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, […]

Executive Director’s Notes – The Personal Element, Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven, Ghost Variations

 

Thank you for joining us today at McCaw Hall or from your digital viewing space—wherever that may be! It is difficult to describe the elation we […]

Executive Director’s Notes: The Personal Element, Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven, Ghost Variations

Dear Friends,

 

Thank you for joining us today at McCaw Hall or from your digital viewing space—wherever that may be! It is difficult to describe the elation we […]

2023-09-26T13:19:14-07:00November 4th, 2021|Categories: Director's Notebook, Performances|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Executive Director’s Notes – The Personal Element, Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven, Ghost Variations

Artistic Director’s Notebook – The Personal Element, Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven, Ghost Variations

Artistic Director’s Notes: The Personal Element, Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven, Ghost Variations

It happened. On September 22, the curtain rose, the orchestra played, bejeweled costumes caught the light, and dancers floated. It was exactly as we had witnessed countless times before, and yet, it felt […]

2023-09-26T13:18:35-07:00October 28th, 2021|Categories: Director's Notebook, Performances|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Artistic Director’s Notebook – The Personal Element, Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven, Ghost Variations

Artistic Director’s Notebook: Wonderland, Waterbaby Bagatelles, Arms, Ghost Variations

Artistic Director’s Notebook: Wonderland, Waterbaby Bagatelles, Arms, Ghost Variations

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 […]

Elle Macy & Dylan Wald on being back in the studios

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 […]

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