Montréal, Québec H2X 1Z8 Tel: +1 514 251-9177 info@overtigo.com www.overtigo.com Founded in 1984 Artistic director: Ginette Laurin Sinha Danse 4430, rue Parhenais, Montréal, Québec H2H 2G5 Tel: +1 514 524 7997 Fax: +1 514 524 9977 info@sinhadanse.com www.sinhadanse.com Twitter: @SinhaDanse Founded in 1991 Artistic director: Roger Sinha Sylvain Émard Danse 2022, rue Sherbrooke Est, bur. 400, Montréal (Québec) H2K 1B9 Tel: +1 514 598 1733 Fax: +1 514 598 1763 communication@sylvainemard.com www.sylvainemard.com Twitter: @sylvainemard Artistic director: Sylvain Émard Company style: contemporary dance Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal 4816, Rivard, Montréal, Québec H2J 2N6 Tel: +1 514 849 8681 info@grandsballets.com www.grandsballets.com Twitter: @GrandsBallets Artistic director: Gradimir Pankov Company style: contemporary Louise Bédard Danse 2022, rue Sherbrooke Est, # 300, Montréal, Québec H2K 1B9 Tel: +1 514 982 4580 infos@lbdanse.org www.lbdanse.org Twitter: lbdanse Artistic director: Louise Bédard Founded in 1990. Company style: contemporary dance, original work. Contracts: project Compagnie Marie Chouinard 4499 avenue de l’esplanade, Montréal (QC) Canada H2W 1T2 Tel: +1 514 843 9036 info@mariechouinard.com www.mariechouinard.com Twitter: @mariechouinard Founded in 1990. Artistic director: Marie Chouinard


TORONTO

The National Ballet of Canada 470 Queens Quay West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5V 3K4 Tel: 416 345 9595 info@national.ballet.ca www.national.ballet.ca Twitter: @nationalballet Founded in 1951 Artistic director: Karen Kain Contact for press office: Catherine Chang, Senior Public Relations Manager cchang@national.ballet.ca Ballet Jörgen Canada George Brown College, Casa Loma Camous, 160 Kendal Avenue Building C, Room 126, Toronto ON M5R 1M3 Tel: +1 416 961 4725 Fax: +1 416 415 2865 info@balletjorgen.ca www.balletjorgencanada.ca Twitter: @balletjorgenca Founded in 1987 Artistic director: Bengt Jörgen Danny Grossman Dance Company c/o Davis LLP, 1 First Canadian Place, Suite 6000, PO Box 367, 100 King Street West, Toronto, ON M5X 1E2 Tel: +1 416 469 0917 info@dannygrossman.com www.dannygrossman.com Artistic director: Danny Grossman Toronto Dance Theatre 80 Winchester Street, Toronto, Ontario M4X 1B2 Tel: +1 416 967 1365Fax: +1 416 967 4379 info@tdt.org www.tdt.org Twitter: @TDTWinch Founded in 1968 Artistic director: Christopher House


VANCOUVER

Ballet British Columbia 677 Davie Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6 2G6 Tel: +1 604 732 5003 Fax: +1 604 732 4417 info@balletbc.com www.balletbc.com Twitter: @balletbc Artistic director: Emily Molnar Company style: contemporary ballet. Suddenly Dance Theatre Box 8184, Victoria BC, V8W 3R8 Studio: 3130 Jutland Road, Victoria, British Columbia Tel: +1 250 389 6059 info@suddenlydance.ca www.suddenlydance.ca Founded in 1992 Artistic directors: David Ferguson and Miles Lowry Company style: dance theatre Science Friction Productions info@sciencefriction.ca www.sciencefriction.ca Founded in 2003 Artistic directors: Shannon Moreno and Farkey Johansson Company style: contemporary dance theatre.


CHILE

Capital: Santiago Language: Spanish Telephone code: +56 Time zone: GMT - 4 hours. Currency: Chile peso CLP Visas: citizens of Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, Canada, the USA, South Africa and most EU countries do not need a visa to visit Chile. A Tarjeta de Turismo (Tourist Card) will usually be issued on arrival and is valid for 90 days. Tourist board: www.chile.travel


SANTIAGO

La Compañia del Ballet de Santiago Teatro Municipal de Santiago, Agustinas 794, Santiago. Access to Ballet de Santiago: San Antonio 149, Tercer Piso (3rd floor). Secretary: Alejandra Espinoza, Tel: +56 4638853 Fax: +56 4631023 Twitter: @BalletdSantiago aespinosa@balletdesantiago.com www.balletdesantiago.com Artistic director: Marcia Haydée Company style: classical ballet


CHINA

Capital: Beijing Languages: Chinese (Mandarin/Putonghua), Yue (Cantonese), Wu (Shanghaiese), Minbei (Fuzhou), Minnan (Hokkien-Taiwanese) plus regional dialects. Telephone code: +86 Time zones: Beijing and Shanghai UTC/GMT +8 hours Currency: Yuan Renminbi CNY and Hong Kong Dollar HKD Visas: China mainland: www.chinese-embassy.org.uk/eng/ Hong Kong: many visitors (including most UK, EU and US citizens) can stay for 90 days without a visa.


BEIJING

Beijing Dance / LDTX* 16 Xiadianchangpo Village, Xidawang Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, Tel: +86 10 6405 4842 admin@beijingldtx.com www.beijingldtx.com Founded in 2005 Artistic directior: Will Tsao Beijing Dance Theater #18 Shangri-La Culture & Arts Community, Fei Jia Cun, Cui Ge Zhuang, Chaoyang District, 100103 Beijing www.beijingdancetheater.org Founded in 2008 Artistic director/choreographer: Wang Yuanyuan zhangyu.bdt@gmail.com National Ballet of China (Central Ballet Troupe in China) 3, Taiping Street, Xuanwu District, Beijing 100050 Tel: +86 10 63534962 +86 10 83553737 Fax: +86 10 63537062 www.ballet.org.cn Founded in 1959. Originally known as the Experimental Ballet Company of the Beijing Dance School, it developed under the influence of numerous Russian masters who introduced Russian training to China. Guangzhou Modern Dance Company 13 Shuiyinhenglu, Shaheding, Guangzhou 510075 Tel: +86 8704 9512 Fax: +86 8704 9721 admin@gdmdc.com www.gdmdc.com Founded in 1992 Director: Willy Tsao Guangzhou Modern Dance Company was the first professional modern dance company to be established in mainland China. Guangzhou Ballet Troupe Sanbaoxu, Shahelongdong, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510520 Tel: +86 20 8779 3638-802 Fax: +86 20 8763 7387 www.gzballet.org (English site under construction) Founded in January 1994 Artistic director: Zhang Dandan


Hong Kong

Hong Kong Ballet G/F 60 Blue Pool Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong Tel: +852 2573 7398 Fax: +852 2572 8035 marketing@hkballet.com www.hkballet.com Founded in 1979. Artistic director: Madeleine Onne City Contemporary Dance Company 11/F, 26-28 Tai Yau Street, San Po Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong Tel: +852 2326 8597 / 2329 7803 Fax: +852 2351 4199 info@ccdc.com.hk www.ccdc.com.hk Founded in 1979 Artistic director: Willy Tsao Dancers: 12 Company style: contemporary dance.


SHANGHAI

Shanghai Ballet No.1650 Hongqiao Road, Shanghai P.C. 200336 Tel: 8621 62759611 Founded in 1979 Director: Lili Xin


CROATIA

Capital: Zagreb Language: Croatian Telephone code: +385 Time zone: GMT +1 or 2 hours Currency: Kuna HRK Member of the EU Visas: Most citizens of the U.S., the U.K., EU countries, Australia and New Zealand do not need visas. www.visit-croatia.co.uk/info/


SPLIT

Ballet of the Croatian National Theatre in Split Trg Gaje Bulata 1, 21000 Split Tel: +385 21 344 999 hnk-split@hnk-split.hr Tel: +385 21 363 014 balet@hnk-split.hr www.hnk-split.hr Ballet director: Almira Osmanovic


ZAGREB

Ballet of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb Trg m.Tita 15, HR-10000 Zagreb Tel: +385 1 4888 442 Fax: +385 1 4888 441 balet@hnk.hr www.hnk.hr Founded in 1876. Artistic director: Irena Pasaric Zagreb Dance Company www.zagrebackiplesniansambl.hr Artistic director: Snježana Abramović Milković Brief biography: A graduate of Ana Maletic School for Ballet and Rhythmics in Zagreb, Milkovic has directed the Zagreb company since 1992. zpa@zg.t-com.hr Dancers: 8 Company style: contemporary


CUBA

Capital: Havana Language: Spanish Telephone code: +53 Time zone: GMT -4 or 5 hours Currency: Cuban peso (CUP) and Convertible peso (CUC) - neither of which can be exchanged into other currencies outside of Cuba. Visas: most visitors to Cuba need a visa and must also produce a return ticket. http://cuba.embassy-london.com


HAVANA

Danza Contemporánea de Cuba (Contemporary Dance of Cuba) Teatro Nacional de Cuba, Paseo y 39, Plaza de la Revolución Ciudad de la Habana, CP 10600 Tel: +53 7 879 2728 Fax: +53 7 879 6410 Tel: +537 8796410 / 8792728 info@dccuba.com www.dccuba.com Twitter: @dccuba Founded in 1959 by Ramiro Guerra as the Conjunto Nacional de Danza Moderna. Artistic director: Miguel A. Iglesias Ferrer Company style: contemporary dance inspired by Cuban folklore Tours internationally. Ballet Nacional de Cuba Calzada no. 510 entre D y E, C.P. 10400, El Vedado, Ciudad de la Habana Tel: +53 7 55 2950 Fax: +53 7 33 3117 bnc@cubarte.cult.cu www.balletcuba.cult.cu Artistic director: Alicia Alonso Press and public relations: Heriberto Cabezas erit@cubarte.cult.cu lorninel@cubarte.cult.cu Dancers: 73 Company style: classical and modern ballet Funded by the State.


Festival Internacional de Ballet de la Habana Cuba hosts a major international ballet festival in Havana every two years - 2016, 2018 etc. www.festivalballethabana.cult.cu


CYPRUS

Capital: Nicosia Languages: Greek, Turkish, English Telephone code: +357 Time zone: GMT +2 or 4 hours Currency: Euro EUR Visas: www.cyprus.com/cyprus-tourist-info-visa-requirements.php


LIMASSOL

Dancecyprus P.O. Box 125 Lania, 4744 Limassol. Tel: +357 25432404 dance@dancecyprus.org www.dancecyprus.org Company style: neo-classical, modern.


CZECH REPUBLIC

Capital: Prague Language: Czech Telephone code: +420 Time zone: GMT +1 or 2 hours Currency: Koruna CZK Visas: most visitors do not require visas. Member of the EU. www.mzv.cz/london/en


BRNO

National Theatre Brno Dvořákova 11, 657 70 Brno Tel: +420 542 158 111 info@ndbrno.cz www.ndb.cz Founded in 1920 Dance director: Lenka Dřímalová Deputy artistic director: Pavel Plšek Tel: + 420 542 158 287 plsek@ndbrno.cz Press contact: Lucie Skřičková Navarová Tel: + 420 542 158 287 skrickova@ndbrno.cz


PRAGUE

Czech National Ballet Anenske namesti 2, Prague 1 – 112 30 Tel: +420 224 902 522 p.zuska@narodni-divadlo.cz www.narodni-divadlo.cz Founded in 1883 Artistic director: Petr Zuska


DENMARK

Capital: Copenhagen Languages: Danish, English Telephone code: +45 Time zone: GMT +1 or 2 hours Currency: Danish Krone DKK Visas: no visas required for EU or US tourists for up to 90 days. http://storbritannien.um.dk


COPENHAGEN

Royal Danish Ballet August Bournonvilles Passage 2-8, DK-1017 København K Tel: +45 33 69 69 33 Fax: +45 33 69 65 19 Postal address: Postboks 2185 1017 København K admin@kglteater.dk www.kglteater.dk Twitter: @rdballet Founded in 1748. Artistic director: Nikolaj Hübbe Company style: classical, Bournonville Danish Dance Theatre Dansehallerne, Pasteursvej 24, 3.sal DK-1799 København V Tel: +45 35 39 87 87 Fax: +45 35 37 49 98 info@danskdanseteater.dk www.danishdance.com Artistic director: Tim Rushton Company style: contemporary


ECUADOR

Capital: Quito Language: Spanish Telephone code: +593 Time zone: GMT - 5 or 6 hours Currency: US dollar VIsas: www.consuladoecuador.org.uk/servicios-consulares/


QUITO

La Compañía Nacional de Danza del Ecuador www.cianacionaldedanza.gob.ec http://facebook.com/cndecuador Twitter: @cndecuador Director: María Luisa González https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzE1joNglWg


EGYPT

Capital: Cairo Languages: Arabic, English, French Telephone code: +20 Time zone: GMT +2 or 3 hours Currency: Egyptian pound EGP London Embassy: http://www.mfa.gov.eg/english/embassies/egyptian_embassy_london/contactu...

