Left Unsaid, a truly wonderful 2003 work for six dancers that
The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude
His contemporary take on ballet is silky and muscular, and he delights in finding new ways to use people as launch pads.
Slowly each one stretches up and back, their heads and arms lolling over the edge of their chair, legs splayed out in front of them like a pair of drunk starfish.
looked oddly like the sirens from the '80s video game Kid Icarus
pas de deux
In terms of growing sophistication and artistry, the company is only getting better and better, even as its budget shrinks
Oregon Ballet Theatre performs their spring program,
, 1111 SW Broadway., 248-4335. 2 pm Saturday-Sunday, April 25-26. 7:30 pm Thursday-Sunday, April 23-26. $15-$122. All ages. Visit obt.org or ticketmaster.com for tickets.
Images of OBT's spring program by Blaine Truitt Covert courtesy of OBT.