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Join the Snow Queen at the EUG Parade!

Academy students and families! You can be in The EUG Parade on Sunday, July 29! Watch your email for details on how to participate in Eugene Ballet’s parade entry, Not Frozen. Costumes will be provided and students will dance alongside…

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The People of Peer Gynt: Michael Peterson

Eugene Ballet’s production of Peer Gynt is a showcase of artist collaboration: Toni Pimble, Brian McWhorter, Satoko Motouji and Jessey Zepeda have each played an important role in bringing Peer Gynt to fruition. Yet there is still something, someone, missing.…

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The People of Peer Gynt: Jessey Zepeda

By: Anna Herring It’s hard to describe what Jessey Zepeda does because he works on so many different things. At one extreme, his job revolves around custom builds of everything from cabinets, to theater sets, to installations for corporate events.…

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40th Season Announcement!

Eugene Ballet celebrates our 40th anniversary with a fabulous season of dance infused with theater, passion, and joy, including two full length ballets inspired by Shakespeare’s plays. In October we present a very contemporary Hamlet set to the music of…

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The People of Peer Gynt: Satoko Motouji

By: Anna Herring Henrik Ibsen’s Peer Gynt is not your typical theater play. In the book History of Theatre, Peer Gynt’s 40 scenes are described as “moving uninhibitedly in time and space and between conscious and unconscious, blending folkloric fantasy…

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The People of Peer Gynt: Brian McWhorter

By: Anna Herring When the curtain closes on a Eugene Ballet performance, Orchestra NEXT conductor Brian McWhorter doesn’t want you to remember the score. In fact, he would think it a compliment if you were to say “I didn’t realize…

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Get Ready for Eugene Ballet’s Annual Gala Event!

Now in its seventh year, our annual FUN-raising event, Table Dances, sometimes gets a little side eye on first mention. Previous patrons have described it “the best benefit event we’ve ever attended.” Let’s find out what you can expect on…

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The People of Peer Gynt: Toni Pimble

By: Anna Herring What would you associate with a Norwegian folktale? Perhaps Vikings or Norse Gods? Thor? Or maybe even Ragnarok (the Norse version of world destruction)?  Peer Gynt, a five act play, written in verse by Henrik Ibsen in…

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Join Our Free Boys Program

Eugene Ballet Academy is now offering free classes for boys and young men thanks to a generous donation from the parents of an Academy student. Sara and Nadine Batya’s son, Rafael, has been a student of Eugene Ballet Academy for…

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The Nutcracker is Here!

It’s finally here! After nearly five weeks on the road, bringing the joy and excitement of The Nutcracker to communities all across the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, Eugene Ballet has landed in Eugene for the final weekend of performances –…

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