Meet the Dancers: Vilia Putrius

We have come to the final video in our “Meet the Dancers” series, and – appropriately – this one features company dancer Vilia Putrius, who created, organized, filmed, and edited all of these fantastic videos. Thank You, Vilia, for all of your hard work on this series. What a joy it was to see the diverse talents and personalities of FBP showcased in this way over the past four months! 

Vilia Putrius
Vilia Putrius

Born in Lithuania, Ms. Putrius received her early training at the Vilnius Ballet School. In 1995, following graduation, she joined the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre in 1995 where she was a soloist for five years. In 2001, Ms. Putrius joined Ballet Arlington in Texas as a principal dancer where she performed for three years before joining Boston Ballet in 2004. Favorite roles include Terpsichore inApollo, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, Coppelia in Coppelia, Dark Angel in Coma, Odette and Odile in Swan Lake, Giselle and Myrtha in Giselle and Nurida in Eldar Aliev’s A Thousand and One Nights with principal roles in Allegro BrillanteDonizetti Variations, Paquita and Les Sylphides. She also performed the pas de deux from The Sleeping Beauty, Esmeralda, Grande Pas Classique and the Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux. She is married to company dancer Mindaugas Bauzys. This is Ms. Putrius’ seventh season with FBP.


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