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The Vienna State Ballet is one of the most important dance companies in the world. On the stages of the Vienna State Opera and the Vienna Volksoper, on tour, at the Vienna Philharmonic's New Year's Concert or the Vienna Opera Ball, it inspires and moves Austrian and international audiences alike. In order to carry this success into the future, it increasingly needs the help of private sponsors.

Thanks to your important contribution, the ballet's all-important

→ physiotherapeutic and preventive care to maintain the health of our dancers can be continuously expanded. But also the

 → purchase of first-class pointe shoes with your contribution.

We cordially invite you to become part of this circle of friends - and thus also of the Vienna State Ballet.


Friends of the Vienna State Ballet have the opportunity to experience world-class dance art up close. We organize artist talks, rehearsal visits, movement classes and other interesting events or insights behind the scenes. Depending on the membership level, invitations to premiere celebrations and management receptions are also on the program.

Get to know the artists of the Vienna State Ballet and other interesting personalities and guests better during exciting artist talks, moderated by the Vienna State Ballet's dramaturgy department. Or gain an insight into a new program before a premiere at our introductory matinees - free of charge for friends of the Vienna State Ballet, of course.

Be there when new productions of the Vienna State Ballet see the light of day: By visiting one of the final rehearsals on the stage of the Vienna State Opera or Volksoper Vienna, you can see for yourself how they are given the finishing touches - even before they are presented to the public.

Would you like to dance yourself? Then the Movement Classes for friends of the Vienna State Ballet are just the thing for you. Take the opportunity to experience ballet on your own body under the guidance of members of the company. It's all about having fun, being together and engaging with space, music and your partner - not about performance! No previous knowledge is required.

Once a season, the Art for Art workshops open their doors to friends of the Vienna State Ballet. Immerse yourself in the work on a stage set in the impressive production halls in the Arsenal or look over the shoulders of the costume masters as they make the costumes in the costume workshops in the Hanuschhof. 

As a member of the Circle of Friends (Silver level and above), attending a dress rehearsal gives you an exclusive insight into the creative process and the opportunity to experience art up close in its crucial development phase.

A truly exclusive insight into the everyday life of the Vienna State Ballet: look over the shoulders of our artistic team as they work with the dancers.

Feiern Sie mit den Tänzerinnen und Tänzern sowie dem Creative Team mit, wenn nach einer erfolgreichen Premiere die Anspannung abfällt, und erleben Sie einen ganz besonderen Abend mit dem Wiener Staatsballett.

For many, it is the ball of balls and tickets are in high demand. Our sponsors enjoy exclusive advance ticket purchase rights.

Talk to the ballet management about the vision and future of the Vienna State Ballet at an exclusive event in an intimate settingts.

After a stage tour for you and your guests***, you will experience an evening of ballet from a new perspective. During the interval, the prestigious tea room is exclusively available to you.****

* from patron silver

** from patron gold

*** from patron platinum

**** from donor 


Adrian Cunescu → Leitung Freundeskreis

Wiener Staatsballett

Opernring 2, 1010 Wien, Austria