Olivia Boisson

New York City Ballet: Corps de Ballet (2012-present)

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. Ms. Boisson was the recipient of the 2012 Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise.



Olivia Boisson, New York City Ballet

See also:

Brown Ballerina Spotlight: Q & A Olivia Boisson
Olivia Boisson-New York City Ballet, Balancing Pointe
NYCB Dancers Show Off PUMA’s Spring/Summer Collection, Pointe Magazine
The Changing Faces of Ballet, The New York Times
10 Black Ballerinas Other Than Mist Copeland Who Are Also Changing the Face of Ballet, Atlanta Black Star

Video links:

NYC Ballet Screen Test: Olivia Boisson

Social media:

Instagram @toughinatutu

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