A Day in the Life: Corina Gill

Follow Second Soloist Corina Gill and see what it takes to train as a Boston Ballet dancer.

A Day in the Life: Corina Gill

Follow Second Soloist Corina Gill and see what it takes to train as a Boston Ballet dancer.
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Video by Ian Travis Bernard

Oct 25, 2015

Follow Second Soloist Corina Gill and see what it takes to train as a Boston Ballet dancer.
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Video by Ian Travis Bernard

On Stage: The Nutcracker

See the magic on stage and make memories with the ones you love

On Stage: The Nutcracker

An annual holiday tradition The Nutcracker captures the imagination and transports you to a world of magic.
Video by Ernesto Galan

An annual holiday tradition The Nutcracker captures the imagination and transports you to a world of magic.
Video by Ernesto Galan

Paulo Arrais

Meet Principal Dancer Paulo Arrais
 

Paulo Arrais

Boston Ballet Principal Dancer Paulo Arrais talks about what ballet and dancing in Boston means to him.
Video by Ernesto Galan
 

Boston Ballet Principal Dancer Paulo Arrais talks about what ballet and dancing in Boston means to him.
Video by Ernesto Galan
 

The 2017-2018 Season

A season of works by the world's most acclaimed choreographers past and present.  

The 2017-2018 Season

Thrill to works by the world's most acclaimed choreographers past and present.  
Video by: Ernesto Galan
(Footage courtesy of Boston Ballet, The Royal Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, and Pacific Northwest Ballet)

Thrill to works by the world's most acclaimed choreographers past and present.  
Video by: Ernesto Galan
(Footage courtesy of Boston Ballet, The Royal Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, and Pacific Northwest Ballet)

On stage: Kylián/Wings of Wax

“...visually provocative and outright entertaining.”

On stage: Kylián/Wings of Wax

The Improper Bostonian describes Kylián/Wings of Wax as “...visually provocative and outright entertaining.” Watch the trailer and see what all the buzz is about. Join us at the Boston Opera House, now through Apr 2. Video by Ernesto Galan

The Improper Bostonian describes Kylián/Wings of Wax as “...visually provocative and outright entertaining.” Watch the trailer and see what all the buzz is about. Join us at the Boston Opera House, now through Apr 2. Video by Ernesto Galan

On stage: Boston Ballet Presents Robbins/The Concert

Catch a glimpse of opening night 2017...

On stage: Boston Ballet Presents Robbins/The Concert

Watch this video to catch a glimpse of opening night of the 2016-2017 season finale Robbins/The Concert. 
Video by Ernesto Galan 

Watch this video to catch a glimpse of opening night of the 2016-2017 season finale Robbins/The Concert. 
Video by Ernesto Galan 

Onstage: Boston Ballet presents Parts In Suite

Watch the trailer for Parts In Suite. 

Onstage: Boston Ballet presents Parts In Suite

Watch the trailer for Boston Ballet’s Parts In Suite, featuring works by three lauded choreographers. Justin Peck’s In Creases brings intricate geometries to life on stage, William Forsythe’s Pas/Parts 2018 is an invention on boundless energy and non-stop dance, and Jorma Elo’s Bach Cello Suites is at once spacious and intimate.  

Video by Ernesto Galan

Watch the trailer for Boston Ballet’s Parts In Suite, featuring works by three lauded choreographers. Justin Peck’s In Creases brings intricate geometries to life on stage, William Forsythe’s Pas/Parts 2018 is an invention on boundless energy and non-stop dance, and Jorma Elo’s Bach Cello Suites is at once spacious and intimate.  

Video by Ernesto Galan

Onstage: Boston Ballet presents Cinderella

Watch the trailer for Cinderella

Onstage: Boston Ballet presents Cinderella

The timeless story of a young woman overcoming hardship (and a lost slipper) to find her true love is sure to set your heart soaring.

