Celebrate the Holidays

with Boston Ballet School

Image with a teacher and four young female assistants in long bright colored tutus telling a story to a group of young children and the Nutcracker Bear

Photo credit: Igor Burlak Photography

Celebrate the holidays with Boston Ballet School at special events in the North Shore and Newton areas. Join us for exciting events full of holiday cheer and family-friendly activities!

Family Events

North Shore Holiday Open House

Friday, December 6 • 5 pm
Boston Ballet School North Shore Studio
40 Leggs Hill Road, Marblehead

Kick off the holiday season at our North Shore Studio on Friday, Dec 6! Join us before the Marblehead Christmas Walk for free refreshments and fun-filled activities, including a story hour, student performances, and photos with The Nutcracker bear!

The Nutcracker Story Hour

Saturday, December 14 • 2:30–3:30 pm
153 Needham Street, Newton
This event has reached capacity and we will be unable to accept walk-ins.

 In this interactive story hour, children and families will hear the story of The Nutcracker, participate in a movement experience led by expert faculty, and take a photo with The Nutcracker bear!


We also invite you to stop by the following events where upper level students from Boston Ballet School will be performing!

The Nutcracker Story Hour

Wednesday, December 11 • 10:30 am
Peabody Essex Museum
161 Essex Street, Salem

Pingree School Nutcracker Performance

Friday, December 13 • 6:30 pm
Pingree Theatre
537 Highland Street, South Hamilton

Repertory Dance Ensemble Presents: Faculty Showcase

Saturday, December 14 • 2 pm
Endicott College, Manninen Center for the Arts
376 Hale Street, Beverly

New Philharmonia Family Concert

Sunday, December 15 • 3 pm
Newton First Baptist Church
848 Beacon Street, Newton


Our artist/athletes are always pushing themselves to the edge. That passion and energy is what makes watching them so exhilarating.

Mikko Nissinen, Artistic Director