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Almost Live: Oregon Ballet Theatre's Duets

There are two solid additions and one sorry subtraction in Oregon Ballet Theatre's spring program, Duets.

First the good news: OBT has beefed up its rep with two musically and choreographically engaging contemporary pieces....   More
Monday, April 26, 2010 by HEATHER WISNER

LIVE REVIEW: Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Complexions dancers are not like us. They look better in boy shorts than we ever will, all sinewy thighs and chiseled abs. They have torsos and limbs so flexible it hurts t...   More
Thursday, April 8, 2010 by HEATHER WISNER

LIVE REVIEW: Katherine Longstreth at Conduit

A new talent has joined Portland's contemporary dance scene: New Yorker Katherine Longstreth, who moved to Portland last summer with her family, brought together dancers from both coasts this weekend at    More
Monday, March 15, 2010 by HEATHER WISNER

Live Review: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

As last-minute replacements go, you could do worse than Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. The company—which mad...   More
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 by HEATHER WISNER

Live Review: Bruno Beltrao Grupo de Rua

Brazilian street dance, minus the street, moved into an industrial corner of Portland this week. Bruno Beltrao Grupo de Rua, a nine-member, all-male ensemble from Rio, enjoyed a sold-out run through the White Bird Uncaged series, which brought the acti...   More
Sunday, February 7, 2010 by HEATHER WISNER

LIVE REVIEW: Oregon Ballet Theatre Emerald Retrospective

Twenty years after its birth – and four months after its near-death experience and recent internal shake up--   More
Sunday, October 11, 2009 by HEATHER WISNER

RESA (Rumpus Room Dance)

A new work from an international duo.

Resa is the Swedish word for “journey,” and RESA, a new show from Rumpus Room Dance, uses journeys as its creative springboard. “Geographic, non-geographic, personal…” b ...   More
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 HEATHER WISNER

Live Review: OBT and Bouand Dance Company

What Portland has now—and what it could lose—became painfully clear last Friday night at the Keller during Oregon Ballet Theatre's Rush + Robbins progr...   More
Monday, June 8, 2009 by HEATHER WISNER

Rush + Robbins (Oregon Ballet Theatre)

The insect women will devour you!

It’s a muggy Tuesday evening, and Anne Mueller is gripping Ronnie Underwood’s head between her calves; he writhes in agony as she stabs his ribcage with her pointe shoe and scowls fiercely ...   More
Wednesday, June 3, 2009 HEATHER WISNER
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