Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal and principal dancer Benjamin Griffiths have announced that Mr. Griffiths will retire at the end of PNB’s current season. Mr. Griffiths joined PNB as a corps de ballet dancer in 2005; he was promoted to soloist in 2008 and principal dancer in 2016. His career will […]
Artistic Director’s Notebook: One Thousand Pieces and Empire Noir
Recently, we made an exciting announcement: Alejandro Cerrudo will be PNB’s first Resident Choreographer. I’m a big fan of Alejandro’s work and hope you are, too. If you’re not, you may soon become one. One Thousand Pieces is the fourth […]
Pacific Northwest Ballet soloist Margaret Mullin has announced that she will be leaving the company at the end of the 2019-2020 season, following a 12-year career with PNB. Ms. Mullin joined PNB as an apprentice in 2008, becoming a corps de ballet dancer in 2009. She was promoted to soloist in 2014, and […]
The Joyce Theater Foundation presents Pacific Northwest Ballet in two mixed-repertory programs at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater June 23-28, 2020. All performances will be accompanied by the PNB Orchestra.
“I have long […]
The story of Cinderella is timeless. Known by many names around the world, this folk tale emphasizes the innately human desire to overcome unjust oppression and find happily ever after. The roots of the story, more ancient than we may ever know, can be traced back for many centuries. We’ve compiled just a […]
We’ve given the lyrics of this holiday classic a fresh PNB twist. Gather ’round the yule log with your loved ones to sing about our classic production of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®.
🎵 On the first day of Nutcracker, my true love gave to me: a nutcracker under the tree!
Clara is a dream role for many young ballerinas. Each year, two students alternate performing Clara in George Balanchine's The Nutcracker®.
Director’s Notebook: F O I L, Love and Loss, Wash of Gray
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. […]
Donald Byrd in the studio with Dylan Wald and Cecilia Iliesiu © Lindsay Thomas.
It is challenging, and nearly impossible, to summarize Donald Byrd in one blog post. He has choreography credits from all around the country across the genres of dance, theater, and opera. His list of […]