Inside Look: Vestris with Stager Joan Boada

Few dancers have been up to the challenge of Leonid Yakobson’s Vestris since he created it for the legendary Baryshnikov, until now....

Inside Look: Vestris with Stager Joan Boada

Former San Francisco Ballet principal dancer Joan Boada is one of the few who have performed Leonid Yakobson’s Vestris, a demanding solo originally created for Mikhail Baryshnikov. Now as a stager, Boada shares his expertise with Boston Ballet dancers eager for the challenge of mastering and sharing the work with new audiences.

Video by Ernesto Galan

Former San Francisco Ballet principal dancer Joan Boada is one of the few who have performed Leonid Yakobson’s Vestris, a demanding solo originally created for Mikhail Baryshnikov. Now as a stager, Boada shares his expertise with Boston Ballet dancers eager for the challenge of mastering and sharing the work with new audiences.

Video by Ernesto Galan

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