OREGON BALLET THEATRE

 

Photo: Michael Linsmeier.
Photo by Joni Kabana.

 

COMPANY BIOS

OLIVIA ORNELAS / COMPANY ARTIST
Joined OBT in 2011

Olivia Ornelas
Photo by Joni Kabana

Olivia Ornelas was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and began her training at Ballet Etudes and at Mary Moe Adams Royal Ballet Academy. She joins the company after first being a member of the school’s Professional Division and later as an Apprentice. During her time with the school, Ornelas has performed leading roles in the annual performance including the soloist woman in George Balanchine’s La Source, as GW in Robert Henry Johnson’s Road to the Yellow Carnival, and in Christopher Stowell’s Within Range and Peter and the Wolf (the Cat).

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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