Executive Director Ellen Walker’s Letter – Coppélia

Dear Friends,

We’re so glad to see you here, on your screen, for the Rep V installment in our Dance Happens Everywhere digital season. Your enthusiasm for both the new works we’ve created for film as well as PNB’s archival features (so many artists in one space! Actual audiences clapping […]

Director’s Notebook: Coppélia

In the spring of 1974, my parents took my sister and me to a performance of George Balanchine and Alexandra Danilova’s Coppélia at New York State Theater. It wasn’t my first ballet, but it was the one that prompted me to ask my mom if I could dance. There was something about the […]

Announcing our 2020 – 2021 Season

Artistic Director Peter Boal has announced the line-up for Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 48th season, running from September, 2020 to June, 2021. Highlights include George Balanchine’s dazzling Jewels, and Crystal Pite’s remarkable Emergence; world premieres by Jessica Lang and Alejandro Cerrudo; the return of the popular story ballets Roméo et Juliette and Coppélia; and […]

PNB Dancer Jessika Anspach to Retire at End of the 2015-2016 Season

Long-time corps de ballet dancer grew up through the PNB School. Final performances in Coppélia, AMERICAN STORIES, and Season Encore.

Jessika Anspach. Photo by Lindsay Thomas.

SEATTLE, WA — Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal and corps de ballet […]

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Coppélia: Then & Now

Cecilia Iliesiu as an SAB Student in George Balanchine's "Coppelia" Waltz of the Hours in 2003.

George Balanchine’s Coppélia is a ballet near and dear to my heart. As I rehearse for its opening in one week, I daydream about my memories as a […]

Cecilia Iliesiu as an SAB Student in George Balanchine's "Coppelia" Waltz of the Hours in 2003.

George Balanchine’s Coppélia is a ballet near and dear to my heart. As I rehearse for its opening in one week, I daydream about my memories as a […]

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