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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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American Repertory Ballet announces new Executive Director

July 16, 2014

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American Repertory Ballet announces new Executive Director   NEW BRUNSWICK and PRINCETON, NJ – American Repertory Ballet has named Vanessa Logan as its new Executive Director. Logan joins ARB from Boston Ballet, where she most recently served as Chief of Staff.   “During the past 5 years Vanessa has made tremendous contributions to Boston Ballet,” […]

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BOSTON BALLET LONDON TOUR, JULY 2013

June 4, 2013

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BOSTON BALLET LONDON TOUR, JULY 2013   Company Debuts 50th Anniversary Performances At The London Coliseum Accompanied by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra   Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced the Company will visit London, 3 – 7 July 2013 for only six performances at the London Coliseum. The date marks the return of Boston Ballet […]

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Artistic Director of The Hong Kong Ballet attends Rural Retreat in the UK

January 9, 2013

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Madeleine Onne, Artistic Director of The Hong Kong Ballet, attends Rural Retreat in the UK <Hong Kong – 9 January 2012> At the beginning of January 2013, The Hong Kong Ballet’s Madeleine Onne was one of 28 Artistic Directors from the world’s foremost dance companies who attended the 10th Rural Retreat for dance leaders. The event, hosted […]

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Helen Pickett Appointed Resident Choreographer for Atlanta Ballet

November 14, 2012

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Helen Pickett Appointed Resident Choreographer for Atlanta Ballet ATLANTA – Impressive. Beautifully lyrical. Stunning. Strange and wonderful concoction. Unconventional. Clever. Whether describing one of her avant-garde works or simply summing up her unique movement style, words and phrases like these flow throughout the reviews of choreographer Helen Pickett. Atlanta Ballet’s Artistic Director John McFall discovered […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 EXPANDED COMPANY ROSTER

August 15, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 EXPANDED COMPANY ROSTER   BOSTON, MA – DATE – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced the 2012-2013 Season roster, featuring 4 new Company members, 12 Boston Ballet II dancers and 9 internal promotions. The  Company and BBII returned to rehearsals at Boston Ballet’s studio headquarters on Monday, July 30 to […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET DANCERS WIN GOLD AT THE BOSTON INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION

June 26, 2012

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET DANCERS WIN GOLD AT THE BOSTON INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION   TWB COMPANY MEMBER BROOKLYN MACK WINS A GOLD MEDAL IN THE MEN’S SENIOR DIVISION WASHINGTON School of BALLET Student, ALBERT GORDON, WINS A GOLD MEDAL IN THE MEN’S JUNIOR DIVISION     WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) announced today that […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER COMPANY TOUR TO FINLAND IN SEPTEMBER 2012 AT THE FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA

May 5, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER COMPANY TOUR TO FINLAND IN SEPTEMBER 2012 AT THE FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA   Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen and Resident Choreographer Jorma Elo, Both of Finland, Join Company for Debut Performances BOSTON, MA – April 16, 2012 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today that the Company will appear in […]

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

April 8, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS THE THIRD ANNUAL NEXT GENERATION PERFORMANCE AT THE BOSTON OPERA HOUSE   Featuring Boston Ballet School Pre-Professional Students and New England Conservatory’s Youth Philharmonic Orchestra   BOSTON, MA – April 6, 2012 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today the programming for the third annual Next Generation performance at The […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS RUDOLF NUREYEV’S VIBRANT MASTERPIECE DON QUIXOTE

April 4, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS RUDOLF NUREYEV’S VIBRANT MASTERPIECE DON QUIXOTE   Boston Ballet’s Spring Season of Dance Continues at The Boston Opera House   BOSTON, MA – April 4, 2012 – Boston Ballet presents Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote, April 26 – May 6, at The Boston Opera House, continuing the 2012 spring season of dance. The […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON INCLUDING THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE NEW NUTCRACKER

March 26, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON INCLUDING THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE NEW NUTCRACKER   Boston Ballet’s thrilling season of dance features The Sleeping Beauty, Coppélia, Balanchine classics, a Jorma Elo world premiere, and an all Kylían program   BOSTON, MA – March 26, 2012 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today the programming for […]

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BOSTON BALLET AND THE MAYOR’S OFFICE PRESENT TWO COMMUNITY PERFORMANCES AT THE STRAND THEATRE

