Global Ballet Teachers: Cecilia Iliesiu Teaches in Accra, Ghana

PNB Principal dancer Cecilia Iliesiu is the Director of the organization Global Ballet Teachers, and recently travelled to Accra, Ghana. While there, Cecilia lead a Four-Day Teacher Workshop to inspire more connection between dance teachers around the world.

2023-03-13T15:31:31-07:00March 13th, 2023|Categories: Dancers, Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, & Accessibility (I.D.E.A.)|Tags: , |Comments Off on Global Ballet Teachers: Cecilia Iliesiu Teaches in Accra, Ghana

Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Dancer Lesley Rausch Announces Retirement

Pacific Northwest Ballet principal dancer Lesley Rausch has announced that she will be retiring at the end of the 2022-23 season. Lesley joined PNB as a member of the corps de ballet in 2001. She was promoted to soloist in 2007 and principal in 2011. Lesley’s incredible 22-year career will be celebrated at the Season Encore Performance, Sunday, June 11, 2023 at McCaw Hall.

PNB Announces New Soloists at The Seasons’ Canon

Soloist Promotions: Madison Rayn Abeo, Dammiel Cruz-Garrido, Christopher D’Ariano, Amanda Morgan, Christian Poppe, and Leah Terada.

2022-11-07T12:22:28-08:00November 4th, 2022|Categories: Dancer Announcements, Dancers, Life at PNB|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on PNB Announces New Soloists at The Seasons’ Canon

Meet the 2022/23 Season Apprentices

Welcome PNB’s 2022/23 Season Apprentices!

This season, PNB is excited to promote five PNB School Professional Division students into the Company as Apprentices. Get to know these dancers in their brief interviews below. Learn what they’re looking forward to in PNB’s 50th Anniversary Season, the best advice they’ve received, and more, and help us welcome Luca […]

Promotions: James Kirby Rogers, Jonathan Batista, & Cecilia Iliesiu

PNB Artistic Director Peter Boal Announces Three Promotions at CARMINA BURANA Opening Night.

September 23, 2022 – Seattle, WA – “It gives me great pleasure to be able to promote three dancers in our company this evening.” Prior to the curtain going up for on opening night of Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 50th Anniversary season, PNB Artistic […]

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