CAIRO

Cairo Opera Ballet Company Cairo Opera House, P.O Box: 11567 EL Borg Gezira, Cairo, Egypt Tel: +20 2 23766363 cairoballet@hotmail.com info@cairoopera.org www.cairoopera.org Founded in 1966, affiliated to the Academy of Art. Artistic director: Erminia Gambarelli Kamel Company style: classical and contemporary. MA’AT for Contemporary Dance Tel: +20 122162986 karima_maat@hotmail.com www.karimamansour.com Founded in 1999. Artistic director: Karima Mansour


ENGLAND

Capital: London Language: English Telephone code: +44 Time zone: GMT (+1 hour in summer because of BST) Currency: Pound sterling GBP Visas: www.ukvisas.gov.uk/en/ Member of the EU Union: Equity www.equity.org.uk


ASHFORD

Jasmin Vardimon Company Stour Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford, Kent TN23 1PJ info@jasminvardimon.com www.jasminvardimon.com Twitter: @JVCompany Facebook: Jasmin Vardimon-Company. Founded in 1997. Artistic director: Jasmin Vardimon


BIRMINGHAM

Birmingham Royal Ballet Thorp Street, Birmingham, B5 4AU Tel: +44 (0)121 245 3500 Fax: +44 (0)121 245 3571 info@brb.org.uk www.brb.org.uk Twitter: @BRB Founded in 1990. Artistic director: David Bintley CBE Rosie Kay Dance Company 101 Ludgate Lofts, 17 Ludgate Hill, Birmingham, B3 1DW Tel: +44 (0)7961 434256 info@rosiekay.co.uk http://rosiekay.co.uk Twitter: @rosiekaydanceco Founded in 2004 Artistic director: Rosie Kay Company style: contemporary dance, dance theatre. Sonia Sabri Company Baithak House, 202b Moseley st, Birmingham, B12 0RT Tel: +44 (0)121 622 3135 info@ssco.org.uk www.ssco.org.uk Twitter: @kathakbox Founded in 2003. Artistic director: Sonia Sabri


LEAMINGTON SPA

Motionhouse Spencer Yard, Leamington Spa, CV31 3SY Tel: + 44 (0)1926 887 052 Fax: + 44 (0)1926 316 734 info@motionhouse.co.uk www.motionhouse.co.uk Twitter: @MotionhouseDT Founded in 1988. Artistic director: Kevin Finnan


LEEDS

Northern Ballet Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7PA Tel: +44 (0)113 220 8000 Fax: +44 (0)113 220 8001 info@northernballet.com www.northernballet.com Twitter: @northernballet Founded in 1969 Artistic director: David Nixon OBE Chief executive: Mark Skipper Ballet mistress: Yoko Ichino Ballet master: Daniel de Andrade Company style: Narrative, classical ballet Phoenix Dance Theatre, St Cecilia Street, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7PD Tel: +44 (0)113 236 8130 www.phoenixdancetheatre.co.uk Artistic director: Sharon Watson


LONDON

Akram Khan Company Unit 232a, 35 Britannia Row, London N1 8QH Tel: +44 (0) 20 7354 4333 Fax: +44 (0) 20 7354 5554 office@akramkhancompany.net www.akramkhancompany.net Twitter: @akramkhanlive Founded in 2000 Artistic director: Akram Khan Ballet Black c/o Royal Opera House, Floral Street, London WC2E 9DD balletblack@gmail.com www.balletblack.co.uk Twitter: @BalletBlack Founded in 2001. Artistic director: Cassa Pancho Ballet Central 10 Herbal Hill, Clerkenwell Road, London EC1R 5EG Tel: +44 (0)20 7837 6332 Fax: +44 (0)20 7833 5571 info@csbschool.co.uk www.balletcentral.co.uk Patron: Sir Derek Jacobi Artistic director: William Glassman Ballet Central is the graduate touring company of Central School of Ballet. The company comprises the School’s final year students as part of their BA (Hons) Degree course. Entry into the third year of the BA (Hons) course and Ballet Central is by audition in April. Bottlefed Based in the UK/Switzerland info@bottlefed.org www.bottlefed.org Twitter: @Get_Bottlefed Founded in 2006. Artistic directors: Kathrin Yvonne Bigler and Rebeca Fernández Lopez Candoco Dance Company 2T Leroy House, 436 Essex Road, London, N1 3QP Tel: +44 (0)20 7704 6845 Fax: +44 (0)20 7704 1645 info@candoco.co.uk www.candoco.co.uk Twitter: @candocodance Founded in 1991. Artistic directors: Pedro Machado and Stine Nilsen Candoco Dance Company is a contemporary dance company of disabled and able-bodied dancers. DV8 Physical Theatre Artsadmin, Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street, London E1 6AB Tel: +44 (0)207 655 0977 dv8@artsadmin.co.uk www.dv8.co.uk Founded in 1986 Artistic director: Lloyd Newson The company is project-specific and the number of dancers various accordingly. Company style: physical theatre English National Ballet Markova House, 39 Jay Mews, London SW7 2ES Tel: +44 (0)20 7581 1245 Fax: +44 (0)20 7225 0827 info@ballet.org.uk www.ballet.org.uk Twitter: @ENBallet and @ENBtweets Artistic director: Tamara Rojo Twitter: @TamaraRojo1 Michael Clark Company Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS Tel: +44 20 7382 7170 info@michaelclarkcompany.com www.michaelclarkcompany.com Twitter: @MichaelClarkCo Founded in 1984 Artistic director: Michael Clark Protein Dance Borough Hall, Royal Hill, London SE10 8RE Tel: +44 (0)20 8269 2394 www.proteindance.co.uk Twitter: @proteindance Founded in 1997 Artistic director: Luca Silvestrini luca@proteindance.co.uk Company style: contemporary. Robert Hylton Tel: +44 (0)20 7263 5883 info@roberthylton.info www.roberthylton.info Artistic director: Robert Hylton Company style: Hip hop and contemporary, theatre, hip hop The Royal Ballet Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD Tel: +44 20 7240 1200 Fax: +44 20 7212 9502 www.roh.org.uk Twitter: @RoyalOperaHouse Founded in 1931 as the Vic-Wells Opera Ballet, and known as The Royal Ballet from 1956. Director: Kevin O'Hare Press contact: Ashley Woodfield Tel: +44 (0)20 7212 9165 Rambert 99 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PP rdc@rambert.org.uk rambert.org.uk Twitter: @rambertdance Founded in 1926 Artistic director: Mark Baldwin Richard Alston Dance Company The Place, 16 Flaxman Terrace, London WC1H 9PY UK Tel: 020 7121 1010 Fax: 020 7121 1040 isabel.tamen@theplace.org.uk www.theplace.org.uk/radc Artistic director: Richard Alston Wayne McGregor | Random Dance Sadler’s Wells, Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4TN Tel: +44 (0)20 7278 6015 Fax: +44 (0)20 7278 5469 random@randomdance.org www.randomdance.org Founded in 1992. Artistic director: Wayne McGregor Russell Maliphant Company Sadler’s Wells, Rosebery Avenue London EC1R 4TN info@rmcompany.co.uk www.rmcompany.co.uk Founded in 1996 Artistic director: Russell Maliphant Do not send CVs or photos Audition by invitation only. Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company Omnibus, Office 113, 39 – 41 North Road, London N7 9DP Tel: +44 20 7697 4444 admin@shobanajeyasingh.co.uk www.shobanajeyasingh.co.uk Twitter: @SJeyasinghDance Founded in 1988 Artistic director: Shobana Jeyasingh Siobhan Davies Dance 85 St George’s Road, London SE1 6ER Tel: +44 (0)20 7091 9650 info@siobhandavies.com www.siobhandavies.com Twitter: @siobhandavies Founded in 1988. Artistic director: Siobhan Davies Company style: contemporary Project contracts. Transitions Dance Company Laban, Creekside, SE8 3DZ Tel: +44 20 8691 8600 Fax: +44 20 8691 8400 info@laban.org www.laban.org A graduate company run by Laban in conjunction with MA studies. Vienna Festival Ballet 197 Kingshill Ave, Northolt, Middlesex UB5 6NZ Tel/fax +44 (0)20 8841 3783 viennafestivalballet@btinternet.com www.viennafestivalballet.com www.facebook.com/viennafestivalballetcompany Artistic director: Peter Mallek Founded in 1980 Company style: classical ballet.


NEWCASTLE

balletLORENT Dance City, Temple Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4BR Tel: +44 (0)191 233 1811 www.balletlorent.com Twitter: @balletlorent Artistic director: Liv Lorent liv@balletlorent.com


NORWICH

Tilted Productions c/o Norfolk Dance, The Garage, Chapel Field North, Norwich NR2 1NY Tel: +44 (0)1206 825674 info@tilted.org.uk www.tilted.org.uk Founded in 1999 Artistic director: Maresa von Stockert


SHEFFIELD

Vincent Dance Theatre The Workstation, Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX Tel: +44 (0)114 221 0369 admin@vincentdt.com www.vincentdt.com Twitter: @vincentdt Founded in 1994 Artistic director: Charlotte Vincent


ESTONIA

Capital: Tallinn Languages: Estonian, Russian Telephone code: +372 Time zone: GMT +2 or 3 hours Currency: Euro EUR Member of the EU Visas: London Embassy: www.estonia.gov.uk


TALLINN

TALLINN Estonian National Ballet Estonia Avenue 4, Tallinn, 10148, Tel: +372 683 1307 Fax: +372 631 3080 info@opera.ee www.opera.ee Twitter: @rahvusooper The first full time ballet troupe was established in the theatre in 1918. Artistic director: Thomas Edur Tel: +372 683 1307 t.edur@opera.ee Company style: classical, neoclassical, contemporary


TARTU

Vanemuine Ballet Company Theatre Vanemuine, Vanemuise 6, Tartu 51003. Tel: +372 7 440 100 teater@vanemuine.ee www.vanemuine.ee Theatre Vanemuine was founded in 1879 and the ballet company in 1939. Artistic director: Mare Tommingas mare@vanemuine.ee Tel: +372 7440 105 Company style: classical, modern.


FINLAND

Capital: Helsinki Language: Finnish Telephone code: +358 Time zone: GMT +2 or 3 hours Currency: Euro EUR Visas: London Embassy http://finland.embassy-london.com Member of the EU


HELSINKI

Finnish National Ballet Street address: Helsinginkatu 58, Postal address: P.O. Box 176, 00251 Helsinki. Tel: +358 9 4030 21 www.opera.fi Founded in 1922 Artistic director: Kenneth Greve Press contact: Heidi Almi heidi.almi@opera.fi Tel: +358 9 4030 2321 Kekäläinen & Company Tallberginkatu 1 E 64 00180 Helsinki Tel: +358 9 694 1201 kc@kekalainencompany.net www.kekalainencompany.net Founded in 1996. Artistic director: Sanna Kekäläinen Tel: +358 (0)41 510 1151 Susanna Leinonen Company Alexander Theatre, Bulevardi 23–27, FI-00180 Helsinki Tel: +358 45 1380 336 info@susannaleinonen.com www.susannaleinonen.com Twitter: @choreographerFI Founded in 2001 Artistic director: Susanna Leinonen Tero Saarinen Company Alexander Theatre, Bulevardi 23–27, FI-00180 Helsinki Tel: + 358 9 6813 1881 Fax: + 358 9 680 2008 info@terosaarinen.com www.terosaarinen.com Founded in 1996. Artistic director: Tero Saarinen


FRANCE

Capital: Paris Language: French Telephone code: +33 Time zone: GMT +1 or 2 hours Currency: Euro EUR Visas: London Embassy - www.ambafrance-uk.org Member of the EU


AIX-EN-PROVENCE

Ballet Preljocaj - Centre Chorégraphique National 530 Avenue Mozart, CS 30824, 13627 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 1 Tel: +33 4 42 93 48 00 Fax: +33 4 42 93 48 01 ballet@preljocaj.org www.preljocaj.org Founded in December 1984 Artistic director: Angelin Preljocaj Company style: contemporary dance.


