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Ballet at the Milwaukie Center
May 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFEE: $5 Ages: All
Discover the magic of ballet with a special performance by Oregon Ballet Theatre 2 (OBT2). The group of 12 talented pre-professional dancers, presented by former American Ballet Theatre ballerina and OBT2 Program Director, Lisa Sundstrom, will perform an exciting and eclectic program of classical and contemporary work.
Doors open at 6 p.m.! Meet the ballerinas and have your photo taken after the show. There is a $5 recommended donation and all proceeds go toward the NCPRD scholarship program and OBT2.
- Sleeping Beauty Pas de Quatre
From Act 3 of The Sleeping Beauty (1890), by Petipa, the most influential choreographer in ballet history. Set to Tchaikovsky, the most popular Russian composer in classical music. The scene: a royal wedding with fairies as guests!
- ‘Three Themes’ from Four Temperaments
A neoclassical masterpiece by George Balanchine
- Duet from Rassemblement
Inspired by and set to Haitian slave songs by world-renowned Spanish choreographer, Nacho Duato
- Created fresh for OBT2, a brand new ballet by Oregon Ballet Theatre Soloist, Matthew Pawlicki-Sinclair. A coming-of-age narrative: contemporary infused with neoclassic style.