Oct 17, 2014 / 24 notes

These stunning photos, taken by Eric Levin, perfectly capture the beauty and mystery that is woven throughout the ballet, Swan Lake.

Don’t miss Mikko Nissinen’s Swan Lake, Oct 30– Nov 16. 

Ashley Ellis and Petra Conti by Eric Levin. 

Oct 16, 2014 / 3 notes

Principal dancer Eris Nezha and an Adaptive Dance student work together to create an inspirational movement piece. 

How are you celebrating Down Syndrome Awareness Month?

Oct 15, 2014 / 12 notes

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month! To celebrate, Boston Ballet dancers were invited to participate in an Adaptive Dance Class, where they collaborated with Adaptive students to create some inspirational pieces. Check back this week for more videos!

Principal Jeffrey Cirio

Oct 9, 2014 / 15 notes

Boston Ballet is going through a “Blue Period” in preparation for the new Swan Lake! Be sure to experience every shade of blue on the stage, Oct 30–Nov 16.

Costume and set design by Robert Perdziola

Oct 3, 2014 / 722 notes

Boston Ballet’s Costume Shop has been busy creating stunning masterpieces for the new production of Swan Lake. 

Swan Lake Costumes designed by Robert Perdziola; featuring Principal Dancer Kathleen Breen Combes

Aug 13, 2014 / 26 notes

Robert Perdziola’s Re-Imagined Swan Lake for Boston Ballet

This October, Boston Ballet debuts an all-new production of Swan Lake! Here’s a look at some of the beautiful new set and costume designs by award-winning Robert Perdziola.

 To learn more about the production, visit www.bostonballet.org

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Swan Lake ©Robert Perdziola 

Going into it I wanted to create a “look” that was going to be solid for Boston Ballet.” - Robert Perdziola   

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Swan Lake Act I ©Robert Perdziola 

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Swan Lake - Swan Corps ©Robert Perdziola 

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Swan Lake Act II “Lake Drop” ©Robert Perdziola 

"I am happy to just create drops for this Swan Lake and not let the scenery get too fussy.  I think it allows the dancers to always have focus." - Robert Perdziola 

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Swan Lake Act III ©Robert Perdziola 

"Mikko wanted to make sure that there were some recognizable German influences.” - Robert Perdziola   

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Rothbart ©Robert Perdziola 

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Rothbart ©Robert Perdziola 

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Swan Lake Act IV ©Robert Perdziola 

"It needed to say period but it also needed flare and heart. And the reason for that is that I feel it to be a fairy tale and it should resonate from a point of emotion." - Robert Perdziola

Jul 28, 2014 / 2 notes

The Boston Ballet Summer Dance Program is in full swing and classes are going great – just take a look!

Jul 25, 2014 / 7 notes

Happy Friday! The weekend is almost here, so here’s a pick me up to help you get there!

John Lam and Kathleen Breen Combes in Close to Chuck 

©Liza Voll 

Jul 23, 2014 / 20 notes

We racked our brains and came up with a list of the top “to-dos” this summer in the Boston area. Click on each photo for our choices – you just might spot some familiar faces!

Finding it hard to get through those Monday morning blues? Hopefully this should have you looking UP for the rest of the week! 
Dancer: Irlan Silva ©Rosalie O’Connor
Jul 21, 2014 / 1 note

Finding it hard to get through those Monday morning blues? Hopefully this should have you looking UP for the rest of the week! 

Dancer: Irlan Silva ©Rosalie O’Connor