Portland Ballet Company

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Exploring the range of the body's possibilities with STREB

Midway through last Wednesday night's performance of "Raw" by the dance company STREB, Cassandre Joseph stood frozen atop a metal scaffolding extending nearly the full height of the Merrill Auditorium stage.
Take flight
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  November 05, 2010

Crowded stage

Portland Ballet Company will present its annual Portland Dances! New Works Showcase, a sampler of original jazz, modern, point, and experimental choreography.
Ballet showcase grows and grows
By EMILY PARKHURST  |  August 12, 2008

Grand choral works

The traditional Roman Catholic liturgical text for a requiem mass is a prayer for the dead, evoking horrors of the last judgment.
 Johannes Brahms’s A German Requiem and Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana
By BEN MEIKLEJOHN  |  March 28, 2007