Public School Classes Invited to Attend Special PNB Matinee of Roméo et Juliette

Pacific Northwest Ballet continues its student matinee program Eyes on Dance with a special one-hour performance of Roméo et Juliette set for February 8 at Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, Seattle Center, Seattle.

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Book Covers a Full Year of Drama and Dance at Pacific Northwest Ballet

Where Snowflakes Dance and Swear: Inside the Land of Ballet, an in-depth look at Seattle’s Pacific Northwest Ballet that reveals the work behind the art, is now available in paperback.

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PNB Goes Boldly Where No Ballet Has Gone Before with CELEBRATE SEATTLE

The Pacific Northwest Ballet is going out-of-this-world for CELEBRATE SEATTLE, a multi-media extravaganza featuring appearances by real-life and cinematic astronauts, plus a rare onstage performance by the PNB Orchestra, September 16 at 6pm at Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, Seattle Center. Music selections from sci-fi favorites and celestially-themed classics will be . . .

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PNB Artistic Leaders Stowell and Pakledinaz Honored during Cinderella

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Cinderella returns to McCaw Hall for eight performances this September, launching the company’s 40th Anniversary Season.

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Shares the Love with Local Teens

“We love our teen audience,” said Pacific Northwest Ballet artistic director Peter Boat when the ballet learned it was recipient of four “Teenies;” awards.

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Acclaimed Companies and Rare Musicals on Tap At NY City Center

New York City Center’s 2012-13 season will open on September 27 with the ninth annual Fall for Dance Festival, featuring 20 acclaimed international and U.S. dance companies and choreographers in five programs for only $15 a ticket.

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Talented Young Musicians and Dancers Perform at Two PNB School Events

Pacific Northwest Ballet School presents two programs of dance featuring its own young artists along with members of the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra on June 16 at Seattle Center’s Marion Oliver McCaw Hall.

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PNB Mourns Death of ‘Nutcracker’ Designer Maurice Sendak

Peter Boal, Pacific Northwest Ballet artistic director, released a statement this week following the death of Where the Wild Things Are author/illustrator Maurice Sendak, who, in 1983, designed fanciful, wildly colorful sets and costumes for PNB’s Nutcracker.

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Balanchine’s ‘Coppélia’ Comes to Life at Pacific Northwest Ballet

Coppélia, a tale of love, laughter, and happily ever after, will be presented by Pacific Northwest Ballet in eight performances June 1 to 10 at the Seattle Center’s Marion Oliver McCaw Hall.

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Pacific Northwest Grant Award to Fund New Work by Cerrudo

Pacific Northwest Ballet has been named the second recipient of the Rudolf Nureyev Prize for New Dance, a $25,000 grant designed to encourage large ballet companies to create new works, reported The New York Times.

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PNB Glances Back in Time as It Presents Two Masterworks

Pacific Northwest Ballet continues its 39th season with a potent program of Greek gods and 13th-century monks, “Apollo & Carmina.”

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PNB’s March Program Stretches Boundaries of Ballet

The all-premiere lineup of “New Works” by Pacific Northwest Ballet in March includes works by a pair of European choreographers and a second commission from dance-fusion pioneer Victor Quijada (Suspension of Disbelief).

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Trockadero Principal Joshua Grant Returns to PNB

Joshua Grant, a Pacific Northwest Ballet dancer from 2001 to 2004, has rejoined the company as a member of the corps de ballet effective November 14.

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Opening Weekend of PNB’s ‘Nutcracker’ Truly a Festive Affair

Enchanting activities and seasonal fun await Pacific Northwest Ballet audiences arriving for the opening weekend of The Nutcracker.

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Learn More About ‘Love Stories’ Through Special Events

Pacific Northwest Ballet will celebrate its November performances of Love Stories with several special educational events.

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DEAW Fall Conference Features Two Days of Classes, Seminars

Dance educators hailing from all educational sectors are welcome to attend The Dance Educators Association of Washington’s fall conference, “Excellence in Education,” scheduled for the weekend of October 8 and 9 the Pacific Northwest Ballet School in Bellevue, Washington.

