Flying Colors

Presented by Oceanica Ballet

June 8 & 9, 2024

Two Shows each day: 12:30 PM & 2:30 PM

Oceánica Ballet soars in a showcase of dances with themes of flight and 1940’s Americana. Flying Colors features works by Bay Area choreographers, presented at Hiller Aviation Museum, June 8-9 at 12:30pm and 2:30pm with purchase of museum admission.. For more information about Oceánica Ballet, visit and follow @oceanicaballet on social media.

Event is included with Museum admission. Free to Museum Members.

About Artistic Co-Director Edgar Lepe

Trained in Folklorico Ballet throughout his youth, Edgar Lepe began studying classical ballet in 2008 at the San Francisco Academy of Ballet under the direction of ballet masters Richard Gibson and Zory Karah. Edgar has performed in Mexico and the United States with Collage West Ensemble, Compañia Mexico Danza, Ensembles Ballet Folklorico of San Francisco, as well as Peninsula Ballet Theatre, Presidio Dance Theatre, Bay Pointe Ballet, and Oakland Ballet. Edgar has choreographed for Bay Pointe Ballet, Bay Area Ballet Conservatory, Peninsula Ballet Theatre, and San Jose Dance International. Edgar currently teaches at Bay Area Ballet Conservatory.

About Artistic Co-Director Robert Burns Lowman

Robert Burns Lowman trained at Susan Hayward School of Dancing and holds B.A.s in Dance and Theater & Performance Studies from U.C. Berkeley. He is a recipient of the Mask and Dagger Memorial Prize (2012) and the Rosalyn Schneider Eisner Prize (2013). Robert performed principal roles in Peninsula Ballet Theatre’s GiselleThe NutcrackerCarmen, and The Chrysalis Project. In addition to performing, Robert directed PBT’s annual Dance Makers choreography showcase from 2016-2019 and was PBT Artistic Assistant from 2018-2020. He currently teaches ballet at Shoreline Dance Academy and Bay Area Ballet Conservatory.

About Oceánica Ballet

Oceánica Ballet is a group of dynamic artists curated from the Bay Area’s diverse classical dance scene. Oceánica Ballet was formed in 2021 to unite people through the shared experience of dance performance as a reflection of our complex and diverse collective humanity. Our mission is to enliven the San Francisco Bay Area cultural landscape by making professional-level ballet performances accessible and relatable to Bay Area audiences. We enrich the artistic careers of locally-based, professionally trained dance artists of diverse ages, races, genders, sexual orientations, and body types. We create innovative new ballet-based dance works, and interpret classics in fresh and exciting ways.

Oceánica Ballet, Inc. has incorporated as a charitable nonprofit corporation and is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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