WEEK #6: Thursday

Happy almost-weekend!  On today’s Coffee Break With the Ballet we’ve got our final “Stars of OBT” and a new “Random Thursday Question” that we KNOW you’ll all have an opinion about . . .

Stars of OBT: “Dress For Success”

Costumes are the finishing touch, whether it’s a simple leotard to let the dancer’s body movement show, or an ornate ensemble that creates a character.  Costumes transform the dancers from hardworking artists/athletes into bluebirds and swans, princes and princesses, sugarplums and firebirds.

Lucas Threefoot in The Sleeping Beauty at OBT  (Photo: Blaine Covert)

Ruben Martin and Yuka Iino in Swan Lake at OBT  (Photo: Blaine Covert)

Alison Roper in The Stravinsky Project at OBT  (Photo: Blaine Covert)

Artur Sultanov and Candace Bouchard in The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude at OBT  (Photo: Blaine Covert)

Random Thursday Question

What fashion trend (past or current) should never, ever, EVER be allowed to come back in style?

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