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Boston Ballet exemplifies talent through contemporary routines

Boston Ballet exemplifies talent through contemporary routines

Morgan Hume

March 4, 2020

The Boston Ballet opened its spring season on Feb. 27 with “rEVOLUTION,” which featured the work of esteemed choreographers George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins and William Forsythe. Unlike traditional ballets like “The Nutcracker” or “Swan Lake” that incorporate elaborate costumes and a clear s...

Boston Ballet demonstrates brilliant acting and seamless routines in ‘Coppelia’

Misa Kuranaga starring in the role of Coppelia (left) and Boyko Dossev playing her inventor, Dr. Coppelius (right)

Morgan Hume

March 27, 2019

Toys and dolls burst to life at The Citizens Bank Opera House on Thursday evening during the Boston Ballet’s opening night of Coppelia. The humorous ballet choreographed by George Balanchine enchanted audiences to the instrumental music of Léo Delibes. The classic story is set in a vi...

Boston Ballet showcases grace, power through emotional performances of ‘Obsidian Tear’ and ‘Fifth Symphony’

Juliana Tuozzola / Journal Staff

Patrick Holmes

November 8, 2017

A swift but stark movement from the conductor silenced the orchestra, followed immediately by a tremendous roar of applause that reverberated against the intricate walls of the Boston Opera House on Sunday, Nov. 5. A simple bow was given, and then onto the “outbreak work” of “Obsidian Tear” prese...

“Le Corsaire” en pointe in season opener

Haley Clegg / Photo Editor

Felicity Otterbein and Kendra Huber

November 2, 2016

Ivan Liska’s production of “Le Corsaire” encompassed the essence of both the poetry of dance and the power of character. Held at the Boston Opera House, the Boston Ballet kicked off the 2016-17 season with the North American premier of Liska’s version of this epic story, which embodied action...

Symphony synchronizes Boston Ballet

Courtesy of Lauren Pajer

October 22, 2015

By Elizabeth Hadley Every day since August, the Boston Ballet has been rehearsing for a major upcoming production. “The Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler,” a ballet by John Neumeier, will premier at the Boston Opera House from Oct. 22 through Nov. 1. The principal ballet dancer, Petra Conti, and the ballet master,...

‘Shades of Sound’ colors Boston Ballet’s new performance

March 25, 2015

By Abbey Wilson Home to the annual dazzling holiday show, “The Nutcracker,” the Opera House is hosting the Boston Ballet’s latest spring production series, “Shades of Sounds,” which displays the company’s iconic and magnificent musicality and exhilarating choreography. The repertoire,...

PAO welcomes new year with a fresh performance lineup

A scene from last year's Dinner Theater production of

September 17, 2014

By Jenna Collins Suffolk University’s Performing Arts Office, directed by Kristen Baker, is home to 13 different groups, offering programs for actors and actresses, dancers, singers, and techies. This year the PAO has many exciting events scheduled, including both annual and new performances. “We...

Boston Ballet presents lastest installment, Close to Chuck

(Photo courtesy of the Boston Ballet)

Soleil Barros

February 26, 2014

As people removed their winter coats on a rainy evening, there was apparent excitement as the ushers directed attendees to their seat. Presenting three different performances, the Boston Ballet has introduced its latest installment Close to Chuck located at the Boston Opera House in the famed Theatre...

Boston Ballet presents fall season success show La Bayadere

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Bianca Saunders

October 30, 2013

In a mesmerizing haze, 24 dancers repeat a combination as they descend down a ramp. Under the dim, blue spotlight of a dark forest backdrop, their wispy white tutus stand out like lightening in the night. The movements they repeat are relatively recognizable, like an arabesque, followed by an arching...

Boston Ballet celebrates 50 years with free fall performance in the Boston Common

Photo by Annie Walsh

September 27, 2013

By: Annie Walsh One of the most prestigious dance companies in the world, The Boston Ballet, is known for its brilliant performances, educational success, and community outreach. It has been 50 years since the Boston Ballet first graced citizens of the world with one of its performances. Last Saturday,...

Boston Ballet presents First Fall Program Performance

November 7, 2012

Anne Walsh  Journal Contributor When you think of The Boston Ballet does the image of bun heads, pink tights and tutus come in your head? Well think again. The Boston Ballet’s new fall program is far from it. They opened their 2012-2013 season with a three-piece set within one show. Each setti...

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