BIARRITZ

Malandain Ballet Biarritz/ Centre Chorégraphique National d’Aquitaine en Pyrénées-Atlantiques Gare du Midi, 23 avenue Foch, 64200 Biarritz Tel: +33 (0)5 59 24 67 19 Fax: +33 (0)5 59 24 75 40 ccn@malandainballet.com http://malandainballet.com Founded in 1998 Artistic director/choreographer: Thierry Malandain


BORDEAUX

Ballet de l’Opéra National de Bordeaux Grand Théâtre, Place de la Comédie, B.P. 90095, 33025 Bordeaux Cedex Tel: +33 5 56 00 85 95 info@onb.fr www.opera-bordeaux.com Artistic director: Charles Jude


GRENOBLE

Scalene 10 bis, rue Ampère, 38 000 Grenoble Tel: +33 6 76 71 36 63 cie.scalene@cie-scalene.com www.cie-scalene.com Founded in 1994 Artistic directors: Youtci Erdos and Manuel Chabanis Company style: contemporary


LYON

Le Ballet de l'Opéra de Lyon Opéra de Lyon, Place de la Comédie - 69001 Lyon www.opera-lyon.com Dance director: Yorgos Loukos


MARSEILLE

Ballet National de Marseille 20 Bd de gabès, 13417 Marseille cedex 08 Tel: +33 (0)4 91 32 72 72 Fax: +33 (0)4 91 71 51 12 accueil@ballet-de-marseille.com www.ballet-de-marseille.com Artistic director: Frédéric Flamand


MULHOUSE

Ballet de l’Opéra national du Rhin 38 passage du Théâtre - BP 81165, 68053 Mulhouse Cedex Tel: +33 3 89 45 94 10 Fax: +33 (0)3 89 66 40 17 ballet@onr.fr www.operanationaldurhin.eu Founded in 1972 Artistic director: Ivan Cavallari


NANCY

CCN - Ballet de Lorraine 3 rue Henri Bazin, 54000 Nancy Tel: +33 3 83 85 6901 www.ballet-de-lorraine.com Founded in 1978 under the name Ballet Français Théâtre de Nancy Director: Petter Jacobsson


NANTES

Claude Brumachon & Benjamin Lamarche Dance Company 23 rue Noire, 44000 Nantes Tel: +33 (0)2 40 93 30 97 Fax: +33 (0)2 40 93 30 11 www.ccnn-brumachonlamarche.com Choreographer/director: Claude Brumachon Assistant/co-director: Benjamin Lamarche


NICE

Ballet Nice Méditerranée Opéra Nice Côte d'Azur, 4/6 rue St François de Paule, 06300 Nice Tel: +33 4 92 17 40 45 www.opera-nice.org Artistic director: Eric Vu-An


PARIS

I.D.A. Mark Tompkins 2 ter Passage de Clichy, 75018 Paris Tel/fax: +33 1 43 87 74 07 ida.mark@wanadoo.fr www.idamarktompkins.com Artistic director: Mark Tompkins


Le Moulin Rouge Place Blanche, 82, boulevard de Clichy, 75018 Paris Tel: +33 1 53 09 82 82 janet.pharaoh@moulinrouge.fr www.moulin-rouge.com www.moulinrouge.fr Founded in 1889. Dancers: c.80 Company style: cabaret/music-hall 2 shows per night, 7 days a week. Open auditions held. Applicants must have a good classical base and advanced modern/jazz. Minimum heights: 175 cm/5'9"for female dancers; 185 cm/6'1" for male dancers. Audition contact: http://www.moulinrouge.fr/the/auditions-danseurs/audition-deposez-votre-... The Moulin Rouge claims to be the most famous cabaret show in the world with 600,000 spectators per year. Leila Haddad 31 rue du Repos - 75020 Paris Tel: +33 (0)6 86 08 68 75 hadleila@gmail.com www.leilahaddad.com Artistic director: Leila Haddad Company style: raqs el sharqi/oriental dance. Compagnia Caterina & Carlotta Sagna 211 rue St Maur, 75010 Paris Tel: + 33 (0)1 46 33 37 68 www.bureaucassiopee.fr Artistic directors: Caterina and Carlotta Sagna. Administration/production: Léonor Baudouin leonor@bureaucassiopee.fr Company styyle: contemporary dance with text. Ballet de l’Opéra National de Paris Palais Garnier, 8 rue Scribe, Paris 75009. Tel: +33 1 40 01 17 89Fax: +33 1 40 01 25 10 www.opera-de-paris.fr Artistic director: Benjamin Millepied Dancers: 150 Etoiles: Eleonora Abbagnato, Amandine Albisson, Emilie Cozette, Dorothée Gilbert, Marie-Agnès Gillot, Myriam Ould Braham, Ludmila Pagliero, Laëtitia Pujol, Alice Renavand, Jérémie Bélingard, Stéphane Bullion, Mathieu Ganio, Mathias Heymann, Josua Hoffalt, Hervé Moreau, Karl Paquette, Benjamin Pech. Performances per year: up to 200 Style: classical and neoclassical ballet, contemporary. Annual audition is advertised and usually held in July in Paris. Most dancers are graduates of the company's school but occasionally a foreigner will be accepted - usually on a temporary contract. Contracts and wages: dancers’ salaries are calculated according to their rank within the company - quadrilles, coryphées, sujets or premier danseurs - and the number of years they have been employed. Etoiles (the very top rank) negotiate their own salaries with the company. Public funding and corporate sponsorship. Pietragalla Compagnie Office: 12 rue Gustave Nicklès, 93170 Bagnolet 5 bis rue de Rocroy, 94100 Saint-Maur des Fossés Tel: +33 1 42 87 34 93 Fax: +33 1 48 59 74 88 mail@pietragallacompagnie.com www.pietragallacompagnie.com Artistic directors/choreographers: Marie-Claude Pietragalla and Julien Derouault Blanca Li Dance Co 7 rue des Petites Ecuries, 75010 Paris Tel: +33 (0)1 53 34 04 05 Fax: +33 (0)1 53 34 00 12 www.blancali.fr Artistic director: Blanca Li Company style: contemporary


ROUBAIX

Centre Chorégraphique National Roubaix Nord-Pas de Calais 33 rue de l’Épeule, F-59100 Roubaix Tel: +33 3 20 24 66 66 Fax: +33 3 20 36 07 47 contact@ccn-roubaix.com www.ccn-roubaix.com Artistic director: Carolyn Carlson


TOULOUSE

Ballet du Capitole c/o Théâtre du Capitole, BP 41408, 31014 Toulouse cedex 6 Tel: +33 5 62 47 35 40 www.theatre-du-capitole.org Dance director: Kader Belarbi Press contact: Vanessa Chuimer Tel: +33 (0)5 61 22 24 30 vanessa.chuimer@mairie-toulouse.fr Dancers: 35 Company style: classical, neoclassical.


GERMANY

Capital: Berlin Language: German Telephone code: +49 Time zone: GMT +1 or 2 hours Currency: Euro EUR Visas: London embassy http://www.london.diplo.de Member of the EU


AUGSBURG

Ballett Augsburg Kasernstrasse 4-6, 86152 Augsburg Tel: +49 821 324 4960 www.theater.augsburg.de Founded in 2007 Artistic director: Robert Conn Company style: neo-classical, contemporary.


BERLIN

Staatsballett Berlin Richard-Wagner-Straße 10, 10585 Berlin Tel: +49 (0)30 34 384 140 Fax: +49 (0)30 34 384 141 Tickets: +49 (0)30 20 60 92 630 www.staatsballett-berlin.de Twitter: @Staatsballett_B Founded in 2004 Artistic director: Nacho Duato Gregor Seyffert & Compagnie Danziger Str. 57, D-10435 Berlin Tel: +49 30 442 63 53 Fax: +49 30 441 25 56 office@gregor-seyffert.de www.gregor-seyffert.de Founded in 1996. Artistic director: Gregor Seyffert Helena Waldmann c/o ecotopia dance productions , Otto Dix Weg 26. D-71679 Asperg Tel: +49 7141 903384 Fax: +49 7141 903385 claudia.bauer@ecotopiadance.com www.ecotopiadance.com Artistic director: Helena Waldmann Sasha Waltz & Guests Sophienstr. 3, 10178 Berlin Tel: + 49 30 2462 8020 Fax: + 49 30-2462 8010 office@sashawaltz.de www.sashawaltz.de http://movingeurope.sashawaltz.de Twitter: @SashaWaltzGuest Founded in 1993. Artistic directors: Sasha Waltz and Jochen Sandig cie. toula limnaios Am Friedrichshain 33, 10407 Berlin Tel: +49 30 4404 4292 Fax: +49 30 4404 4683 leitung@toula.de www.toula.de Founded in 1996. Artistic director/choreographer: Toula Limnaios


BIELEFELD

Tanztheater des Theaters Bielefeld Brunnenstrasse 3-9, 33603 Bielefeld, Germany Tel: +49 (0)521 51 8435 info@theater-bielefeld.de www.theater-bielefeld.de Founded in 2005 Artistic director Theater Bielefeld: Michael Heicks


BRAUNSCHWEIG

Tanz Braunschweig Staatstheater, Postfach 4539, D-38035 Braunschweig Tel: +49 531 1234 152 Fax: +49 531 1234 153 www.staatstheater-braunschweig.de Director: Jan Pusch


BREMERHAVEN

Stadttheater Bremerhaven Ballett Theodor-Heuss-Platz, D-27568 Bremerhaven www.stadttheaterbremerhaven.de Ballet master and chief choreographer: Sergei Vanaev.


CHEMNITZ

Ballett Chemnitz Opernhaus Chemnitz, Theaterplatz 2, D-09111 Chemnitz Tel: +49 3 71 69 69 860 Fax: +49 3 71 69 69 896 ballett@theater-chemnitz.de www.theater-chemnitz.de Ballet director: Sabrina Sadowska


DARMSTADT

Tanztheater Darmstadt Staatstheater Darmstadt, Georg-Büchner-Platz 1, 64283 Darmstadt. Tel: +49 6151 2811 209 tanztheater@ staatstheater-darmstadt.de www.staatstheater-darmstadt.de Artistic director: Mei Hong Lin


DORTMUND

Ballett Dortmund Theater Dortmund, Theaterkarree 1-3, ehem. Kuhstraße 12, 44137 Dortmund Tel: +49 (0)231 50 25 547 Fax: +49 (0)231 50 22 461 www.theaterdo.de/aktuell/ballett Director: Xin Peng Wang


DRESDEN

Dresden SemperOper Ballett Semperoper Ballett Theaterplatz 2, 01067 Dresden Tel: +49 351 4911 469 Fax: +49 351 4911 669 info.ballett@semperoper.de www.semperoper.de/ballett/aktuell.html Founded in 2006. Artistic director: Aaron S. Watkin


DÜSSELDORF

Ballett am Rhein Düsseldorf Duisburg Niederkasseler Kirchweg 36, 40547 Düsseldorf Tel: +49 211 89 25 340 ballettbuero@ballettamrhein.de www.ballettamrhein.de Twitter: @ballettamrhein Founded in 1956. Artistic director: Martin Schläpfer


ESSEN

Aalto Ballett Theater Essen Aalto-Theater Opernplatz 10, 45128 Essen www.aalto-ballett-theater.de Director: Ben Van Cauwenbergh


FRANKFURT AM MAIN

The Forsythe Company Schmidtstrasse 12. 60326 Frankfurt am Main Tel: +49 (0)69 90 73 99 - 100 info@theforsythcompany.de www.theforsythecompany.com Founded in 2005. Artistic director: William Forsythe


GIESSEN

Tanzcompagnie Giessen Stadttheater Giessen Berliner platz, 35390 Giessen Tel: + 49 641 6868386 info@tanzcompagnie.de www.tanzcompagnie.de Artistic director/choreographer: Tarek Assam Company style: tanztheater


GREIFSWALD

Ballett Vorpommern Theater Vorpommern GmbH, Anklamer Strasse 106, D- 17489 Greifswald Tel: +49 3834 57 22 227 ballett@theater-vorpommern.de www.theater-vorpommern.de Artistic director: Ralf Dörnen


HAGEN

Ballett Theater Hagen Elberfelder Str. 65. 58095 Hagen Tel: +49 23 31 207x 3210 www.theaterhagen.de Ballet director: Ricardo Fernando


HALBERSTADT

Nordharzer Städtebundtheater Halberstadt - Ballett Spiegelstr. 20a, 38820 Halberstadt Tel: +49 3941 6965 49 www.nordharzer-staedtebundtheater.de Artistic director: Jaroslaw Jurasz


HAMBURG

Hamburg Ballet – John Neumeier Caspar-Voght-Str. 54, 20535 Hamburg Tel: +49 40 21 11 88 -0 Fax: +49 40 21 11 88 17 presse@hamburgballett.de www.hamburgballett.de Twitter: @hamburgballett Founded in 1973, with John Neumeier as a director, superseding the old Hamburg State Opera Ballett. Artistic director: John Neumeier


HANNOVER

Ballett der Staatsoper Hannover Opernplatz 1, D - 30159 Hannover www.oper-hannover.de Director: Steven Markusfeld


