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The Ballet School presents: Sleeping Beauty

The hard work of the autumn season at the Ballet School of the Finnish National Ballet will culminate in a spectacular finale in December with the school’s own interpretation of Sleeping Beauty.

The Ballet School presents: Students’ workshop

Vocational education students at Ballet School of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet will be showing their choreographer skills at a workshop performance featuring a dozen modern and neoclassical choreographies, most of them premieres.

Mini opera Cinderella

Cinderella’s sisters go to a ball where they hope to court the favour of the Prince, leaving Cinderella at home to clean the house. Fortunately, a magic flute conjures up a spectacular gown for Cinderella to wear, and the people at the ball are dazzled by the mysterious beauty dancing in glass slippers. The familiar story of Cinderella is presented in a hilariously updated 30-minute mini opera suitable for everyone over the age of two.

Sleeping Beauty

Beloved ballet Sleeping Beauty returns once again to the repertoire of the Finnish National Ballet. This ballet is enjoyed by the entire audience from the youngest family members to adult viewers.

A Christmas Carol

Heartwarming ballet A Christmas Carol returns to the National Ballet. Charles Dickens’s Christmas tale of virtue and justice has enchanted theatre-goers for over 180 years. Ensure your seat in the audience this Christmas.

Opera & Ballet in Action

In Opera & Ballet in Action workshops, 5 to 6 years olds can experience the fascinating world of opera and ballet. Participants learn about a selected Main Stage production through hands-on activities, such as arts and crafts, making music, dancing, and drama. In addition to learning about different art forms, the children get to make a nice souvenir to take home. The workshops last approximately 1.5 hours and are held in Finnish.

Open House

Open House event at the Finnish National Opera and Ballet offers a wealth of things to see, hear and experience for children and adults alike. This year the program includes for example workshops, guided tours and short performances. The events are suitable for visitors of all ages, particularly children aged 4 or more.

Dance Schools’ Ballet Happening

Scores of young Finnish students of ballet will gather together at the Opera House to perform on the Main Stage. The dance numbers have been selected by the Association of Dance Institutes in Finland and the Finnish National Ballet.

School opera: The Makings of a Star

Recycling is a key theme of the new School opera: the Making of a Star. What’s the future of humanity and planet Earth? Read more about the performance.

The Ballet School Presents: Spring Gala 2024

The spring gala in May at Almi Hall culminates the academic year’s hard work for the pupils and vocational students of the Ballet School. The repertoire includes both classical ballet and contemporary dance.