Promotions: Sarah-Gabrielle Ryan, Miles Pertl, & Elle Macy

“It gives me tremendous pleasure to be able to promote three dancers in our company this evening.” Prior to the curtain going up for BEYOND BALLET, its second season repertory program, Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal announced to the audience that Soloist Elle Macy has been promoted to a Principal dancer, […]

PNB Catches Up with Locally Sourced Artists

In November 2019, PNB presented Locally Sourced, featuring three Seattle-based choreographers. One of them, Miles Pertl, highlighted additional Seattle-based artists in a pop-up art exhibit as part of his world premiere. He and his sister, artist Sydney M. Pertl, formed Seapertl Productions and issued a call for artist submissions. […]

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Tutu Tuesday: PNB’s Second Stage

In honor of Tutu Tuesday (2/2) this year, PNB is celebrating by fundraising for our Second Stage program!

Second Stage is a multi-faceted career transition program for PNB dancers to achieve their post-Company goals. Since 1999, Second Stage has provided more than $750,000 in grants to […]

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

 

Director’s Notes: Locally Sourced

I’m not from here. But not long after I arrived almost 15 years ago, I felt I was home. Cascadia has a long history of people like me who arrived and claimed this land as their home. The land already belonged to others (since about 8000 BCE, ancestors of the Duwamish Tribe inhabited […]

Wash of Gray: A Wealth of Local Artists

Visual Artist Eli Lara creates on location for Wash of Gray © Chloe Collyer

When PNB Company dancer Miles Pertl was asked to create a piece for Locally Sourced, he decided to dive head-first into the theme. His sister, multi-media artist Sydney M. Pertl, was the first artistic […]

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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Announcing our 2019-2020 Season

Artistic Director Peter Boal has announced the line-up for Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 47th season, running from September, 2019 to June, 2020. Highlights include George Balanchine’s masterful Agon on a double-bill with Kent Stowell’s powerhouse production of Carmina Burana; world premieres by local choreographers Donald Byrd, Eva Stone, and Miles Pertl; the return of […]

Sculptured Dance – SAM/PNB Collaboration

Written by dancer Cecilia Iliesiu.

“Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.”

—Jenny Han, The Summer I Turned Pretty

And I would say […]

And I would say […]

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