2018-2019 Hult Concert Season

Fall 2018:  Oct 19-21

As You Like It: A Wild West Ballet

Live saloon honkytonk piano


SORENG THEATER, HULT CENTER, EUGENE (OR)

Lovers in disguise, troubadours in trouble, and cowboy reinvention: BFan’s rambunctious all-original wild west spin on one of Shakespeare’s sweetest romantic comedies, with live honkytonk saloon piano.

 

WORLD PREMIERE:

Holiday 2018: Dec. 14-16

Babes in Toyland


LIVE MUSIC: Swing Shift Orchestra

SORENG THEATER, HULT CENTER, EUGENE (OR)

Ballet Fantastique reimagines Victor Herbert’s lost holiday fairytale classic with retro-glam new choreography, wit, and whimsy to the live music of Swing Shift Orchestra.


Winter 2019: Mar. 1-3

The Odyssey: The Ballet


LIVE MUSIC: Live looping electric violin: Cullen Vance

SORENG THEATER, HULT CENTER, EUGENE (OR)

BFan presents the return of its fierce and hauntingly beautiful Odyssey, tale of the epic homeward voyage of a great warrior hero. With live looping electric violinist Cullen Vance.


WORLD PREMIERE:

Spring 2019: May 10-12

Cleopatra

LIVE MUSIC: Beats Antique

SORENG THEATER, HULT CENTER, EUGENE (OR)

A sumptuous new ballet telling the story of a Hellenistic queen ruling an Egyptian kingdom in a Roman world, juggling personae to shock, awe, love, rule, and endure. Cleopatra is decadent romance, fierce political intrigue, and BFan’s most boldly extravagant new art in history, set to the original music of international blockbuster musicians Beats Antique, live.


BFan's 4th Annual Gala Masquerade: Caesar's Palace

Fri. Oct. 26, 2018

DOWNTOWN ATHLETIC CLUB

A night of Roman revelry and bacchic merrymaking // Togas encouraged, masks optional // BFan's biggest fundraising event of the season!

 

 photo: stephanie Urso

photo: stephanie Urso

2018-2019 OPEN BARRE SERIES

As You Like It Open Barre: Oct. 10
Odyssey Open Barre: Feb. 20
Cleopatra Open Barre: May 1

6:30 pm: Wine tasting + meet & greet
7–8 pm: Open rehearsal with the artists + musicians + AMA ("ask me anything!" with Donna + Hannah

$10 at the door or free for BFan 17-18 season subscribers
Please RSVP with your number of guests to: 541-342-4611 or events@balletfantastique.org