PNB’s Swan Lake

PNB’s Swan Lake

Lucien Postlewaite and Leta Biasucci. Photo credit: Angela Sterling Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Swan Lake is a gift of great drama, beauty, and technical feats. It demands production element excellence, and an ultimate A-game on the part of all the dancers....
Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Season Encore

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Season Encore

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Season Encore June 11-15, 2023 celebrating principal dancer Lesley Rausch’s career as a dancer was indeed bittersweet. But, with eight separate pieces (many, excerpts) on the program, it was indeed a reveling in Rausch’s rich career as...
Fighting for Ukraine with Classical Ballet

Fighting for Ukraine with Classical Ballet

On the West Coast in fall, 2022, Pacific Northwest Ballet premiered a moving work by world renowned choreographer Alexei Ratmansky—Wartime Elegy. It is his first ballet since the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Critics call it not so much a political ballet, as a tribute...
THE SEASONS’ CANON filmed Nov 4, 2022

THE SEASONS’ CANON filmed Nov 4, 2022

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s The Seasons’ Canon opens with Dwight Roden’s atmospheric Catching Feelings. With gorgeous lighting (Joey Walls) and costumes (Christine Darch), and cleverly cast dancers in shaded light, this is a breathtaking piece. Exciting...

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