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The Snow Queen: Be There for the World Premiere

with OrchestraNEXT

Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 2:00 pm
Hult Center for the Performing Arts

Artistic Director Toni Pimble’s new full-length ballet of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen is a heart-warming tale set in a wintery land where Gerda uses the power of love to rescue Kay from the Snow Queen’s cold-hearted influence. Toni’s powerful choreography is set to new music commissioned from award-winning Portland-based composer Kenji Bunch, and performed by Orchestra Next. Jonna Hayden’s dramatic costumes inspired by Alexander McQueen and Nadya Geras-Carson’s otherwordly sets create visual magic as the Company takes us on this journey through the frozen emotional darkness, the loss of innocence, and ultimately, the joy that is found when love conquers all.

Learn more about the making of The Snow Queen here.

The Snow Queen is supported by:

The Richard P. Haugland Foundation

Hult Endowment/Arts Foundation of Western Oregon Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation

Mildred Baker Endowment for the Arts/Arts Foundation of Western Oregon Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation


Be a Ballet Insider! Learn more about The Snow Queen with EBC Artistic Director Toni Pimble, 45 minutes before curtain at both Eugene performances in The Studio, lower level at the Hult Center.