2013-2014 Season



September 27– October 6, 2013

Twyla Tharp, PNB Artist-in-Residence

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)


November 8–17, 2013

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)

The Sleeping Beauty

January 31–February 9, 2014

Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky / Choreography: Ronald Hynd (after Marius Petipa)


March 14–23, 2014

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)

A Midsummer Night's Dream

April 11–19, 2014

Music: Felix Mendelssohn  /  Choreography: George Balanchine


May 30–June 8, 2014

All-New Scenery & Costumes!

Music: Adolphe Adam  /  Choreography: Marius Petipa

NON-SUBSCRIPTION PERFORMANCES (these can be added to your subscription)


November 30–December 29, 2013

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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.


March 16-22, 2014

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.

Next Step

June 13, 2014

See six world premieres choreographed by Company dancers Andrew Bartee, Angelica Generosa, Jahna Frantziskonis, Margaret Mullin, Matthew Renko, Price Suddarth, and Ezra Thompson in this annual celebration of emerging talent and new works.

School Performance

June 14, 2014

See the stars of tomorrow on stage today!

2 Shows Only! Join PNB students for the 33rd annual School Performance. Students will be dancing to original works created by Pacific Northwest Ballet School Faculty accompanied by The Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra.

Season Encore

June 8, 2014

More information coming soon!

*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.

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