Theresa Ruth Howard, Kiyon Gaines, and Donald Byrd preview the upcoming MobBallet digital symposium centering Blackness in ballet.
Pacific Northwest Ballet
Seattle Dance Collective releases five new dance films over the month of July. Lynn Tofil finds commonality in the first two works, and previews the upcoming films.
New companies! New research platforms! And why Donald Byrd’s Love and Loss was exactly the kind of work we should be seeing at the ballet.
PNB’s Locally Sourced hires three local choreographers to make new work, but in some cases production value outshines the choreography.
PNB’S 2019-20 season opener showcased the spectrum of ballet’s delights.
Note-worthy items and hot takes from a busy June: Lynn Tofil, Cameo, NWNW, new companies, and more.
PNB’s Director’s Choice featured the standout work The Trees The Trees, choreographed by Robyn Mineko Williams.
PNB’s Sleeping Beauty gives the opportunity to imagine a previous era, and to reflect on the choreography through a contemporary perspective.
All Premiere asks the audience to dig deep into minute details to create meaning, then pulls ‘em out with some existential hilarity.
PNB’s Jerome Robbins Festival delights with ballet that doesn’t take itself too seriously.