Boston Ballet in the news

2020-2021 Season

Boston Ballet plans a virtual 'Nutcracker' while aiming to return to the stage by May | The Boston Globe, Sep 15, 2020
Boston Ballet's 'The Nutcracker' leaps onto TV this holiday season | The Patriot Ledger, Sep 15, 2020

2019-2020 Season

My Experience as a Black Ballerina in a World of Implicit Bias | Pointe Magazine, Jun 5, 2020
A quartet of BSO musicians and Boston Ballet dancers create 'White Swan' | The Boston Globe, May 28, 2020
Top Boston Ballet Dancers Share a 'Reverie' to Inspire Creativity During Lockdown | NBC Boston, Apr 26, 2020
Boston Ballet cancels the rest of its spring season | The Boston Globe, Apr 6, 2020
My Life in the Age of COVID: Boston Ballet Principal Dancer Lia Cirio | Boston Magazine, Apr 3, 2020
Boston Ballet to Suspend Rest of Spring Season Due to Coronavirus | NBC Boston, Apr 3, 2020
Boston Ballet announces dancer promotions for the 2020-2021 season | The Boston Globe, Mar 26, 2020
Boston Ballet’s ‘Carmen’ program puts strong women in the spotlight | The Boston Globe, Mar 6, 2020
Boston Ballet has started a ‘rEVOLUTION’ | The Patriot Ledger, Mar 1, 2020
Boston Ballet rises to its ‘rEVOLUTION’ | The Boston Globe, Feb 28, 2020
Icons inspire Boston Ballet dancers to make creative strides | Boston Herald, Feb 28, 2020
Dancing into the revolution — Boston Ballet highlights black dancers in formerly controversial piece | Bay State Banner, Feb 27, 2020
Boston Ballet announces its 57th season, including six world premieres | The Boston Globe, Feb 11, 2020
Globe dance critics’ Top 10 shows for 2019 | The Boston Globe, Dec 19, 2019
Pop songs invaded Boston dance stages in 2019 | The Boston Globe, Dec 19, 2019
Boston Ballet Costume Team Takes Great Pride in Work | NBC Boston, Dec 14, 2019 (video)
Behind the Scenes at the ‘Nutcracker’ Tech Rehearsals | NBC Boston, Dec 12, 2019 (video)
Young Dancers Audition for Coveted Spots in Boston Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’ | NBC Boston, Dec 11, 2019 (video)
These Are the Dance Moments Our Readers Loved the Most This Year | Dance Magazine, Dec 10, 2019
Boston Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ continues to dazzle and charm | Patriot Ledger, Dec 2, 2019
Boston Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ keeps the faith | The Boston Globe, Nov 30, 2019
Boston Ballet puts art and soul into The Nutcracker | Boston Herald, Nov 30, 2019
Mikko Nissinen, Artistic Director of Boston Ballet | National Arts Center Podcast, Nov 15, 2019
The 2019 Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts | The Boston Globe
In 'BB@home: ChoreograpHER,' The Women Of The Boston Ballet Show Ingenuity And Talent | WBUR The ARTery, Oct 25, 2019
Balancing Ballet and Family Life |  NBC 10, Oct 23, 2019 (Video)
Boston Ballet School creates professional ballet academy at Walnut Hill School for the Arts | The Boston Globe, Oct 22, 2019
Former Dance Theatre of Harlem star Chyrstyn Fentroy is leaping up the ranks at Boston Ballet | The Boston Globe, Oct 4, 2019
Boston Ballet Initiative Empowers Women Choreographers | WBZ, Sep 23, 2019 (Video)
Boston Ballet serves up a superb Giselle | The Boston Globe, Sep 20, 2019
Boston Ballet’s classic ‘Giselle’ has a few new ideas up her sleeve | The Patriot Ledger, Sep 20, 2019
Classical simplicity: Boston Ballet’s ‘Giselle’ | Dance Informa, Sep 19, 2019
Boston Ballet Using TB12 Approach | NECN, Sep 10, 2019
Boston Ballet brings on a new roster, a new team | Dance Informa, Sep 2, 2019
Boston Ballet stretches its entrepreneurial muscle |  Boston Business Journal, Jul 31, 2019
Boston Ballet announces its 2019-20 roster | The Boston Globe, Jul 29, 2019
How The Boston Ballet Connects With the Community | Bloomberg Jul 29, 2019

