OREGON BALLET THEATRE

 

Photo Top: Xuan Cheng and Brian Simcoe. Photo by Tatiana Wills.

 

COMPANY BIOS

MARTINA CHAVEZ / SOLOIST
Joined OBT in 2006 / Soloist since 2014

Martina Chavez
Photo by Joni Kabana

Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Martina Chavez trained with Buddy and Susan Trevino and Maryland Youth Ballet. She joined OBT as an apprentice in 2006 and was promoted into the company in 2007. Chavez has been featured as the White Cat in Christopher Stowell's The Sleeping Beauty, Dew Drop in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, and in works by Jerome Robbins and Christopher Wheeldon.

PHOTO GALLERY
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11/12 Season - Chromatic Quartet Oregon Ballet Theatre Hush - 4
FEATURED ROLES

George Balanchine’s
* Emeralds
* The Four Temperaments
(First Theme)
* The Nutcracker
(Arabian)
* Rubies
* Slaughter on Tenth Avenue

James Kudelka’s
* Hush Peter Martins’
*Ash Yuri Possokhov’s
* Firebird
* Raymonda
(Variations 2 and 3)

Jerome Robbins’
* The Cage
* The Concert
(Wife)

 

Christopher Stowell’s
* A Midsummer Night’s Dream
* Eyes on You
* The Sleeping Beauty
(White Cat, Fairy of Wit)
* Swan Lake
* Zaïs

Kent Stowell’s
* Through Eden’s Gates

Christopher Wheeldon’s
* RUSH

PRINCIPAL DANCERS

Xuan Cheng
Chauncey Parsons
Brian Simcoe

SOLOISTS

Candace Bouchard
Martina Chavez
Ansa Deguchi
Peter Franc
Michael Linsmeier

COMPANY ARTISTS

Thomas Baker

Eva Burton
Sarah Griffin
Adam Hartley
Makino Hildestad
Jordan Kindell
Katherine Monogue
Kelsie Nobriga
Kimberly Nobriga

Colby Parsons
Avery Reiners

APPRENTICES

Jessica Lind
Shea McAdoo
Alexander Negron
Emily Parker
Ian Schwaner
Paige Wilkey

OBT / National Endowment for the Arts Oregon Arts Commission Regional Arts & Culture Council Work for Art Portland Monthly Oregon Community Foundation Jerome Robbins Foundation
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