The Nutcracker, Swan Lake
The Sleeping Beauty.
the company opened its 21st season with a world premiere of the third, choreographed by artistic director Christopher Stowell after Petipa.
Beauty
Yuka Iino
The New York Times
Gavin Larsen
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Alison Roper
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Standout opening-night performances included Iino as a lovely Aurora, maturing from lithe and girlish to elegant and surefooted over the course of the ballet
Chauncey Parsons
Beauty is fraught with logistical challenges: It has complex sets and costumes. It has live music. It has dancing children. But when it works—and it does here—the payoff can be huge.
The Sleeping Beauty
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The Sleeping Beauty
All photos by Blaine Truitt Covert courtesy of Oregon Ballet Theatre.
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