Gilded Magic in PNB’s Cendrillon

The Fairy (guest artist April Ball) and the Prince (Pacific Northwest Ballet principal dancer James Moore). Photo © Angela Sterling.

“Don’t get me wrong, I love Disney.” So begins Artistic Director Peter Boal’s “Director’s Notebook” for Pacific Northwest Ballet’s production [...]

Sculptured Dance brings PNB to the Park


Seattleites love getting outside during those few summer months when the sun shines. There are outdoor concerts, festivals, movie screenings, [...]

PNB’s American Stories Enthrall

Pacific Northwest Ballet principal dancer James Moore with company dancers in Twyla Tharp’s Waiting at the Station, Photo © Angela Sterling.

American Stories is Pacific Northwest Ballet’s endeavor to depict what it is to be American. Performed at McCaw Hall June [...]

PNB Shows Its Contemporary Chops

Pacific Northwest Ballet soloists Benjamin Griffiths and Leta Biasucci with company dancers in Paul Gibson’s Rush, Photo by Angela Sterling

With Director’s Choice, Pacific Northwest Ballet artistic director Peter Boal programmed a triple bill of works ranging from neoclassical to [...]

R et J’s Exhilarating Tragedy

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Everyone knows the story of Romeo and Juliet: the feuding families, the youthful star-crossed lovers, the passion, bloodshed, and heartbreak. [...]

Noelani Pantastico: Dancer in Flight

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When asked what her spirit animal is, Noelani Pantastico reluctantly narrows it down to the butterfly. “I feel funny picking [...]

Depth and Breadth at PNB Season Opener

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Choreographer George Balanchine once said that “Dance is music made visible.” In an effort to illustrate this sentiment, Pacific Northwest [...]

PNB Sharpens Its Contemporary Edge

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It’s always a joy to see ballet dancers who can cross the bridge to contemporary work, and this year’s installment [...]

Dancing on AIR with PNB

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Pacific Northwest Ballet has many Twyla Tharp works in their repertory, and they’ve even performed an all-Tharp bill before, but [...]

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