Oregon Ballet Theatre Announces New Season; Unveils new Carmen, Petrouchka and Wheeldon Ballet


Arts & Books
On Monday, before announcing its 2011-2012 season last night to a crowd of dance lovers at its Southeast Portland studio, Oregon Ballet Theatre heightened the dramatic tension by asking its Facebook fans to guess what might be in store. Romeo and Juliet, Don Quixote and Coppelia were top picks (honorable mention goes to the as-yet unballetified Harry and the Hendersons), but no. Instead, the new season, ...   More
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 HEATHER WISNER

Live Review: Oregon Ballet Theatre's Left Unsaid.

Chairs are more than set dressing to choreographer Nicolo Fonte. They're stilts, barriers and fainting couches. Their legs are extra limbs for busy dancers and their seats new territory to be conquered. Those chairs, three simple black wooden fold-ups, figure largely in the dance-maker's Left Unsaid, a truly wonderful 2003 work for six dancers that Oregon Ballet Theatre presented for the first ...   More
Monday, April 20, 2009 KELLY CLARKE


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