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Dance Theatre of Oregon

About the Artist

34 original productions, touring the US and BC since 1991. Unique brand of dance theatre to educate and entertain, move the student body! Comedy, athleticism, fun and fact filled shows from these former NYC artists.

Teaching Philosophy

Fast paced dance program, intertwined with anatomy, geography and musical theater. Audience participation, body awareness, strength, flexibility, a giant globe, cool costumes and music to educate.

"DTO got the kids very excited yet had their attention the whole time. They have a powerful impact on our students by giving their special gift through the arts." --Principal, Eugene elementary school

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Dance Down Broadway Less

The diversity of dance, theater and Broadway is featured in this high-energy mini- song and performance journey with Dance Theatre of Oregon dancers/directors Marc Siegel and Pamela Lehan-Siegel. They treat the audience to a repertoire that includes a funny welcome from Cabaret entitled “Wilkommen” sung in French, German and English, followed by a jazz dance excerpt, “Cool” from West Side Story which gets the audience snapping along and an engaging tap piece from “The Pajama Game” to the famous Broadway song “Steam Heat”. A humorous departure from the Broadway show “theme” is Triskelion by Mason Williams displaying a hidden choreographic twist and tying itself to the importance of storytelling as a starting point for writing works that may eventually evolve to the stage. Finally, a beautiful ballet solo from The Music Man is performed by Pamela Lehan-Siegel as well as a tribute to the Broadway show Billy Elliot in a rousing and energetic number that includes a chosen student to sit onstage as “Billy”. The show’s finale involves a pre-chosen class from the school who dance onstage with Marc and Pamela to “Move It” from Madagascar. With colorful costuming, audience participation and information about composer, choreographers and the history of dance, these veterans will enthuse and inspire!
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Travel Costs: Artist charges $40 for sites outside of Young Audiences' service area.

Venue Requirements: Set-up: 60 min. Strike: 30 min. Break between performances: 30 min. Prefer to perform on gym floor. Performance area can be at one end or in the middle of the gym. Needs unobstructed space and no students in gym during set-up time. Students sit 8’ from performance area. Needs: 1 electrical outlet.

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Keywords: dance, movement, music
Single Price: $865
Pair Price: $1055
Maximum Audience: 600