The Anne Frank diary

Ballet of the State Theatre Košice

About performance

Contemporary dance project by the Ballet of the State Košice is inspired by the true story of a Jewish family that was in hiding in Amsterdam during World War II. Anne Frank captured their life in her diary. Her entries end with an entry she wrote just days before soldiers discovered her and her family, to have them deported to the extermination camp. Nonetheless, her diary has been preserved. Her father Otto Frank, the only family member to survive the Shoah, arranged for the publication of the diary after the war. Directed and choreographed by Ondrej Šoth, the production features Košice Ballet soloists and corps de ballet, with SND Drama Company actress Táňa Pauhoffová in the lead role of Anne Frank.

The production received the DOSKY award for the 2016/2017 in Dance Theatre category.

Suitable for age: 15+


The Košice Ballet is returning to the SND after years. A powerful, inspiring, emotional and true story as captured by the young girl whose fate was sealed in the extermination camp.

85 min. (without intermission)

Production team

Authors Ondrej Šoth, Zuzana Mistríková
Directed and choreographed by Ondej Šoth
Stageplay Ondrej Šoth, Zuzana Mistríková
Set design Jaroslav a Miroslav Daubravovci
Costumes design Ľudmila Várossová
Film by Vasyl Sevastyanov
Starring lead role Táňa Pauhofová



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One category 25 €
Students and seniors 50% (cat. 3 and 4.) Bullk purchases
Family pass 15%
Disabled persons pass 50%