April 8, 2014

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Photo Essay – Andy Batt on Alison Roper

Andy Batt was the photographic genius behind the OBT Season Brochure from 2003-2012, and has shot our dancers from the wings as well. The relationship between a photographer and a dancer is truly a collaboration, and working with the same subject for an extended period of time can bring out the best in both artists. Alison Roper and […]

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April 1, 2014

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OBT Dancers at Burgerville

  It’s true – ballerinas enjoy a fresh, local, sustainably-produced burger and some sweet potato fries now and then, but our apprentice dancers were recently at Burgerville headquarters for a different reason.   In an ongoing partnership with Work for Art (a program of the Regional Arts & Culture Council), OBT was recently engaged in Work […]

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March 12, 2014

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Lots to Celebrate! – from Kevin

    Hello everyone! I hope you are all well as we begin to transition from Winter to Spring…  We know it’s happening not only by the noticeably longer days, but also by the fact that our Winter program at the Keller is already behind us and we are hard at work on the Spring […]

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January 29, 2014

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Wild Man – Oregon Ballet Theatre History, Revisited

This February, BodyVox-2 presents the revival of Jamey Hampton’s “Wild Man”. Originally created for Oregon Ballet Theatre in 1991, the work featured original sets and costumes by beloved Portland artists Michele Russo and an original score by composer Ludovico Einaudi. This inventive, athletic, and exciting 30 minute odyssey will be presented alongside six solos for […]

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January 15, 2014

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A Letter from the Artistic Director

I referenced the Shakespeare quote “What’s in a name?” when first announcing the exciting season that we have planned for OBT and Portland in our season brochure.  You see, I felt we had a chance to really define what we aim to do in the four fantastic repertory programs that we had lined up-  DREAM, […]

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January 6, 2014

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Grandpa Stops By

David Threefoot (yes, the father of former Soloist Lucas Threefoot), has been sharing the OBT stage for some time, most memorably in the role of Grandpa in George Balanchine’s “The Nutcracker”. Here, he tells us what it’s like to perform with Oregon Ballet Theatre, and how he got his start playing the jolly gentleman.   […]

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November 6, 2013

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Hello From Sunny Miami Everyone!

I am writing to you from Miami as I am here working with Miami City Ballet, staging Nacho Duato’s “Jardi Tancat”, which MCB will premiere in early January 2014. Although the weather is beautiful here (and hot!) I do miss PDX; I have already fallen quite head over heels for the City of Roses, even though it […]

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September 3, 2013

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DREAM: On Sale Today!

  Single tickets for DREAM, October 12-19, 2013 at the Keller Auditorium are on sale today.  Subscribe to the whole season, and you can still save up to 22%. Call our box office at 503.222.5538 for the best seats and lowest fees. Read more about DREAM here.    

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August 29, 2013

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We’re On!

The rain seems to have passed, which means we will be showing “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” this evening at 7:30 in Director Park. Come join us, and pick up some snacks at Elephant’s Deli beforehand – they’ve been long-time supporters of OBT and they make delicious treats! See you tonight!

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August 29, 2013

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RAIN UPDATE

Due to weather conditions, OBT Exposed has moved indoors today, Thursday, August 29. Please join us at Oregon Ballet Theatre’s studios, located at 818 SE 6th Ave., between Morrison and Belmont. If conditions improve later in the day, we’ll still be screening “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in Director Park this evening. Check back later to […]

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