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SOAR Documentary Finale & Dance Concert

Monday, April 21, 2014 at The Newmark Theater

A collaboration with Hot Flash Films PDX and Polaris Dance Theater, the SOAR concert will serve as the finale for a remarkable two-year documentary film project.

Tickets are available through Polaris Dance Theater.

Dancers from The Portland Ballet’s Youth Company will perform an original contemporary piece, choreographed by TPB instructor and former professional dancer Anne Mueller.  Now the Managing Director of Bag&Baggage Productions, Anne previously danced with Oregon Ballet Theatre for many years and served as OBT’s Interim Artistic Director.

TPB will dance alongside Polaris, the Jefferson Dancers, Kemba Shannon Ensemble, and the two stars of the documentary film, Kiera and Uriah, in an original piece by Melissa St. Clair.

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Academy Showcase

Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25, 2014 at The Portland Ballet Studio Theatre

The students of TPB’s Academy showcase their skills in a culminating performance.  Each level practices and performs a piece that demonstrates what they’ve learned throughout the year.  Senior dancers will perform a special piece displaying their technique and artistry.

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Spring Concert

Friday, June 13 and Saturday, June 14, 2014 at The Portland Ballet Studio Theatre

The Youth Company will perform a mixed-repertory program featuring modern and classical works, including Les Sylphides, excerpts from Napoli and Le Corsaire, Balanchine’s Tarantella, and a new modern piece by Josie Moseley.

An annual favorite, the Spring Concert brings together tradition and innovation. The program reaches into the past for classical ballet, and into the future with the newest works by contemporary choreographers.  The Portland Ballet’s Youth Company work closely with teachers, choreographers, and costumers to develop an evening of lively, gorgeous dance.

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James F & Marion L Miller Foundation National Endowment for the Arts Oregon Arts Commission Regional Arts & Culture Council Work for Art