Boston Ballet in the news

2018-2019 Season

Muses no more: Ballet's newest choreographers | BBC News, Mar 29, 2019
Boston Ballet Just Promoted 7 Dancers | Pointe Magazine, Apr 2, 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

2017-2018 Season

Review: The New York Philharmonic Gets Audacious, With Ease | The New York Times, Jun 10, 2018
‘Next Generation’ showcases Boston Ballet’s rising stars in dance, choreography | The Patriot Ledger, Jun 7, 2018
What Pride Week Means to Boston Ballet Principal Dancer | NBC Boston, aired Jun 7, 2018
Boston Ballet has the measure of Bournonville in ‘La Sylphide’ | The Boston Globe, May 25, 2018
Putting their best feet forward for Jerome Robbins, America’s dance ‘genius’ | The Boston Globe, May 18, 2018
Boston Ballet shines in ‘Classic Balanchine’ | The Boston Globe, May 18, 2018
I Love My Job: Boston Ballet Principal Dancer Lia Cirio | Boston Magazine, May 17, 2018
Boston Ballet’s John Lam is set to soar in dances from Balanchine to Bournonville | The Boston Globe, May 10, 2018
Boston Ballet’s Misa Kuranaga on Her Favorite Role and How She Stays Motivated in the Studio | Pointe Magazine, Mar 23, 2018
Boston Ballet announces Paris Tour | The Boston Globe, Mar 20, 2018
Boston Ballet elevates Cranko’s ‘Romeo & Juliet’ | The Boston Globe, Mar 16, 2018
From Brazil with Love: an interview with Paulo Arrais | Critical Dance, Mar 14, 2018
3 World-Class Choreographers Convene For Boston Ballet’s ‘Parts In Suite’ | The Artery, Mar 6, 2018
Boston Ballet’s Addie Tapp on Dream Roles and Dance Role Models | Dance Spirit, Mar 5, 2018
What It’s Really Like to Be a Principal Dancer in a Ballet Company | Dance Spirit, Mar 2, 2018
Boston Ballet: Unforgettable Date Nights with Cutting-Edge Performances Pushing the Boundaries of Dance | Dating Advice, Feb 21, 2018
A Forsythe premiere and centennial salute highlight Boston Ballet’s season | The Boston Globe, Feb 7, 2018
The Black Belt Ballet Dancer |  Great Big Story,  Feb 7, 2018
Fleet and fast-rising, a choreographer arrives in Boston | The Boston Globe, Jan 25, 2018
Cupcakes & Conversation with Jessica Burrows, Artist, Boston Ballet | Ballet News, Jan 25, 2018
Studio Style | Boston Ballet School Newton Studio | Dance Studio Life, Jan 13, 2018
Adaptive Dance Program at Boston Ballet | NECN, Dec 27, 2017
This year, dance said yes to just about everything | The Boston Globe, Dec 15, 2017
Top 10 dance performances of 2017 | The Boston Globe, Dec 15, 2017
Dance: A former ‘Nutcracker’ principal has a new role—mentor | The Boston Globe, Nov 18, 2017
8 Companies Offering Performances of ‘The Nutcracker’ for Special Needs Audience Members | Pointe Magazine, Nov 17, 2017
Boston Ballet’s Junxiong Zhao dances to his own beat | Sampan, Nov 17, 2017
How Much Flexibility is Too Much? | Dance Teacher Magazine, Nov 13, 2017
Doctor For Boston Professional Sports Teams Now Treating Boston Ballet | CBS Boston, Nov 8, 2017
Boston Ballet presents Obsidian Tear and Fifth Symphony of Jean Sibelius | Bachtrack, Nov 6, 2017
Boston Ballet opens season with tantalizing program | The Patriot Ledger, Nov 5, 2017
Nothing Easy About Choreographing A Sibelius Symphony For Boston Ballet | The Huffington Post, Nov 2, 2017
Catching Up With Derek Dunn: How the Former Houston Ballet Soloist Is Finding His Groove at Boston Ballet | Pointe Magazine, Oct 31, 2017
Jorma Elo Debuts A New Work That Celebrates His Finnish Culture With The Boston Ballet | The ARTery, Oct 30, 2017
Boston Ballet Dancers Take on Choreography in BB@Home | The ARTery, Oct 3, 2017
Step Into These Fall Dance Performances | The Improper Bostonian, Sep 15, 2017
‘Wicked smart’ choreographer brings speed, style to Boston | The Boston Globe, Sep 8, 2017
10 Ways to Keep Students Engaged at the Barre | Dance Teacher Magazine, Sep 8, 2017
If You Like Great Choreographers, You’ll Love Boston Ballet’s New Season | The Huffington Post, Aug 31, 2017
At the Ballet: How Mikko Nissinen Keeps Boston Ballet on its Toes | The Huffington Post, Aug 31, 2017
Somerville Teen Makes Balletic Leap | The Boston Globe, Aug 27, 2017
17-Year-Old Is Boston Ballet’s Rising Star NBC Boston / NECN, Aug, 25, 2017
Boston Ballet roster includes new soloist | The Boston Globe, Aug 14, 2017
Boston Ballet's 'Nutcracker' Bear gets a ride on The Z | The Boston Globe, July 11, 2017

