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Dustin Klein

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The German choreographer Dustin Klein received his initial training at his mother’s dance school in Landsberg am Lech, before enrolling at the Royal Ballet School in London. After launching his professional career at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf, he joined the Bayerisches Staatsballett in Munich, where he was a soloist until 2021. Since 2012, Dustin Klein has created choreographies for dance and opera companies, including the Bayerisches Staatsballett and the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, the Stanislavsky & Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre in Moscow, the Staatsoper Hamburg, the  J. K. Tyl Theatre in Plzeň (One Flew Over the Cuckoo´s Nest, 2021; Ferdinand and Philippine, 2022), the Origen Festival Cultural in Surses, Switzerland, the Salzburger Landestheater and the Opéra de Dijon. A singular and innovative choreographer, he has received the Bundesjugendballett Hamburg Production Award at the 33rd International Choreography Competition in Hannover, the Audience Award at the 34th Bayerische Theatertage in Regensburg, as well as the Ellinor Holland Art Prize and the Cultural Sponsorship Award from his hometown Landsberg am Lech.