Olivia Boisson

New York City Ballet- Corps de Ballet member

 

Olivia Boisson is a member of New York City Ballet’s corps de ballet. She was born in Queens, New York, and began her dance training at the age of six at The Ballet Arts School of Forest Hills. She later studied at the Dance Theatre of Harlem in 2000 before enrolling as a full time student at the School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet, during the fall of 2004. In August 2012, Ms. Boisson became an apprentice with NYCB, and the following December, she joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet. (via https://www.nycballet.com/Dancers/Dancers-Bios/Olivia-Boisson.aspx)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Links to articles, reviews etc:

http://www.browngirlsdoballet.com/blog2/2015/07/29/brown-ballerina-spotlight-q-a-olivia-boisson

http://balancing-pointe.com/olivia-boisson/

http://pointemagazine.com/news/nycb-dancers-pumas-new-collection/

http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2015/11/01/arts/dance/the-changing-faces-of-ballet/s/01DIVERSITY-slide-I471.html

http://atlantablackstar.com/2015/07/07/10-black-ballerinas-other-than-misty-copeland-who-are-also-changing-the-face-of-ballet/

Video linkS:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywwrJmEdJgU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WsPR0msEi3E

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