Boston Ballet

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Behind the Scenes at Boston Ballet’s Nutcracker Costume Shop

The Boston Ballet's manager of costumes and wardrobe Charles Heightchew and his staff have been hard at work, making about 350 costumes—originally designed by Robert Perdziola for the company's 2012 revival—look brand new.

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Turning Point

As the Boston Ballet begins its 50th-anniversary season, the brilliant, controversial artistic director Mikko Nissinen has made the once-forlorn company the envy of the dance world. He’s also infuriated his critics, his funders, and many of his own dancers. So what’s next for one of the most creative—and confounding—minds in ballet?