Meet Our Dancers!

Meet Our Dancers: DuRron Chambers

Meet Our Dancers: DuRron Chambers

When did you start dancing ballet?  I started ballet at the age of 16 when my aunt took me to Stanford University to see Dance Theatre of Harlem and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. Seeing African American dancers doing classical ballet and neo-classical styles...

Meet Our Dancers: Rachael Jensen!

Meet Our Dancers: Rachael Jensen!

When did you start dancing? I started at around 2 1/2. The class was for 3 year olds and older, but I was so well behaved that they let me take the class before I was 3. My parents got me into ballet, but I stuck with it because I love to perform and be on stage....

Meet Our Dancers: Mari Takahashi!

Meet Our Dancers: Mari Takahashi!

Meet Mari, an OBC dancer who is also a signed model with CITY Model Management and a well-recognized YouTube personality! She has previously danced with OBC, and we are delighted that she is rejoining us this year for a wonderful season! Enjoy her interview! What's...

Meet Our Dancers: Edward McPherson

Meet Our Dancers: Edward McPherson

Hello, and welcome to the Oakland Ballet Company's blog! This will be the first (of many) posts that will serve as your inside look at what's happening behind the scenes at the company! For our first blog post, we interviewed dancer Edward McPherson, who is joining...

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