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La Belle

BIOGRAPHIES JIM VADALA (Sam Stoker) Born and raised in Philadelphia, Jim moved to Portland in 2012 to work for Portland Playhouse. Jim received his BA at West ChesterUniversity and has been seen nationally on Portlandia and Grimm. Some recent stage credits include: HIR (Defunkt), Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson (Portland Playhouse), The …

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Swan Lake

FEBRUARY 18–25, 2017 | KELLER AUDITORIUM ARTISTIC DIRECTOR KEVIN IRVING’S NEW STAGING OF SWAN LAKE DRAWS AUDIENCES DEEPER INTO THE DRAMA THE STORY OF SWAN LAKE is inextricably connected with Tchaikovsky’s music. In his new adaptation of the ballet, Artistic Director Kevin Irving takes inspiration from Tchaikovsky’s childhood. Tchaikovsky’s nanny …

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I Was A Ballet Dancer

Growing up, I was infatuated with ballet and took lots and lots of lessons. And since nothing else ever came along that was more interesting, I just kept doing it. Companies and choreographers hired me to dance for them; I followed jobs from city to city. I had a lot …

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Meet a Snow Flake

This is Getty the Go-Getter, and we are here at Oregon Ballet Theatre with a very special guest from Oregon Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker. GTGG: Hello! I am so happy to be here. Would you tell me your name? KM: I am a Snowflake in The Nutcracker. GTGG: WOWZA. I …

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The Nutcracker

    WELCOME TO OREGON BALLET THEATRE’S PRODUCTION OF GEORGE BALANCHINE’S THE NUTCRACKER ®! There is something about seeing through the eyes of a child that brings even the most world-weary adult into a blissful state—and renews that certain sense of wonder that children everywhere share. Experiencing The Nutcracker is …

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