Ophelia
Young Dancer

Ophelia Young
© Christian Knörr

Ophelia Young was born in Harlem, New York City and grew up in a village in Northern Austria. After receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree at Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen, Germany, Ophelia danced full time with Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch for many years. From 2021 until the start at Ballett Basel for season 23/24, she has been working internationally as freelance performer and co-author. Since 2021 she is also working as rehearsal director for the Pina Bausch Foundation and their projects. During her career she has met many inspiring and influencing artists and worked with them as colleagues, collaborators, teachers, directors and friends. Among them are Artmann&Duvoisin, Ben J.Riepe, Dimitris Papaioannou, Jorge Puerta Armenta, L Twills, Magdalena Weniger, Mertixell Aumedes, Mirjam Klebel, Nathalie Larquet, Rainer Behr, Saar Magal, Senga Nengudi, Studio Stefan Jovanović, and Tim Etchells.

Tue 28.05.

Ballet

TicketsVerwandlung – Teshigawara Tuesday, 28. May 2024 - 19:30
  • 30.– sold out
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  • 105.– available
  • 120.– available

Thu 30.05.

Ballet

TicketsVerwandlung – Teshigawara Thursday, 30. May 2024 - 19:30
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  • 95.– available
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  • 125.– available

Fri 31.05.

Ballet

Benefizgala zugunsten der Krebsliga beider Basel

Sun 02.06.

Ballet

TicketsVerwandlung – Teshigawara Sunday, 2. June 2024 - 16:00
  • 30.– sold out
  • 85.– sold out
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  • 115.– available
  • 130.– available

Wed 12.06.

Last Time

Ballet

TicketsStoffwechsel Wednesday, 12. June 2024 - 19:30
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  • 70.– available

Thu 13.06.

Last time in this Season

Ballet

TicketsVerwandlung – Teshigawara Thursday, 13. June 2024 - 19:30
  • 30.– sold out
  • 80.– available
  • 95.– available
  • 110.– available
  • 125.– available