OREGON BALLET THEATRE

 

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

 

COMPANY BIOS

MAKINO HILDESTAD / COMPANY ARTIST
Joined OBT in 2010

Makino Hildestad

Makino Hildestad studied at the Kumomoto Ballet in Japan under Seiko Ban. She joined Colorado Ballet in 2002 as an Apprentice, was promoted to Corps de Ballet in 2004, and joined OBT in 2010. Hildestad has performed the role of Zolma in Giselle and the Odalisques in Le Corsaire and has been featured in works by Christopher Wheeldon, Paul Taylor, Michael Pink and Darrell Grand Moltrie among others.

Hildestad has performed as a Guest Artist with the Washington Ballet, Festival Ballet Providence, The State Street Ballet and the Okamoto Ballet Company in Japan.

FEATURED ROLES

George Balanchine’s
* The Nutcracker
* Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux

Jean Corelli and Jules Perrot’s
* Giselle
(Zolma)

Mihailo Djuric’s
* Swan Lake

Martin Fredmann’s
* Cinderella
(Autumn Fairy)
* Don Quixote
* The Nutcracker
(Russian, Spanish, Snow soloist)
* Romeo and Juliet

 

 

Marius Petipa’s
* La Bayadère
(Gamzatti)
* Coppelia
(Mazurka / Czardas Lead, Friends)
* Le Corsaire
(Odalisques, Forban lead couple)

Michel Pink’s
* DRACULA
(Vampires, Holiday couple)
* Hunchback of Notre Dame

Christopher Stowell’s
* The Sleeping Beauty

* The Rite of Spring

Andrew Thompson and Gregory Gonzales’s
* Peter Pan
(Lost Boy)

Clark Tippet’s
* Bruch Violin Concerto

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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