• Boston Ballet Nov 24

    Boston Ballet's ‘The Nutcracker' to Air on NBC10 Boston

    For the first time, Boston Ballet will bring Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker to homes across New England through a broadcast partnership with NBC10 Boston. The beloved holiday ballet will be broadcast as a one-hour special excerpted from the 2019 production, with featured narration by Hoda Kotb (TODAY) and Colton Bradford (NBC10 Boston’s The Hub Today) as Drosselmeier. The broadcast also features local...

  • Boston Ballet Nov 24

    WATCH LIVE: Boston Ballet's ‘The Nutcracker'

    For the first time, Boston Ballet is bringing Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker to homes across New England through a broadcast partnership with NBC10 Boston. The beloved holiday ballet is being broadcast as a one-hour special excerpted from the 2019 production, with featured narration by Hoda Kotb (TODAY) and Colton Bradford (NBC10 Boston’s The Hub Today) as Drosselmeier. The broadcast also features local...

  • The Nutcracker Nov 23

    Celebrating the ‘Nutcracker' with a Simple Eggnog Cake Just in Time for the Holidays

    We’re getting ready for a special broadcast of Boston Ballet in Mikko Nissinen’s “The Nutcracker”, presented by Primark. Here, Maria is getting us ready for the classic holiday performance by whipping up a festive cake with Hood Eggnog. Remember to watch “The Nutcracker” on November 28th at 7pm on NBC10 Boston. Hood Eggnog and PNC Bank are also broadcast...

  • The Nutcracker Nov 23

    Parenting Kids Who Reach for The Stars; Chatting With the Mom of a Child in the Boston Ballet

    We’re getting ready for a special broadcast of Boston Ballet in Mikko Nissinen’s “The Nutcracker”, presented by Primark. To help us get in the spirit, Maria talks to the mom of a young dancer. Be sure to watch “The Nutcracker” on NBC10 Boston on November 28th at 7pm. Hood Eggnog and PNC Bank are also broadcast sponsors.

  • The Nutcracker Nov 19

    Behind the Scenes of ‘The Nutcracker'

    We’re getting ready for a special presentation of Boston Ballet in Mikko Nissinen’s “The Nutcracker”, presented by Primark. Check out all the work that goes on behind the scenes, from creating sets to hand-painting costumes. And don’t forget to watch “The Nutcracker” on November 28th at 7pm on NBC10 Boston. Hood Eggnog and PNC Bank are also broadcast...

  • The Nutcracker Nov 17

    Behind the Curtain: Kids Ask Boston Ballet Dancers Questions

    We’re getting ready for a special presentation of Boston Ballet in Mikko Nissinen’s “The Nutcracker”, presented by Primark. In this segment, curious kids ask Boston Ballet dancers what it’s like to be professional ballerinas. Watch “The Nutcracker” on November 28th at 7pm, right here on NBC10 Boston. Hood Eggnog and PNC Bank are also broadcast sponsors.

  • The Nutcracker Oct 11

    Wave of ‘Nutcracker' Cancellations Hits Dance Companies Hard

    The coronavirus has hit one part of the arts and entertainment world especially hard, and that’s performances of “The Nutcracker.”

  • costume shop Dec 14, 2019

    Boston Ballet Costume Team Takes Great Pride in Work

    There’s of course the auditions and rehearsals, but the costumes are as important as anything else. The Boston Ballet unveiled new costumes for the “Nutcracker” seven years ago, and those costumes are lovingly cared for by the company’s costume shop. There are 350 costumes for the different casts, with 182 in every show. “I love fitting the kids,” said...

  • Boston Ballet Dec 14, 2019

    Inside Look at Boston Ballet Costume Shop

    The Boston Ballet unveiled new costumes for the “Nutcracker” seven years ago, and those costumes are lovingly cared for by the company’s costume shop.

  • Boston Ballet Dec 12, 2019

    Behind the Scenes at the ‘Nutcracker' Tech Rehearsals

    It’s tech rehearsal at the Opera House for Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” Around 250 kids make up three different casts for the show, overseen by Ballet Mistress Melissa Reed. “The Nutcracker” is like a rite of passage for some kids, giving them their very first taste of performing. Here’s a behind the scenes look at what goes into these...

  • The Nutcracker Dec 11, 2019

    Young Dancers Audition for Coveted Spots in Boston Ballet's ‘The Nutcracker'

    ‘The Nutcracker’ is a holiday tradition across the globe, with just about every major dance company performing it every year. But preparations begin months ahead of time, starting with the auditions. Here’s a sneak peek from when the young dancers at Boston Ballet tried to secure a coveted spot:

Contact Us