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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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Chauncey Parsons

CHAUNCEY PARSONS Principal Dancer Born in Santa Barbara, California, Chauncey Parsons began dancing at age 12, at the Santa Barbara Ballet Center, under Michelle Pearson and Denise Rinaldi. At 15, he was accepted into the Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington D.C. where he trained for three years under Vladimir …

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Peter Franc

PETER FRANC Principal Dancer Peter Franc received his early ballet training with Atlanta’s Metropolitan Ballet Theatre, the Louisville Ballet School, and graduated from the Houston Ballet Academy. He then joined Houston Ballet, rising to the rank of demi-soloist. Notable performances include works by Jerome Robbins, George Bal- anchine, Jirˇí Kylián, …

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