Welcome to Boston Ballet School

The Official School of Boston Ballet

Through the vision of Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen and under the leadership of Boston Ballet School Director Margaret Tracey, we inspire, develop and sustain a love of dance in every student. While excellence in ballet training is crucial to our mission, we believe that our job as arts educators goes well beyond technique. Our philosophy and curriculum support the development of the whole student within a nurturing, educational environment. The breadth and depth of the education we provide, coupled with the expertise and support of our faculty and connection to a world-class company, makes it possible for us to offer unparalleled ballet training and dance education programs of the highest quality for a wide range of students.

What we offer:

Pre-Professional training – For the next generation of professional ballet dancers, ages 14-18, by audition only.
Classical Ballet Program – Comprehensive dance education with a 10-level ballet curriculum for ages 8-18.
Children’s Program – Designed with a progressive, age-appropriate dance and movement curriculum
for toddlers to age 7.
Continuing Dance Education for Adults – A variety of open ballet classes, workshops and lectures, and enrichment classes for adults 16+.
Adaptive Dance – a creative movement curriculum for individuals with disabilities ages 2-adult.

Where it’s offered:

We provide dance education and ballet training for over 5,000 students annually through our three state-of-the-art studio locations at:

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Photo credit: Igor Burlak Photography

In partnership with

We celebrate diversity while fostering a team spirit.

Mikko Nissinen, Artistic Director