PNB Bids Adieux to Principal Dancers Jerome and Laura Tisserand

Pacific Northwest Ballet will be bidding an adieux passionnés to principal dancers Jerome Tisserand and Laura Tisserand at the end of the company’s 2020-2021 season: The couple have announced that they will be leaving Seattle this summer, to accept positions with Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo. Laura Tisserand (formerly Gilbreath) trained at PNB School […]

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

 

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. […]

West Side Story Suite Trivia

Warning: Contains spoilers!

The story of Romeo and Juliet never gets old. Perhaps that’s why West Side Story, the Broadway musical about star-crossed lovers first performed in 1957, still feels poignant 60 years later.

“As powerful and relevant as the theme was in Shakespeare’s time […]

American Stories: Laura Gilbreath Tisserand & Jerome Tisserand, Company dancers

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Jerome: I never excelled in English.  But that changed after spending five weeks at the Miami City Ballet summer program.  Luckily, ballet is a universal language, but I still found myself a bit lost outside of the studio.

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PNB Tour: Balanchine Program

Blog by PNB dancer Cecilia Iliesiu.

PNB’s opening night was magical! There had been a few rough rehearsals with tired bodies and swift musical tempos, but once that curtain went up Wednesday evening, we just danced!

My favorite moment of opening night performance was the curtain rising on George […]

Roméo et Juliette with Lesley Rausch & Jerome Tisserand

A rare glimpse into the studio with Lesley Rausch and Jerome Tisserand as they prepare for Roméo et Juliette.

Photography © Angela Sterling.

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Promotions: Jerome Tisserand & Leta Biasucci

Seattle, WA – Before the curtain rose on Pacific Northwest Ballet’s season-opening performance of George Balanchine’s Jewels, PNB Artistic Director Peter Boal made a special announcement to the audience. “It gives me great pleasure to announce two well-deserved promotions.” To hearty rounds of applause, Mr. Boal informed the audience that soloist Jerome Tisserand […]

2023-01-06T11:07:40-08:00September 27th, 2014|Categories: Dancer Announcements, Life at PNB|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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