Video by Ernesto Galan 

The timeless story of a young woman overcoming hardship (and a lost slipper) to find her true love is sure to set your heart soaring.

Video by Ernesto Galan 

Onstage: Boston Ballet Presents Classic Balanchine

Watch the trailer for Classic Balanchine, featuring three highlights of George Balanchine’s storied and prolific career. 

Onstage: Boston Ballet Presents Classic Balanchine

Watch the trailer for Classic Balanchine, and explore George Balanchine’s enduring legacy with three distinct career highlights. Drawing inspiration from biblical stories (Prodigal Son) to his personal relationship with great composers (Stravinsky Violin Concerto) to ballet’s origins in opera (Chaconne), each of his ballets conjures a unique and riveting world.

Video by Ernesto Galan 

Watch the trailer for Classic Balanchine, and explore George Balanchine’s enduring legacy with three distinct career highlights. Drawing inspiration from biblical stories (Prodigal Son) to his personal relationship with great composers (Stravinsky Violin Concerto) to ballet’s origins in opera (Chaconne), each of his ballets conjures a unique and riveting world.

Video by Ernesto Galan 

Onstage: Boston Ballet Presents La Sylphide

Watch an exciting preview of Bournonville’s La Sylphide paired with highlights from his best-loved works. 

Onstage: Boston Ballet Presents La Sylphide

Get an exciting, on-stage preview of August Bournonville’s romantic masterpiece La Sylphide paired with Bournonville Divertissements, a series of highlights from the choreographer’s many beloved but rarely performed works.

Video by Ernesto Galan

Get an exciting, on-stage preview of August Bournonville’s romantic masterpiece La Sylphide paired with Bournonville Divertissements, a series of highlights from the choreographer’s many beloved but rarely performed works.

Video by Ernesto Galan

Onstage: Boston Ballet Presents Genius at Play

Watch the trailer for Genius at Play, celebrating 100 years of ballet and Broadway legend Jerome Robbins.

Onstage: Boston Ballet Presents Genius at Play

Catch a thrilling on-stage preview of Genius at Play. This playful program celebrates the centennial of legendary ballet and Broadway choreographer Jerome Robbins with three of his greatest hits: Fancy FreeInterplay, and Glass Pieces.

Video by Ernesto Galan

Catch a thrilling on-stage preview of Genius at Play. This playful program celebrates the centennial of legendary ballet and Broadway choreographer Jerome Robbins with three of his greatest hits: Fancy FreeInterplay, and Glass Pieces.

Video by Ernesto Galan

Mischa Santora

Meet Music Director Mischa Santora

Mischa Santora

Get to know Music Director Mischa Santora and discover how together with Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen, he plans to further Boston Ballet’s commitment to live music.

Video by Ernesto Galan

Get to know Music Director Mischa Santora and discover how together with Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen, he plans to further Boston Ballet’s commitment to live music.

Video by Ernesto Galan

On stage: Full on Forsythe

Preview a daring and joyful program that fuses classic ballet and pop music, by the ever-inventive choreographer William Forsythe. 

On stage: Full on Forsythe

Full on Forsythe features the newest works by William Forsythe, widely considered one of the most important choreographers working today. Get an exciting, on-stage look at the event that will have everyone talking.

Video by Ernesto Galan

Full on Forsythe features the newest works by William Forsythe, widely considered one of the most important choreographers working today. Get an exciting, on-stage look at the event that will have everyone talking.

Video by Ernesto Galan

Spotlight: Move Beyond the Ordinary

Discover the inspiration behind the 2019-2020 season.

Spotlight: Move Beyond the Ordinary

Get inspired to move beyond the ordinary and add an element of the unexpected to everyday life. Go behind the scenes for an exclusive look at the vision behind the 2019-2020 season, brought to brilliant life in collaboration with award-winning costume designer and choreographer Stephen Galloway.

