After OIBA’s summer intensive a group of students and staff toured to Guangzhou and Dongguan to study, perform, and teach. Here are some highlights of our trip.
Thomas Baker guest teaching a class of OIBA and Guangzhou Ballet School students.
Artistic Director Xuan teaching a master class.
Rehearsing an exerpt from the Nutcracker for a performance in Dongguan.
Guangzhou and Dongguan students watching a run through.
Visit Guangzhou Ballet of China.
One of the studios of Guangzhou Ballet.
The Yulan Grand Theatre where OIBA performed.
Artistic Director Xuan performed with OBT dancer Thomas Baker as Cinderella and the Prince in Cinderella.
Last minute make up touches for the show.
OIBA student performing and touching the hearts of thousands of audience members. Exerpt from The Nutcracker choreographed by Xuan.
Backstage with the evenings hostess. The beautiful production team, sets, and costumes all provided by The Guangzhou Ballet.
A custom made headpiece by a Guangzhou Ballet make up artist.
The glamorous opening dance of our performance.
Over 400 students from Portland’s OIBA, Dongguan, and Guangzhou.