Is Boston Ballet prestigious?

OF PRESTIGIOUS PRIX DE LAUSANNE – September 6, 2016 (BOSTON, MA)—Boston Ballet School (BBS) has been recognized as an official Partner School of the prestigious Prix de Lausanne.

Is the Boston Ballet good?

Boston Ballet’s partnership with William Forsythe, one of the most respected choreographers in America, has been a huge boon for the company. The performances this season have been exceptionally crisp, disciplined, and emotive – everything you want in a ballet company.

What style of ballet is Boston Ballet?

The Boston Ballet is an American professional classical ballet company based in Boston, Massachusetts.

What do you wear to the Boston Ballet?

There is no dress code—please wear whatever you like. Many patrons come straight from work and wear business casual attire, while others attend in jeans. It’s your night so please wear what makes you happy and enjoy the performance.

Who runs the Boston Ballet?

Mikko Nissinen was appointed Artistic Director of Boston Ballet and Boston Ballet School in 2001. Born in Helsinki, Nissinen began his dance training at age ten with The Finnish National Ballet School, and launched his professional dance career at age 15 with The Finnish National Ballet.

How long is the Boston Ballet?

Tickets start at $35. For more information, visit or call 617.695. 6955. The Nutcracker performance length is approximately 2 hours including one intermission.

What is Boston Ballet II?

Under direction of Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen, Boston Ballet II (BBII) features classically trained young dancers as they begin their professional performing careers. This two-year program bridges the divide between training and professional careers with major dance companies.

Where does Boston Ballet perform?

We perform in the historic, 2,500-seat Boston Opera House and reside offstage in a state-of-the-art facility headquartered in Boston’s South End.

Who founded the Boston Ballet?

Virginia Williams founded Boston Ballet in 1963, making it the first professional ballet company in New England.

Where do you park for the Boston Ballet?

Parking: Limited on-street visitor parking is available on Clarendon Street as well as limited metered parking on Tremont Street. (Be sure to check signage as most parking is resident-only.)

Where can I see opera in Boston?

  • The magnificent Boston Opera House provides a spectacular setting for gala performances, famous performers, and lavish shows in the heart of Boston’s Theatre District.
  • Boston Opera House address: 539 Washington Street.


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