Finnish-born Jorma Elo was appointed Resident Choreographer of Boston Ballet in 2005.
He has created more than 60 works for over 30 companies worldwide, including New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, San Francisco Ballet, and National Ballet of Canada.
Elo danced professionally with Finnish National Ballet and Cullberg Ballet, and joined Netherlands Dance Theater in 1990, where he enjoyed a 15-year career.
Elo was awarded the Pro Finlandia Medal of the Order of the Lion of Finland, one of Finland’s highest honors, in 2015.
He was awarded Moscow’s prestigious Benois de la Danse prize for best choreography in 2011 for his production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Slice to Sharp.
“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to showcase my work in this BB@yourhome program,” said Elo. “Working with the talented Boston Ballet artists who bring my choreographic visions to life is a great honor, and I am proud of the work we have accomplished over the past 15 years.”