JUNE 5 – 13, 2020
1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205
Important information about this performance
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Friday, June 5 – 7:30 PM
Saturday, June 6 – 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 6 – 7:30 PM
Sunday, June 7 – 2:00 PM
Thursday, June 11 – 7:30 PM
Friday, June 12 – 7:30 PM
Saturday, June 13 – 7:30 PM
OBT’s Resident Choreographer Nicolo Fonte debuted the vivacious Beautiful Decay in 2015 to extraordinary acclaim. Fonte described his inspiration for the work, “When thinking about a series of photographs of very much dead but still very vibrant flowers — these flowers were so full of movement, and retained such a potent identity and some sense of ‘self,’ that the beauty evident in the decay was to me both noble and touching.” Since its OBT debut, Beautiful Decay has been performed around the country and now, as part of OBT’s 30th anniversary season, returns with national recognition.
“Beautiful Decay is not only an evening of explosive, athletic dance that leaves the audience speechless after just the first act but also a witty and sophisticated meditation on the passing of time.” – The Dance Journal
Choreography by Nicolo Fonte
Music by Antonio Vivaldi, Max Richter, Ólafur Arnalds
Guest Artists, Diana Byer and Gregg Bielemeier
Previews & Reviews
A Dance for the Ages
by Marty Hughley
The Sets and Costumes of Beautiful Decay
by Brook Manning
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