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Celebrates New Season with Special Savings

Pacific Northwest Ballet fans can celebrate the start of the fall arts season by taking 20 percent off tickets to select performances of the season opener, “All Wheeldon,” featuring four works by choreographer Christopher Wheeldon.

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PNB Star Steps Into New Role in Cabaret Show

Ariana Lallone, principal ballerina at Pacific Northwest Ballet for 17 years, is stepping out in an original production directed by Broadway legend and nine-time Tony Award winner Tommy Tune at Seattle’s Teatro ZinZanni.

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PNB’s Margaret Mullin a Princess Grace Award Winner

Pacific Northwest Ballet corps de ballet dancer Margaret Mullin has been chosen as a recipient of the Princess Grace Award, presented by the Princess Grace Foundation-USA to help emerging artists pursue artistic goals in theater, film, dance, and choreography.

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PNB’s Wheeldon Program Dances From ‘Carousel’ to Comedy

Pacific Northwest Ballet will open its 2011-2012 season with All Wheeldon, a showcase of works by choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, September 23 to October 2 at Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center, Seattle, Washington.

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Buy Now to Avoid PNB’s Ticket Service Fees

Ballet lovers can avoid service fees if they purchase single tickets to Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 2011-2012 season before the end of July.

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PNB Exceeds Fund-Raising Goal

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Annual Fund Challenge campaign has exceeded its goal of $200,000 and reached the matching pledge made by an anonymous donor, resulting in a total of $497,328 to support PNB’s Annual Fund, the Seattle-based company announced this week.

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New Dancers, Apprentices To Join PNB for 2011-12 Season

When Pacific Northwest Ballet returned to the rehearsal studios this week, its dancers joined by new corps de ballet members Leta Biasucci, Elizabeth Murphy, and Matthew Renko.

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Package Deals and Perks Offered by Pacific Northwest Ballet

Fans of Pacific Northwest Ballet can subscribe now for the upcoming season and receive package deals and perks offered by the Seattle-based ballet company.

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An Inside Look at PNB’s ‘Giselle’ Available in Webcast Series

As Pacific Northwest Ballet prepares for its final performances this weekend of Giselle, patrons can learn more about the reconstruction of this classic ballet through a series of webcasts available on the ballet’s website.

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PNB 39th Season to Feature Ratmansky’s ‘Don Quixote’

The Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 39th season line-up includes the American premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s Don Quixote, as well as the return of audience favorites Coppélia and Carmina Burana.

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PNB Students Showcase Accomplishments in Day of Dance

Seattle’s Pacific Northwest Ballet will present two full programs featuring the Pacific Northwest Ballet School students during a Day of Dance on June 18.

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Meet and Mingle with PNB’s Midsummer Performers

The 7th annual Backstage Bash, “Midsummer Mischief,” will be presented by Backstage Pass (Pacific Northwest Ballet’s young professionals organization) and Pacific Place on April 15 immediately following PNB’s evening performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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Departing Dancers to Get a Fond Farewell at PNB Performance

Pacific Northwest Ballet will wrap up its 2010-2011 season with the annual Season Encore Performance, a crowd-pleasing reprise of some of the Seattle-based company’s greatest hits.

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PNB’s ‘Giselle’ Based on Original Source Material Research

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s season finale, Giselle, marks the first time, the Seattle-based company says, that an American ballet company has revived a classic based on original material researched by Stepanov notation expert Doug Fullington in collaboration with leading Giselle scholar Marian Smith.

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Learn about Balanchine and His ‘Dream’ from PNB Faculty

Pacific Northwest Ballet School faculty members Marjorie Thompson and Bruce Wells, former dancers with New York City Ballet, will discuss working with George Balanchine and their experiences with A Midsummer Night’s Dream during the next offering in PNB’s lecture series, April 7 at 6pm.

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Seattle-Area Schoolchildren Show Off Original Choreography

Pacific Northwest Ballet will present the second of this season’s two Discover Dance community performances on March 26 at 10am at Marion Oliver McCaw Hall in Seattle, Washington.

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Two Free Events Provide Insight to PNB’s Contemporary 4

Pacific Northwest Ballet will hold several free events in conjunction with its production of “Contemporary 4,” an evening of works by Paul Gibson, Marco Goecke, Mark Morris, and Alexei Ratmansky.

