Aaron S. Watkin to remain Ballet Director until 2023

At yesterday’s annual press conference, the Semperoper Dresden announced that it is extending the contract of its Ballet Director Aaron S. Watkin until 2023.

»Time and again Aaron S. Watkin has brought creative ideas and fresh perspectives to Semperoper Ballett in all its activities from classical to contemporary choreography. His leadership has secured the company’s unique profile and the excellent reputation it enjoys in the national and international world of dance,« says Managing Director Peter Theiler.

Since his first year in office in 2006, Canadian-born Watkin has developed the Semperoper Ballett of Dresden into an international company of world standing that acts as a cultural ambassador on its numerous tours around the world. In March 2019 the ensemble is travelling to Australia and Singapore.

Photo © Semperoper Dresden/Daniel Koch


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