Dance

The Portland Ballet A Christmas Carol 2021

June DanceWatch: Back on stage

Oregon Ballet Theatre unveils two world premieres in its first concert since the pandemic. And there’s lots more live performance to cheer on, too.

Remembering Jacques d’Amboise

The great American ballet star, who has died at age 86, was also a great teacher and a great human being.

A life in the dance theater

Former Oregon Ballet Theatre star Gavin Larsen’s “Being a Ballerina”: a memoir to sweep you off your feet.

The sound of dance across borders

Joe Kye’s new single “The Way Out” brings dance, Zoom, and social justice together to address the border crisis.

DanceWatch: March hare edition

Though we long for the Olden Times, when dancers occupied the same rooms we did, we’re still counting our blessings: 1) Spring awaits; 2) Dance online.

The Year of Living Cautiously

Dance critic Martha Ullman West looks back on a year of isolation and remembers moments of beauty that broke the spell.

still from Bodies Apart, Moving Together - Three figures in the middle of a road

‘One drop of water in the deep blue sea’

Jennifer Rabin was moved to tears by Sophia Wright Emigh and Jaleesa Johnston’s project “Bodies Apart, Moving Together.” A conversation about the pandemic, art, and finding connection.

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