KAISERLAUTERN

Ballett des Pfalztheaters Kaiserslautern Willy-Brandt-Platz 4+5, 67657 Kaiserslautern Tel: +49 631 3675 285 www.pfalztheater.de Artistic director: Stefano Giannetti s.giannetti@pfalztheater.bv-pfalz.de


KARLSRUHE

Ballett des Badischen Staatstheaters Karlsruhe Baumeisterstr. 11, 76137 Karlsruhe, Tel: +49 721 3557 – 197 Fax: +49 721 3557 – 223 ballettdirektion@badisches-staatstheater.de www.staatstheater.karlsruhe.de Founded in 2003. Artistic director: Birgit Keil


KIEL

Ballett Kiel Opernhaus Kiel, Rathausplatz 4, 24103 Kiel Tel: + 49 431 901 2858 ballett@theater-kiel.de www.theater-kiel.de Twitter: @Theater Kiel Founded in 2011 Artistic director: Yaroslav Ivanenko


KOBLENZ

Ballett des Theaters Koblenz Clemensstr. 1, Koblenz Tel: +49 261 129 2870 info@theater-koblenz.de www.theater-koblenz.de Twitter: @theaterkoblenz Director: Stefan Fuchs


LEIPZIG

Leipzig Ballett Augustusplatz 12, 04109 Leipzig Tel: +49 341 1261 251 www.oper-leipzig.de Twitter: @LeipzigBallett Artistic director: Mario Schröder


MAINZ

ballettmainz Staatstheater Mainz, Gutenbergplatz 7, 55116 Mainz ballettmainz@staatstheater-mainz.de www.staatstheater-mainz.de Twitter: @StaatstheaterMZ Founded in 1985. Artistic director: Pascal Touzeau


MANNHEIM

Kevin O’Day-Ballett Nationaltheater Mannheim Mozartstr. 9, D-68161 Mannheim Tel: +49 621 1680 0 www.nationaltheater-mannheim.de/en/ballett/ballett.php Artistic director: Kevin O'Day


MUNICH

Bayerisches Staatsballett (Bavarian State Ballet) Platzl 7, 80331 Munich Tel: +49 30 21 85 17 11 Fax: +49 30 21 85 17 03 ballet@staatsoper.de www.staatsoper.de/en/staatsballett.html Artistic director: Ivan Liška


Ballett des Staatstheaters am Gärtnerplatz Frankenthaler Straße 23,81539 München Tel: +49(0)89 20241 207 gudrun.buchert@gaertnerplatztheater.de www.gaertnerplatztheater.de The Gärtnerplatztheater was founded in 1865 and Ballett des Staatstheaters am Gärtnerplatz was named in 2012. Artistic director: Karl Alfred Schreiner


MÜNSTER

Tanztheater of the Städtischen Bühnen Münster Neubrueckenstrasse 63, D-48143 Münster Tel: +49 251 59 09 0 www.stadttheater.muenster.de Director/choreographer: Hans Henning Paar


NÜRNBERG

Staatstheater Nürnberg Ballett Richard Wagner Platz 2-10 Tel: +49 911 231 8185 ballet@staatstheater.nuernberg.de www.staatstheater.nuernberg.de Twitter: @StaatstheaterNbg Founded in 2008 (previously Tanztheater Nürnberg) Artistic director: Goyo Montero


OSNABRÜCK

Theater Osnabrück Tanz Domhof 10/11, 49074 Osnabrück Tel: +49 (0) 541 760000 www.theater-osnabrueck.de Director/choreographer: Mauro di Candia


REGENSBURG

Ballett des Theater Regensburg Bismarckplatz 7, DE-93047 Regensburg Tel: +49 941 507 3726 www.theaterregensburg.de Twitter: @theaterRGNSBRG Founded in 2004 Artistic director: Yuki Mori


SAARBRÜCKEN

Ballett des Saarländischen Staatstheaters Schillerplatz 1, 66111 Saarbrücken. Tel: +49 681 3092 342 tanz@theater-saarbruecken.de www.theater-saarbruecken.de Artistic director or dance director: Marguerite Donlon


STUTTGART

Stuttgart Ballet, Staatstheater Stuttgart Oberer Schlossgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart Tel: +49 711/ 20 32 465 Fax: +49 711 / 20 32 491 www.stuttgart-ballet.de Twitter: @StuttgartBallet Facebook: facebook.com/stuttgartballet Founded in 1961. Artistic director: Reid Anderson


Gauthier Dance // Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart Theaterhaus Stuttgart, Siemensstr. 11, 70469 Stuttgart. www.theaterhaus.de/theaterhaus/?id=1,2,208 Twitter: @Theaterhaus Founded in 2007 Artistic director: Eric Gauthier


ULM

Ballett, Theater Ulm Herbert-von-Karajan-Platz 1, Ulm, DE-89073 Tel: +49 0731 1614500 www.theater.ulm.de Facebook:Theater Ulm Artistic director: Roberto Scafati


WUPPERTAL

Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch GmbH Postfach 20 18 13, D - 42218 Wuppertal Tel: +49 202 563 42 53 Fax: +49 202 563 81 71 info@pina-bausch.de www.pina-bausch.de Founded in 1973 Artistic director: Lutz Förster


GEORGIA

Capital: Tbilisi Language: Georgian, Russian Telephone code: +995 Time zone: GMT + 4 hours Currency: Lari GEL Visas - London Embassy: www.geoemb.org.uk


TIBILISI

State Ballet of Georgia Rustaveli ave. 25. Z. Paliashvili, Opera and Ballet State Theater, Tbilisi. Service office - Information about performances, concerts and other events Tel: +995 32 214 32 03 service@opera.ge www.opera.ge Founded in 1852 Artistic director: Nina Ananiashvili Georgian National Ballet Theatre Metekhi 45 Vaja-fshavela str., 0171 Tbilisi Tel: + 995 322 312313 Mob: +995 599 967793 Fax: +995 322 001153 ballet@potskhishvili.ge www.potskhishvili.ge Founded in 1978 (previously known as the Metekhi Ensemble, Georgian National Vanguard Ballet, and the Choreographic Theatre) Artistic director: Gelodi Potskhishvili


GREECE

Capital: Athens Language: Greek Telephone code: +30 Time zone: GMT + 2 or 3 hours Currency: Euro EUR Visas: www.greekembassy.org.uk Member of the EU


ATHENS

Greek National Opera Ballet 199, Pireos Av. & 68, Alkminis St., Tavros 118 53, Athens, Tel: +30 210 3611700 Fax +30 210 3626311 info@nationalopera.gr www.nationalopera.gr Twitter: @NationalOpera (in Greek) Artistic director: tba Prosxima Dance Company Lefkosias 5, 15341, Athens Tel: +30 210 6511324 Fax: +30 210 6511324 info@prosxima.gr www.prosxima.gr Founded in 1996 Artistic director/choreographer: Maria Koliopoulou


HUNGARY

Capital: Budapest Language: Magyar (Hungarian)Telephone code: +36 Time zone: GMT +1 or 2 hours Currency: Forint HUF Visas: Most British, Australian, Canadian, US and EU visitors can stay without a visa for up to 90 days London embassy: www.mfa.gov.hu/kulkepviselet/UK/en/


BUDAPEST

Hungarian National Ballet Street address: H-1061 Budapest, Andrássy Ave. 22. Postal address: 1373 Budapest, P.O. Box 503 Telephone: +36 1 81 47 100 info@opera.hu www.opera.hu Twitter: @HNBC Acting Ballet Director: Tamás Solymosi Tel: +36 1 81 47 110 solymositamas@opera.hu International Press Officer: Judit Hargitay Tel: +36 1 81 47 472 hjudit@opera.hu Yvette Bozsik Compagnie Szakiskola u. 182, Budapest 1224 Tel +36 20428 5074 ybozsik@t-online.hu www.ybozsik.hu Director: Yvette Bozsik


GYOR

Gyor Ballet H-9022 Gyor, Czuczor G. u.7. Tel: +36 96 523 217 info@gyoribalett.hu www.gyoribalett.hu Founded in 1979 Artistic director: János Kiss Company style: contemporary, classical ballet.


SZEGED

Szeged Contemporary Dance Company 6720 Szeged, Horváth M. u. 3. Tel: +36 62 476 080 szkb@vnet.hu www.szegedikortarsbalett.hu Founded in 1993 Artistic director: Tamás Juronics juronics@freemail.hu Company style: contemporary.


ICELAND

Capital: Reykjavik Languages: Icelandic, English Telephone code: +354 Time zone: GMT Currency: Ktona ISK Visas - London Embassy: www.iceland.is/iceland-abroad/uk/


REYKJAVIK

Iceland Dance Company Reykjavik City Theatre, Listabraut 3, 103 Reykjavik Tel: + 354 588 0900 Fax: + 354 588 0910 id@id.is www.id.is Artistic director: Lára Stefánsdóttir lara@id.is


IRELAND

Capital: Dublin Languages: English, Gaelic Telephone code: +353 Time zone: GMT or GMT +1 hour Currency: Euro EUR Visas: www.foreignaffairs.gov.ie/home/index.aspx?id=8605


CORK

Cork City Ballet Firkin Crane Theatre, Shandon, Cork corkcityballet@yahoo.com www.corkcityballet.com Twitter: @CorkCityBallet Founded in 1992 Artistic director: Alan Foley


DUBLIN

CoisCéim Dance Theatre 1st and 2nd Floor, Sackville Place, Dublin 1 Tel: +353 1 878 0558 info@coisceim.com www.coisceim.com Twitter: @CoisCeim Founded in 1995 Artistic director/choreographer: David Bolger Dance Theatre of Ireland Bloomfields Centre, Lower Georges St, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. Tel: +353 1 280 3455 Fax: +353 1 280 3466 danceire@iol.ie www.dancetheatreireland.com Twitter: @DanceTheatreIre Founded in 1989. Artistic directors: Robert Connor and Loretta Yurick Irish Modern Dance Theatre Rear 44 East Essex Street, Dublin 2. Tel: +353 1 6715113 Fax: +353 1 6715163 imdt@iol.ie www.irishmoderndancetheatre.com Twitter: @imdt and @johnscottdance Founded in 1991. Artistic director: John Scott Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre Ltd. Kilmacannon, Bornacoola, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim www.fabulousbeast.net Artistic director/choreographer: Michael Keegan-Dolan michael@fabulousbeast.net Tel: +353 43 3338010 Liz Roche Company Gateway House, 133a Capel Street, Dublin 1. Tel: +353 1 804 4736 Mob: +353 87 4190371 admin@lizrochecompany.com www.lizrochecompany.com Founded in 1999. Artistic director: Liz Roche


SUMMERHILL

Ballet Ireland Agher, Summerhill, Co Meath. Tel: +353 46 955 7585 anne@balletireland.ie www.balletireland.ie Twitter: @BalletIreland Founded in 1998. Artistic director: Anne Maher


TRALEE

Siamsa Tíre, The National Folk Theatre of Ireland Town Park, Tralee, Co Kerry Tel: +353 (0)66 7123055 Fax: +353 (0)66 7127276 info@siamsatire.com www.siamsatire.com Founded in1974 Artistic director: Jonathan Kelliher


ITALY

Capital: Rome Language: Italian Telephone code: +39 Time zone: GMT + 1 or 2 hours Currency: Euro EUR Visas: www.theschengenoffice.com/italy_embassy.html Member of the EU


AREZZO

Sosta Palmizi via Ipogeo‚ 36 a/b Camucia di Cortona, Arezzo 52044 Tel +39 0575 63 06 78 +39 0575 60 50 04 Fax +39 0575 63 09 89 www.sostapalmizi.it Production/artistic director: Raffaella Giordano prod.giorgiorossi@sostapalmizi.it Production/artistic direction: Giorgio Rossi prod.giordano@sostapalmizi.it Founded in 1985


BARLETTA

BARLETTA Pneuma Dance Theater Via P. Mascagni 1, 70051 Barletta Tel: +39 340 077 2208 info@arteeballetto.it www.arteeballetto.it Founded in 1997 Artistic director/choreographer: Mauro de Candia


CATANIA

compagnia zappalà danza Via Teatro Massimo 16, 95131 Catania Tel: +39 095250 3147 / +39 09531 4684 info@compagniazappala.it www.compagniazappala.it Facebook and YouTube. Founded in 1989 Artistic director: Roberto Zappalà


Compagnia Virgilio Sieni Danza Via Santa Maria 23/25, Firenze Tel: +39 055 22 80525, Fax: +39 055 22 2377 www.sienidanza.it Founded in 1982 Artistic director: Virgilio Sieni


