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NSCB is a not-for-profit dance company that has been providing performances and arts education to the Greater Boston community for more than 40 years. Founded in 1974 by Paula K. Shiff (artistic director) and Florence C. Whipple (associate director), NSCB has gone on to become the home to an ever-changing group of talented dancers made up of both seasoned professionals and aspiring young dancers.

The level of choreography and technique is far above what one would expect from a small company, where students are taught to enjoy and appreciate the process of learning how to dance. Rarely does one find such a dance company outside large cities, and we think NSCB is truly something of which our community can be proud.

NSCB continues to plan exciting dance seasons with new repertoire throughout the year. Help support dance, art, culture and the community by supporting your local organization.

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NSCB Company Performed New Work
JUNE 8, 2019

The North Shore Civic Ballet (NSCB) premiered and presented new work in Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre’s 11th annual Dance For World Community Festival.

Thank you to all who attended!


JUNE 10, 2017
More info to come…
Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre in Cambridge, MA

Watch Rehearsal
In this short film, Ivan is seen working closely with North Shore Civic Ballet dancers, Mia Chung and Mollie Fredericksen. Big thanks to our board member Peter Smith of Headshots Photography for putting this together!

Photo by Peter Smith
Photo by Peter Smith

NSCB Company Performed New Work
DEC. 16 and 17, 2016
The Dance Complex

The North Shore Civic Ballet (NSCB) premiered and presented new work in the annual “12 Dancers Dancing…A Christmas in Cambridge”…
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Thank you to all who attended, and especially to those who donated a new toy for the selected children’s charity.

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The majority of our photographs are currently provided by NSCB board member