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, and international galas. In 2015, Yanowsky was awarded the Choreographic Prize at the prestigious Erik Bruhn Competition for his ballet, District. He is currently commissioned to create new works for Boston Ballet and The Bundes Jugend Ballet Hamburg in the 2015-2016 Season. He is also the guest choreographer for the Opening Night Gala for the Ballet Program at Jacob’s Pillow 2016.
Yury is on faculty at Centro Coreographico, Las Palmas Spain, Summer Program and has as taught at Boston Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, Harvard University, and Colby College.