LUCCA

A.L.D.E.S. Associazione Lucchese Danza e Spettacolo SPAM! viale Europa 138/A – 55013 loc. Lammari – Capannori, Lucca. Tel: +39 0583 975089 Fax: +39 0583 572965 info@aldesweb.org / organizzazione@aldesweb.org www.aldesweb.org Founded in 1993 Artistic directors: Roberto Castello, Ambra Senatore


MILAN

Teatro alla Scala Ballet Via Filodrammatici, 2 - 20121 Milan Tel: + 39 02 8879 2 213 Fax: + 39 02 8879 2 411 direzione.ballo@ fondazionelascala.it www.teatroallascala.org Twitter: @teatroallascala Ballet director: Makhar Vaziev


NAPLES

Balletto Teatro di San Carlo Via San Carlo 98 F, 80132 Napoli Tel: +39 081 7972 410 Fax: +39 081 7972 411 balletto@teatrosancarlo.it www.teatrosancarlo.it Twitter: @teatrosancarlo.it Ballet director: Alessandra Panzavolta a .panzavolta@teatrosancarlo.it Balletmaster: Ugo Ranieri Dancers: c.75 Style: classical ballet


REGGIO EMILIA

Fondazione Nazionale della Danza / Aterballetto via della Costituzione 39, 42100 Reggio Emilia Tel: +39 0522 273011 Fax: +39 0522924189 info@aterballetto.it www.aterballetto.it Twitter: @Aterballetto Founded in 1979. Artistic director: Cristina Bozzolini Company style: contemporary and neoclassical


ROME

Rome Opera Ballet Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Piazza Beniamino Gigli 7, 00184 Rome Box office: Tel: +39 06 481 7003 ufficiostampa@operaroma.it www.operaroma.it Twitter: @OperaRoma Director: Micha van Hoecke Spellbound Contemporary Ballet Via Val Maira 12, 00141 Roma Studios at Lanificio-Dance Arts Faculty, Via Di Pietralata 159A, Rome Tel: + 39 0645492515 / +39 392 4854911 / +39 348 9119482 info@spellboundance.com www.spellboundance.com Founded in 1994 Artistic director/resident choreographer: Mauro Astolfi


JAPAN

Capital: Tokyo Language: Japanese Telephone code: +81 Time zone: GMT +9 hours Currency: Yen JPY Visas: www.embjapan.org.uk


TOKYO

K-Ballet Company Bunkyo-ku,Tokyo,112-0002. Tel: +81 3 5805 8812 Fax: +81 3 5684 4822 k-ballet@company.email.ne.jp http://k-ballet.co.jp/company Founded in 1999. Artistic director: Tetsuya Kumakawa KARAS - Saburo Teshigawara Kujiraoka Bldg 4F, Kameido, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 136-0071. Tel: +81 3 3682 7441 info@st-karas.com www.st-karas.com Founded in 1985 Director: Saburo Teshigawara National Ballet of Japan New National Theatre, 1-1-1 Hon-machi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0071 Tel +81 3 5351 3011 www.nntt.jac.go.jp Artistic director: Noriko Ohara Sankai Juku 5-6-6-401, Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062 Tel: +813 3498 9622 Fax: +813 3498 9624 postman@sankaijuku.com www.sankaijuku.com Founded in 1975 Artistic director: Ushio Amagatsu The Tokyo Ballet 4-26-4 Meguro, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-0063 Tel: +813-3791-7000 Fax: +813-5721-8011 ballet-info@nbs.or.jp www.thetokyoballet.com Twitter: @TheTokyoBallet Founded in 1964. Artistic director: Munetaka Iida


KOSOVO

Capital: Pristina Language: Albanian, Serbian Telephone code: +381 Time zone: GMT + 2 or 3 hours Currency: Serbian Dinar, euro Visas: http://kosovo.visahq.co.uk/


PRISTINA

National Ballet of Kosovo National Theatre, Pristina Tel: +377 44 152 388, +381 38 225 165 Fax: +381 38 243 930 baleti.i.kosoves@gmail.com ahmet.brahimaj@teatrikombetar.eu www.baletikosoves.com Founded in 1972. The first generation of ballet dancers consisted of graduates from the Skopje ballet school (Macedonia). Artistic director: Ahmet Brahimaj


LATVIA

Capital: Riga Language: Latvian, Russian Telephone code: +371 Time zone: GMT + 2 or 3 hours Currency: Lat LVL Visas: http://www.mfa.gov.lv/en/


RIGA

Latvian National Opera Ballet Company Aspazijas bulv. 3, Riga, LV-1050, Latvia Tel: + 371 67 073 777 or + 371 67 073 715 Fax: +371 67 228 930 info@opera.lv www.opera.lv Twitter: @Nacionala_opera Founded in 1922 Artistic director: Aivars Leimanis


LEBANON

Capital: Beirut Languages: Arabic (English and French also widely spoken) Telephone code: +961 Time zone: GMT +2 or 3 hours Currency: Pound LBP Visas: http://lebaneseembassyuk.org

BEIRUT

Caracalla Dance Theatre Theatre Caracalla, Ivoire Centre Bloc A, Horsh Tabet, Beirut Tel: +961 1 499 904 /+961 3 733 800 info@caracalladance.com www.caracalladance.com Founded in 1968 Artistic director: Abdel-Halim Caracalla Company style: style based upon the Martha Graham disciplines of western technique blended with the identity of oriental cultural heritage. Maqamat Theatre Dance Estral Center, 2nd floor, Hamra Main Street, Beirut Tel /fax+961 1 34 38 34 info@maqamat.org www.maqamat.org Twitter: @maqamat Founded in 2002 Artistic director: Omar Rajeh


LITHUANIA

Capital: Vilnius Language: Lithuanian Telephone code: +370 Time zone: GMT +2 or 3 hours Currency: Litas LTL Visas: www.lithuanianembassy.co.uk/index.php?2139425644


VILNIUS

Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre A. Vienuolio 1, 01104 Vilnius Tel: +370 5262 0727 Fax: +370 5262 3503 info@opera.lt www.opera.lt Artistic director: Krzysztof Pastor Vytis Jankauskas Dance Company Šeškinės 31-30, Vilnius LT - 07157, Tel: +370 5 2404 268 Mob: +370 675 90 206, +370 684 72 814 info@vytisdc.lt www.vytisdc.lt Founded in 1997 Artistic director: Vytis Jankauskas Company style: contemporary. Lithuanian Dance Information Centre Šiltadaržio skg. 6, LT-01124, Vilnius Tel: +370 5 2040835 Fax: +370 5 2040832 info@dance.lt www.dance.lt


MACEDONIA

Capital: Skopje Languages: Macedonian, Albanian Telephone code: 389 Time zone: GMT +1 or 2 hours Currency: Denar MKD Visas: www.macedonianembassy.org.uk/


SKOPJE

Macedonian Opera and Ballet Kej Dimitar Vlahov BB, 1000 Skopje Tel: +389 2 3115 101 mob_ballet@yahoo.com http://mob.com.mk Artistic director: Goran Bozhinov National Ensemble of Dances and Songs of Macedonia ul. Venjamin Macukovski br.7, 1000 Skopje Tel: +389 2 24 61 021 Fax: +389 2 24 60 112 tanec@tanec.com.mk www.tanec.com.mk General manager: Zoran Dzorlev Founded in 1949. Company style: folk dance and music


MEXICO

Capital: Mexico City Language: Spanish Telephone code: +52 Time zone: GMT -6 to -8 hours Currency: Peso MXN Visas: http://www.mexonline.com/visamex.htm


MEXICO CITY

Compañia Nacional de Danza Plaza Angel Salas sin num. detras del Auditorio Nal. Polanco, D.F. México. Tel: +52 55 5281 74 88 Fax: +52 55 5281 74 90 www.companianacionaldedanza.com Twitter: @CiaNalDanzaMX Founded in 1963. Artistic director: Sylvie Reynaud


MONTERREY

Ballet de Monterrey Capitán Aguilar 750 Sur, Col. Obispado, Monterrey, NL Tel/fax: +52 (81) 8347-7664 info@balletdemontrerey.com www.balletdemonterrey.org Twitter: @balletdemty Founded in 1990 Artistic director: Jorge Amarante


MONACO

Capital: Monaco Languages: French, English, Italian, Monégasque Telephone code: +377 Time zone: GMT +1 or 2 hours Currency: Euro EUR Visas: http://france.travisa.com


MONTE CARLO

Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo Place du Casino, 98000 Monaco Tel: +377 92 16 24 20 Fax: +377 93 25 43 03 com@balletsdemontecarlo.com www.balletsdemontecarlo.com Founded in 1985 by H.R.H. the Princess of Hanover Artistic director: Jean-Christophe Maillot Press contact: Jessica Pinal Tel: +33 6 40 62 40 00 jpinal@balletsdemontecarlo.com Funded by Government of the Principality of Monaco.


NETHERLANDS

Capital: Amsterdam; The Hague (seat of government) Languages: Dutch, Frisian Telephone code: +31 Time zone: GMT +1 or 2 hours Currency: Euro EUR Visas: http://unitedkingdom.nlembassy.org Member of the EU


AMSTERDAM

Het Nationale Ballet - Dutch National Ballet Waterlooplein 22, 1011 PG, Amsterdam Tel: +31 20 551 8225 Fax: +31 20 551 8070 info@het-ballet.nl www.het-ballet.nl Twitter: @DutchNatBallet Founded in 1961. Artistic director: Ted Brandsen Press contact: Richard Heideman Tel: +31(0)20 551 8242 richardh@het-ballet.nl Dancers: 80 Principal dancers: Casey Herd, Igone De Jongh, Maia Makhateli, Vito Mazzeo, Artur Shesterikov, Anna Tsygankova, Jozef Varga, Anu Viheriäranta, Remi Wörtmeyer Apprenticeships offered. Company style: classical and modern ballet. Dutch National Ballet Junior Company Waterlooplein 22, 1011 PG, Amsterdam Tel: +31 20 551 8225 Fax: +31 20 551 8070 info@het-ballet.nl www.het-ballet.nl Artistic coordinator: Ernst Meisner Founded in 2013 The Junior Company is a springboard for young dancers and aims to present two programmes a season (on tour and in Amsterdam), which include pas de deux and fragments from the classical and neoclassical repertoire, and new works created especially for the Junior Company by well-known choreographers. The dancers will also appear on the big stage of The Amsterdam Music Theatre, performing with the Dutch National Ballet in the full-length classical ballets. The Junior Company receives financial support from the Gieskes-Strijbis Foundation. Ivgi & Greben Jollemanhof 106, 1019 GW Amsterdam Tel: +31(0)20 6750588 Mob: +31(0)6 55390196 info@ivgi-greben.nl www.ivgi-greben.nl Collaboration began in 2003 Choreographers: Uri Ivgi and Johan Greben Leine & Roebana PO Box 59579, 1040 LB Amsterdam Tel: +31 20 489 3820 Fax: +31 20 489 3821 dans@leineroebana.com www.leineroebana.nl Twitter: @LeineRoebana Artistic directors: Andrea Leine and Harijono Roebana Company style: contemporary dance


ARNHEM

Introdans / Introdans for Youth Vijfzinnenstraat 82, 6811 LN Arnhem, The Netherlands Tel: +31-26-3512111 welcome@introdans.nl www.introdans.nl Founded in 1971 Artistic director: Roel Voorintholt


THE HAGUE

THE HAGUE Nederlands Dans Theater I & II Postal address: PO Box 333, 2501 CH Den Haag Street address: Schedeldoekshaven 60, 2511 EN Den Haag Tel: +31 70880 01 00 Fax: +31 70361 71 56 info@ndt.nl www.nederlandsdanstheater.nl Twitter: @NDTdance Nederlands Dans Theater comprises two ensembles representing two generations of dancers: Nederlands Dans Theater II (17-23 years of age) and Nederlands Dans Theater I (from 23 years). NDT I Founded in 1959. Artistic director: Paul Lightfoot Company style: contemporary dance. NDT II Founded in 1978. Director: Gerald Tibbs


ROTTERDAM

Conny Janssen Danst Postbus 21316, 3001 AH Rotterdam Tel: +31 10452 9912 Fax: +31 10241 7703 info@connyjanssendanst.nl www.connyjanssendanst.nl Twitter: @ConnyJanssen Artistic director: Conny Janssen conny@connyjanssendanst.nl Scapino Ballet Rotterdam Eendrachtsstraat 8, 3012 XL Rotterdam Tel: +31 10 414 2414 Fax: +31 10 4132250 info@scapinoballet.nl www.scapinoballet.nl Twitter: @ScapinoBallet Founded in 1945. Artistic director/choreographer: Ed Wubbe Maas (formerly Meekers) Postal address: Sint Jobsweg 3 3024 EH Rotterdam Studio: Coolhaven 96-98, 3024 AG Rotterdam Tel: +31 (0)10 707 0430 info@meekers.nl www.meekers.nl Artistic director/choreographer: Arthur Rosenfeld


