Rep 1 Casting and Program Notes

Dances at a Gathering
Opening Solo


Music: Frederic Chopin (Mazurka, Op. 63, no. 3. 1846)
Choreography: Jerome Robbins
Staging: Philip Neal & Jenifer Ringer
Costume Design: Joe Eula
Lighting Design: Jennifer Tipton, recreated by Randall G. Chiarelli


Director’s Notes: The Sleeping Beauty

By Artistic Director Peter Boal

In 1890, Seattle was a relatively lawless frontier town. There was little plumbing, plenty of mudflats, and too many taverns. The Duwamish and Suquamish were losing land and rights to the countless fortune-seekers pouring into and passing through the region at the dawn of the […]

Director’s Notebook: Swan Lake

by Artistic Director Peter Boal

Ask anyone to name two ballets they have seen. I’m willing to bet Nutcracker would come first, Swan Lake second. We agree. Swan Lake is the second-most-attended ballet in Pacific Northwest Ballet’s history.

If Nutcracker is the gateway to the world […]

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