Open Houses for Aspiring Black Dancers

Register for a free virtual event today

Soloist Chyrstyn Fentroy rehearsing in the studio. Photo by Brooke Trisolini.

Chyrstyn Fentroy

Photo by Brooke Trisolini

Boston Ballet is proud to host a series of three 2-hour interactive open house mentorship events in partnership with the IABD. These open houses are designed to help young and aspiring African American and dancers of color enter into the professional dance field, get to know us, and feel welcomed into our organization. Explore upcoming virtual events below.

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT | Saturday, May 22 | 11 am – 1 pm EST

Join Soloist Chyrstyn Fentroy for this two-hour interactive event spotlighting a day in the life of a professional dancer. Start with a 45-minute virtual class taught by Chyrstyn. Then get an inside look at a typical Company Class and meet some of the dancers as they warm up for the day. Attendees will take part in an intimate Q&A with the dancers and Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen, then wrap the experience with an inside look at a rehearsal of Helen Pickett's ballet Petal

This event is suitable for ages 15+.

Registration has closed.

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