Meet the 2024 NEXT STEP Artist: Melisa Guilliams

NEXT STEP provides opportunity, infrastructure, and support to grow tomorrow’s choreographic talent while providing a unique performance opportunity for PNB School's Professional Division dancers. Learn more about this exciting step in Melisa's creative journey in this blog!

2024-05-14T09:20:51-07:00May 14th, 2024|Categories: Next Step Choreographers, Performances, Q&A with Dancers, Choreographers & Staff|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Meet the 2024 NEXT STEP Artist: Melisa Guilliams

Nutcracker Grow Ups!

Performing in The Nutcracker is a rite of passage for many young dancers and something they look forward to each December. From Polichinelles to Party Children, see how Pacific Northwest Ballet Company dancers began their lifelong journey of dancing in The Nutcracker!

NEXT STEP 2024: Creativity on the Horizon

Kicking it up a notch. Elevating one’s game. Rising to the next level. It’s all right there in the name. NEXT STEP offers members of the PNB Company more than just studio space, talented dancers, and support from PNB’s incredible costume, lighting, and stage management departments. This is an opportunity to push forward in dance, and one that can have a substantial and long-term impact on a dance artist’s career.

2023-10-26T12:39:01-07:00October 27th, 2023|Categories: Dancers, Next Step Choreographers, PNB School|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on NEXT STEP 2024: Creativity on the Horizon

Q&A with Corps Member Melisa Guilliams

What significance does being part of PNB during the 50th Anniversary have to you? I had the pleasure of growing up in Seattle, so I remember coming to watch dancers at PNB for its 40th anniversary season. It feels so surreal to now dance for this company alongside dancers I looked up to ten years ago.

2023-05-23T10:01:55-07:00April 30th, 2023|Categories: Dancers|Tags: , |Comments Off on Q&A with Corps Member Melisa Guilliams

PNB Welcomes Four New Apprentices

PNB is excited to introduce you to our new Apprentices Ashton Edwards, Melisa Guilliams, Zsilas Michael Hughes, and Joh Morrill! At PNB, Apprentices are the first professional position with the Company. Apprentice positions are offered to PNB School Professional Division graduates. PNB School is recognized as one of the […]

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, […]

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