2017-2018 General Interest 

Landmark Boston Ballet Program Brings Dance to All | BayState Parent, Oct 2, 2017
Boston Ballet School Lays Foundation for Radical Inclusivity | The Huffington Post, Sep 27, 2017 
Northeastern Joins MLB to Help Educate Minor Leaguers | NBC Boston, Sep 21, 2017
Boston Ballet School to Host Newton Grand Opening, Sept. 6th | Boston Dance Journal, Aug 30, 2017

2016-2017 Season 

‘The Sleeping Beauty’: Royalist Ballet or Harmonious Ideal?​ | The New York Times, June 23, 2017
At ‘The Concert,’ Boston Ballet Goes For Comedy, High And Low | The Huffington Post, May 19, 2017
Arts This Week: 'The Bridges of Madison County,' 'Robbins / The Concert,' 'GREECE,' 'Peerless' | WGBH, May 11, 2017
Something for Everyone in Boston Ballet's "The Concert' | The Improper Bostonian, May 10, 2017
Review: Versatility and personality on display in Boston Ballet’s ‘Concert’ | The Patriot Ledger, May 7, 2017
Boston Ballet offers wit and whimsy in its season finale​ | The Boston Globe, May 7, 2017
"Boston Ballet’s Seo Hye Han – Living Her Dream" | Hufington Post, May 1, 2017
"Sleeping Beauty as sumptuous as ever" | The Boston Globe, Apr 30, 2017
"Review: Boston Ballet stages an enchanting 'Sleeping Beauty'" | The Patriot Ledger, Apr 30, 2017
‘Sleeping Beauty’ is the ultimate fairy-tale ballet | The Patriot Ledger, Apr 24, 2017
"Behind the Scenes at Boston Ballet's Sleeping Beauty Costume Shop" | Boston Magazine, Apr 21, 2017
Boston Ballet Releases Video in Support of NEA | Boston Magazine, Apr 20, 2017
Boston Ballet Dancer Produces Video Supporting NEA | Boston Dance Journal, Apr 19, 2017
"For Erica Cornejo, a spellbinding ballet career" | The Boston Globe, Apr 14, 2017
Dance: Boston Ballet | WCVB Chronicle, Apr 17, 2017
Review: Boston Ballet Takes Flight in Trio Kylian/Wings of Wax | The Improper Bostonian, Mar 27, 2017
Dance: Boston Ballet shows its diversity with triple bill | The Patriot Ledger, Mar 26, 2017
Boston Ballet flies high, spreads wings in smart program | The Boston Globe, Mar 24, 2017
Dance: Boston Ballet makes successful leap with Forsythe’s ‘Artifact’ | The Patriot Ledger, Feb 27, 2017
Boston Ballet looks sharp in Forsythe’s ‘Artifact’ | The Boston Globe, Feb 24, 2017
In Reshaping An Early Masterpiece, Choreographer William Forsythe Keeps Ballet On Its Toes | WBUR, Feb 24, 2017
Boston Ballet Takes On William Forsythe’s ‘Artifact’ | The New York Times, Feb 23, 2017
Ballet's Michael Jordan comes to Boston | The Huffington Post , Feb 22, 2017
Forsythe’s Artifact—Then and Now: “It Makes You Think For Days” | Dance Magazine, Feb 22, 2017
