Brief Fling* (Michel Colombier and Percy Grainger / Twyla Tharp)
Nine Sinatra Songs (Songs sung by Frank Sinatra / Twyla Tharp)
Waiting at the Station** (Allen Toussaint / Twyla Tharp)
Petite Mort (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Jiri Kylian)
Sechs Tänze (Six Dances) (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Jiri Kylian)
Forgotten Land* (Benjamin Britten / Jiri Kylian)
Emergence* (Owen Belton / Crystal Pite)
Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky /
Choreography: Ronald Hynd (after Marius Petipa)
Take Five...More or Less (Dave Brubeck and Paul Desmond / Susan Stroman)
Kiss (Arvo Pärt / Susan Marshall)
State of Darkness (Igor Stravinsky / Molissa Fenley)
**Memory Glow (TBA / Alejandro Cerrudo)
Music: Felix Mendelssohn / Choreography: George Balanchine
Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky / Choreography: Kent Stowell / Sets & Costumes: Maurice Sendak
Praised by The New York Times as “original and exciting,” this marvelously imagined production, created by PNB Founding Artistic Director Kent Stowell and author/illustrator Maurice Sendak (Where the Wild Things Are), features over 200 dancers, gigantic moving sets, a snowfall every performance, and—the magical sound of the season—Tchaikovsky’s beloved score performed by the PNB Orchestra.
Music: Nicola Piovani and Amilcare Ponchielli / Concept and Choreography: Bruce Wells
Pacific Northwest Ballet School's Pinocchio is a narrated one-act ballet illustrated by storybook sets and costumes based on the original stories by author Carlo Collodi. This specially created, hour-long matinee performed by 60 students from PNB School is an ideal and affordable introduction to ballet for children and families. At McCaw Hall.
*PNB Premiere **World Premiere
Photos (from top): Chalnessa Eames and James Moore; Carrie Imler and Jonathan Porretta; Lesley Rausch and Jerome Tisserand. Lesley Rausch and Batkhurel Bold; Jonathan Porretta; Margaret Mullen; Company dancers; PNB School Student. Photos © Angela Sterling.