Video by Ernesto Galan

Get inspired to move beyond the ordinary and add an element of the unexpected to everyday life. Go behind the scenes for an exclusive look at the vision behind the 2019-2020 season, brought to brilliant life in collaboration with award-winning costume designer and choreographer Stephen Galloway.

Video by Ernesto Galan

Spotlight: Children at the ballet

A visit to the ballet opens up a world of imagination.

Spotlight: Children at the ballet

Attending the ballet gives the youngest fans among us the opportunity to explore different cultures and expand their already active imaginations. Discover what a visit to the theater looks like through the eyes of a child. 

Video and animation by Erin Barry

Erin Barry is a senior at Wellesley High School and enjoys drawing and painting in her free time. She started animating during her junior year with a project called "Riley" (after her dog) which received an honorable mention in the animation category of the Scholastic Art Awards. Since then, she has fallen in love with animating, and was honored to do this project with Boston Ballet.

Attending the ballet gives the youngest fans among us the opportunity to explore different cultures and expand their already active imaginations. Discover what a visit to the theater looks like through the eyes of a child. 

Video and animation by Erin Barry

Erin Barry is a senior at Wellesley High School and enjoys drawing and painting in her free time. She started animating during her junior year with a project called "Riley" (after her dog) which received an honorable mention in the animation category of the Scholastic Art Awards. Since then, she has fallen in love with animating, and was honored to do this project with Boston Ballet.

On stage: Boston Ballet presents Rhapsody

Watch the trailer for Rhapsody, a program bursting with rarely-seen works and poignant premieres.

On stage: Boston Ballet presents Rhapsody

Catch a thrilling on-stage preview of Rhapsody. This dynamic program includes an emotional trio of short works by Soviet-era choreographer Leonid Yakobson, a brilliant masterpiece by George Balanchine, and a thought-provoking world premiere by Principal Dancer Paulo Arrais.

Video by Ernesto Galan

Catch a thrilling on-stage preview of Rhapsody. This dynamic program includes an emotional trio of short works by Soviet-era choreographer Leonid Yakobson, a brilliant masterpiece by George Balanchine, and a thought-provoking world premiere by Principal Dancer Paulo Arrais.

Video by Ernesto Galan

On stage: Giselle

Watch the trailer for Giselle

On stage: Giselle

This haunting tale of love, betrayal, and forgiveness is hailed as the crowning achievement of the Romantic era.

Video by Ernesto Galan 

This haunting tale of love, betrayal, and forgiveness is hailed as the crowning achievement of the Romantic era.

Video by Ernesto Galan 

Capturing the Essence of Ballet Students

To capture the diversity of the student body, Boston Ballet School enlisted the help of artist Andrea Selby

Capturing the Essence of Ballet Students

“We wanted images that would transcend race, gender, age, everything, and represent the joy of dancing, the visceral experience of being a part of Boston Ballet School.” –Margaret Tracey, Director of Boston Ballet School     

Video by Ernesto Galan

“We wanted images that would transcend race, gender, age, everything, and represent the joy of dancing, the visceral experience of being a part of Boston Ballet School.” –Margaret Tracey, Director of Boston Ballet School     

Video by Ernesto Galan

Spotlight: Teaching Robots to Dance

Go behind the scenes of a new collaboration between Boston Ballet and MIT. 

Spotlight: Teaching Robots to Dance

What happens when dance and technology intertwine? Find out in MIT’s Interactive Robotics Lab, where Boston Ballet dancers are helping take machine learning to a whole new level. This forward-thinking team is working to teach the art of improvisation to...robots. See how the art-science connection supports innovation by using everyday tools from dance to inform emerging technologies. 

Video by Ernesto Galan

What happens when dance and technology intertwine? Find out in MIT’s Interactive Robotics Lab, where Boston Ballet dancers are helping take machine learning to a whole new level. This forward-thinking team is working to teach the art of improvisation to...robots. See how the art-science connection supports innovation by using everyday tools from dance to inform emerging technologies.