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 [...]

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 [...]

A Lively Romp at PNB’s Coppélia

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

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 [...]

PNB Offers New Flavor of Nutcracker

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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 Study in Density at PNB

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 Pacific Northwest Ballet’s final rep of the season opened Friday, May 29, with a study in density and depth. Alexei [...]

PNB’s Sunny, Funny Don Quixote

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Don Quixote is not your average 19th-century ballet classic. First, it’s a comedy. Second, there’s no magic. Third, it’s about [...]

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