A Letter from the Artistic Director

I referenced the Shakespeare quote “What’s in a name?” when first announcing the exciting season that we have planned for OBT and Portland in our season brochure.  You see, I felt we had a chance to really define what we aim to do in the four fantastic repertory programs that we had lined up-  DREAM,… 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

AT THE STARTING BLOCKS

Well, here we are, just a few short days away from the actual beginning of the 2013-2014 season for OBT!  This is my first season here in Portland and I cannot express how eagerly I am awaiting the work that will start and the journey that begins when the dancers and I get together for… Read More