50th Anniversary Spring Repertory Season
Five Decades of Dance
Saturday, May 23, 4pm
The Paramount Theatre
Tickets will go on sale March 1, 2015.
ABOUT FIVE DECADES OF DANCE:
Oakland Ballet Company’s 50th Anniversary spring repertory season production, Five Decades of Dance, is an exciting, two-part program paying homage to OBC’s history and celebrating the next 50 years!
Highlights from OBC’s repertoire, including selections from iconic ballets that built Oakland Ballet’s international reputation:
Petrouchka by Mikhail Fokine
Scheherazade by Mikhail Fokine
La Boutique Fantasque by Léonid Massine
Billy the Kid by Eugene Loring
Le Train Bleu by Bronislava Nijinska
Les Biches by Bronislava Nijinska
Love Dogs by Alonzo King
The pas de deux from The Secret Garden by founding Artistic Director, Ronn Guidi
Afternoon of a Faun by Vaslav Nijinsky – presented in its entirety.
Oakland Ballet welcomes back alumni whose careers began with Oakland Ballet – each creating a short, new work to celebrates both the company’s past and future, including:
Artistic Director Graham Lustig
Tickets will range between $20-$100, depending on seating section, and will go on sale on March 1, 2015.
OBC is excited to present this production at The Paramount Theatre, a historic venue with a long history of hosting Oakland Ballet Company performances.
Oakland Ballet’s 50th Anniversary season is supported by:
Alameda County Arts Commission/ARTSFUND Grant Program
Bank of America
City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program
East Bay Sotheby’s International
McGuire and Hester
The Matson Foundation
Thank you to our Individual Season Sponsors:
Mark and Sarah Allendorf
Carolyn and Paul Rinetti
Michele Stone and Harry Howe
Cynthia and Robert Wantland
Thank you to our media partners:
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