A Sneak Peek Inside Rehearsals

It’s winding down to performance time! Here at the OBC studios, we’ve been busy with rehearsals in preparation for our opening night–which is only a week away! Here are some great rehearsal shots taken by our very own OBC dancer Rachael Jensen (read her interview here). Enjoy!

Chantelle Pianetta and Edward McPherson

OBC dancers rehearsing the snow scene

Artistic Director Graham Lustig coaches Jackie McConnell, while Jacob Kreamer looks on

Coreen Danaher and DuRron Chambers

Stephanie Salts and Connolly Strombeck

OBC student dancers rehearsing the battle scene with company member Denise Schmalle and rehearsal master Bat Abbit

Rachel Speidel Little captured in a picture-perfect grand jete!

Pointe shoes--is there anything more beautiful?

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