Yury Yanowsky's career as a principal dancer with the Boston Ballet spanned over two decades. Yanowsky was the recipient of the first prize at the Prix de Lausanne and won the Silver medal at both the Varna International Ballet Competition and the International Ballet Competition in Jackson, MS.
Yanowsky's passion for choreographing began early in his dancing career and over the past decade he has had the opportunity to choreograph numerous ballets for Boston Ballet, Boston Ballet II, Carlos Acosta's "Premiere's Plus", Festival Ballet Providence, Kansas City Ballet, Portland Ballet, Bundes Jugend Ballet, and many international galas.
In 2015, Yanowsky was awarded the Choreographic Prize at the prestigious Erik Bruhn Competition for his ballet, District. In 2016 he was the guest choreographer for the Opening Night Gala for the Ballet Program at Jacob’s Pillow 2016. His world premiere Smoke and Mirror’s for Boston Ballet was named “Best in Dance for 2016” by The Arts Fuse and hailed as a “visual and choreographic masterpiece”. In 2017 Yanowsky choreographed the
opening night program at the Grange Park Opera in London for famed Baritone Bryn Terfel and Royal Ballet Principal dancer Zenaida Yanowsky.
Most recently, Yanowsky served as Movement Consultant for American Repertory Theatre in Boston, MA and as Movement Director for The Boston Lyric Opera’s production of “The Rakes Progress”. He is a frequent teacher at Boston Ballet and Brookline Ballet and is on faculty at Dean College and