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PNB Revives Balanchine’s ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’

George Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream returns to the McCaw Hall stage in Seattle, Washington, as the fifth offering of Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 2010-2011 season.

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PNB Dancer Takes Her Bow After 17 Years on Stage

Pacific Northwest Ballet corps de ballet dancer Stacy Lowenberg has announced she will retire at the end of the 2010-2011 season, following a 17-year career, 14 years of which were spent with Seattle-based PNB.

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PNB Students Perform the Beloved Story of Pinocchio

Pacific Northwest Ballet School’s Pinocchio, a narrated one-act ballet illustrated by storybook sets and costumes and based on the original stories by author Carlo Collodi, will be performed in Seattle, Washington, March 20 at noon and 3:30 p.m., and March 26 at 2:00 p.m.

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Discussion, Performance of PNB’s Giselle Streamed Live on Sunday

Works & Process, the performing arts program at New York’s Guggenheim Museum, will present Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Giselle Revisited via live stream on January 9 at 7:30 p.m.

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PNB Features Contemporary Works in Mixed Program

For the fourth program in its 2010-2011 season, Pacific Northwest Ballet will present “CONTEMPORARY 4,” a mixed repertory program featuring the local premiere of choreographer Alexei Ratmansky’s Concerto DSCH, as well as the world premiere of a new work by Marco Goecke.

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Cinderella Finds Her Prince in PNB Production

Following a nine-year hiatus, Kent Stowell’s Cinderella makes a long-anticipated return to the Pacific Northwest Ballet for its McCaw Hall debut.

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PNB Fairy Tale Package Leads to Enchanted Gift Giving

Just in time for holiday gift giving, the Pacific Northwest Ballet is offering a special Fairy Tale Subscription with tickets to three enchanting favorites: Cinderella, Pinocchio, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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Give the Gift of Good Health with PNBConditioning

PNBConditioning, with facilities in Seattle and Bellevue, Washington, encourages patrons to give the gift of good health with holiday packages now available for purchase.

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PNB’s Jeffrey Stanton to Retire After 2010-2011 Season

Pacific Northwest Ballet principal dancer Jeffrey Stanton will retiring at the end of the 2010-2011 season, following a 23-year career, 17 years of which were spent with PNB.

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Dancers from NBC and PNB Join Goh Ballet for Nutcracker

The Goh Ballet’s production of the holiday classic, The Nutcracker, will feature guest dancers from The National Ballet of Canada and Pacific Northwest Ballet, along with an illusionist, ballroom dancers, gymnasts, and the company’s own award-winning young dancers.

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Cambodian Dancer’s Adventure in American Ballet Available on DVD

Dancing Across Borders, the story of a Cambodian dancer’s development as an artist in the world of American ballet, will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray in December.

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PNB Shares Expertise with Young Performers

Pacific Northwest Ballet will present the first of this season’s two Discover Dance community performances on November 13 at 2:00 p.m. at Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, Seattle, Washington.

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Surprises and Special Events Part of PNB’s Holiday Offerings

In the spirit of the season, Pacific Northwest Ballet, under the direction of Peter Boal, will present several Nutcracker-themed events as the ballet’s annual holiday production takes to the stage again in November in Seattle, Washington.

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At Pacific Northwest Ballet, the Focus Is All Tharp

All Tharp, a program of works by American dance icon Twyla Tharp, will be presented by Pacific Northwest Ballet this November at the Seattle Center’s Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer Street, Seattle, Washington.

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DSL NewsWire: Pacific Northwest Ballet Says Farewell to Longtime Principal Lallone

After a successful 24-year career with Pacific Northwest Ballet, Principal Ariana Lallone will be leaving the company at the end of the 2010-2011 season.

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PNB Offers Special Ticket Prices for Director’s Choice

Pacific Northwest Ballet patrons can receive 20 percent off tickets for performances this Thursday and Friday (September 30 and October 1) of the 2010-2011 season opener, Director’s Choice.

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Principals from PNB and NBC dance in Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker

The Goh Ballet’s critically acclaimed presentation of The Nutcracker, featuring principal dancers from The National Ballet of Canada and Pacific Northwest Ballet, will take to the stage for six performances of the holiday classic in December.

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