Pre-Professional Program

A look inside Boston Ballet School’s Pre-Professional Program.

Pre-Professional Program

The Pre-Professional Program is a rigorous dance education and training program designed to prepare students for a professional career in the ballet industry.
Video by: Ernesto Galan 

The Pre-Professional Program is a rigorous dance education and training program designed to prepare students for a professional career in the ballet industry.
Video by: Ernesto Galan 

Men’s Program

A look inside Boston Ballet School’s Men’s Program.

Men’s Program

The Pre-Professional program consists of separate men’s levels focusing on the aspects of training that are specific to the male dancer. 
Video by Ernesto Galan 

The Pre-Professional program consists of separate men’s levels focusing on the aspects of training that are specific to the male dancer. 
Video by Ernesto Galan 

Children’s Program Experience

Hear from parents and students about their experience with our Children’s Program.

Children’s Program Experience

BBS students and parents discuss their experiences with our Children’s Program and how it shaped not only their dance journey, but their lives.
Video by Ernesto Galan

Jul 31, 2017

BBS students and parents discuss their experiences with our Children’s Program and how it shaped not only their dance journey, but their lives.
Video by Ernesto Galan

Children’s Program Curriculum

The science behind the curriculum.

Children’s Program Curriculum

Luciano Aimar, Head of Boston Ballet School’s Children's Curriculum, discusses how ballet is beneficial to children and the science behind the Children’s Program curriculum. 
Video by Ernesto Galan

Jul 31, 2017

Luciano Aimar, Head of Boston Ballet School’s Children's Curriculum, discusses how ballet is beneficial to children and the science behind the Children’s Program curriculum. 
Video by Ernesto Galan

Classical Ballet

 Comprehensive dance education through ten levels of progressive study.

Classical Ballet

Our students gain a comprehensive dance education through ten levels of progressive study, from Elementary through the Advanced Graduate level.
Video by Ernesto Galan

Our students gain a comprehensive dance education through ten levels of progressive study, from Elementary through the Advanced Graduate level.
Video by Ernesto Galan

Adult Dance

Our continuing education program includes classes, workshops and opportunities for adult students.

Adult Dance

Our continuing education program includes classes, workshops and opportunities for adult students ages 18 and older, from beginner to advanced.
Video by Ernesto Galan

Our continuing education program includes classes, workshops and opportunities for adult students ages 18 and older, from beginner to advanced.
Video by Ernesto Galan

Citydance

Established in 1991, Citydance annually provides up to 3,000 third grade students from more than 130 Boston Public School classrooms with a tuition-free introduction to dance and ballet. 

Citydance

Our approach cultivates an appreciation of movement, enhances cultural awareness, and fosters creativity and self-expression through two distinct phases.
Video by Ernesto Galan

Our approach cultivates an appreciation of movement, enhances cultural awareness, and fosters creativity and self-expression through two distinct phases.
Video by Ernesto Galan

Boston Ballet in the Community

Learn more about Boston Ballet's impact in the community

Boston Ballet in the Community

As part of the ECI on Location program, Boston Ballet partners with organizations like the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston to provide students with greater access to dance education and performance. 
Video by Ernesto Galan

As part of the ECI on Location program, Boston Ballet partners with organizations like the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston to provide students with greater access to dance education and performance. 
Video by Ernesto Galan

Adaptive Dance

Adaptive Dance provides transformative classes to people of all ages with disabilities.

Adaptive Dance

Adaptive Dance provides transformative classes to people of all ages with disabilities. Your gifts help Boston Ballet make dance accessible to everyone.
Video by: Ernesto Galan 

Adaptive Dance provides transformative classes to people of all ages with disabilities. Your gifts help Boston Ballet make dance accessible to everyone.
Video by: Ernesto Galan 

In Rehearsal: Next Generation

Exclusive one-night-only performance

In Rehearsal: Next Generation

Join us June 6 at the Boston Opera House for the ninth annual Next Generation performance featuring students of Boston Ballet School’s Pre-Professional Program in collaboration with the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, with appearances by Boston Ballet II.

This inspirational evening is underwritten by a generous gift from Donna and Michael Egan and ticket sales directly support scholarships and financial aid for Boston Ballet School students.

Video by Ernesto Galan

Join us June 6 at the Boston Opera House for the ninth annual Next Generation performance featuring students of Boston Ballet School’s Pre-Professional Program in collaboration with the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, with appearances by Boston Ballet II.

This inspirational evening is underwritten by a generous gift from Donna and Michael Egan and ticket sales directly support scholarships and financial aid for Boston Ballet School students.

Video by Ernesto Galan

Experience Summer at Boston Ballet School

Discover dance this summer.

Experience Summer at Boston Ballet School

Join us for summer and experience all Boston Ballet School has to offer through a wide range of programs at your choice of three convenient locations.


Video by Ernesto Galan 

Join us for summer and experience all Boston Ballet School has to offer through a wide range of programs at your choice of three convenient locations.


Video by Ernesto Galan 

Boston Ballet School: In Rehearsal with Miranda Weese

Children’s Ballet Master Miranda Weese prepares her students for The Nutcracker

Boston Ballet School: In Rehearsal with Miranda Weese

As a former principal dancer with New York City Ballet, Miranda Weese often performed in The Nutcracker. Now as Children’s Ballet Master at Boston Ballet, she works with talented young students to prepare them for their moment to shine.
Video by Ernesto Galan 

As a former principal dancer with New York City Ballet, Miranda Weese often performed in The Nutcracker. Now as Children’s Ballet Master at Boston Ballet, she works with talented young students to prepare them for their moment to shine.
Video by Ernesto Galan 

Visit Boston Ballet School’s Newton Studio

Tour the new state-of-the-art studio

Visit Boston Ballet School’s Newton Studio

Boston Ballet School’s custom-built Newton Studio is located at 153 Needham Street. It was designed by world-class architecture firm, Gensler, and features seven studios to reflect the growing needs of the community. The new space is inclusive and accessible, offering a variety of classes for students of all ages and abilities. 
Video by Ernesto Galan

Boston Ballet School’s custom-built Newton Studio is located at 153 Needham Street. It was designed by world-class architecture firm, Gensler, and features seven studios to reflect the growing needs of the community. The new space is inclusive and accessible, offering a variety of classes for students of all ages and abilities. 
Video by Ernesto Galan

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