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 […]

Director’s Notebook: Peter Boal’s Rep II Letter

We are all keenly aware we are living through an unprecedented and historic time. Yes, I’m referring to a national reckoning on social and racial injustice, a global pandemic, economic uncertainty, stark political division, surging unemployment, the calamitous effects of climate change, and let’s not forget those murder hornets who seem to be […]

ALL PREMIERE fast facts

You might have seen a few rehearsal videos from PNB lately, either in our emails or on our social media accounts. Why’s that?

We’re performing three works that are brand new to the company. It’s a very exciting time, with lots of anticipation for what we’ll see onstage November 2–11.

Director’s Notes: ALL PREMIERE

by Peter Boal

Naturally, I get a lot of questions about how I choose pieces for PNB to perform and, in particular, what piques my interest in a certain choreographer’s work. It’s no secret I love new works and this program offers three of them. It might be informative to […]

Director’s Notes: Pictures at an Exhibition

PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION is a program of three PNB premieres: George Balanchine’s La Source, Jerome Robbins’ Opus 19/The Dreamer, and Alexei Ratmansky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. Read on for PNB Artistic Director Peter Boal’s notes on the program, including his role as a stager for two of the pieces.

Opus 19/The Dreamer: A PNB premiere

Jerome Robbins’ Opus 19/The Dreamer follows one main character, “the dreamer,” through a night of sleep. An ethereal romantic interaction crescendos into a fevered dream, then peacefully fades. Opus 19’s hectic and passionate score, Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, completes the dream’s obscurity with three movements of frenzied violin.

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