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At last, OBT is back onstage

The ballet company, disrupted by Covid and an abrupt change in leadership, opens a new season on Friday.

DanceWatch: Back on stage!

After a long layoff, dance is getting back in performance halls. Celebrate its return – if you’ve been vaccinated.

September DanceWatch: TBA-plus

PICA’s Time-Based Art Fest highlights a month that also shows many dancers emerging from isolation.

Jordan Schnitzer speaks on OBT

In the wake of the ballet’s reshuffle, the philanthropist talks about perceptions, funding, and the duties of boards.

OBT: More questions than answers

In the wake of the ballet company’s abrupt split with artistic leader Kevin Irving, much remains unexplained.

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.