NEW ZEALAND

Capital: Wellington Languages: English, Maori Telephone code: +64 Time zone: GMT + 12 hours Currency: NZ Dollar NZD Visas: www.immigration.govt.nz/branch/londonbranchhome/


WELLINGTON

Footnote Dance Street address: 125 Cuba Street, Cuba Mall Wellington Postal address: PO Box 3387, Wellington 6011 Tel: +64 4 3847285 Fax: +64 4 8015010 footnote@footnote.org.nz www.footnote.org.nz Twitter: @FootnoteDance Founded in 1985. Artistic director: Deirdre Tarrant


Royal New Zealand Ballet Street address: St James Theatre,77-83 Courtenay Place, Wellington Postal address: PO Box 27050, Wellington 6141 Tel: +64 4 381 9000 inquiry@nzballet.org.nz www.nzballet.org.nz Twitter: @nzballet Founded in 1953. Artistic director: Ethan Stiefel


NORWAY

Capital: Oslo Languages: Norwegian, Sami Telephone code: +47 Time zone: GMT +1 or 2 hours Currency: Krone NOK Visas: www.norway.org.uk/Embassy/visas/


BERGEN

Carte Blanche - Norwegian National Company of Contemporary Dance Nøstegaten 119, 5011 Bergen Tel: +47 55 30 86 80 Fax: +47 55 30 86 81 info@ncb.no www.carteblanche.no Founded in 1989 Artistic director: Bruno Heynderickx


HAMMERFEST

Stellaris DansTeater Mylingen 6, 9600 Hammerfest Tel: +47 95066744 solveig@stellaris.no www.stellaris.no Founded in 1980 Artistic director/choreographer: Solveig Leinan-Hermo


OSLO

The Norwegian National Ballet Street address: Kirsten Flagstads plass 1, 0150 Oslo, Norway Postal address: Postboks 785 Sentrum, 0106 Oslo, Norway Tel: +47 21 42 21 00 post@operaen.no www.operaen.no Founded in 1958 Artistic director: Ingrid Lorentzen Ingun Bjørnsgaard Prosjekt Uranienborg Terasse 9, 0351 Oslo Tel: +47 22 33 22 28 Mob: +47 92 83 00 31 ingunbp@online.no www.ingunbp.no Founded in 1992 Artistic director: Ingun Bjørnsgaard Jo Strømgren Kompani Uranienborg Terrasse 9, 0351 Oslo, Tel: +47 22 46 04 59 jo@jskompani.no www.jskompani.no Founded in 1998 Artistic director: Jo Strømgren zero visibility corp Reichweinsgate 1, 0254 Oslo Tel: +47 22 55 08 90 info@zerovisibility.no www.zerovisibility.no Founded in 1996 Artistic director: Ina Christel Johannessen ina@zerovisibility.no Tel: +47 90 89 90 26


POLAND

Capital: Warsaw Language: Polish Telephone code: +48 Time zone: GMT +1 or 2 hours Currency: Zloty PLZ Visas - London embassy: http://londyn.msz.gov.pl/en/consular_information/visas/ Member of the EU


BYTOM

Silesian Dance Theatre Pl. Karin Stanek 1, 41 – 902 Bytom Tel: +48 32 2818253 sekretariat.stt@gmail.com www.stt.art.pl Founded in 1991 Artistic director: Jacek Luminski


GDANSK

Dada von Bzdülöw Theatre ul. Sw. Ducha 26 / 30 /13 80 - 834 Gdansk Tel: + 48 501 763 066 dadaoffice@wp.pl www.dadateatr.pl Artistic director: Leszek Bzdyl Tel: +48 501 763 066 bzdyl@tlen.pl Company style: dance theatre Contracts: project


LUBLIN

Lublin Dance Theatre Centre of Culture in Lublin, ul. Peowiakow 12, 20-007 Lublin Tel/fax: +48 81 5360328 taniec@ck.lublin.pl www.ltt.art.pl Founded in 2001 Artistic director: Hanna Strzemiecka Company style: contemporary


POZNAN

Polish Dance Theatre - Poznań Ballet Kozia 4 Street, 61-835 Poznań Tel: +48 618524242 Fax: +48 618532370 teatr@ptt-poznan.pl www.ptt-poznan.pl Founded in 1973. Artistic and general director: Ewa Wycichowska e.wycichowska@ptt-poznan.pl


WARSAW

The Polish National Ballet Theatre Wielki-Polish National Opera,Plac Teatralny 1, 00-950 Warsaw Tel: +48 22 692 0231 / +48 22 6920373 pbn@teatrwielki.pl, balet@teatrwielki.pl www.teatrwielki.pl/en/polish_national_ballet.html Founded in 1785 Artistic director: Krzysztof Pastor Company style: classical, neoclassical, contemporary ballet.


THE PHILIPPINES

Capital: Manila Languages: Filipino, English Telephone code: +63 Time zone: GMT - 5 hours Currency: peso Visas: http://philembassy-uk.org


PASAY CITY

Ballet Manila 1915 Donada Street, Pasay City, Philippines 1300 Tel: +632 400 0292, 525 5967 Fax: +632 404-3086 info@balletmanila.com.ph www.balletmanila.com.ph Twitter:@balletmanila Founded in 1995 Artistic director: Lisa Macuja Elizalde Ballet Philippines 4th Floor Cultural Center of the Philippines, CCP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Pasay City, 1307 Tel: +63 2 832 3689 (Artistic Office) / +63 2 551 1003 (Executive Office) info@ballet.ph www.ballet.ph Founded in 1969 Artistic director: Paul Alexander Morales


PORTUGAL

Capital: Lisbon Language: Portuguese Telephone code: +351 Time zone: GMT (+1 in summer) Currency: Euro EUR Visas: http://portuguese-embassy.co.uk/en.html Member of the EU


ALMADA

Companhia de Dança de Almada Praceta Francisco Vieira de Almeida, nº1, R/C 2800-406 Almada Tel: +351 21 258 31 75 Fax: +351 21 250 05 24 geral@cdanca-almada.pt www.cdanca-almada.pt Founded in 1990 Artistic director: Maria Franco


FÁTIMA

Vortice Dance Company Estrada de Minde Nº36 2 andar, 2495-408 Fátima. Tel: +351 9256 53671 +351 9348 16086 vortice.dance@gmail.com www.vorticedance.com Founded in 2001 Artistic directors/choreographers: Cláudia Martins and Rafael Carriço


LISBON

Companhia Nacional de Bailado (National Ballet of Portugal) Teatro Camões, Passeio de Neptuno, Parque das Nações, 1990-193 Lisboa Tel: +351 21 892 34 70 Fax: +351 21 892 35 53 Offices: Rua Vítor Cordon, nº 20, 1200-484 Lisboa Tel: +351 213 474 048/9 Fax: +351 213 425 790 cnb.info@cnb.pt www.cnb.pt Founded in 1977. Artistic director: Luísa Taveira Quorum Ballet Postal address: Av. S. Miguel, Ed. Arcades de S. Migiel, n 296 - Atelier 10, 2775-750 Carcavelos Studios: Recreios de Amadora, Av. Santos Matos, n. 2, 2700-067 Venteira Tel: +351 91 402 88 41 / +351 21 436 90 55 (5431) geral@quorumballet.com www.quorumballet.com Artistic director: Daniel Cardoso Company style: contemporary ballet


ROMANIA

Capital: Bucharest Languages: Romanian, Hungarian, German Telephone code: +40 Time zone: GMT +2 or 3 hours Currency: New Leu RON Visas: http://londra.mae.ro/ Member of the EU


BUCHAREST

The Ballet Company of the Bucharest National Opera Mihail Kogalniceanu Bd. 70-72, sect. 5, Bucharest Tel: +40 21 314 69 80 Fax: +40 21 315 26 60 balet@operanb.ro www.operanb.ro Ballet director: Alin Gheorghiu Founded in 1924. Constanta Teatrul National de Oper si Balet "Oleg Danovski" Str. Mircea cel Bătrân, nr. 97, 900592, Constanța Tel: (+4) 0241 480-300 Fax: (+4) 0241 615-080 email: operacta@yahoo.com http://tnobconstanta.ro Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TNOBConstanta?pnref=about.overview


RUSSIA

Capital: Moscow Language: Russian Telephone code: +7 Time zone: Moscow/St Petersburg GMT + 3 or 4 hours; Ekaterinburg GMT +5 or 6 hours Currency: Ruble RUB Visas: Most visitors require a visa London embassy: www.rusemblon.org Agencies organising visas: http://realrussia.co.uk/visas/russian/tourist or http://www.scottsvisas.co.uk/russia


CHELYABLINSK

Chelyabinsk Contemporary Dance Theater Ulitsa Krasnoarmeiskaya Str. 140, Chelyabinsk 454000 Tel/Fax: +7 351 263 41 59 olgapona@mail.ru www.olgapona.com Artistic director: Vladimir Pona


EKATERINBURG

Provincial Dances Theatre Karla Libknehta str., bldg. 48, r. 62, 620075, Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk region Tel: +8 343 3880742 Fax: +8 343 3880736 ekadance@mail.ru www.facebook.com/pages/Provincial-Dances-Theatre/277488935642024 Founded in 1990. Artistic director: Tatiana Baganova Company style: dance theatre


MOSCOW

State Academic Bolshoi Theatre (Bolshoi Ballet) Teatralnaya sq.1 , Moscow, 125009 Tel: +7 495 692 31 08 Fax: +7 495 692 33 67 www.bolshoi.ru/en/ Box office: +7 495 250 73 17 Fax: +7 495 692 00 50 sales@bolshoi.ru Ballet director: Sergei Filin (Makhar Vasiev from 18 March 2016). Performances per year: 170 Company style: classical ballet Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Academic Music Theatre Bolshaya Dmitrovka ul 17, 125009 Moscow Tel: +7 495 629 06 49 mamt@mail.ru www.stanislavskymusic.ru Box office: +7 495 629 28 35 Artistic director: Igor Zelensky Company style: classical and modern ballet The Moscow Dance Agency TSEH Perevedenovsky Pereulok #18, Moscow 105082 Project Fabrika, First entrance, second floor. Tel/fax + 7 495 221 0757 info@tsekh.ru http://tseh.dance-net.ru A dance agency founded by Moscow independent dancers and choreographers.


ST PETERSBURG

The Mariinsky Ballet (formerly The Kirov Ballet) Mariinsky I: Teatralnaya pl. 1, 190000 , St. Petersburg Mariinsky II: 34 Dekabristov Street Ticket service +7 812 326 41 41 tickets@mariinsky.ru www.mariinsky.ru/en Artistic director of the Mariinsky Theatre: Valery Gergiev Ballet director: Yuri Fateyev Principal dancers: Olga Esina (guest), Yekaterina Kondaurova, Ulyana Lopatkina, Yulia Makhalina, Irma Nioradze, Daria Pavlenko, Alina Somova, Viktoria Tereshkina, Diana Vishneva, Yevgeny Ivanchenko, Igor Kolb, Danila Korsuntsev, Vladimir Shklyarov, Igor Zelensky Company style: classical ballet The Mikhailovsky Ballet The Mikhailovsky Theatre, Arts Square 1, St.Petersburg 191186 Tel: +7 812 595 43 19 Fax: +7 812) 595 43 19 info@mikhalovsky.ru www.mikhailovsky.ru/en/ twitter.com/#!/Mikhailovsky_en Founded in 1833 Ballet Master in Chief: Mikhail Messerer Konstantin Tachkin’s St Petersburg Ballet Theatre Liteyny pr.20, St. Petersburg 191028 Tel/fax: +7 812 578 8627 or +7 812 333 4148 headoffice@spbt.ru www.spbt.ru Artistic director: Konstantin Tachkin Director: Elena Belyaeva


SATURDAY

SCOTLAND

Capital: Edinburgh Language: English Telephone code: +44 Time zone: GMT (+1 in summer) Currency: Pound GBP Visas: www.ukvisas.gov.uk/en/ Member of the EU


DUNDEE

Scottish Dance Theatre Dundee Rep Theatre, Tay Square, Dundee, DD1 1PB Tel: +44 (0)1382 342600 Fax: +44 (0)1382 228609 sdt@dundeereptheatre.co.uk www.scottishdancetheatre.com Twitter: @sdtdance Founded in 1986. Artistic director: Fleur Darkin


EAST LOTHIAN

Fly Right Dance Company East Lodge, Monkrigg, Haddington, East Lothian EH41 4LB Tel: +44 (0)1620 829988 Mob: +44 (0)7808 173185/(0)7718 767876 mail@flyrightdanceco.com www.flyrightdanceco.com Founded in 1998 Style: vintage social dance


EDINBURGH

Norman Douglas & Co The Dance House, The Briggait, 141 Bridgegate, Glasgow G1 5HZ Tel: +44 (0)77 11 26 80 79 or +49 176 6410 4971 normandouglasco@yahoo.co.uk www.norman-douglas-and- Founded in 1999. Artistic director/choreographer: Norman Douglas.


