Eugene Ballet offers education opportunities throughout the season, engaging dance enthusiasts of all ages from the Eugene and Springfield communities, the state and the Northwest region. Dance training at Eugene Ballet is supported by the Eugene Ballet Academy and the youth performing division, Eugene Youth Ballet.
Day at the Ballet
Sunday, October 8, 2017
Class: 9:00 am at the Midtown Arts Center
Performance: 2:00 pm Hult Center for the Performing Arts
This exciting opportunity allows students to participate in an intermediate/advanced ballet class at the Midtown Arts Center in the morning before attending the matinee performance of Mowgli – The Jungle Book Ballet at the Hult Center for Performing Arts in Eugene, OR. The class, ticket to the performance and lunch are included in the $50 fee.
To sign up for Day at the Ballet, please contact Lisa Bostwick, Education Coordinator, 541.485.3992 [email protected]
Mowgli Education show
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Twin Falls, ID – CSI Fine Arts Auditorium
Mowgli – The Jungle Book Ballet returns after its spectacular 2012 world premiere! Experience the spirited adventures of Mowgli as he befriends and grows up with Baloo the Bear, and battles the larger-than-life Shere Khan the Tiger and Kaa the Snake. An exotic retelling of Rudyard Kipling’s stories enjoyed by all ages, with fanciful costumes, masks, sets and world music that creates the magic of young Mowgli’s life in the jungle.
MOMIX: OPUS CACTUS Education Show
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 10:30 am
Eugene, OR – Hult Center for Performing Arts
Dynamic cacti, slithering lizards, and fire dancers fill the stage in this unique modern dance experience. Under the direction of Moses Pendleton, this hour-long multimedia spectacle inspired by the flora and fauna of the American Southwest is a must-see, full of breathtaking visual splendor and theatrical magic. Open to grades 1-12. $5 ticket price. Scholarship available.
For more information, please contact Lisa Bostwick, Education Coordinator, 541.485.3992 [email protected]
The Nutcracker Education Shows
December 6 & 7, 2017
Caldwell, ID – Jewett Auditorium, College of Idaho
There’s a joyful magic at every performance as hundreds of aspiring young dancers join the Company on stage, while the Sugar Plum Fairy transports all to the Snow Kingdom and the Land of the Sweets. You’ll cheer and boo at the battle with the not-so-scary Mouse King and his Pirate Henchmice, as Clara and The Nutcracker win the day. Celebrate your holiday season with a marvelous journey to Eugene Ballet’s The Nutcracker.
Tickets available at Caldwell Fine Arts.
Day at the Ballet: This package opportunity for intermediate and advanced level students from around the region includes a master class taught by Eugene Ballet dancers and staff, lunch (provided by Cornucopia) and a ticket to a Eugene Ballet performance. Offered for Mowgli, Pink Martini and Peer Gynt.
Young Audience Education Eugene Ballet engages young audiences through 50 minute education shows offered both in Eugene at the Hult Center and while on tour. This season Eugene Ballet is pleased to co-present MOMIX: Opus Cactus, sponsored by The Hult Center for the Performing Arts and City of Eugene, Oct 31, 2017.
Please contact Lisa Bostwick, Education Coordinator, 541.485.3992 [email protected]