Finnish National Ballet

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Finnish National Ballet (Suomen Kansallisbaletti) is a professional ballet company at the Finnish National Opera, in Helsinki, Finland. The company was founded in 1922 and it currently employs 73 dancers.[1] It is the only Finnish company that regularly performs a classical ballet repertoire. The current director Kenneth Greve started with the company in 2008, after Dinna Bjørn (2001–2008) and Jorma Uotinen (1992–2001).

The Finnish National Opera Ballet School works in close association with the National Ballet. The school has 30 secondary education places for training professional dancers, and 150 basic arts pupils (young students).[2]