Boston Ballet Just Promoted 7 Dancers

Boston Ballet Just Promoted 7 Dancers

Boston Ballet announced some happy news this morning: seven dancers have been promoted! The company named three to soloist and four to demi-soloist for the 2019-20 season. “I am excited to see how they continue to grow as dancers in the upcoming season with its...
Adding a Personal Touch

Adding a Personal Touch

This week, Boston Ballet hosts its first-ever Choreographic Intensive in Marblehead, MA. Student Leah Hirsch will be blogging daily from the Intensive for Pointe. Read Leah’s first entries here, here and here, and stay tuned for more!   Dancing and writing...
Audition Tip from Mikko Nissinen

Audition Tip from Mikko Nissinen

Audition season is one of the most grueling parts of a dancer’s year. But don’t let cattle call burnout keep you from getting into the company of your dreams. To offer a dose of inspiration, Pointe peeked inside an open call for Boston Ballet and picked...
Every Dancer's Dream: Getting Discovered

Every Dancer's Dream: Getting Discovered

It’s spring showcase season, and every student has the same fantasy: Being seen by a director, and promptly offered a contract. For Hannah Keene, that fantasy came true after she performed as a Boston Ballet trainee in the school’s Next Generation concert...
A Day In the Life of Mikko Nissinen

A Day In the Life of Mikko Nissinen

  The role of artistic director sounds like a dreamy career. They get to choreograph, choose company repertoire and watch beautiful dancers all day long. But as it turns out, the job isn’t all rainbows and unicorns. What a lot of dancers don’t understand...

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