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BALLET

OBT Ballet Dancers To Jeté to Denmark

Six lucky dancers from the Oregon Ballet Theatre are Copenhagen-bound for a week’s training at a prestigious European ballet school.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/23/2015
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DANCE

The OBT Dancer Who Ran Away to Join the Circus

Fabrice Lemire, artistic director of Cirque du Soleil’s Varekai, returned to his roots recently at OBT in the run-up to the show’s May run in Portland.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 04/28/2015
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BALLET

Men in Tutus, Energy, and Experimentation in Oregon Ballet's IMPACT

Tutus and traditions are given new treatments in Oregon Ballet’s high energy 25th anniversary show IMPACT.

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 04/20/2015
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DANCE

BalletBoyz, More than Just the Hot Boy Band of Dance

The British all-male ballet company dazzles Portland with inventive and graceful intensity. Thru Nov 12. Plus, 2-for-1 tickets!

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 11/12/2014
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REPORT

How Oregon Ballet Theatre Pivoted from Near Bankruptcy to Full Flight

Two years ago, OBT almost closed its doors forever. Now it's launching an ambitious 25th anniversary season full of surprises (Pink Martini!). What happened?

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 09/26/2014
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ARTS CALENDAR

Looking Forward to the 2014/2015 Arts Season

Consider this your arts season cliffhanger: a look at what's to come when your favorite arts orgs come back from summer vacation.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 07/01/2014
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Slideshow

Slide Show: Alison Roper, Dancing Queen

On the eve of her retirement, we take a look back at Oregon Ballet Theatre ballerina’s remarkable career.

  • Published 03/12/2014
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EVENTS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 10–12

Interactive ballet, soulful psychedelia, and private dicks in trenchcoats liven up the local landscape.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 05/09/2013
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DANCE

Review: OBT's Swan Lake

OBT’s third showing of Stowell’s take on the 1895 classic marks principal dancer Yuka Iino’s final swan song. Thru Feb. 23

  • By Rachel Rasmussen
  • Published 02/19/2013
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beyond the tutu

Interview+Slideshow: Adam Arnold on Designing for OBT’s Spring Show

The Portland fashion designer gives us a behind the scenes glimpse of the creative process for costuming a dance in OBT’s spring program, Chromatic Qua...

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 04/18/2012
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dance

Anne Mueller’s Ballet Memories

Oregon Ballet Theatre’s Principal Dancer reminisces about some of her favorite experiences as she prepares to retire this weekend.

  • By n/a n/a
  • Published 04/28/2011

dance

Preview: NWDP

Northwest Dance Project set to present two new pieces.

  • By n/a n/a
  • Published 03/17/2011
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dance

Stravinsky Slideshow

  • By n/a n/a
  • Published 02/28/2011
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Article

Visions of Sugarplums, Part II

Portland Festival Ballet’s Nutcracker

  • By n/a n/a and Nic Cavanaugh
  • Published 12/28/2010
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Article

Visions Of Sugarplums, Part I

Oregon Ballet Theater’s Nutcracker

  • By n/a n/a and Nic Cavanaugh
  • Published 12/26/2010

Fall Arts Extra

NWDP Director Speaks Volumes

Today, Northwest Dance Project unveils NEW NOW WOW! Sarah Slipper discusses the new work, new troupe—and new tropes.

  • By n/a n/a
  • Published 09/30/2010
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phile under: dance

NWDP Dancer Andrea Parson Wins Princess Grace Award

Princess Grace honors Parson’s grace

  • By n/a n/a
  • Published 08/03/2010

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Weekend Picks!

Ballet dance, barn dance. Opera film, phantom film. And a few tasteful nudes.

  • By n/a n/a
  • Published 07/23/2010

Charity Event

Tonight: Many Hats Collaboration Fundraises For Rock Ballet

And here comes Holcombe Waller

  • By n/a n/a
  • Published 05/26/2010
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