November 2011

Dance into fall at the Regional School of Ballet in Corvallis.

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Regional School of Ballet continues to enroll new dancers through out the year.  For more information on classes, download our Fall-Spring 2011-2012 Online Brochure.  Or contact us at rsb.corvallis@gmail.comor 541-758-8203.

 Session 2

Session 2 starts November 7th.  If you have questions on your tuition payment, email rsb.corvallis@gmail.com.  If you’ve missed the start of the new session, no need to wait until session 3 to start classes.  Enroll any time during the session!  Tuition is pro-rated to just the classes you attend.

Thanksgiving Weekend

Classes at RSB  will not be held on Thursday 11/24, Friday 11/25 or Saturday 11/26.  Nutcracker rehearsals will be held on Friday 11/25 and Saturday 11/26.

Backstage a Midtown

Get advice from professionals on your next pair of pointe shoes!  Visit Backstage at Midtown a new dancewear store located at 1590 Willamette St in Eugene.  RSB students receive a 10% discount on all purchases and profits are donated back to the Eugene Ballet Company.  Check them out on Facebook or on the web at www.backstagemt.com. Pointe shoe fitting appointments can be made with Petr Orlov by emailing backstage@eugeneballet.org.

RSB T-Shirt Project

We’re looking for a volunteer to help coordinate our latest project.  If you have some time and can facilitate this project, email rsb.corvallis@gmail.com.

Nutcracker News

Corvallis Community Nutcracker – Tickets Now on Sale!

Nutcracker 2011

Get your tickets early and support this unique and fantastic community event!

Ticket Pre-Sales will be Saturday November 5th at the Regional School of Ballet studio between 1:00 and 5:00.  If you can sell tickets during your dancer’s rehearsal time on the 5th, email  rsb.corvallis@gmail.com.

Tickets will be available for  purchase at Burst’s Candies on 11/7 and are $15.  Burst’s is located on Madison between 3rd street and 4th street.   Performances are December 9th (evening) and 10th  (matinée and evening) at the Corvallis High School Theater.


Mouse King Tea Party

Would you like to meet the Mouse King and the other dancers?  Join us for the Mouse King Tea Party Saturday December 10th.  Participants have the chance to take pictures with the dancers, learn The Nutcracker story, have refreshments and take home a keepsake ornament.  Tickets are $8 and will be available to purchase at Burst’s Candies beginning November 7th.

Rehearsal Updates

  • Nutcracker rehearsals will be held on Friday 11/25 and Saturday 11/26.  (Thanksgiving Weekend)
  • The Forest Sprites will have one more Friday rehearsal (10/21).  Starting 11/1 the Sprites will join the rest of Snow on Tuesdays from 7:30 – 8:30.
  • Practice, Practice, Practice!!!

Nutcracker Program

The Nutcracker Program will be posted at the studio soon.  Please take a moment and double-check the spelling of your name.


You’ve  been cast in the role as a Nutcracker Volunteer

 To make the Corvallis Community Nutcracker a success, parents of the dancers need to volunteer.  There are a number of ways that you can help to make this year’s Nutcracker performance a success.   Tasks include;

  • Concession sales
  • Ornament sales
  • Donation of concessions
  • Stage hand
  • Poster distribution
  • Assisting young dancers backstage during dress rehearsals and shows

Check out our Volunteer Sign Up Board at the studio and find out how you can help.


Your dancewear purchase provides costumes for studio shows

Your purchase earns credit for costumes at www.discountdance.com.  It’s easy!  Just enter our  Studio code TP27116 during checkout.


Dance first.  Think later.  It’s the natural order.  ~Samuel Beckett


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