A New Season Begins

September at PNB has been busy! Company dancers are back in rehearsal, the PNB School is back in session, and we’re all busy preparing for our return to McCaw Hall this month. With a mixture of joy and trepidation, we’re stretching our collective muscles, breathing deeply, and turning our eyes on the horizon. […]

Promotions: Cecilia Iliesiu, Angelica Generosa, & Dylan Wald

PNB Artistic Director Peter Boal Announces Three Promotions during First Look to the Future Gala.

Seattle, WA – “It gives me tremendous pleasure to be able to promote three dancers in our company this evening.” As part of the festivities at First Look to the Future, […]

Rep II Casting & Program Notes

Wonderland
World Premiere

Original Music and Adaptations: Michael Wall
Additional Music: Jean-Philippe Goude (Fermer les yeux voir), Hugues Le Bars (DeRap), Erik Satie, Camille Saint- Saëns, Stephen Foster
Choreography: Penny Saunders
Sound Design: Penny Saunders
Costume Design: Melanie Burgess
Lighting Design: Trad A Burns
Assistant to the Choreographer: Pablo […]

Rep 1 Casting and Program Notes

Dances at a Gathering
Opening Solo

 

Music: Frederic Chopin (Mazurka, Op. 63, no. 3. 1846)
Choreography: Jerome Robbins
Staging: Philip Neal & Jenifer Ringer
Costume Design: Joe Eula
Lighting Design: Jennifer Tipton, recreated by Randall G. Chiarelli

 

Elle Macy & Dylan Wald on being back in the studios

After about five months away, PNB has begun slowly welcoming dancers back into our studios at the Phelps Center. Safety is paramount. PNB is following local health and safety mandates, consulting public health advisors and partnering with AGMA (dancers’ union) on strict return-to-work protocols including screening measures, timed entry into the building, dancers […]

Jackson Cooper’s Top 10 Movie Dance Moments

While our staff and dancers work from home, our Major Gifts Officer Jackson Cooper has found this time to catch up on his second favorite thing: movies (PNB will always be his first!). Here, Jackson shares his favorite dance moments in movie musicals.

Since performances at PNB are at a […]

Director’s Notes: One Thousand Pieces

Recently, we made an exciting announcement: Alejandro Cerrudo will be PNB’s first Resident Choreographer. I’m a big fan of Alejandro’s work and hope you are, too. If you’re not, you may soon become one. One Thousand Pieces is the fourth Cerrudo work PNB has done in the last decade, following Memory Glow, Little […]

PNB dancers you should follow on Instagram

Whether you’ve just joined the Instagram world or you’re looking to beautify your feed with more ballet, we have the solution! Here’s a comprehensive list of all the PNB dancers with public Instagram accounts.

PRINCIPAL DANCERS

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The Men of PNB

By Benjamin Griffiths

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The men of Pacific Northwest Ballet comprise a group of unique artists, who draw on their life experiences, rigorous training, sheer athleticism, and passion to create powerful and honest art through their dancing. […]

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The men of Pacific Northwest Ballet comprise a group of unique artists, who draw on their life experiences, rigorous training, sheer athleticism, and passion to create powerful and honest art through their dancing. […]

Q&A: Dylan Wald

Dylan Wald is from Minneapolis, Minnesota. He studied at Minnesota Dance Theatre & the Dance Institute, where he became an apprentice in 2012, and Pacific Northwest Ballet School. He attended summer courses at Pacific Northwest Ballet, […]

Dylan Wald is from Minneapolis, Minnesota. He studied at Minnesota Dance Theatre & the Dance Institute, where he became an apprentice in 2012, and Pacific Northwest Ballet School. He attended summer courses at Pacific Northwest Ballet, […]

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