Ballet Fantastique

Concert Season & Events

The Season
Photo: Stephanie Urso
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ZORRO® The Ballet
Donna and Hannah Bontrager, choreographer-producers

"He had been near death so many times that he had lost his fear of living."
―Isabel Allende, Zorro

From the daredevil imaginations of Ballet Fantastique’s acclaimed producer-choreographers Donna Marisa and Hannah Bontrager comes ZORRO® The Ballet, re-telling the famed legend of the masked Diego de la Vega, better known as “El Zorro” (“The Fox”).

ZORRO’s® swashbuckling setting—with its great rivals from worlds of privilege—sets the stage for the choreographers’ mischievous exploration of the hero’s complexities. There is Diego, lover of peace and wisdom, as well as Zorro, force of change, clever trickster, famous lover. And of course, ZORRO® features BFan’s trademark live original music, with gypsy-inspired music by the LA-based Latin fusion band Incendio and virtuoso violinist-composer Kim Angelis.

See why Portland Monthly Magazine calls Ballet Fantastique “imaginative geniuses.” Experience ZORRO® The Ballet, opening BFan’s NEW LEGENDS season with dramatic all-original choreography, witty storytelling, brilliant live music, and playful dance theater.

Get ZORRO + 2 other contemporary ballet premieres with live music—BFan 13-14 Season Tickets on sale now!

(Single ZORRO®: The Ballet tickets click here)

Special Student Outreach Matinee: Thursday, Oct. 17 at 10 am

$5 tickets for students made possible with support from the Oregon Cultural Trust.

Teachers click here to register your students now

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Incendio, live from LA

Excerpts from BFan's 2011 Incendio collaboration (all-original choreography by Donna Marisa and Hannah Bontrager)

Performance Dates

Friday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, Oct. 19 at 7:30pm
Sunday, Oct. 20 at 2:30 pm

Soreng Theater, Hult Center

One Eugene Center

Eugene, OR 97401

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T-F 12-5 pm and S 11am-3 pm


Sat. Jun. 20, 7 pm
Wildish Theater, Downtown Springfield

A charming tour de force of a retro circus ballet troupe, complemented with new contemporary ballet works created by Ballet Fantastique's directors and company artists--and performed by the next generation of Ballet Fantastique young artists.

Photo: Stephanie Urso


AUG. 1, 2015

Join Ballet Fantastique supporters Scott South and Annette Briggs, Ballet Fantastique choreographers Donna Marisa and Hannah Bontrager, the artists of Ballet Fantastique, Chef Crystal Platt and Kirsten Hansen (Route 5) for a summer feast complete with great wines and great company as we raise the barre on funding pointe shoes for the women of Ballet Fantastique.

Photo: Stephanie Urso


Fall Open Barre: Weds. Sept. 23, 2015
Winter Open Barre: Weds. Feb. 17, 2016
Spring Open Barre: Weds. April 27, 2016
City Center for Dance, Downtown Eugene, OR

An intimate taste of the best of the Northwest! Join the Ballet Fantastique dancers, choreographers, and musicians at Ballet Fantastique’s beautiful downtown City Center for Dance (960 Oak St) on selected Wednesdays throughout the season for a behind-the-scenes open rehearsal preview of new performance premieres in progress, plus tastings from Oregon Wine LAB/William Rose Wines and custom nibbles from Party Downtown.

Photo: Stephanie Urso