The city of Basel stands for an outstanding ballet company whose reputation extends far beyond the national borders. World-renowned choreographers have made the Ballet Theater Basel an internationally renowned institution. The Ballettschule Theater Basel is part of this success story. Since its foundation in 2001, it prepares up to 50 dancers a year for the big stages of the ballet world and offers over 300 children and young people a technical education in ballet and modern dance.
BTB student Yazmin Verhage
In April, BTB student Yazmin Verhage competed in the Youth American Grand Prix Final in New York. Here is a view of the process for Jazmin to get there.
BTB Full Documentary
Short documentary about the Ballettschule Theater Basel filmed during the season 2016-2017, inner view of the process that our students live day by day at the school, with testimonies from teachers, students, Amanda Bennett and Richard Wherlock.
BTB student Francesco Fasano in rehearsal for Youth America Grand Prix Paris 2017. Choreography: “Grinding the Teeth” from Goyo Montero. Francesco was coached by his teacher, Francois Petit, and won 1st place in both the classical & contemporary categories. Thank you to Goyo Montero for allowing us to present this beautiful solo.