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
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
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.
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. “
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
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.
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.
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.
Corvallis Academy of Ballet Annual Recitals:
Saturday, June 1st, 2019, Corvallis High School Theater
Lower Division @ 3pm; Upper Division @ 7pm