Rachel Foster - Pacific Northwest Ballet

Rachel Foster

Rachel Foster2019-03-27T13:48:16+00:00
PNB Principal Dancer
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Leading Roles

George Balanchine
  • Agon
  • Coppélia (Swanilda, Waltz of the Golden Hours)
  • Emeralds
  • The Four Temperaments
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Butterfly, Hermia)
  • Rubies
  • La Sonnambula
  • Square Dance
  • Stravinsky Violin Concerto
  • Symphony in C
  • Symphony in Three Movements
Peter Boal
  • Giselle (Giselle, Peasant pas de deux)
Todd Bolender
  • Souvenirs
Val Caniparoli
  • The Bridge
  • Lambarena
  • The Seasons*
  • Torque
Alejandro Cerrudo
  • Memory Glow*
  • Silent Ghost
Kyle Davis
  • A Dark and Lonely Space*
Ulysses Dove
  • Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven
  • Red Angels
  • Serious Pleasures
  • Vespers
Nacho Duato
  • Jardí Tancat
  • Rassemblement
Dominique Dumais
  • Time and other Matter*
Molissa Fenley
  • State of Darkness
Nicolo Fonte
  • Within/Without*
William Forsythe
  • In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated
  • One Flat Thing, reproduced
  • New Suite
  • The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude
Kiyon Gaines
  • M-Pulse*
Paul Gibson
  • The Piano Dance
  • Sense of Doubt*
Ronald Hynd
  • The Merry Widow
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Princess Aurora, Bluebird pas de deux)
Jiri Kylian
  • Forgotten Land
  • Petite Mort
  • Sechs Tänze (Six Dances)
Jessica Lang
  • Her Door to the Sky
Edwaard Liang
  • Für Alina
Jean-Christophe Maillot
  • Cendrillon (Sister)
  • Roméo et Juliette (Nurse)
Benjamin Millepied
  • 3 Movements
Crystal Pite
  • Emergence
Victor Quijada
  • Mating Theory*
  • Suspension of Disbelief*
Alexei Ratmansky
  • Concerto DSCH
  • Don Quixote (Kitri, Cupid)
  • Pictures at an Exhibition
Brian Reeder
  • Lost Language of the Flight Attendant
Jerome Robbins
  • Afternoon of a Faun
  • The Concert
  • Dances at a Gathering
  • Glass Pieces
  • In the Night
  • Opus 19/The Dreamer
  • West Side Story Suite
Christopher Stowell
  • Quick Time*
Kent Stowell
  • Carmina Burana
  • Cinderella (Cinderella)
  • Nutcracker (Clara, Flora)
  • Silver Lining
  • Swan Lake (Pas de trois, Neopolitan Dance)
  • The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
Glen Tetley
  • The Rite of Spring
Twyla Tharp
  • Brief Fling
  • In the Upper Room
  • Nine Sinatra Songs
  • Opus 111*
  • Waterbaby Bagatelles
Christopher Wheeldon
  • After the Rain pas de deux
  • Carousel (A Dance)
  • Polyphonia
  • Tide Harmonic*
Robyn Mineko Williams
  • The Trees The Trees

* Originated role

Rachel Foster is from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. She trained at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School and attended summer courses at the School of American Ballet and San Francisco Ballet School. She joined Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre in 1998 and joined Pacific Northwest Ballet as a member of the corps de ballet in 2002. She was promoted to soloist in 2008 and principal in 2011.

Ms. Foster was featured on the cover of Dance Magazine‘s January 2009 issue, as one of 2009’s 25 to watch.

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