Wooden Dimes

April 5 – 13, 2024 | Newmark Theatre

OBT Artistic Director Danielle Rowe’s dramatic one-act ballet Wooden Dimes launches audiences into the tumultuous relationship of 1920’s-era chorus girl Betty Fine and her husband Robert, a passion ultimately ripped apart by resentment and jealousy. Originally produced as a film during the pandemic for San Francisco Ballet’s digital season, Wooden Dimes will be brought to life on stage in this exciting premiere.  
Sharing the program is a romance with a brighter ending, Ben Stevenson’s Three Preludes. A cautious studio flirtation between two dancers transforms into an affair under the influence of the rapturous Rachmaninoff score. Just Above the Surface by New York-based Choreographer Yue Yin completes the program. Described by Culture Vulture as a “goosebump-inducing” work, this ensemble piece “seduces the audience to sway along while hoping that it will never end.”

Wooden Dimes – World Premiere

Choreography: Danielle Rowe
Music: James M. Stephenson

Three Preludes

Choreography: Ben Stevenson
Music: Sergei Rachmaninoff

Just Above the Surface

Choreography: Yue Yin
Music: Erik Debono, Machinefabriek & Freiband, Arvo Pärt, Michel Banabila

Showtimes & Tickets

= indicates performances with Audio Description

Friday, April 5 | 7:30 PM
Saturday, April 6 | 2:00 PM
Saturday, April 6 | 7:30 PM
Sunday, April 7 | 2:00 PM
Thursday, April 11 | 7:30PM
Friday, April 12 | 7:30 PM
Saturday, April 13 | 7:30 PM

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