Kaplan’s elaborate designs, which are based on the styles of the 19th century, take Giselle to another level, but they were difficult to create. PNB’s costume shop has spent an impressive amount of time, talent, and resources on the costumes for Giselle.
As the curtain rises on a picturesque scene in a small German village, vine gatherers depart for the harvest. Hilarion the gamekeeper arrives, hoping to see the lovely Giselle.
Here at Pacific Northwest Ballet, like many performing arts organizations, we struggle with ticket resellers, especially when it comes time for George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®.
Winter Star, a spectacular work of art from Chihuly’s popular Chandelier series, makes a stunning addition to the famed snow scene.
Expert tips to make sure visiting McCaw Hall with your children is as exciting and magical as possible.
Crystal’s remarkable ability to evocatively move large groups of dancers through space is on full display in The Seasons’ Canon. Set by stager Eric Beauchesne, the cast of 54 move as one entity through ensemble dances, solos, and duets that all feel trailblazing.
Artistic Director’s Notes – The Seasons’ Canon
The three works presented in this program span the same lifetime as our Company. George Balanchine’s Duo Concertant, one of 34 offerings in a landmark New York City Ballet Stravinsky Festival in 1972, […]
Returning to the Studios to Celebrate PNB’s 50th
By Leta Biasucci
A Golden Anniversary Season
PNB is turning 50, and there is much to celebrate! To mark this milestone, Peter Boal has curated a season that pays homage to PNB’s rich past, honors its exciting present, and looks ahead […]
Kiyon Ross: From PNB School Student to Associate Artistic Director
By Theresa Ruth Howard
Author, Diversity Strategist, and Consultant
Learn more about Theresa’s work at MoBBallet.org.
Quite simply, Kiyon Ross is the embodiment of Pacific Northwest Ballet. Not only has […]
Artistic Director’s Notes – Carmina Burana
Guess who’s turning fifty? Not me, that happened already. It’s PNB. In 1972, a small but committed group of extraordinary individuals envisioned a great classical ballet company based here in Seattle. Several years of blood, sweat, tears, and […]