Colleagues Race To Aid Oregon Ballet Theatre

The company, which needs to raise $750,000 by the end of this month to avoid the risk of closure, has put together a major benefit, with top dancers from the likes of New York City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet, in record time – and with virtually zero in out-of-pocket costs. “Jon Ulsh (OBT’s executive director) woke up one morning with the idea… and the next morning we were lining up companies.”