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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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NWDP: In Good Company

WELCOME TO IN GOOD COMPANY Thank you so much for joining us for our latest, dancer-made In Good Company show! Each year, we turn our winter show over to our incredibly talented and creative company members to set every step, pick the music, costumes and staging, and to craft a …

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DanceWatch Weekly: Solace and solutions

NOVEMBER 16, 2016 // ARTSWATCH // JAMUNA CHIARINI This weekend features two dance performances that might offer some solace and solutions in these post-election times: The last bell rings for you by Portland choreographer Linda Austin and Moses(es) by Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group, presented by White Bird. Also, happening next Tuesday night is the opening of Suspended …

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Giants Before Us

GIANTS BEFORE US By Marty Hughley OREGON BALLET THEATRE opens its 2016–2017 season with a program aptly called GIANTS, featuring trailblazing works by master choreographers George Balanchine and William Forsythe along with a world premiere by Resident Choreographer Nicolo Fonte that boldly connects and extends those lofty legacies. Balanchine’s plotless …

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