GLASGOW

Scottish Ballet 25 Albert Drive, Glasgow, G41 2PE Tel: +44 (0)141 331 2931 www.scottishballet.co.uk Founded in 1969 Artistic director: Christopher Hampson Barrowland Ballet 223 The Briggait, 141 Bridgegate, Glasgow G1 5HZ www.barrowlandballet.co.uk Artistic director: Natasha Gilmore natasha@barrowlandballet.co.uk Company style: dance theatre


SERBIA

Capital: Belgrade Languages: Serbian, Albanian Telephone code: +381 Time zone: GMT +1 or 2 hours Currency: Dinar RSD Visas: www.yugoslavembassy.org.uk


BELGRADE

Ballet of the National Theatre Belgrade Francuska 3, 11000 Belgrade Tel:+ 38111 2622 153 balet@narodnopozoriste.rs www.narodnopozoriste.co.rs Acting ballet manager: Konstantin Kostukov.


SINGAPORE

Capital: Singapore Languages: Mandarin, English, Malay Telephone code: +65 Time zone: GMT +8 hours Currency: Singapore dollar SGD Visas: www.mfa.gov.sg/london


Dance Ensemble Singapore Ltd 60 Waterloo Street,Singapore 187957 Tel: +65 6334 7192 Fax: +65 6334 7193 desarts@des.org.sg www.des.org.sg Founded in 2004. Artistic director: Yan Choong Lian Odyssey Dance Theatre Ltd Mailing address: Robinson Road Post Office, PO Box 1960, Singapore 903910 Studios: 28 Aliwal Street, Aliwal Arts Centre, #03 – 08, Singapore 199918 Tel: +65 6221 5229 / 6221 5516 odysseydance@pacific.net.sg www.odysseydancetheatre.com Artistic director: Danny Tan, MFA Singapore Dance Theatre Limited Bugis+ Mall, 201 Victoria Street #07-02/03, Singapore 188067 Tel: +65 6338 0611 Fax: +65 6338 9748 www.singaporedancetheatre.com Founded in 1988 Artistic director: Janek Schergen ad@singaporedancetheatre.com Singapore Wei Jin Dragon & Lion Dance Association Block 30 #04-94 , Defu Lane, Singapore 539211 Tel: +65 9237 0900 ( Kenny ) or +65 9747 5545 ( Joe ) weijin97@weijin.org www.weijin.org Founded in 1997 by Kenny Ng, Joe Lim, Peter Kheng, Eddie Soh, Gary Ang and a group teenagers to promote traditional culture that includes the lion dance, dragon dance, 24 seasons drums, big flags etc.


SLOVAKIA

Capital: Bratislava Language: Slovak Telephone code: +421 Time zone: GMT +1 or 2 hours Currency: Euro EUR Visas: http://www.mzv.sk/londyn Member of the EU


BRATISLAVA

Slovak National Theatre Ballet Pribinova 17, SK-819 01 Bratislava Tel: +421 2 204 72 404 balet@snd.sk www.snd.sk Ballet director: Jozef Dolinský Company style: classical and modern ballet


SLOVENIA

Capital: Ljubljana Language: Slovenian Telephone code: +386 Time zone: GMT +1 or 2 hours Currency: Euro EUR Visas: www.london.embassy.si/index.php?id=1784&L=1 Member of EU


LJUBLJANA

The Slovene National Theatre Opera and Ballet Ljubljana 1 Župančičeva St, 1000 Ljubljana Tel: +386 (0) 1 24 15 900 Artistic director: Sanja Nešković Peršin Flota - Matjaz Faric Puhova 14, Ljubljana Tel: +386 1 5302 255 Fax: +386 1 5302 254 flota@flota.si www.flota.si Institute for organisation and realisation of cultural events.


MARIBOR

Ballet of the Slovene National Theatre Maribor Slovenska ulica 27, SI-2000 Maribor Tel: +386 2250 6127 Fax: +386 2250 6296 balet@sng-mb.si www.sng-mb.si Founded in 1919. Artistic director/choreographer: Edward Clug


SOUTH AFRICA

Capital: Pretoria (administrative); Cape Town (legislative); Bloemfontein (judiciary) Languages: IsiZulu, IsiXhosa, Afrikaans, English and others Telephone code: +27 Time zone: GMT +2 hours Currency: Rand ZAR Visas: http://southafricahouseuk.com


CAPE TOWN

Cape Town City Ballet UCT School of Dance,Woolsack Drive, Rosebank 7701, Cape Town Tel: +27 21 650 4672 Fax: +27 21 650 5250 ceo@capetowncityballet.org.za bwww.capetowncityballet.org.za Artistic director: Robin van Wyk Company style: classical ballet


JOHANNESBURG

The South African Mzansi Ballet Joburg Theatre, Hoofd Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg. PO Box 291, 990 Melville, Johannesburg, Gauteng 2109. Tel: + 27 11 877 6898 info@samzansiballet.com http://samzansiballet.com Twitter: @SAMzansiBallet Founded in 2001. Artistic director: Iain MacDonald


SOUTH KOREA

Capital: Seoul Language: Korean, English Telephone code: +82 Time zone: GMT +9 hours Currency: Won KRW Visas: http://gbr.mofa.go.kr/english/eu/gbr/main/index.jsp


SEOUL

Kim Eun Hee Dance Company #2416 Daewoo metro the Oville B/D, 52-1, Shingongduck-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul 12-852 Tel: +82 2 704 6420 Fax: + 82 2 704 6444 Artistic Director: Kim Eun Hee Korean Ballet Theatre 644-3 Irwon-dong, Gangnam-ku, Seoul 135-230 Tel: +82 2 3408 3278 Fax: +82 2 469 0240 suhcy@sejong.ac.kr scy27@koreanballet.com www.koreanballet.com Founded in 1982 Artistic director: Suh Cha-Young Company style: classical ballet and contemporary Milmul Modern Dance Company Milmul Art Center, 1166 Gapo-dong, Kangnam-gu, Seoul 135-960. Tel: +82 2 578 6810 mt1166@hanmail.net www.milmul.com Founded in 1984 Director: Sook Jae Lee Company style: contemporary Universal Ballet 664 Cheonhodaero, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul 143-847. Tel: +82 70 7124 1730 Fax: +82 458 1791 ubckorea@yahoo.com www.universalballet.com Twitter: @UBC_Ballet Founded in 1984 Founder patrons: Dr. & Mrs Sun Myung Moon. General director: Julia H. Moon Aritistic director: Bingxian Liu


SATURDAY
 

SPAIN

Capital: Madrid Language: Castilian Spanish, Catalan and others Telephone code: +34 Time zone: GMT +1 or 2 hours Currency: Euro EUR Visas: www.conspalon.org Member of the EU


ACPDC - Associació de Companyies Professionals de Dansa de Catalunya associacio@companyiesdansa.info http://companyiesdansa.info/home/companyiesdansa/wp/ An association of dance companies based in Catalonia to foster artistic collaboration and an united body to create better conditions for dance in the region


BARCELONA

Erre que erre C/Ávila, 124. 2ºB, 08018 Barcelona. Tel: +34 93 430 87 63 info@errequeerredanza.net www.errequeerredanza.net Founded in 1996. Directed by a collective Erre que erre is a group of creators and interpreters who develop their work from the creation and experimentation of new forms and conceptions of dance and movement.


Àngels Margarit/Cia. Mudances c/ Església, 4-10 1-2, 08024 Barcelona Tel: +34 934 308 763 mudances@margarit-mudances.com www.margarit-mudances.com Founded in 1985 Artistic director: Àngels Margarit


Thomas Noone Dance Studio: Calle Tramuntana 44-46 2º 1ª, 08030 Barcelona Office: Calle Mallorca 180 4º 1º, 08036 Barcelona Tel: +34 93 323 2290 / +34 657 446 737 info@thomasnoonedance.com www.thomasnoonedance.com Founded in 2001 Artistic director/choreographer: Thomas Noone


MADRID

Ballet Víctor Ullate Comunidad de Madrid Avenida de Valdelaparra, 63, Polígono Industrial de Alcobendas 28108 Alcobendas (Madrid) Tel: +34 91 4901290 info@victorullateballet.com www.victorullateballet.com Founded in 1988. Artistic director: Eduardo Lao Director: Víctor Ullate


Compañía Nacional de Danza Paseo de la Chopera 4, 28045 Madrid. Tel: +34 91 354 5053 cnd@inaem.mcu.es http://cndanza.mcu.es Artistic director: José Carlos Martínez Press contact: Maite Villanueva maite.villanueva@inaem.mcu.es Tel: 34 91 354 5053 Audition contact: audiciones.cnd@inaem.mecd.es


SWEDEN

Capital: Stockholm Language: Swedish Telephone code: +46 Time zone: GMT +1 or 2 hours Currency: Krona SEK Visas: http://se.vfsglobal.co.uk Member of EU


GOTHENBURG

GöteborgsOperans Danskompani Christina Nilssons gata, SE 411 04 Göteborg Tel: +46 031 10 80 00 (switchboard) danskompani@opera.se http://en.opera.se/danskompani GöteborgsOperans Danskompani, formely known as The Göteborg Ballet, was founded in 1967. Artistic director o: Adolphe Binder


MALMÖ

Skånes Dansteater Postal address: Box 17700, 200 10 Malmö. Street address: Östra Varvsgatan 13 A, Malmö. Tel: +46 40 20 84 71 info@skanesdansteater.sewww.skanesdansteater.se Twitter: Founded in 1995 Artistic director: Åsa Söderberg


NORSBORG

Cullberg Ballet Postal addresses: Riksteatern, 145 83 Norsborg. Visitors: Hallundavägen 30, Norsborg Tel: +46 8 5319 9157 Fax: +46 8 5319 9159 info@cullbergbaletten.se www.cullbergbaletten.se Founded in 1967. Company manager and artistic director: Anna Grip


STOCKHOLM

Royal Swedish Ballet Box 16094, S-103 22 Stockholm Tel: +46 ch: 0 791 43 00 balletsecretary@operan.se www.operan.se Founded in 1773 Artistic director: Johannes Öhman


UPPSALA

Focus Dance Eksätravägen 144, 756 55 Uppsala. Tel: +46 7064 22425 info@focusdance.net www.focusdance.net Facebook: focusdance.com Founded in 1996 Artistic director : Joseph Sturdy


SWITZERLAND

Capital: Bern Language: French, German and English Telephone code: +41 Time zone: GMT +1 or 2 hours Currency: Swiss franc CHF Visas: www.eda.admin.ch/london


BASEL

Ballett Basel Elisabethenstrasse 16, Basel Tel: +41 61 295 14 48 ballett@theater-basel.ch www.theater-basel.ch Artistic director: Richard Wherlock


BERN

Bern Tanz Nägeligasse 1, 3011 Bern Tel: +41 31 3195346 Fax: +41 31 329 51 00 www.stadttheaterbern.ch Company style: contemporary


GENEVA

Alias Compagnie/Guilherme Botelho Ch. Frank Thomas 24 bis, CH - 1208 Genève Tel: +41 22 731 23 61 Fax: +4122 731 23 61 info@alias-cie.ch www.alias-cie.ch Artistic director/choreographer: Guilherme Botelho Touring/press contact: Richard Afonso. Company style: contemporary


Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève Boulevard du Théâtre 11. CH – 1211 Genève 11 Tel: 00 41 22 322 50 14 e.schaffter@geneveopera.ch www.geneveopera.ch Founded in 1962 Director of the ballet: Philippe Cohen.


