2015–2016 Season

Tickets: $25 General Admission

New York Tour preview

Friday, February 19 @ 5:30-7:00 PM LIVE STREAM
Studio C @ The Phelps Center

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Pacific Northwest Ballet and Orchestra return to New York’s City Center with two mixed bills of works by Balanchine, Dawson, Forsythe, and Pite. Join in the excitement at this preview studio rehearsal of excerpts from PNB’s touring repertory.

Le Corsaire lecture-demonstration

Tuesday, March 8 @ 7:00-8:30 PM
Studio C @ The Phelps Center

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Join Doug Fullington and PNB School Professional Division students to learn all about classical ballet’s famous swashbuckler, Le Corsaire, which has been reconstructed by Fullington from original sources to be presented in streamlined format as Le Corsaire: A Pirate’s Tale, PNB’s newest Family Matinee ballet.

Coppélia coaching rehearsal

Friday, April 8 @ 5:30-7:00 PM
Studio C @ The Phelps Center

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George Balanchine’s definitive production of Coppélia, classical ballet’s great comedy, pays homage to the 1870 French original, set to a delightful score by Léo Delibes. Join Peter Boal and PNB dancers for this coaching session focused on the ballet’s intimate second act, set in the toy workshop of the mysterious Dr. Coppelius.

Past Events

Prodigal Son coaching rehearsal

Tuesday, September 8 @ 6:00-7:00 PM
Studio C @ The Phelps Center

George Balanchine revived his 1929 Prodigal Son for Jerome Robbins in 1950 and Robbins went on to coach Peter Boal in the role in the 1980s. Join us as Boal passes his incredible legacy on to PNB’s dancers performing the iconic roles of the Prodigal and the Siren.

Exploring George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

New three-part series! Get an inside look at George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ before the curtain goes up! Our 3-part series will introduce you to Balanchine’s magical production that made it America’s favorite holiday tradition.

$40 per session ($100 for three-session series)**

Please note varying event times

**Tickets for the complete George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ series package must be purchased by calling 206.441.2424
#1 – Introducing George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

Tuesday, September 15 @ 7:00-8:30 PM
Jane Davis Board Room @ The Phelps Center

Learn all about George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker during this panel discussion with Peter Boal, stager Judith Fugate, and designer Ian Falconer as they share their lifelong experiences with this treasured staging and reveal secrets of PNB’s new production.

#2 – Learning George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

Tuesday, October 13 @ time 6:00-7:30 PM
Studio C @ The Phelps Center

Join in the fun and learn how to be royal alongside PNB Company dancer Ryan Cardea and PNB School students as Peter Boal teaches you the famous Little Prince pantomime from the second act of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™.

#3 – Dancing George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

November 17 @ 5:30-7:00 PM
Studio C @ The Phelps Center

Enjoy PNB Company dancers rehearsing excerpts from George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ while learning about the close ties Balanchine’s production shares with the 1892 St. Petersburg original. With Angelica Generosa, Carrie Imler, Noelani Pantastico, Kyle Davis, and James Moore.

Square Dance coaching rehearsal

Tuesday, December 8 @ 6:00-7:00 PM
Studio C @ The Phelps Center

Roméo et Juliette coaching rehearsal

Monday, February 1 @ 5:30-7:00 PM LIVE STREAM
Studio C @ The Phelps Center

Join us for this rare opportunity to see Bernice Coppieters, Jean-Christophe Maillot’s muse and original Juliet, coach PNB dancers in Maillot’s signature staging of Roméo et Juliette. With Noelani Pantastico, Lesley Rausch, Karel Cruz, Miles Pertl, James Moore, and Jerome Tisserand.