Bayerisches Staatsballett

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Bayerisches Staatsballett
General information
Name Bayerisches Staatsballett
Year founded 1980
Location Munich, Germany

The ballet company Bayerisches Staatsballett (Bavarian State Ballet) in Munich, Germany, was founded in 1988 by as an independent company.[1] It had previously been part of the Bayerische Staatsoper. In a broader sense, Bavarian State Ballet is sometimes used for the Bavarian State Opera Ballet before 1988. Vernon was the director of the independent company for the first 10 years, succeeded by Ivan Liška (de). The company is formed by international dancers and has a repertory of more than 80 works from Romantic ballet to the 21st century. It is considered as a leading company in Europe.


  1. ^ "Das Bayerische Staatsballett - Geschichte und Gegenwart" (in German). Bayerische Staatsoper. Retrieved 22 February 2014. 

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