A typical afternoon at Oregon Ballet Theatre. Various staff, students and guests are passing through the lobby as they attempt to go about their business. All eyes are on Studio 1, where Yuka Iino and her partner are rehearsing a pas de deux from Swan Lake. Her refined elegance and generously emotive expressions have us under their spell, and we are all smiling.
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February 12, 2013
January 31, 2013
Audiences and critics often praise OBT’s unison dancing in big ensemble moments. The high quality of OBT’s corps de ballet work is one of Lisa Kipp’s accomplishments as ballet master for the company since the 2004-05 season. Because so many of Swan Lake’s most beloved scenes depend upon a stellar group of swans, it’s a good time to learn more about Lisa and her work as a ballet master.
January 24, 2013
Dancing Odette/Odile in Swan Lake is a rite of passage for many ballerinas. If you could only dance one role… which swan would you be?
January 23, 2013
Are you new to ballet and eager to discover all you can about Swan Lake, or a die-hard ballet fan who wants fascinating details about the music, the story, and the choreography (not to mention the chance to see some dynamite dance excerpts)? Either way, we urge you to watch these!
January 17, 2013
For over a century, countless people across all cultures have included seeing Swan Lake on their list of must-have experiences. You could say that this celebrated ballet holds a secure place on humanities’ cultural “bucket list.”
We know many people who have a deep love for Swan Lake, from their careers as dancers or as dance audience members who’ve seen this ballet time and again. We asked them why they think Swan Lake touches everyone so deeply.
August 13, 2012
We’re delighted to announce that, to celebrate our return to Director Park next week for OBT Exposed we have decided to have: A Special 2 Week Pre-sale on All of Our 2012/2013 Performances! Starting on Monday, August 20th at 9:00 am you can purchase any available seat to any available performance in the 2012/2013 season. […]
July 24, 2012
Our friends at Cinemark in the Clackamas Town Center mall have been up to something that we absolutely love – ballet on the big screen. Ballet in Cinema has given arts lovers all over the country an opportunity to see full performances from premiere companies like the Royal Ballet and Bolshoi Ballet from the comfort […]