Committee Member: Mikko Nissinen
Boston - Artistic Director at Boston Ballet
Hailing from Finland, world renowned ballet dancer Mikko Nissinen now resides in Boston where he is the Artistic Director at one of the most premier ballet companies in the world, Boston Ballet. Nissinen’s rhythmic soul has led him to the position that he has been in for the past 17 years. If Nissinen isn’t tending to his garden or reeling in his next catch, he is enjoying his favorite part of his job, working in an extremely diverse environment where he has the ability to “affect change in the art world and give people new experiences.”
Boston and Kennebunk Maine.
Kirov Ballet School, during Soviet era in what was then Leningrad, now St. Petersburg.
My next one!
Japan, but not for work.
Octopus and squid.
Omakase at Nobu in New York City.
David Bowie, Charlie Chaplin, Katherine Hepburn.
Talk to Her
Like Water for Chocolate
Toyota Tundra Truck.
For events only.
Jean Paul Gaultier.
Brunello di Montalcino.
Parson’s Beach, Kennebunk, ME.
Shop for dinner.
Obsessing over the garden.
Don’t worry about things you cannot affect, worry about the things you can.
I work in such a multi-cultural world
Artistic Director for one of the premiere ballet companies in the world. I get to affect change in the art world and give people new experiences.
A high end audio aficionado
A huge music buff
An aspiring chef
Crazy about fishing
And I collect too many things