Walnut Hill School for the Arts



Boston Ballet School’s Professional Division at Walnut Hill is a one-of-a-kind education and dance training program that offers world-renowned dance instruction with a best-in-class college preparatory program to provide students with a holistic educational experience. The joint program educates and trains students for a future with Boston Ballet, the professional dance world and beyond, including the world’s best conservatories, universities, and colleges.

Dance students benefit from the collective expertise of renowned Boston Ballet School faculty, led by Boston Ballet Artistic Director, Mikko Nissinen; Interim Director of Dance, Miranda Weese; and Head of Men’s Program, Peter Stark.

The journey from the studio to the stage.

The Program

Courses in Dance

Where Can a Walnut Hill Dance Education Take You?

Dance students in Boston Ballet School's Professional Division at Walnut Hill have progressed to some of the world’s leading companies, conservatories, and colleges.

Meet the Faculty

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