Take a virtual tour of the new Midtown Arts Center in Eugene

The new Midtown Arts Center in Eugene, Oregon (photo source: Eugene Ballet Company) The new Midtown Arts Center at 16th and Pearl Streets in Eugene, Oregon, opened in January 2021. The new center provides space for nine arts organizations to thrive and grow. The 30,000-square-foot, seven-story building doubles the old space that seven arts organizations … Continue reading Take a virtual tour of the new Midtown Arts Center in Eugene

Free performances in downtown Eugene celebrate National Dance Week, April 19-23

A series of free lunchtime and evening performances celebrate National Dance Week in Eugene, Oregon, from Monday-Friday, April 19-23. The lunchtime performances are scheduled daily at 11:30 a.m.-noon in Kesey Square, 10 East Broadway. On Friday, April 23, Downtown Dances features performance in alleys, on street corners, and in plazas throughout downtown Eugene from 5 … Continue reading Free performances in downtown Eugene celebrate National Dance Week, April 19-23

Eugene Ballet hosts free dance class April 20

Image by geralt, courtesy Pixabay National Dance Week is April 16-25. To celebrate, the Eugene Ballet is hosting a free dance class on Tuesday, April 20, from 10 to 11 a.m. Lyn Burg teaches this intermediate level class that blends several dance styles: jazz, musical theatre, hip hop, salsa, lyrical, Irish African, Indian, Reggaeton, funk, … Continue reading Eugene Ballet hosts free dance class April 20

Learn bachata dance at home in time for Valentine’s Day

For couples, celebrating Valentine's Day is more challenging this year because of restrictions from the COVID pandemic. Here's an idea that's fun, allows you to learning something new, and can be done at home. The Eugene Ballet is hosting a Bachata dance class on Saturday, February 13, 6-6:45 p.m. Pacific time. Florabelle Moses teaches this … Continue reading Learn bachata dance at home in time for Valentine’s Day

Eugene Ballet offers free virtual adult ballet class on February 2

Image by Светлана Бердник from Pixabay Have you wanted to try ballet but didn't want to commit to an entire class? Well, now you can with Eugene Ballet's free virtual adult ballet class on Tuesday, February 2, 6-7:30 p.m. Pacific time. Register at this Zoom link. If you're interested in continuing after that, a longer … Continue reading Eugene Ballet offers free virtual adult ballet class on February 2

Eugene Ballet shortens 2020-2021 season, cancels touring

The view of the curtain at a previous performance of The Nutcracker by the Eugene Ballet in the Silva Concert Hall at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts in Eugene, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) Update, December 4, 2020: I received an email from the Eugene Ballet today announcing the cancellation of its live … Continue reading Eugene Ballet shortens 2020-2021 season, cancels touring