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.

*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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