Boston Ballet Kicks Off 5-Year Forsythe Partnership With 'Artifact' | ARTery, Feb 20, 2017
Boston Ballet's Artifact | Open Studio with Jared Bowen, Feb 17, 2017
Forsythe’s Full-Length Masterpiece Makes North American Debut At Boston Ballet | Pointe Magazine, Feb 17, 2017
Boston Ballet to offer wide-ranging 2017-2018 season | The Boston Globe, Feb 6, 2017
Star choreographer William Forsythe brings ‘Artifact’ to Boston Ballet | The Boston Globe, Jan 27, 2017
Backstage at Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker | The Huffington Post, Dec 11, 2016
Boston Ballet on what The Nutcracker means to them | The ARTery, Dec 9, 2016
First look: Boston Ballet School's explanded studio at former TripAdvisor HQ | Boston Business Journal, Dec 9, 2016
Boston Ballet breaks ground on its new studio | The Boston Globe, Dec 9, 2016
Arts this week | WGBH News, Nov 3, 2016 (Le Corsaire segment starts at minute 6:30)
Boston Ballet Shines Opening Night with Le Corsaire and Celebrates at the Ritz Carlton | Haute Living, Nov 2, 2016
Trophy Games at the Boston Ballet | The Arts Fuse, Nov 1, 2016
Boston Ballet Sets Sail with 'Le Corsaire' | The Boston Globe, Oct 31, 2016
Pirates and Pageantry - 3 Gorgeous Generations of Boston Ballet Dancers in 'Le Corsaire' | The ARTery, Oct 31, 2016
'Corsaire' as charming season opener for Boston Ballet | New Boston Post, Oct 31, 2016 
...Scintillating dance in Le Corsaire | The Patriot Ledger, Oct 30, 2016
Boston Ballet Dancers Prepare for the Season Premiere of Le Corsaire | NECN, Oct 28, 2016 
2016 Princess Grace Award Winners Announced | Dance Informa, Oct 23, 2016
Boston Ballet School’s Tiny Dancers to Perform in Le Corsaire | CBS Boston, Oct 21, 2016
Pirates Take Over Boston | The Huffington Post, Oct 21, 2016
Reviving Petipa: Boston Ballet stages a legend | New Boston Post, Oct 20, 2016
Pianos Return to Boston’s Streets | NECN, Sep 30, 2016
Striking a Chord! Bostonians embrace pop-up painted pianos | Associated Press, Sep 28, 2016
Fill Up Your Fall Dance Card | Improper Bostonian, Sep 16, 2016
Boston Ballet presents a 'Corsaire' for the Modern Day | The Boston Globe, Sep 9, 2016
New arrivals, promotions, and a key retirement at Boston Ballet | The Boston Globe, Aug 29, 2016

2015-2016 Season 

Inside Boston Ballet's record-smashing season | The Boston Globe, July 4, 2016
Boston Ballet Partners with William Forsythe | The New York Times, May 4, 2016
Boston Ballet joins forces with Forsythe | The Boston Globe, May 4, 2016
Boston Ballet and Forsythe Team Up | Dance Magazine, May 4, 2016
Behind the Ballet: What it Takes to Make Swan Lake | WBZ4, May 4, 2016

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