Professional dancers from Boston Ballet to perform in ‘The Nutcracker’

MoCo Arts is pleased to welcome Guest Artists Kathleen Breen Combes and Yury Yanowsky*, Boston Ballet Principal Dancers, in MoCo’s upcoming production of The Nutcracker.


Kathleen Breen Combes trained with Magda Aunon at the Fort Lauderdale Ballet Classique, the HARID Conservatory and Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, and in 2002 she joined the Washington Ballet. She joined Boston Ballet in 2003 and was promoted to second soloist in 2005, soloist in 2007, and to principal dancer in 2009.

Yury Yanowsky was born in Lyon, France and grew up in Madrid and Las Palmas, Spain. He began his ballet training with his parents, Carmen Robles and Anatole Yanowsky, and also studied at the National Ballet of Cuba. Yanowsky joined Boston Ballet’s corps de ballet in 1993, was promoted to soloist in 1995 and to principal in 1999.

See Kathleen, Yury and the MoCo Arts dancers in The Nutcracker, December 19 – 21st at The Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College.

*Performance made possible by MoCo’s Professional Performance Series fund.