OREGON BALLET THEATRE

 

EDUCATION OUTREACH FOR ADULTS

"The life of the arts, far from being an interruption - a distraction - in the life of a nation, is very close to the center of a nation's purpose - and is a test of the quality of a nation's civilization."
- John F. Kennedy, 1962

Performance Perspectives

PERFORMANCE PERSPECTIVES

Join Teaching Artist Brook Manning and get a head start on OBT performances. Performance Perspectives is open to all ticket holders for each performance 1 hour before curtain at all performances (select Nutcracker performances). Find out more HERE



COMMUNITY EVENTS

OBT hosts and partcipates in a wide variety of community events, including OBT Exposed at Director Park, Oregon Days of Culture and more. See what's happening HERE


Dance History Salon Series

HISTORY SALON SERIES

How on earth did ballet evolve from artistrocratic social dancing to the artistic, athletic marvel we know today? Dance Historian Linda Besant offers interested groups interactive, salon-style, discussions centered around dance history. Participants enjoy film footage and dance memorabilia. Salons are offered at OBT or on-site at your organization.

To request a salon for your organization or group, call 503.227.0977.


LECTURE TOURS AT OBT STUDIOS

Come for a tour of the OBT Studios and Costume Shop. Call to schedule at 503.227.0977.



BACKSTAGE TOURS

Enhance your performance experience with a sneak peek behind the scenes. Call to schedule a backstage tour during OBT's performance season at 503.227.0977.


Adult Dance Classes

ADULT DANCE CLASSES

The School of Oregon Ballet Theatre offers a variety of dance classes for adults. Click HERE to find out more | View the class schedule HERE


Educational Resources

RESOURCES & COMMUNITY

Explore HERE

SPONSORS

National Endowment for the Arts
Regional Arts & Culture Council
Work for Art
Wells Fargo
Stimson-Miller Foundation
PGE Foundation

Kasandra Gruener, MA
Director of Education & Outreach
503.227.0977
outreach@obt.org

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