Venue Details

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Boston Opera House
539 Washington Street Boston, MA 02111
617-259-3400
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igor37
Parking: if you park just a few streets away, you can do so for $15 (multiple places).
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Take the T to Park St and walk.
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Dress up or any way you want. It's nice to dress up for the ballet, though.
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Website

http://boxoffice.bostonballet.org/storefront/2011-single-tickets/...

Quotes & Highlights

“…phrases enlivened by quirky connections and stunningly inventive partnering.” -Boston Globe on “Break the Eyes”
“A feast for ballet lovers.” -Granada Hoy
See a photo gallery of Elo works.

Description

Experience Jorma Elo – one of the world’s most sought-after choreographers. Boston Ballet’s Resident Choreographer, Elo’s unique perspective and explosive style are combined in these original contemporary works. Danced by Boston Ballet and international companies, Elo’s award-winning choreography met with ovations and critical acclaim on Boston Ballet’s 2010 Spain Tour. “Brake the Eyes,” “Plan to B,” highlights of works from around the world and an Elo World Premiere will combine to create an unforgettable experience. Boston audiences will be swept away with this stunning performance.

Boston Ballet was pivotal in launching Elo’s choreographic career. He has since created works for New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, San Francisco Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, Nederlands Dans Theater and Finnish National Ballet, among others. His other works for Boston Ballet include _Sharp Side of Dark _(2002), _Carmen _(2006), In On Blue (2008), and _Le Sacre du Printemps _(2009). The 2005 Helsinki International Ballet Competition awarded Elo a choreographic prize and he is the recipient of the Prince Charitable Trust Prize and the Choo-San Goh Choreographic Award in 2006. 

About the Ticket Supplier: Boston Ballet

Boston Ballet, a professional dance company and the region's second-largest performing arts organization, is dedicated to the highest standards of dance performance, training, and education. The Company presents fully staged classical and contemporary works during its eight-month season. Performances reach a broadly inclusive audience from throughout the state and region, and support an institutional mission that values leadership, innovation, and partnership. Boston Ballet's Center for Dance Education serves an associated imperative to train dancers of all ages and provide general access to the art of dance.