OREGON BALLET THEATRE

 

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

 

COMPANY BIOS

ANSA DEGUCHI / SOLOIST
Joined OBT in 2003 / Soloist since rankings established

Ansa Deguchi
Photo by Joni Kabana

A native of Japan, Deguchi studied at Chika Goto Step Works Ballet from 1989 to 2002 and also trained with Damara Bennett at City Ballet School in San Francisco. She joined OBT in 2003 as an apprentice, was promoted into the company in 2004, and to Soloist in 2007. Her leading roles include the Sugar Plum Fairy in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, Princess Florine in Christopher Stowell’s The Sleeping Beauty, and William Forsythe’s The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude.

PHOTO GALLERY
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sb7 The Four Temperaments Summer - 7
FEATURED ROLES

Julia Adam’s
* Angelo

George Balanchine’s
* Apollo
* Concerto Barocco
* Divertimento No. 15
* Emeralds
* The Four Temperaments
* The Nutcracker
* Rubies
* Serenade
* Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
* Tarantella
* Who Cares?

Charles Czarny’s
* Concerto Grosso

Nicolo Fonte’s
* Bolero

William Forsythe’s
* The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude (Featured)

James Kudelka’s
* Hush Lar Lubovitch’s
* Concerto Six Twenty-Two

 

Peter Martins’
* Ash

Yuri Possokhov’s
* Firebird (Princess)
* Raymonda

Jerome Robbins’
* The Cage
* The Concert

Christopher Stowell’s
* A Holiday Revue
* A Midsummer Night’s Dream
* Eyes On You
* Quick Time
* The Rite Of Spring
* The Sleeping Beauty (Princess Florine)
* The Sleeping Beauty, Act III
* Swan Lake
* Swan Lake, Act III
* 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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