Ballet history

  • 1742: The beginnings of the Court Opera of Friedrich the Great

  • 1794 – 1856: The ballet is established as an independent genre

  • 1887 – 1945: First steps into modernity

  • 1945 – 2004: Deutsche Staatsoper

  • 1966 – 2004: Komische Oper Berlin

  • 1951 – 2004: Städtische Oper / Deutsche Oper Berlin