From Oregon ArtsWatch:

OBT chooses a new artistic leader

This feature from Oregon ArtsWatch discusses Danielle Rowe’s recent appointment as Artistic Director of Oregon Ballet Theatre. The article provides details about Rowe’s accomplishments as a dancer with Australian Ballet and Houston Ballet as well as her extensive work as a choreographer. The author also details the history of leadership at OBT, pointing out that Rowe will be the first full-time female artistic leader in the company’s 34 years. To emphasize the significance of this, the article point to DDP’s research, specifically our 2022 Artistic and Executive Leadership Report, which found that 70 percent of Artistic Directors in the 50 largest ballet companies in the U.S. in 2022 were male.

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