raising three-quarters of a million dollars in one month.
Unless the company raises $750,000 by June 30 to cover expenses and pay creditors, it may have to close its doors. "It is not clear that we will survive," said Jon Ulsh, the company's executive director.
to help 'em raise the much needed funds.
Leading dancers from world-class companies across North America will perform in support of OBT. Confirmed participants at this time are: the New York City Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, the Joffrey, the Washington Ballet, Boston Ballet, the Trey McIntyre Project, Ballet West, White Bird, Bodyvox and Oregon Ballet Theatre.
Dance United takes place at the Keller Auditorium, 222 SW Clay St., 274-6560. One performance only, 7:30 pm Friday, June 12. $50 - $200. Tickets go on sale Monday, June 1, at 9 am. Order online at obt.org and ticketmaster.com or call 222-5538.
Image courtesy of obt.org.