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.
Complicated and mesmerizing, One Flat Thing, reproduced follows a cueing system that unfolds in a rapidly shifting network of relationships. As mentioned in an earlier blog post, the music does not direct the piece; the dancers direct the piece. Time is organized as dancers give and receive cues, collectively determining the flow of the dance.
Watching a complicated ballet without any prior knowledge can feel like watching the season finale of a TV show without having seen a single episode, or beginning a novel by reading the final chapter.
One Flat Thing, reproduced is a complicated dance, so consider this blog as your road map […]
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 DIRECTOR’S CHOICE, opening March 17.
Even though I try to steer clear of politics and a few other subjects because of divisiveness, in November of 2008, […]
Carli Samuelson is from Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania. She trained at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet School. Ms. Samuelson danced for Pennsylvania Ballet before joining Pacific Northwest Ballet as a corps de ballet dancer in 2008.
Yesterday (Tuesday) was our one-and-only full rehearsal day before our four-days of consecutive Dress Rehearsals & Performances coming up. Company dancers warmed-up and rehearsed in the beautiful City Center Studio 4. My schedule for yesterday was as follows:
- 12-1:15a Warm-up class with PNB Ballet Master, Otto Neubert at City Center
- 1:35-4:30 Rehearsals for the […]