A Lively Romp at PNB’s Coppélia


Pacific Northwest Ballet bills Coppélia as “the happiest ballet on earth,” and that’s not far off: it’s a comedy where [...]

PNB Offers New Flavor of Nutcracker


For Seattleites, it’s hard to recall a more electric night at the ballet than Friday, November 27. Before a packed [...]

PNB’s Emerging Contemporary Edge

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Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Emergence program (November 6-14 at McCaw Hall) brings together four wildly different works of contemporary ballet. On [...]

A Vertiginous Thrill Indeed

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Again! More! That is how I felt after every piece of Pacific Northwest Ballet’s aptly-named program, The Vertiginous Thrill of [...]

Dazzling Displays in Director’s Choice

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The dancers of Pacific Northwest Ballet showed themselves at their best in the four contemporary works of Director’s Choice. Though [...]

PNB Displays its Crown Jewels

Pacific Northwest Ballet soloist Leta Biasucci and principal dancer Jonathan Porretta in Rubies
Photo by Angela Sterling

Pacific Northwest Ballet is by all accounts a versatile company: they are capable of tackling a broad range of contemporary [...]

Stirring Tragedy, Spellbinding Visions at Giselle

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Pacific Northwest Ballet’s production of Giselle is a dream for any dance enthusiast or historian, but it’s also a moving, [...]

Mid-Summer Lovin’ at PNB

Ezra Thomson as Bottom and Lesley Rausch as Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream
Photo © Angela Sterling

“If we shadows have offended / Think but this, and all is mended / That you have but slumber’d here [...]

Sleeping Beauty Offers Long, but Magical Evening


Despite its advertising, Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty, which premiered on Friday, January 31, 2014, at McCaw Hall, may not [...]

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