Laurence Yadi, Nicolas Cantillon – Compagnie 7273 CP 229 – CH-1211 Geneva 8. Tel/fax: +41 22 321 0800 admin@cie7273.com www.cie7273.com Founded in 2003 Artistic directors: Laurence Yadi, Nicolas Cantillon


LAUSANNE

Béjart Ballet Lausanne Ch du Presbytère, CP 25 / CH - 1000 Lausanne 22 Tel: +41 21 641 64 64 Fax: +41 21 641 64 66 admin@bejart.ch www.bejart.ch Founded in 1987 Artistic director: Gil Roman


Compagnie Octavia de la Roza Av. du Léman 45, 1005 Lausanne Tel: +41 79 606 48 50 www.octaviodelaroza.com Twitter: @OctavioDeLaRoza Artistic director: Octavia de la Roza


Philippe Saire Avenue de Sévelin 36 P.O. Box 110, 1000 Lausanne 20 Tel: +41 21 620 00 12 info@philippesaire.ch www.philippesaire.ch Founded in 1986 Artistic director: Philippe Saire


LUCERNE

Tanz Luzerner Theater Theaterstrasse 2, 6003 Luzern Tel: +41 41 228 14 14 (box office) / +41 41 228 14 44 (main number) Fax: +41 41 228 14 40 contact@luzernertheater.ch www.luzernertheater.ch Director: Kathleen McNurney


PULLY

compagnie linga Avenue de Lavaux 41, 1009 Pully Tel: +41 21 721 36 03 info@linga.ch www.linga.ch Founded in 1992 Artistic directors/choreographers: Katarzyna Gdaniec and Marco Cantalupo


ZURICH

Zurich Ballet Falkenstrasse 1, CH-8008 Zürich Tel: +41 44 268 64 63 ballett-zuerich@opernhaus.ch www.opernhaus.ch Artistic director: Christian Spuck


TAIWAN

Capital: Taipei Languages: Mandarin, Taiwanese Telephone code: +886 Time zone: GMT +8 hours Currency: Taiwan dollar TWD Visas: www.taiwanembassy.org/UK/mp.asp?mp=132


TAIPEI

Century Contemporary Dance Company No.2, Ln. 108, Sec. 1, Nanchang Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei City 100, Tel: +886 2 2394 4354 Fax: +886 2 2394 8858 ccdctw@yahoo.com www.ccdctw.com.tw Founded in 2000 Artistic director: Shu-Fen Yao


Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan Cloud Gate 1 and Cloud Gate 2 5F, #19, Lane 231, Fu-hsing North Road, Taipei 105. Tel: +886 2 2712 2102 Fax: +886 2 2712 2106 Cloud Gate 1 service@cloudgate.org.tw Cloud Gate 2: cg2info@cloudgate.org.tw www.cloudgate.org.tw Cloud Gate 1 was Founded in 1973; Cloud Gate 2 in 1999 Artistic director: Lin Hwai-min


Legend Lin Dance Theater 1F, No. 4, Lane 10, Yung-jen Rd., Yung-he City, Taipei County 234 Tel: +886 2 89233888 Fax: +886 2 32339211 legendlin.tw@gmail.com www.legend-lin.org.tw Founded in 1995. Artistic director: Lin Lee-Chen


WCdance 2F, No.16, Lane 49, Zhong-Zheng Rd., Beitou, Taipei 112, Taiwan Tel: +886 2 2891 3306 Fax: +886 22 2891 3316 info@wcdance.org www.ecdance.org Founded in 2008. Artistic director: Lin Wen-Chung


THAILAND

Capital: Bangkok Language: Thai Telephone code: +66 Time zone: GMT + 5 hours Currency: Baht THB Visas: http://www.thaiembassyuk.org.uk


BANGKOK

Pichet Klunchun Dance Company (formerly LifeWork Company) Chang Theater, 700 Prachauthit 59, Rajburana, Thungkru, Bangkok 10140 Mob: +66-81-985-0281 , +66-80-924-0002 contact@pklifework.com www.pklifework.com Artistic director: Pichet Klunchen


UKRAINE

Capital: Kiev (or Kyiv) Languages: Ukrainian, Russian Telephone code: +58 Time zone: GMT +2 or 3 hours Currency: Hryvna UAH Visas: www.mfa.gov.ua/uk


KIEV (KYIV)

The Kiev Ballet (The National Theatre of Opera and Ballet of Ukraine) Volodymyrs’ka street 50, Kyviv 01034 Tel: +58 234 71 65 (administration) / +58 279 11 69 (information) info@kievballet.com www.opera.com.ua Box office: tickets@opera.com.ua Ballet and opera management: admin@opera.com.ua Founded in 1867 Chief director of the Theatre: Anatoliy Solovyanenko Artistic director of the Ballet: Aniko Rekhviashvìlì Company style: classical ballet


URUGUAY

Capital: Montevideo Languages: Spanish Telephone code: +598 Currency: Uruguayan peso Visas: http://uruguay.visahq.co.uk


MONTEVIDEO

Ballet Nacional Sodre http://balletnacionaluruguay.blogspot.co.uk Artistic director: Julio Bocca


USA

Capital: Washington DC Language: English, Spanish Telephone code: +1 Time zone: New York GMT -4 or 5 hours; Houston GMT -5 or 6 hours; San Francisco GMT -7 or 8 hours; Currency: US dollar USD Visas: International travelers who are seeking to travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) are now subject to enhanced security requirements and will be required to pay an administrative fee. https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/ Any traveller planning to work in any capacity must apply for a work visa. www.usembassy.co.uk Union: American Guild of Musical Artists - Tel: +1 212 265 3687 AGMA@MusicalArtists.org www.musicalartists.org To check salaries it is possible to view AGMA contracts for many American companies online.


ATLANTA, GA

Atlanta Ballet Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre ,1695 Marietta Boulevard, NW Atlanta, GA 30318 Tel: +1 404 873 5811 www.atlantaballet.com Artistic director: John McFall jmcfall@atlantaballet.com Choreographer in residence: Helen Pickett Audition contact: auditioninfo@atlantaballet.com


AUSTIN, YX

AUSTIN, TX Ballet Austin 501 W. 3rd Street Austin, TX 78701 Tel: +1 512 476 9151 Fax: +1 512 476 3973 www.balletaustin.org Artistic director: Stephen Mills Company style: classical and contemporary ballet.


BOSTON, MA

Boston Ballet 19 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA 02116. Tel: +1 617 695 6950 Fax: +1 617 695 6995 www.bostonballet.org Twitter: @BostonBallet Founded in 1963 Artistic director: Mikko Nissinen


BROOKLYN, NY

Mark Morris Dance Group 3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217-1415 Tel: +1 718 624 8400 Fax: +1 718 624 8900 info@mmdg.org www.markmorrisdancegroup.org Founded in 1980. Artistic director: Mark Morris


CINCINNATI, OH

Cincinnati Ballet 1555 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45214 Tel: +1 513 621 5219 www.cballet.org Founded in 1963; professional status from 1970. Artistic director: Victoria Morgan Company style: classical and contemporary ballet.


HOUSTON, TX

Houston Ballet 601 Preston Street, Houston, TX 77002 Tel: +1 713 5236300 info@houstonballet.org website: www.houstonballet.org Twitter: @HoustonBallet Founded in 1955 Artistic director: Stanton Welch


MIAMI, FL

Miami City Ballet 2200 Liberty Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 Tel: +1 305 929 7000 Palm Beach Office: 777 South Flagler Drive, Suite 1900 W, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Tel: +1 561 674 9977 www.miamicityballet.org Founded in 1986 Artistic director: Lourdes Lopez


NEW YORK CITY, NY

American Ballet Theatre 890 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10003 Tel: +1 212 477 3030 Fax: +1 212 254 5038 www.abt.org Twitter: @ABTBallet Artistic director: Kevin McKenzie


Buglisi Dance Theatre 229 West 42nd Street, Suite 502. New York, NY 10036 Tel: +1 212 719 3301 buglisi@buglisidance.org www.buglisidance.org Artistic director: Jacqulyn Buglisi


Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company In The Lights 141 West 111th St. New York, NY 10001 Tel: +1 212 543 1367 Info@GwirtzmanDance.org http://gwirtzmandance.org Director/choreographer: Daniel Gwirtzman


Martha Graham Dance Company Martha Graham Studio Theater 55 Bethune Street, New York, NY 10014 Tel: +1 212 229 9200 info@marthagraham.org www.marthagraham.org Artistic director: Janet Eilber


Ballet Hispanico 167 West 89th Street, New York, NY 10024 Tel: +1 212 362 6710 Fax: +1 212 362 7809 info@ballethispanico.org www.ballethispanico.org Founded in 1970. Artistic director: Eduardo Vilaro evilaro@ballethispanico.org Founder: Tina Ramirez


New Chamber Ballet 500 West 47th Street #2N, New York, NY 10036 Tel: +1 212 246 5758 mail@newchamberballet.com www.newchamberballet.com Founded in 2004. Artistic director: Miro Magloire


New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater, 20 Lincoln Center , New York, NY 10023 www.nycballet.com Box office: +1 212 870 5570 Balanchine Trust: +1 212 870 5646 Twitter: @nycballet Ballet Master in Chief: Peter Martins


New York Theater Ballet 30 East 31st Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10016 Tel: +1 212 679 0401 Fax: +1 212 679 8171 www.nytb.org Artistic director: Diana Byer


Paul Taylor Dance Company Taylor 2 551 Grand Street, New York, NY, 10002 Tel: +1 212 431 5562 ao@ptdc.org www.ptdc.org Artistic director: Paul Taylor Director, Taylor 2: Andy LeBeau


RIOULT Dance NY 246 West 38th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10018 Tel: +1 212 398 5901 info@rioult.org Website: www.rioult.org Twitter: @rioult Founded in 1994 Artistic director: Pascal Rioult


Shen Wei Dance Arts 135 West 29th Street, #1100, New York, NY 10001 Tel: +1 212 962 1113 www.shenweiarts.org Twitter: @swda Founded in 1999 Artistic director: Shen Wei


Trisha Brown Dance Company 465 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10013 Tel: +1 212 977 5365 www.trishabrowncompany.org Founded in 1970 Artistic director/choreographer: Trisha Brown


ORLANDO, FL

Orlando Ballet 1111 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32804 Tel: +1 407 426 1733 www.orlandoballet.org Artistic director: Robert Hill rhill@orlandoballet.org


PHILADELPHIA, PA

Pennsylvania Ballet Director: Ángel Corella


PORTLAND, OR

Oregon Ballet Theatre 818 SE Sixth Avenue, Portland, OR 97214 Tel: +1 503 222 5538 www.obt.org Artistic director: Kevin Irving


SALT LAKE CITY, UT

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 Tel: +1 801 297 4241 info@ririewoodbury.com www.ririewoodbury.com Founded in 1964. Artistic director: Daniel Charon


SAN FRANCISCO, CA

San Francisco Ballet Postal address: Chris Hellman Center for Dance 455 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 Performance address: War Memorial Opera House 301 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102 Artistic director/principal choreographer: Helgi Tomasson Choreographer in residence: Yuri Possokhov Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet 26 Seventh Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 Tel: +1 415 863 3040 info@linesballet.org www.linesballet.org Founded in 1982 Artistic director/choreographer: Alonzo King Liss Fain Dance 26 Seventh St, San Francisco CA, 94103 Tel: +1 415 380 9433 info@lissfaindance.org www.lissfaindance.org Twitter: @lissfaindance Founded in 1989. Artistic director: Liss Fain


SARASOTA, FL

SARASOTA, FL Sarasota Ballet of Florida 5555 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34243 Tel: +1 941 359 0099 info@sarasotaballet.org www.sarasotaballet.org Director: Iain Webb


SEATTLE, WA

SEATTLE, WA Pacific Northwest Ballet 301 Mercer Street, Seattle, WA 98109 Tel: +1 206 441 9411 Fax: +1 206 441 2440 marketing@pnb.org www.pnb.org Twitter: @PNBallet Founded in 1972. Artistic director: Peter Boal


TULSA, OK

Tulsa Ballet 1212 East 45th Place South, Tulsa, OK 74105 Tel: +1 918 749 6030 Fax: +1 918 749 0532 admin@tulsaballet.org www.tulsaballet.org Twitter: @TulsaBallet Founded in 1956. Artistic director: Marcello Angelini


WASHINGTON, DC

The Washington Ballet 3515 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016 Tel: +1 202 362 3606 info@washingtonballet.org www.washingtonballet.org Founded in 1976 Artistic director: Septime Webre


WALES

Capital: Cardiff Languages: English, Welsh Telephone code: +44 Time zone: GMT (+1 hour in summer) Currency: Pound sterling GBP Visas: www.ukvisas.gov.uk/en/


CARDIFF

National Dance Company Wales Dance House, Wales Millennium Centre, Pierhead Street, Cardiff Bay CF10 4PH Tel: +44 (0)29 2063 5600 info@ndcwales.co.uk www.ndcwales.co.uk Twitter: @ndcwales Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NDCWales?ref=hl Founded in 1983 Artistic director: Caroline Finn Earthfall Chapter, Mark Rd, Cardiff CF5 1QE Tel: +44 (0)29 20 221314 earthfull@earthfull.org.uk Twitter: @earthfall Artistic directors: Jessica Cohen and Jim Ennis


NEWPORT

Ballet Cymru 30 Glasllwch Cres, Newport, South Wales, NP20 3SE Tel: +44 (0)1633 253985 dariusjames@welshballet.co.uk www.welshballet.co.uk Founded in 1986 Artistic director: Darius James