Batkhurel Bold

PNB Principal Dancer

Batkhurel Bold © Angela Sterling

Batkhurel Bold is from Ulan Bator, Mongolia. He trained at the Perm Choreographic Academy in Russia. He joined Pacific Northwest Ballet as a member of the corps de ballet in 1996. He was promoted to soloist in 1999 and principal in 2004.

Mr. Bold performed the role of Theseus in the BBC's 1999 film version of PNB's production of George Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream, filmed at Sadler's Wells Theatre, London.

In 2007, Mr. Bold performed in the worldwide company debut performance of Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company. He has also performed as a guest artist on the Vail International Dance Festival's "International Evenings of Dance" galas.

Leading Roles

George Balanchine's Agon, Apollo, Ballet Imperial, Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet, Concerto Barocco, Coppélia (Discord and War), Diamonds, The Four Temperaments, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Titania's Cavalier, Theseus, Divertissement pas de deux), Serenade, Stars and Stripes, Symphony in C, Symphony in Three Movements, Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, Theme and Variations, and La Valse; Peter Boal's Giselle (Albrecht, Hilarion); Val Caniparoli's Lambarena and The Seasons; Donald Byrd's Subtext Rage; Ulysses Dove's Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven, Red Angels, and Serious Pleasures; Nacho Duato's Jardí Tancat and Rassemblement; Nicolo Fonte's Almost Tango; William Forsythe's Artifact II, In the middle, somewhat elevated, and One Flat Thing, reproduced; Ronald Hynd's The Merry Widow and The Sleeping Beauty (Prince Florimund); Jiri Kylian's Petite Mort; Edwaard Liang's Für Alina; José Limón's The Moor's Pavane; Jean-Christophe Maillot's Roméo et Juliette (Tybalt); Peter Martins' Fearful Symmetries; Mark Morris' Pacific; David Parsons' Caught; Toni Pimble's Two's Company; Marius Petipa's Don Quixote and Paquita; Alexei Ratmansky's Concerto DSCH and Don Quixote (Basilio, Espada); Jerome Robbins' Dances at a Gathering, Glass Pieces, In the Night, and West Side Story Suite (Bernardo); Kent Stowell's Carmen, Carmina Burana, Cinderella (Prince), Dumbarton Oaks, Duo Fantasy, Firebird, Kammergarten Tänze, Nutcracker (Prince), Orpheus Portrait, Quaternary, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet (Tybalt), Silver Lining, Swan Lake (Prince Siegfried), and Zirkus Weill; Glen Tetley's The Rite of Spring and Voluntaries; Twyla Tharp's In the Upper Room, Nine Sinatra Songs, and Waterbaby Bagatelles; and Christopher Wheeldon's After the Rain pas de deux and Polyphonia.

Originated leading roles
Kiyon Gaines' Interrupted Pri'si'zhen; Benjamin Millepied's 3 Movements; Twyla Tharp's Opus 111; Olivier Wevers' Shindig; Kiyon Gaines’ Sum Stravinsky; Christopher Wheeldon’s Tide Harmonic.

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