February 28, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET AND THE MAYOR’S OFFICE PRESENT TWO COMMUNITY PERFORMANCES AT THE STRAND THEATRE   Boston Public Schools Students and General Public Invited to See Boston Ballet, BBII, and Boston Ballet School Perform with Students from Boston Ballet’s Education and Community Programs   BOSTON, MA – February 27, 2012 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko […]

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BOSTON BALLET’S CITYDANCE PROGRAM CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY

January 11, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET’S CITYDANCE PROGRAM CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY NATIONALLY-ACCLAIMED EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM HAS REACHED OVER 60,000 BOSTON PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS IN 20 YEAR HISTORY   BOSTON, MA – January 10, 2012 – Boston Ballet’s nationally-acclaimed Citydance program celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year. The ten-week program will take place at Boston Ballet’s 19 Clarendon […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES ROBERT PERDZIOLA AS SET AND COSTUME DESIGNER FOR THE 2012 NUTCRACKER

January 3, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES ROBERT PERDZIOLA AS SET AND COSTUME DESIGNER FOR THE 2012 NUTCRACKER   BOSTON, MA – January 3, 2012 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announces Robert Perdziola as the set and costume designer for the new production of the holiday classic, The Nutcracker, which will debut in November 2012. The new […]

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS JOHN CRANKO’S ROMEO AND JULIET TO LAUNCH THE 2011-2012 SEASON

October 12, 2011

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BOSTON BALLET PRESENTS JOHN CRANKO’S ROMEO AND JULIET TO LAUNCH THE 2011-2012 SEASON The Greatest Love Story of All Time Takes the Stage at The Boston Opera House BOSTON, MA – October 12, 2011 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen’s presents John Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet, November 3-13 at The Boston Opera House. This […]

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BOSTON BALLET LAUNCHES DESIGN IN MOTION IN COLLABORATION WITH SCHOOL OF FASHION DESIGN

September 27, 2011

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BOSTON BALLET LAUNCHES DESIGN IN MOTION IN COLLABORATION WITH SCHOOL OF FASHION DESIGN STUDENT DESIGNERS CREATE BALLET-INSPIRED COUTURE WINNER RECEIVES INTERNSHIP WITH BOSTON BALLET COSTUME SHOP BOSTON, MA – September 26, 2011 – Boston Ballet announced today Design in Motion, a project in collaboration with the School of Fashion Design in Boston, to foster young […]

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PRINCIPAL DANCER LARISSA PONOMARENKO APPOINTED BALLET MASTER WITH BOSTON BALLET

May 23, 2011

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PRINCIPAL DANCER LARISSA PONOMARENKO APPOINTED BALLET MASTER WITH BOSTON BALLET AFTER 18 ILLUSTRIOUS YEARS ON STAGE WITH THE COMPANY BOSTON, MA – May 19, 2011 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today that principal dancer Larissa Ponomarenko has been appointed Ballet Master for Boston Ballet. She has decided to retire from the stage […]

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Live Ballet Class with Boston Ballet tomorrow

April 1, 2011

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  In honor of the launch of Boston Ballet School’s new interactive web presence, for the first time ever, Boston Ballet School will stream a live class on bostonballet.org. Join Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen and Boston Ballet School Director Margaret Tracey online for a live class at Boston Ballet’s 19 Clarendon Street headquarters. […]

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Boston Ballet celebrates Spring with A Midsummer Night’s Dream

March 18, 2011

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BOSTON BALLET CELEBRATES SPRING WITH GEORGE BALANCHINE’S MAGNIFICENT A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM BOSTON, MA – March 18, 2011 – Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen presents Boston Ballet in George Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, April 7 – 17, 2011 at The Boston Opera House. This fanciful masterpiece brings exquisite dancing and Shakespeare’s famous tale to the […]

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Boston Ballet’s 2011-2012 season celebrates Mikko Nissinen’s 10th Anniversary

March 15, 2011

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BOSTON BALLET’S 2011-2012 SEASON CELEBRATES ARTISTIC DIRECTOR MIKKO NISSINEN’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY Boston Ballet’s Thrilling Season of Dance Features Classics, New  Works and Final Season of Current Nutcracker Production BOSTON, MA – March 14, 2011 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today the programming for the 2011-2012 season. Boston Ballet’s 48th season, its third […]

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