2018-2019 Season

Boston Ballet dances the night away | Harvard Gazette, June 21, 2019
Kathleen Breen Combes on Retiring From Boston Ballet, and Her New Role at Festival Ballet Providence  | Pointe Magazine June 6, 2019
Kathleen Breen Combes bows farewell to Boston Ballet and begins a new act |  Dance Informa, June 2019
From Ballerina to Executive Director: Why Kathleen Breen Combes Wants to Be Behind the Scenes | Dance Magazine, May 29, 2019
Ballet Dance To Debut At Boston Calling Music Festival | WBUR, May 24, 2019
Dance: Boston Ballet dazzles in ‘Cinderella’ and ‘Rhapsody’ | Patriot Ledger, May 18, 2019
A ‘Rhapsody’ of inspiring visions at Boston Ballet | The Boston Globe, May 17, 2019 
The Boston Calling Music Festival Welcomes The Boston Ballet | WGBH, May 17, 2019
12 Best Theatre or Dance Events Over the Summer | New England Magazine, May 16, 2019
Kathleen Breen Combes to retire from Boston Ballet, become executive director of Festival Ballet Providence | The Boston Globe, May 14, 2019 
Boston Ballet captures delight of ‘Cinderella’ | Boston Herald, May 14, 2019 
Making Magic: Inside The Costume Preparations For Boston Ballet’s Cinderella | WBZ, May 13, 2019 
Boston Ballet offers a sweet, sunny ‘Cinderella’ | The Boston Globe, May 11, 2019 
Boston Ballet Debut — 'ELA, Rhapsody in Blue' — Explores Gendered Violence And Female Triumph | WBUR The ARTery, May 10, 2019 
A dancer’s rhapsody for strong women | The Boston Globe, May 9, 2019 
Principal Dancer at Boston Ballet Takes on New Role | NBC Boston, May 7, 2019 
Boston Ballet’s Lia Cirio dons the glass slipper | The Boston Globe, May 2, 2019 
Mikko Nissinen, Boston Ballet artistic director, awarded Finnish knighthood | The Boston Globe, April 22, 2019 
Boston Ballet Just Promoted 7 Dancers | Pointe Magazine, Apr 2, 2019
Muses no more: Ballet's newest choreographers | BBC News, Mar 29, 2019
Meet The ARTery 25 — Millennials Of Color Impacting Boston Arts And Culture | The ARTery, Mar 25, 2019
Boston Ballet’s Derek Dunn, on his toes | The Boston Globe, Mar 14, 2019
William Forsythe: “Isn’t Ballet Delightful?”  | The New York Times, Mar 1, 2019
William Forsythe finds a home base — and collaborative spirit — at Boston Ballet | The Boston Globe Feb 28, 2019
In Boston Ballet season, everything from ‘Giselle’ to a world premiere | The Boston Globe, Feb 26, 2019
Boston Ballet Ball at The Castle raises $1.8 million | The Boston Globe, Feb 6, 2019
The Latest Tango in Boston | The Improper Bostonian
Matthew Slattery: The long road from Cooma to Boston Ballet | Dance Informa
Here's Who Is Playing At Boston Calling This Year | WBUR ARTery Jan 10, 2019
Chyrstyn Fentroy Sparkles As The Snow Queen In 'The Nutcracker' | WBUR Radio Boston
Keytar Bear, Nutcracker Bear Teamed Up in a New Video | Boston Magazine, Dec 18, 2018
Haley Schwan's Untraditional Path From Choreographing at the MTV VMAs to Joining Boston Ballet | Pointe Magazine, Dec 5, 2018
Chyrstyn Mariah Fentroy exudes the magic of Boston Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ | Boston Herald, Dec 1, 2018
‘Nutcracker’ nation: Dancers from 16 countries cast a spell in the holiday classic ballet | Patriot Ledger, Nov 22, 2018
Boston Ballet Aims To Develop Women Choreographers In Male Dominated Art Form | WBUR ARTery, Nov 28, 2018
Conductor embraces the magic of ‘The Nutcracker’ | The Boston Globe, Nov 15, 2018
How a Group of Gay Male Ballet Dancers Is Rethinking Masculinity | The New York Times, Nov 15, 2018
Boston Ballet project aims to lift women choreographers | The Boston Globe
A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Boston Ballet's All-Female Choreographed Program | Pointe Magazine, Oct 26, 2018
What a Boston Ballet dancer had to say about Benintendi’s amazing catch | The Boston Globe, Oct 25, 2018
Everybody Dance Now: Boston-Area Adult Dance Classes | NBC Boston (video), 
2018 Stars of the Corps: Boston Ballet's María Álvarez | Pointe Magazine, Oct 10, 2018
Boston Ballet: Retrospective and Prospective | Critical Dance
Hannah Bettes: The Former Competition Star Is Flying High At Boston Ballet | Pointe Magazine, Sep 21, 2018
39 Dance Performances to See This Fall | The New York Times, Sep 12, 2018
Boston Ballet kicks up its heels in ‘Genius at Play’ | The Boston Globe, Sep 8, 2018
This Season, The Boston Ballet Celebrates The Legacy Of An American Icon | WBUR ARTery, Sep 5, 2018
What Leonard Bernstein Should You Listen To | The New York Times, Aug 23, 2018
Boston Ballet’s Community of Players: Artistic director Mikko Nissinen develops relationships with Jorma Elo, William Forsythe and more | Dance International, Aug 18, 2018
Boston Ballet And BSO Collaborate For First Time To Celebrate Centennial Of Robbins And Bernstein | WBUR ARTery, Aug 16, 2018
Boston Ballet names Mischa Santora its new music director | Boston Globe, Aug 11, 2018
Russian-born principal dancer, Wellesley native join Boston Ballet for new season | Boston Globe, Jul 31, 2018
New documentary highlights difficulties faced by male dancers | NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt aired Sat., July 21 
Boston Ballet School Dancers Brought Degas Paintings to Life | Boston Magazine, Jul 19, 2018


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