Artistic Director’s Notes-Roméo et Juliette

The story of Roméo et Juliette offers many takeaways: humor, drama, tears, and passion, to name a few. From my first read of the play in Mr. Crosby’s seventh-grade classroom to a recent viewing of the new Steven Spielberg film version of West Side Story, I’ve enjoyed a lifetime of different perspectives. Now in my sixth […]

Arts Collaborations During A Global Pandemic

Principal Dancer Lucien Postlewaite’s recent collaboration with local Seattle folk/pop band Fretland brought together a wealth of musical and performance artists from multiple disciplines and organizations. Filmed at The Paramount Theatre in downtown Seattle, the music video highlights empty arts spaces, and the longing we all have to be […]

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

 

Dancer Pods & “Building Choreography”

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 […]

Christopher D’Ariano & Lucien Postlewaite’s 2019 Fire Island Dance Festival performance

Dancers Responding to AIDS is taking their annual Fire Island Dance Festival online this summer. The lineup includes world premieres and past festival performances, including PNB dancers Christopher D’Ariano and Lucien Postlewaite in Continuum, choreographed by acclaimed […]

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

Lindsi Dec

12 Fun Facts About A Midsummer Night’s Dream

  1. PNB’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream was the first major story ballet by George Balanchine to be completely redesigned with the approval of The George Balanchine Trust.

2. The scenery and costumes, designed by Martin Pakledinaz, were influenced by 19th-century English and Italian Renaissance designs.

The Men of PNB

By Benjamin Griffiths

4Cont 1470

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. […]

4Cont 1470

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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