Boris was born in Palermo, where he started dancing at the age of 10. During his first visit to Australia in 1989 he was accepted to the third and last year of the Australian Ballet School, Melbourne.
During his career has performed in prestigious theatres such as Sadler’s Wells in London, the Arena in Verona and the Teatro Nacional Teresa Carreno in Caracas; Boris has toured extensively through USA, Canada, Carribean and South America and has danced in numerous theatres in Europe and the UK. Moving to Australia in 2000 Boris has co-operated with Queensland Ballet and Queensland Arts Council (QAC) for the production and staging of an education program that has successfully toured in schools throughout Queensland. Boris has also co-produced and staged original works for Woodford Folk Festival and has presented seminars for teachers and cultural operators in universities (QUT) as well as State and private schools.
Since 2002 Boris has been the artistic Director of Ballet Theatre of Queensland (BTQ) the State Youth Dance Company in QLD with which he has already staged four new productions at the Playhouse (QPAC) in Brisbane including Pinocchio in 2006. In addition to theatre and arts Boris has a passion for environmental conservation; he has attended anthropology and environmental study courses at University of Queensland (UQ) and he has recently successfully completed a ten day solo trekking in the Australian Alps (NSW).