Daily Dance Break: Wheeldon Week “Carnival of the Animals”

Today we have Christopher Wheeldon’s Carnival of the Animals which he sets as a child’s dream of spending a night in the Museum of Natural History.  If you had to guess the order in which he created Polyphonia, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Carnival of the Animals which do you think came first and last… Read More

Anne says “farewell pointe shoes, hello desk!”

Hi OBT Friends!  You haven’t previously heard much from me via the blog, but now that I’m spending less time in pointe shoes I’m looking forward to sharing a bit of my “behind the scenes” perspective.  As you may know, I recently retired from my performing career during our recent “Song and Dance” program.  My… Read More

The Life and times of Anne Mueller Part Five: “It Was like Being a Ninja”

OBT staff members Linda Besant and Claire Willett sat down with Principal Dancer Anne Mueller (who retires from the stage and transitions to our artistic staff in May) to interview her about her life and career. Over the next few days we’ll be sharing with you some of her stories and anecdotes – from her… Read More

The Life and Times of Anne Mueller Part Four: Anne on Christopher

OBT staffer Claire Willett sits down with Anne Mueller to talk all things Christopher Stowell – how she met him, how she would describe him in three words (HINT: she can’t), her favorite Stowell role, how she’s grown as a dancer over the past few years, and the one time she got to dance with… Read More