Carla Körbes Dances Balanchine in PNB’s Season Finale

The Director’s Choice program features two Balanchine works and a world premiere by Christopher Wheeldon.

By Laura Dannen May 22, 2013 Published in the June 2013 issue of Seattle Met

Since trading New York for Seattle in 2005, Pacific Northwest Ballet principal Carla Körbes has continually surpassed herself in artistry and technique. At age 31, as one of the country’s foremost
ballerinas, she can stop time by merely balancing on pointe in the White Swan pas de deux or by sparkling with impossible grace in Balanchine’s Diamonds (pictured, part of this month’s program). 


Pacific Northwest Ballet: Director’s Choice 
May 31–June 9, McCaw Hall,


Published: June 2013

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