The words “ballet” and “gender-fluid” don’t often appear in the same sentence. In ballet’s early years at the court of Louis XIV, men danced in roles depicting women, but by the 20th century, gender entrenchment had set in. Princes and cavaliers were men, swans and sugar plums were women; men lifted, women danced […]
Following a year that nobody wants to revisit anytime soon, Artistic Director Peter Boal has optimistically announced the line-up for Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 49th season, running from September 2021 to June 2022. A love letter to PNB’s loyal fans, highlights of PNB’s return to the McCaw Hall stage include full-evening programs devoted to […]
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.