Portland Press Herald
| by Bob Keyes

A collaboration between Associate Professor of Theater and Dance Annie Kloppenberg and the Portland Ballet was featured in a Feb. 5 Portland Press Herald article. The collaboration includes choreographer Yury Yanowsky, a French-born Spanish dancer who “has been working with dancers from Portland Ballet and Colby on a piece called ‘Origins,’ which explores society’s fascination with digital devices and their impact on our relationships,” the article reports. Kloppenberg, who has done other collaborations with Portland Ballet, hopes to deepen this connection. “One of the goals of the college is an increase in off-campus partnerships and its desire to thrust the performing arts forward,” she told writer Bob Keyes. “This is a first step in what we hope can be an ongoing collaboration with Portland Ballet.”

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