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Aspen Santa Fe Ballet to perform at Beasley
September 24, 2009

PULLMAN – The Aspen Santa Fe Ballet is coming to the Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum Sunday, Oct. 11, at 3 p.m.

Audiences nationally and internationally have embraced this elegant and youthful company as it has charmed audiences with its fresh and dynamic blend of entertaining and engrossing contemporary dance.

The Aspen Santa Fe Ballet has performed on stages around the world, including The Joyce Theatre in New York City, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival and in venues in Canada, France and Italy. Their upcoming appearance at Beasley is made possible by a Masterpiece Grant  from the National Endowment … » More …

The Eugene Ballet goes SWING
January 30, 2008

The Eugene Ballet goes SWING! Tickets are on sale now for Swing Kings! Sunday, Feb. 10th, at 3 p.m. atBeasley Coliseum.

Tickets cost between $14-$25, and are available at the WSU Beasley Coliseum Box Office (509) 335-1514or at, and Festival Dance & Performing Arts Association at (208) 883-3267 or

For a sneak peak of the show visit www.festivaldance.

It’s classical ballet variations followed by Jitterbug, Jive, and Jazz! This incredible dance program will feature beautiful lyrical ballet selections plus “The Swing Kings,” a new crowd pleaser packed … » More …

St. Petersburg Classic Ballet performs for youth at Beasley
February 14, 2007

The  Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet performed at Beasley Coliseum on Sunday for the public and on Monday for 5th graders from all over the Palouse including students from Pullman, Moscow, Garfield, Colton and Genesee. The ballet company, under the artistic direction of prima ballerina, Marina Medvetskay­a, is one of St. Petersburg’s most well-respected ballet companies. Founded in 1996, it has performed to acclaim throughout Russia, the states of the former Soviet Union, England and Scandinavia. The troupe, which made its U.S. debut tour during the 2001-2002 season, has returned each year since then and is now planning its seventh tour of North America for the 2007-2008 season.If you … » More …

Diablo Ballet to perform in Pullman March 6
February 25, 2005

Diablo Ballet will visit the Washington State University campus March 6 for a repertory performance full of ballet treasures, such as George Balanchine’s “Tarantella Pas de Deux.”The performance is set for 3 p.m. in Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum. Tickets are $12-$28 (discounts for students and children) and available at all TicketsWest outlets, by phone at (800) 325-SEAT and online at in San Francisco, Diablo Ballet ( features prima ballerinas and lead male dancers from some of the world’s most renowned companies. Their members are some of the finest, most expertly trained and skilled dancers in America.Founded in 1993, Diablo Ballet is in … » More …

Annual performance of ‘Nutcracker’ set for Dec. 8
November 15, 2002

The Eugene Ballet Company once again presents “The Nutcracker,” in two stunning performances at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8, in Beasley Coliseum. Presented by Festival Dance & Performing Arts, “The Nutcracker” is a Palouse holiday tradition.Designed by Disney scenic artist, Don Carson and choreographed by Eugene Ballet artistic director, Toni Pimble, the ballet is a world favorite. It tells the story of a young girl, Clara, who is taken on a magical journey by the Nutcracker Prince after he saves her from an attack from an army of mice led by the Mouse King.“The Nutcracker” also provides an opportunity for up … » More …

‘Rainforest’ performance Oct. 13
October 10, 2002

The David Taylor Dance Theatre’s “Rainforest graces the stage at Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum on Sunday, Oct. 13. The two-hour dance/theater odyssey journeys from the dense rainforest canopy to the lush forest floor that is teeming with exotic and wonderful creatures.Noted for its thought-provoking and strikingly original work, Taylor’s “Rainforest” blends beautiful costumes, amazing props and stunning lighting effects with original music and dance to create the perfect entertainment for the entire family. “Rainforest” has become a phenomenon, rivaling even Taylor’s production of “The Nutcracker” as the company’s most popular offering. The artists wanted to create a work that would pay homage to the magic … » More …