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.
Answering Nutcracker FAQs
WE’RE GLAD YOU ASKED! A random sampling of ballet FAQs
Aren’t all Nutcracker productions pretty much the same?
Not at all! There is probably no another ballet that has been performed so many times, in so many different ways. From […]
In late January 2008, PNB became the first American company to perform Jean-Christophe Maillot’s Roméo et Juliette, with costumes and sets rented from Maillot’s Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo. In early 2012, PNB’s costume shop, under the direction of Larae Hascall, shop manager since 1987, began building the Company’s own production. The inspiration for PNB’s first performance […]
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 […]
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.