December 2011

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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.

Corvallis Community Nutcracker – Tickets Now on Sale!

Nutcracker 2011
Nutcracker 2011

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

Tickets are $15  and can be purchased at Burst’s Candies on Madison between 3rd St and 4th St. Performances are December 9th at 7:30 and 10th 2:00 and 7:30 at the Corvallis High School Theater. 

Check out the article in the 12/2/11 Entertainment section of the Corvallis Gazette Times

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.

Dress rehearsal week

Dress Rehearsal Week & Show Call Times are available for review.  You can also review the Nutcracker Hair & Makeup Requirements.  If you have further questions, just let us know.  Email rsb.corvallis@gmail.com.

Classes During the week of Nutcracker

The schedule for classes during the week of Nutcracker is as follows

  • Monday – All classes will be held
  • Tuesday – All classes will be canceled
  • Wednesday – Creative Movement and Pre-Ballet will be held.  All other classes will be canceled
  • Thursday – Creative Movement will be held.  All other classes will be canceled
  • Friday – All classes are canceled
  • Saturday – All classes will be held

For help finding an appropriate make up class, please check with your instructor.

Nutcracker Volunteers

We’d like to thank everyone who has signed up to help make this year’s Nutcracker a success.  If you haven’t signed up, there are a few areas that we still need help with. 

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

If you have signed up to provided refreshments, please bring pre-wrapped items to the Corvallis High School Theater before the Friday show.

Winter Break

The studio will be closed for winter break 12/18 thru 1/1. 

 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.

 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.

Always the question for dancers is: Can we fly?
– Jean-Christophe Mailo

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