Stories with 'ballet' tag


Pacific Northwest Ballet’s final mixed bill promises intriguing variety. Balanchine’s resplendent Theme & Variations represents the height of classical purity and elegance, while his zesty Tarantella pas de deux dazzles with virtuoso fun. In Jose Limon’s masterpiece, The Moor’s Pavane—a reduction of Shakespeare’s Othello—riveting characterizations cast a powerful spell. The line-up is joined by the […]

/ April 17, 2019

Beer & Ballet: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Bottoms Up! Join us Thursday, April 18th at 7:30pm for Beer & Ballet at A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It’s the same spectacular performance, with great seats on the main floor (and other areas) at a spectacular price, PLUS special offers on a select craft beer from Spectra, McCaw Hall’s in-house concessionaire. A garden of delight […]

/ April 17, 2019

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

PNB’s production of Shakespeare’s comedy charms everyone who enters its enchanted realm. Deep in a Northwest-inspired fairy kingdom, a quarrel between the King Oberon and Queen Titania sparks mayhem when mischief-maker Puck mismatches mortal lovers and causes Titania to romance donkey-headed Bottom. All’s well that ends well by Act II, which opens with Mendelssohn’s famous […]

/ March 21, 2019

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® at Pacific Northwest Ballet

PNB’S best-selling holiday classic is a fantastical combination of Ian Falconer’s unique design, Tchaikovsky’s beloved score, and the entire Company in show-stopping roles. A memory making tradition for generations of families and friends, Nutcracker fun includes McCaw Hall gloriously decked-out for the season’s best photo ops.

/ August 23, 2018

Beer & Ballet: ALL PREMIERE

The birth of a solar system, featuring a choir of 50+? Got it. Giant platforms used as drums? We’ve got those. Indie guitar and piano music that – when combined with Alejandro Cerrudo’s choreography – is almost guaranteed to make you cry? Got it. Potted succulents as props? Got those, too. Pacific Northwest Ballet invites […]

/ October 30, 2018

All Premiere at Pacific Northwest Ballet

The first of three mixed-repertory programs brings new works from choreographers the world is watching. PNB audiences know Alejandro Cerrudo (Little mortal jump) for his inventive synthesis of mood and music. Alexander Ekman’s Cacti has become an international hit: a kinetic, concussive ensemble work that is slyly ironic. PNB soloist Kyle Davis has been creating work for years, […]

/ August 23, 2018

Jerome Robbins Festival at Pacific Northwest Ballet

PNB celebrates the Robbins centennial with a first-of-its-kind Jerome Robbins Festival. Artistic Director Peter Boal’s selection of seven iconic works fills PNB’s stage for two weeks in alternating repertory. This unique performance schedule was designed to give audiences the opportunity to immerse themselves in the genius of Jerome Robbins. Robbins was a legendary choreographer for both stage […]

/ August 23, 2018


Start Your Summer Right at NEXT STEP: OUTSIDE/IN June 15, 2018 6 – 7:30 Free & Open to the Public 7:30 – 11:30 All Seats $25 Tickets at NEXT STEP: OUTSIDE / IN is Pacific Northwest Ballet’s latest collaboration with the Seattle dance community, with new works by Donald Byrd, Miles Pertl, and Bruno […]

/ May 1, 2018


FROM APPARENT TO ABSTRACT, LOVE REVEALS DIVERSE FACES IN THIS FOUR-PACK OF CONTEMPORARY HITS. Water is thematic in Christopher Wheeldon’s undulating Tide Harmonic as well as his divine After the Rain pas de deux. Appassionata, Benjamin Millepied’s tempestuous and tender work for three couples, makes a welcome return as does Justin Peck’s delightful Year of […]

/ May 1, 2018

Free yoga, grilled cheese, & 14 Seattle events this week

This week is packed with ways to make the most out of Seattle, so don’t miss out. Pencil in a bike-in movie, a climate change talk, or any one of these awesome events.

/ August 28, 2017