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Emeralds (Gabriel Fauré / George Balanchine)
Rubies (Igor Stravinsky / George Balanchine)
Diamonds (Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky / George Balanchine)
A Million Kisses to my Skin (Johann Sebastian Bach / David Dawson)
Rassemblement (Toto Bissainthe / Nacho Duato)
Before After* (Marc Van Roon / Annabelle Lopez Ochoa)
Debonair** (George Antheil / Justin Peck)
Music: Ludwig Minkus / Choreography: Alexei Ratmansky (after Marius Petipa & Alexander Gorsky)
The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude* (Franz Schubert / William Forsythe)
New Suite* (Luciano Berio, George Frideric Handel / William Forsythe)
In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated (Thom Willems / William Forsythe)
Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky / Choreography: Kent Stowell
Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky / Choreography: Kent Stowell / Sets & Costumes: Maurice Sendak
Created by Founding Artistic Director Kent Stowell and favorite children’s author and illustrator Maurice Sendak, PNB’s one-of-a-kind Nutcracker has been dazzling Northwest audiences for 31 years. Join us for the final season of PNB’s beloved Nutcracker before it goes into the PNB vault.
Music: Johann Sebastian Bach & Jules Massenet / Choreography: Bruce Wells / Costumes: PNB Costume Shop
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all? Pacific Northwest Ballet’s enchanting production, performed by the students of Pacific Northwest Ballet School, is true to the treasured tale of a jealous Queen, her beautiful stepdaughter, and a legendary kiss from a handsome Prince.
Join us for the one-time-only, crowd-pleasing, tear-inducing final performance of PNB’s 42nd season celebrating Principal dancer Carla Körbes.
Choreography: Chelsea Adomaitis, Kyle Davis, Steven Loch, Charles McCall, Ezra Thomson, and Price Suddarth
NEXT STEP is a one-night-only celebration of the PNBS Professional Division students dancing an all-premiere line up created just for them by PNB Company members.
Season Subject to Change
*PNB Premiere **World Premiere
Maria Chapman, Benjamin Griffiths, and Lesley Rausch in Emeralds. Lindsi Dec and Lesley Rausch in A Million Kisses to my Skin. Seth Orza in Don Quixote. Jonathan Porretta in In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated. Carla Körbes in Swan Lake. Lesley Rausch and Lucien Postlewaite in Carmina Burana. Maria Chapman in Nutcracker. PNB School Students in Snow White. Photos © Angela Sterling.