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The National Ballet of Canada | World Ballet Day Returns Tuesday, October 4

September 14, 2016

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: Artists of the Ballet rehearsing Nijinsky for World Ballet Day 2014.

The National Ballet of Canada | World Ballet Day Returns Tuesday, October 4 20 Hours Non-Stop Exclusive Backstage Footage From 5 of the World’s Leading Ballet Companies To be Streamed on Facebook Live for the First Time The Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada and San Francisco Ballet will […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES BOSTON BALLET SCHOOL NEWTON STUDIO EXPANSION AND RELOCATION

September 5, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES BOSTON BALLET SCHOOL NEWTON STUDIO EXPANSION AND RELOCATION   Boston Ballet announces the expansion and relocation of the Boston Ballet School Newton Studio to 153 Needham Street in Newton. The new studio will be located within a new building complex called Newton Nexus. The current location at 863 Washington Street will remain […]

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MIKKO NISSINEN ANNOUNCES 2016–2017 ROSTER OF 71 DANCERS REPRESENTING 18 NATIONALITIES

August 30, 2016

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MIKKO NISSINEN ANNOUNCES 2016–2017 ROSTER OF 71 DANCERS REPRESENTING 18 NATIONALITIES   PRINCIPAL DANCER ERICA CORNEJO TO RETIRE FROM THE COMPANY AT END OF SEASON   Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen has announced the 2016–2017 season roster. A total of 71 dancers make up the Company roster, with 57 in Boston Ballet, the main […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016–2017 BOSTON BALLET II ROSTER

July 21, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016–2017 BOSTON BALLET II ROSTER   NEW PROGRAM FIRST LOOK WILL FEATURE PERFORMANCES BY BBII AND SELECT SUMMER DANCE PROGRAM STUDENTS Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced the 2016–17 season roster for Boston Ballet II (BBII), the second company, which will be comprised of 14 dancers. Both new and returning BBII […]

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BOSTON BALLET REPORTS A RECORD-BREAKING 2015–2016 SEASON

July 6, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET REPORTS A RECORD-BREAKING 2015–2016 SEASON   BEST BOX OFFICE YEAR IN BOSTON BALLET’S HISTORY   DRIVERS OF SUCCESS ROOTED IN BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE     Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen and Executive Director Meredith (Max) Hodges announce the success of the 2015–2016 season, which enjoyed the highest attendance in more than a decade […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016–2017 SEASON PROMOTIONS

May 29, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016–2017 SEASON PROMOTIONS   ANAÏS CHALENDARD AND SEO HYE HAN PROMOTED TO PRINCIPAL   JUNXIONG ZHAO PROMOTED TO SOLOIST   CORINA GILL PROMOTED TO SECOND SOLOIST   SAMIVEL EVANS AND DESEAN TABER PROMOTED TO CORPS DE BALLET FROM BOSTON BALLET II     Mikko Nissinen, Artistic Director of Boston Ballet, has announced […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP WITH WILLIAM FORSYTHE

May 5, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP WITH WILLIAM FORSYTHE   Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen is honored to announce a five-year partnership with internationally-renowned choreographer William Forsythe. The Company will add one new William Forsythe work to its repertoire each year, in addition to also presenting reprised works from the Company’s current repertoire. Nissinen and Forsythe […]

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BOSTON BALLET SCHOOL PRESENTS THE ANNUAL NEXT GENERATION PERFORMANCE AT THE BOSTON OPERA HOUSE

May 3, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET SCHOOL PRESENTS THE ANNUAL NEXT GENERATION PERFORMANCE AT THE BOSTON OPERA HOUSE   Boston Ballet continues its 52nd season with its annual Next Generation performance at the Boston Opera House. The program features the Pre-Professional Program students from Boston Ballet School (BBS). The performance will also include dancers from Boston Ballet’s second company […]

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BOSTON BALLET AND THE ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCE FIRST CO-PRODUCTION

May 2, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET AND THE ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCE FIRST CO-PRODUCTION WITH WAYNE MCGREGOR’S OBSIDIAN TEAR WORLD PREMIERE IN LONDON MAY 28, 2016 AND U.S. PREMIERE IN BOSTON BALLET’S 2017–2018 SEASON   Boston Ballet and The Royal Ballet have announced their first co-production, Obsidian Tear, choreographed by The Royal Ballet Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor. Obsidian Tear, inspired […]

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BOSTON BALLET REPRISES MIKKO NISSINEN’S SWAN LAKE

April 13, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET REPRISES MIKKO NISSINEN’S SWAN LAKE AFTER A RECORD-BREAKING PREMIERE IN 2014 COMPANY WELCOMES GUEST ARTIST GONZALO GARCIA OF NEW YORK CITY BALLET ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE ADDED: MAY 25   Boston Ballet’s spring season kicks off with Mikko Nissinen’s Swan Lake, back by popular demand after a record-breaking world premiere in October 2014. Described by […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS AN EVENING OF DANCE AT THE STRAND THEATRE

