Five years on, Jessika Anspach reflects on Midsummer

A Midsummer (er… springtime?) Night’s Dream

by Jessika Anspach McEliece

The smell of sautéing onions wafted through the air as Classic FM streamed on my husband’s computer in our English flat (what the Brits call an apartment). All of a sudden, a familiar tune, Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony […]

Q&A: Jessika Anspach

Jessika Anspach is from Bellevue, Washington. She received her training at Pacific Northwest Ballet School, beginning with Creative Movement classes and progressing through to the Professional Division. In 2002, she joined the Suzanne Farrell Ballet as an apprentice. She joined Pacific Northwest Ballet as an apprentice in 2004 and was promoted to corps de […]

2016-06-11T11:00:11-07:00June 11th, 2016|Categories: Q&A with Dancers, Choreographers & Staff|Tags: , |Comments Off on Q&A: Jessika Anspach

American Stories: Jessika Anspach, Company dancer

I am an American.

To some this phrase inspires hope and pride, and for others it arouses awkward silence and rolling eyes. But what does it mean to be an American?

Instantly, the images that come to my mind are summer baseball games with a hotdog in […]

2016-05-15T16:51:01-07:00May 15th, 2016|Categories: American Story, Dancers, Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, & Accessibility (I.D.E.A.)|Tags: , , |Comments Off on American Stories: Jessika Anspach, Company dancer

PNB Dancer Jessika Anspach to Retire at End of the 2015-2016 Season

Long-time corps de ballet dancer grew up through the PNB School. Final performances in Coppélia, AMERICAN STORIES, and Season Encore.

Jessika Anspach. Photo by Lindsay Thomas.

SEATTLE, WA — Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal and corps de ballet […]

2023-04-04T10:33:58-07:00April 5th, 2016|Categories: Dancer Announcements, Dancers, PNB School|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on PNB Dancer Jessika Anspach to Retire at End of the 2015-2016 Season
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