Attending the ballet gives the youngest fans among us the opportunity to explore different cultures and expand their already active imaginations. Discover what a visit to the Boston Opera House looks like through the eyes of a child.

Video and animation by Erin Barry

Erin Barry is a senior at Wellesley High School. She is a varsity rower at Community Rowing Inc. in Boston, and enjoys drawing and painting in her free time. She started animating during her junior year with a project called “Riley” (after her dog) which received an honorable mention in the animation category of the Scholastic Art Awards. Since then, she has fallen in love with animating, and was honored to do this project with Boston Ballet.


This page features a ballet video titled SPOTLIGHT | Children at the Ballet. The ballet company performing in this ballet video include Boston Ballet. Choreography featured in this video is by .