Crystal Pite’s The Seasons’ Canon by the Numbers

Crystal’s remarkable ability to evocatively move large groups of dancers through space is on full display in The Seasons’ Canon. Set by stager Eric Beauchesne, the cast of 54 move as one entity through ensemble dances, solos, and duets that all feel trailblazing.

2022-11-02T12:45:50-07:00October 27th, 2022|Categories: Performances|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Crystal Pite’s The Seasons’ Canon by the Numbers

Best of the PNB Blog

We cover a lot of different things here on the PNB Blog ranging from dancer announcements, behind the scenes peeks at our rehearsals, tours, and costume shop, fun facts about PNB repertoire, and our tips for visiting us with kids and making the most of PNB's Summer Course. That's a ton to scroll through! We've done the work for you and rounded up our Top 5 blogs posts to get you started.

Peter Boal on Jewels

With each Pacific Northwest Ballet production, Artistic Director Peter Boal creates a Director’s Notebook. We’re inspired today to bring you his latest editorial for JEWELS, giving you a glimpse into the business behind ballet.

By Peter Boal

Sometimes, just after the curtain […]

2017-09-28T22:55:20-07:00September 28th, 2017|Categories: Director's Notebook, Performances|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Peter Boal on Jewels

The making of PNB’s new Jewels

George Balanchine’s Jewels celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, and we’re throwing the biggest birthday party possible! All new costumes and sets are coming to PNB’s production of Jewels. But these things don’t happen overnight. Read on for breathtaking photos AND facts about the process of stitching it all together!

2017-09-22T00:51:37-07:00September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Performances|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The making of PNB’s new Jewels

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 […]

Wardrobe: Tharp’s Waiting at the Station

As Pacific Northwest Ballet’s dancers, artists, crew, orchestra, costume shop and the rest of the PNB family prepare for the final weekend of the 2015/16 Season, I wanted to share with you a few of the incredible sketches by Costume Designer, Santo Loquasto for Twyla Tharp’s Waiting at the Station.

2016-06-08T12:00:32-07:00June 8th, 2016|Categories: Performances, PNB Wardrobe|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Wardrobe: Tharp’s Waiting at the Station

American Stories: Larae Theige Hascall, Costume Shop Manager

Both sets of my grandparents were homesteaders around the first decade of the 20th century – north western North Dakota near the Montana border for my father’s family, Norwegian immigrants whose families had settled in Wisconsin where dad was born in […]

2016-05-13T16:33:22-07:00May 13th, 2016|Categories: American Story, Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, & Accessibility (I.D.E.A.)|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on American Stories: Larae Theige Hascall, Costume Shop Manager
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