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

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.


The art of "Pas de deux" ... See MoreSee Less

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Ballettschule Theater Basel hat einen Beitrag geteilt.
Ballettschule Theater Basel

An interview with BTB student Joao & his sister Leonor. TV from his home town of Braga, Portugal. ... See MoreSee Less

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Ballettschule Theater Basel hat das Album „BTB Nutcracker 2019“ geteilt.
Ballettschule Theater Basel

To ring in the New Year!
Beautiful images of BTB’s 2019 Nutcracker.Some beautiful images from our 2 amazing casts.

Photos Gregory Batardon
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