OBT Dancers at Burgerville

  It’s true – ballerinas enjoy a fresh, local, sustainably-produced burger and some sweet potato fries now and then, but our apprentice dancers were recently at Burgerville headquarters for a different reason.   In an ongoing partnership with Work for Art (a program of the Regional Arts & Culture Council), OBT was recently engaged in Work… Read More

Joni Kabana – Dreaming from the Wings

Photographer Joni Kabana joined us at the Keller Auditorium for the dress rehearsal of Dream, October 11, 2013.  She shares thoughts and photos from her experience with us here.  Colorful silk wings on the Woodland Creatures, danced by students from the School of OBT. Making my way down the long dark hallway, I hear voices coming… Read More

Duly Noted: Adolphe Adam… Revolutionary?

Welcome to the first official installment of “Duly Noted,” our new blog feature where we’ll share fun stories and tidbits about the lives of our composers! What’s the connection between the waves of civil unrest sweeping through the Middle East over the past few months, and 19th-century French composer Adolphe Adam, who wrote Giselle?  Well,… Read More