The Finnish National Ballet is a ballet company of internationally high quality. The FNB programmes both classical ballets and contemporary dance works, with 3–4 premiere productions and 4–5 revivals in the main auditorium each year. The FNB gives some 80 performances per year and is the only full-scale professional ballet company in Finland. The FNB is an international company whose 76 dancers represent more than 20 nationalities. About half of the members are Finnish, most of them trained at the FNB Ballet School. The FNB also has a Youth Group for young dancers.
Introducing Finnish National Ballet
In the repertoire
Behind the scenes
Principal Ballet Mistress Ingrid Némečková
My job is to help and support the dancers. No one is successful all the time, and it is important to be there for them when things don’t go as they should.
FNOB to partner with Kalevala Jewelry
The Finnish National Opera and Ballet has signed a partnership agreement with Kalevala Jewelry for the design of a necklace inspired by The Land of Kalevala production to be premiered in November 2017.
Finnish National Opera and Ballet seeks new General Director
The Finnish National Opera and Ballet is looking for a new General Director and a new Artistic Director of the Ballet.
Finnish National Ballet to tour Japan in April
The Finnish National Ballet will go on tour to Tokyo and Osaka in Japan in April 2017. Finnair is the Finnish National Ballet’s partner for the tour.