Agon: A Trip Into Outer Space (Part 2)

Here we continue with Brook Manning’s exploration of George Balanchine’s Agon, one of five pieces on the program for OBT 25,  playing at the Keller Auditorium through October 18. Part 1 can be found here:  Agon was one of Balanchine’s “leotard ballets” (so called because the dancers performed wearing simple practice clothes), it made headlines… Read More

From Ballet to Tango in 3 Long Steps

Argentine tango dancer, instructor and musician Alex Krebs will be performing with Company Artist Grace Shibley at OBT’s upcoming Gala, Viva la Danza, on April 14th.  Brook Manning, OBT Teaching Artist, sat down in Mr. Krebs’ tango studio to talk with him about his background, the process of setting a tango performance on a ballerina… Read More