Artistic Director’s Notebook-Roméo et Juliette

Artistic Director’s Notebook-Roméo et Juliette

The story of Roméo et Juliette offers many takeaways: humor, drama, tears, and passion, to name a few. From my first read of the play in Mr. Crosby’s seventh-grade classroom to a recent viewing of the new Steven Spielberg film version of West Side Story, I’ve enjoyed a lifetime of […]

Jackson Cooper’s Top 10 Movie Dance Moments

While our staff and dancers work from home, our Major Gifts Officer Jackson Cooper has found this time to catch up on his second favorite thing: movies (PNB will always be his first!). Here, Jackson shares his favorite dance moments in movie musicals.

Since performances at PNB are at a […]

Jerome Robbins Festival: Program A

PNB kicks off the 2018-2019 season with a festival dedicated to Jerome Robbins’ 100th birthday. We wanted to make it BIG, so we’re performing two alternating programs. It’s something we haven’t done in years, and we’re excited to share the experience with our audiences!

Let’s dive a little deeper into […]

West Side Story Suite Trivia

Warning: Contains spoilers!

The story of Romeo and Juliet never gets old. Perhaps that’s why West Side Story, the Broadway musical about star-crossed lovers first performed in 1957, still feels poignant 60 years later.

“As powerful and relevant as the theme was in Shakespeare’s time […]

Lindsi Dec on Petite Mort, The Seasons, and West Side Story Suite

Lindsi Dec on Petite Mort, The Seasons, and West Side Story Suite

I have been so excited for this rep! It’s so versatile with a combination of elegant, contemporary, innovative, and captivating ballets. There is something about being able to experience four completely different ballets that is just so satisfying. It has […]

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