Oregon Ballet Theatre OR
Oregon Ballet Theatre (OBT), Oregon's only full-time professional ballet company, operates with the purpose of offering the highest quality professional ballet to the people of Oregon and Southwest Washington. Established in 1989, OBT's celebrated company of dancers performs an annual five-program season at the Portland Center for the Performing Arts and also conducts both regional and national tours. OBT also offers the highest caliber training to the next generation of dancers from age four through apprentice dancers preparing for a professional career. Additionally, OBT offers 11 free and low-cost educational outreach programs to the public, including children unlikely to otherwise have exposure to ballet or other arts.