Company Overview of Boston Ballet
Boston Ballet is a classical ballet company that stages dance productions such as Swan Lake, Cinderella, and Don Quixote. Its dancers include Viktor Plotnikov, Larissa Ponomarenko, and Yury Yanowsky. The ballet company was founded in 1965 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.
19 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116-6100
Founded in 1963
Key Executives for Boston Ballet
Director of Artistic Operations and Chief Operating Officer
Artistic Director and Trustee
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
Boston Ballet Key Developments
Boston Ballet Appoints Meredith Hodges as New Executive Director
May 28 14
Boston Ballet announced the appointment of Meredith (Max) Hodges as the company's new executive director. She succeeds Barry Hughson, who left the company in January to become executive director of the National Ballet of Canada. Hodges is currently executive director of Gallim Dance. She has Boston ties, however: She majored in social anthropology at Harvard University and received an MBA from Harvard Business School, and she has also worked as a senior associate consultant for Boston's Bain & Company. Before joining Gallim Dance, she was senior manager of finance and planning and then project director at the Museum of Modern Art, where she managed a $145 million operating budget.
The Boston Ballet Gets in Step with Comprehensive Suite of Ethernet Services from Comcast Business
Dec 10 13
Comcast Business announced that Boston Ballet is using Comcast Business Ethernet services for faster Internet speeds and greater reliability across all four of its locations in the Boston metropolitan area. In addition to substantially enhancing inter-office collaboration, the new network will also improve Internet access for online ticket sales and help bring the arts to even more members of the local community by supporting an extensive collection of online videos for entertainment, educational and promotional purposes. The company relies extensively on the use of video to bring the highly visual dance experience to life through performance clips, promotional trailers, interviews with show choreographers and dancers, and more. The company now has a redundant network infrastructure supported by 20 Megabits-per-second (Mbps) fiber Ethernet Network Service from Comcast Business that interlinks its headquarters at 19 Clarendon Street in Boston, two Boston Ballet School Studios in Newton and Marblehead, and the Boston Opera House. A 50 Mbps Ethernet Dedicated Internet fiber circuit at its main offices also helps to support the organization's in-house box office, as well as seat scanners at the Opera House that allow the Ballet to monitor show attendance, reseat patrons and resell unused tickets. A Comcast Business Class Internet line is also being used at all four locations at speeds up to 100 Mbps for extra bandwidth. Through Comcast Business, the Boston Ballet also is able to provide Wifi at its Boston Ballet studios to its students, parents and guests.
Barry Hughson to Resign as Executive Director of Boston Ballet in January 2014
Oct 4 13
Barry Hughson, executive director of the Boston Ballet, will resign his position in January 2014 and join the National Ballet of Canada. Hughson joined the Boston Ballet in 2009 and launched the organization's $10 million Clean Slate Fund. Since his arrival, the Ballet has raised more than $60 million in contributions.
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