Here’s a little taste of the kind of street dance battles that are referenced in Trey McIntyre’s Speak, which is part of our Song & Dance program opening April 20th.
Former OBT dancer Matthew Boyes shares his memories of Speak, Trey McIntyre’s ballet set to a spoken-word piece by Tracie Morris and the hip-hop music of The Bloodhound Gang. Vanessa Thiessen and Matthew Boyes in the world premiere of Trey McIntyre’s Speak. Oregon Ballet Theatre, 1998. Photo by David Straub. By Claire Willett How was… Read More
At least not for part of the day. Rehearsals have begun for Trey McIntyre’s Speak (1998), where us dancers get to ditch our ballet slippers/pointe shoes for sneakers and take a break from classical music to groove to the Bloodhound Gang. I am very excited to be a part of this work and very excited… Read More