Q&A with dancer Genevieve Waldorf

We interviewed PNB Dancer Genevieve Waldorf about how she balances dancing for PNB with working on her undergraduate degree at Harvard University (she’s majoring in Applied Mathematics with a Focus in Government and minoring in Computer Science), her upbringing in Los Angeles, how she’s spent her time during the pandemic, and more!

Q & A with Lauren Kirchner

If you have been involved with Nutcracker or other ballets involving student casts, chances are you know Lauren Kirchner! Lauren has been working at PNB since 2009, wearing many hats – including her most recent as PNB Office Manager and COVID Safety Supervisor – and has been a part of 263 Nutcracker performances over 7 seasons […]

Emma Love Suddarth’s picks from the PNB gift shop

We all love SWAG—or “stuff we all get.” When going on a trip to Disney land, everyone feels the need to acquire every Mickey Mouse baseball hat, Pluto backpack, or Minnie Mouse water bottle to stay on theme. It’s a part of the whole experience—the memento to remind us of it. If I look through my […]

Balanchine Foundation Interviews

The Balanchine Foundation has conducted recorded interviews with dancers and stagers of Balanchine’s works like Maria Tallchief, Suzanne Farrell, Arthur Mitchell, Patricia Wilde, and more. The Balanchine Foundation’s YouTube Channel is a seemingly bottomless resource of amazing interviews. Below are just a few videos from The Balanchine Foundation about […]

Then and Now – Nutcracker Grows Up

Then and Now – Nutcracker Grows Up

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 life long journey of dancing in The Nutcracker.

Wardrobe: Types of Tutus

I am sure you have realized, but PNB is honored to have one of the best Wardrobe Departments in the business. Each morning I pass by the Costume Shop. I am fascinated to see the repairs and constructions for the upcoming PNB performances.

At the beginning of the season when I first […]

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