Epic Proportions at PNB’s Director’s Choice

Pacific Northwest Ballet soloist Sarah Ricard Orza with company dancers in Jessica Lang’s Her Door to the Sky. Photo © Angela Sterling.

David Dawson’s Empire Noir boldly opened PNB’s 2016-17 Director’s Choice, the curtain rising on ten dancers in front of John [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Lynch Weaves Together Passion and Education

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Tim Lynch has many roles. He’s the Artistic Director of and a dancer with Seattle Dance Project, he’s an instructor [...]

Talking New Works with Twyla Tharp


If you’re a fan of Twyla Tharp, get ready. Not only does Pacific Northwest Ballet kick off their new season [...]

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