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

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“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

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Photo & 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.

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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 @ 2pm

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. “

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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 & Fundraiser

Date & Location TBD: sometime in April 2019

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

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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 @ 3pm & evening performance @ 7pm

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.

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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 for Benton County 2nd and 3rd graders, and an evening full-length concert that will also include the Character Dances from the ballet, “Raymonda,” Kathy Scharp’s “Hylas and the Naiads,” and a new modern dance piece by Resident Choreographer, Kristin Jones.

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

Corvallis Community Band Spring Concert

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.

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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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