March 30, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS AN EVENING OF DANCE AT THE STRAND THEATRE   THE 7TH ANNUAL EVENT ENCOURAGES COMMUNITY TO DISCOVER THE POWER OF DANCE   Boston Ballet, in partnership with the City of Boston and Boston Public Schools, will present two performances at Dorchester’s Strand Theatre on Friday, April 8, 2016. This annual showcase includes an […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016–2017 SEASON

February 18, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2016–2017 SEASON FIRST NORTH AMERICAN COMPANY TO PERFORM WILLIAM FORSYTHE’S ARTIFACT INCLUDES THE NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE OF IVAN LIŠKA’S LE CORSAIRE AND A WORLD PREMIERE BY JORMA ELO February 17, 2016 (BOSTON, MA)—Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announces the programming for the 2016–2017 season at the Boston Opera House, to begin […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS JOHN CRANKO’S ONEGIN

February 3, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS JOHN CRANKO’S ONEGIN POIGNANT LOVE STORY RETURNS TO BOSTON BALLET AFTER 14 YEARS Boston Ballet’s 52nd season continues with John Cranko’s emotionally evocative love story Onegin. Returning to Boston Ballet after fourteen years, this passionate tale of unrequited love is based on Russian poet Alexander Pushkin’s popular 19th century verse-novel. With all […]

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BOSTON BALLET ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES MID-SEASON PROMOTIONS IN THE COMPANY

January 21, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES MID-SEASON PROMOTIONS IN THE COMPANY   PAUL CRAIG AND IRLAN SILVA PROMOTED TO SOLOIST   ALEXANDER MARYIANOWSKI PROMOTED TO CORPS DE BALLET   January 19, 2016—(Boston, MA) Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen has announced three promotions from within the Company: Paul Craig (USA) and Irlan Silva (Brazil) have been […]

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FORMER BOSTON BALLET PRINCIPAL DANCER JEFFREY CIRIO TO JOIN FOR SELECT PERFORMANCES OF MIKKO NISSINEN’S THE NUTCRACKER

December 20, 2015

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FORMER BOSTON BALLET PRINCIPAL DANCER JEFFREY CIRIO TO JOIN FOR SELECT PERFORMANCES OF MIKKO NISSINEN’S THE NUTCRACKER   Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen welcomes Jeffrey Cirio, former Boston Ballet Principal Dancer, back to the Boston Opera House Stage for select performances of The Nutcracker. Cirio will join the cast of Company dancers for performances […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS MIKKO NISSINEN’S THE NUTCRACKER

November 18, 2015

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS MIKKO NISSINEN’S THE NUTCRACKER   FEATURING NEW LIGHTING DESIGN BY MIKKI KUNTTU   Delighting audiences of all ages with a sense of youthful imagination, Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker returns to the Boston Opera House from November 27–December 31, 2015. “Year after year, this cherished production never fails to inspire audiences—whether they’re seeing it […]

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HOUSTON BALLET INVITED TO PERFORM AT NEW YORK CITY’S FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL OCTOBER 6-7, 2015

October 2, 2015

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HOUSTON BALLET INVITED TO PERFORM AT NEW YORK CITY’S FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL OCTOBER 6-7, 2015   Company To Perform Stanton Welch’s Maninyas Houston, Texas – Houston Ballet returns to New York to perform Artistic Director Stanton Welch’s Maninyas at the 12th annual Fall for Dance Festival. The company will give two performances of Maninyas […]

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BOSTON BALLET TO HONOR ARTISTIC LEGACY OF CHOREOGRAPHER LEONID YAKOBSON

September 12, 2015

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BOSTON BALLET TO HONOR ARTISTIC LEGACY OF CHOREOGRAPHER LEONID YAKOBSON   WORKS TO BE PERFORMED AT THREE VENUES THROUGHOUT THE 2015-2016 SEASON: BB@HOME, FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL, AND BOSTON OPERA HOUSE   Boston, MA – Boston Ballet announces three performances to honor the legacy of Leonid Yakobson as an innovative and progressive artist. An unsung […]

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BOSTON BALLET ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES 2015-2016 SEASON ROSTER

August 11, 2015

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BOSTON BALLET ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES 2015-2016 SEASON ROSTER   A DIVERSE ENSEMBLE OF 68 DANCERS REPRESENTING 20 NATIONALITIES   6 PROMOTIONS AND 11 NEW DANCERS   PETER STARK JOINS AS ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF BOSTON BALLET II   Boston, MA—Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen has announced the 2015-2016 season roster, featuring 11 new dancers and […]

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TICKETS FOR SCOTTISH BALLET’S SWAN LAKE TO GO ON SALE

June 20, 2015

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Sophie Martin for David Dawson’s brand new Swan Lake. Photograph by David Eustace.

TICKETS FOR SCOTTISH BALLET’S SWAN LAKE TO GO ON SALE   Tickets are going on sale for Scottish Ballet’s new visionary production of Swan Lake, which receives its world premiere in spring 2016. Created by the award-winning choreographer David Dawson, this imaginative re-telling of the iconic story will be performed for audiences in Glasgow, Edinburgh, […]

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