Mikko Nissinen, Artistic Director of Boston Ballet, one of the leading dance companies in the United States, announces today the appointment of Barry C. Hughson as Executive Director beginning June 1, 2009.
“I am thrilled to welcome Mr. Hughson to the Boston community,” said Nissinen. “He has a strong and impressive background and brings a range of experience, including work on both the artistic and administrative sides. As a former dancer, Barry brings a holistic perspective to Boston. I look forward to partnering with Barry as we build upon our solid foundation and lead Boston Ballet into an exciting new era.”