Schedule: 2018/2019

 Corvallis Community Band Educational Concert

FREE Educational Concert for local 4th graders, focusing on the Oregon Trail and the Solar System

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018, 12:30pm, at LaSells Stewart Center



“Sleigh Ride,” December 2017
Photo Credit: Jeff Hintzman

Making Spirits Bright: Community Holiday Dance Concert

A collaborative winter & winter holidays-themed concert featuring Willamette Apprentice Ballet, Modern Dance Technique, Downtown Dance, & Pacific Tap Dance Company

Saturday, December 1st, 2018, 2 shows: matinee @ 3pm & evening performance @ 7pm



Photo and Design Credit: Charles C. Prince

WAB Holiday Fundraiser:

Saturday, December 8th, 2018, at Corvallis Academy of Ballet, 5:00pm-9:00pm

We will hold this fundraiser to raise money for WAB production expenses, the WAB Education Endowment Fund & our ‘Shoe Fairy’ Fund. Event will feature Holiday- themed refreshments, silent auction, raffle prizes, and performances by WAB & CAB dancers.

WAB parents and other family members and friends are needed to help organize and run this event; we need: Volunteers to charge admission at the door, Volunteers to donate raffle prizes and/or solicit donations from local businesses for raffle prizes, Volunteers to buy or make and donate refreshments. Volunteers to donate or solicite donations for silent auction.Volunteers to help with set-up and clean-up.



Arabian Dance from The Nutcracker, Choreography by Kristin Jones
CCB Holiday Concert, December 2017

Holiday Concert with Corvallis Community Band:

Annual family-friendly, FREE concert, featuring guest performers from Willamette Apprentice Ballet

Sunday, December 9th, 2018, at United Methodist Church @ 1:30pm

WAB dancers will perform holiday favorites “Sleigh Ride” and “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers,” both choreographed by Megan Skinner, and a new piece choreographed by Kristin Jones: “Winter Storms Waltz. “



Caroline Hintzman performing her solo, “Burn,” during the Preliminary Round of the 3rd Annual Student Choreography Competition, February 2018.
Photo credit: Jeff Hintzman

WAB Showcase: 4th Annual Student Choreography Competition & WAB Alumni Gala 

Saturday, April 27th, 2019


Corvallis Academy of Ballet

Refreshments, silent auction, and performances of exciting new dance pieces, choreographed by the next generation of choreographers…and performances by prestigious WAB alumni!

STUDENT CHOREOGRAPHERS: Rebecca Jones, Kamron Kayhani, Jennifer McCloskey, Camilla Robertson

ALUMNI PERFORMERS: Bethany Ayers-Hale, Kristin Jones, Denise Leon-Aispuro, Megan Skinner, Sana Tepley



WAB dancers rehearsing Kathy Scharp’s ballet “Hylas and the Naiads;” our planned submission for the 2019 Terpsichore concert.

Terpsichore Fundraiser Concert:

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019, 2 shows: matinee @ 3:30pm & evening performance @ 7:30pm

All the local dance studios & student performance groups from all over the Willamette Valley will each contribute 1 or more short pieces to the program. The annual Terpsichore Community Dance Concerts help to raise money to fund WAB, MDT, & Downtown Dance concerts at the Majestic.



Jennifer McCloskey at the Historic Carousel in Albany, OR.

Willamette Apprentice Ballet presents Carnival of the Animals 

Friday, March 8th, 2019

LaSells Stewart Center

Two concerts with FREE ADMISSION: a daytime Children’s Concert at 12:00pm for Benton County 2nd and 3rd graders, and an evening full-length concert at 7:30pm that will also include the Character Dances from the ballet, “Raymonda,” and “Let Joy Be Unconfined,” a new modern dance piece by Resident Choreographer, Kristin Jones.



WAB dancers backstage after performing “Slaughter on 10th Avenue” with the Corvallis Community Band, March 2018.
Choreography by Megan Skinner

Corvallis Community Band Plays the Classics 

Family-friendly, FREE concert, featuring guest performers from Willamette Apprentice Ballet.

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019, 7:30pm, LaSells Stewart Center.

Encore performances of Megan Skinner’s “Can-Can,” choreographed in 2010 to the music of Jacques Offenbach, and the tiny dance, “Odalisque,” choreographed to Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Song of India.” A new tiny dance to Leroy Anderson’s “Blue Tango” is also in the works.



WAB-BGB-Merde! Circle, before the June 2018 Upper Division CAB Recital

Corvallis Academy of Ballet Annual Recitals:

Saturday, June 1st, 2019, Corvallis High School Theater

Lower Division @ 3pm; Upper Division @ 7pm

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