Oregon Ballet Theatre honors International Persons with Disability Day (12/3) by celebrating our OBT and PHAME partnership! Oregon Ballet Theatre has partnered with PHAME for the past two years. Before the pandemic OBT Teaching Artist Sarah Ward-Brown taught in person on PHAME’s campus. She now has been teaching class through zoom for the past year.… Read More
We at Oregon Ballet Theatre are deeply saddened by the loss this fall of two generous and steadfast supporters—Debi Coleman and Sue Horn-Caskey. Each in her own inimitable way blessed a broad spectrum of Portland’s arts and culture organizations with expert guidance and significant financial support. In Christopher Stowell’s words, “The Portland arts scene is… Read More
Makino Hayashi presents Ten Tiny Dances Watch all Ten Tiny Dancers HERE. Makino’s work Kizuna featuring OBT company members Hannah Davis and Michael Linsmeier begins at 9 min 24 seconds. Photos by Brian Simcoe.
Aligned with OBT’s mission to share, inspire, and connect with the community in meaningful ways through excellence in performance and training, Oregon Ballet Theatre’s Education and Community Engagement (ECE) department created summer programming that gave new students access to the magic of ballet and other dance forms. Partnering with schools and local organizations, the incredible… Read More
For the Pettingers, Ballet Classes at OBT are a Family Affair For the past six years, the Pettinger family from Happy Valley has maintained a well-choreographed schedule outside of school. With three boys — Sam, 11; Luke, 9; and Isaac, 7 — taking a total of 17 hours of ballet classes at Oregon Ballet Theatre… Read More