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Pacific Northwest Ballet

Changing of the Guard: Five Prima Ballerinas Reflect on the Biggest Change in the Dance World

Carla Escoda | Posted 01.04.2015 | Arts
Carla Escoda

This is an extraordinary time in the dance world, when five of the greatest ballerinas of our time, from leading American ballet companies, have, coincidentally, all announced their retirement within months of each other.

Pacific Northwest Ballet in the Sensational Kylián + Pite

Carla Escoda | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Few programs explore the power of ballet to depict the human condition and the inhuman condition as beguilingly as Pacific Northwest Ballet's current offering of three modern classics by Jiří Kylián, brilliantly paired with Emergence, Crystal Pite's spine-chilling parable of a sci-fi insect kingdom.

Creativity Behind the Scenes: Marketing

Phil Chan | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts
Phil Chan

I highly encourage arts organizations across the world to look into how a commitment to social media (and it is a commitment!) and thinking creatively can help raise the profile of your organization and sustain your base of support throughout the year!

Pacific Northwest Ballet: Backstage With Roméo et Juliette at City Center

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 04.21.2013 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

In French choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot's Roméo et Juliette there are no swords, no heavy Renaissance costumes and there is no vial of poison. The ballet has been stripped of all its dead weight while preserving the essence of the narrative.

Don Quixote at Pacific Northwest Ballet

Steven Mesler | Posted 04.03.2012 | Arts
Steven Mesler

Finding an unflattering photo, film clip, or an awkward moment of Carla Körbes and Karel Cruz together is impossible. The two of them dance the leads in the American premiere of Don Quixote and they are not to be missed.

Dancing Across Borders

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Bettina Korek

Dancing Across Borders, Anne Bass's new documentary, describes how a dance patron and philanthropist changed the life of a Cambodian boy she brought to study ballet in New York.