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PNB Adds World Premiere Staging of Giselle to its 2010-2011 Lineup

Tickets for the new season go on sale July 19.

By Laura Dannen March 26, 2010

News still happens at 4:45pm on a Friday… PNB just announced that the classical ballet Giselle—a tragedy from the Romantic era inspired by French poet/critic Théophile Gautier—will close out their 2010-2011 season next June. Tickets for the upcoming productions go on sale Monday, July 19, at the box office, by calling 206-441-2424 or at pnb.org.

2010-2011 Season

Director’s Choice
September 24–October 3

Six Dances (PNB premiere)
Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Choreography: Jiri Kylian
Staging: Roslyn Anderson

Petite Mort
Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Choreography: Jiri Kylian
Staging: Roslyn Anderson

Jardí Tancat
Music: Maria del Mar Bonet
Choreography: Nacho Duato
Staging: Hilde Koch

Glass Pieces (PNB premiere)
Music: Philip Glass
Choreography: Jerome Robbins

All Tharp
November 5–14

Opus 111
Music: Johannes Brahms
Choreography: Twyla Tharp

Afternoon Ball
Music: Vladimir Martynov
Choreography: Twyla Tharp

Waterbaby Bagatelles
Music: 20th-century bagatelles (Anton Webern, Kevin Volans, John Lurie, David Lang, Astor Piazzolla, Mickey Hart, John Adams)
Choreography: Twyla Tharp
Staging: Shelley Washington

Cinderella
February 4–13, 2011
Music: Sergei Prokofiev
Choreography: Kent Stowell
Staging: Kent Stowell and Francia Russell
Scenic Design: Tony Straiges
Costume Design: Martin Pakledinaz
Lighting Design: Randall G. Chiarelli

Contemporary Classics
March 18–27, 2011

Concerto DSCH (PNB premiere)
Music: Dmitri Shostakovich
Choreography: Alexei Ratmansky

[Unnamed World Premiere]
Choreography: Marco Goecke

Pacific
Music: Lou Harrison
Choreography: Mark Morris
Staging: Tina Fehlandt

The Piano Dance
Music: John Cage, Frederic Chopin, Alberto Ginastera, Bela Bartok, Gyorgy Ligeti
Choreography: Paul Gibson

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
April 8-17, 2011
Music: Felix Mendelssohn
Choreography: George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust
Staging: Francia Russell
Scenic and Costume Design: Martin Pakledinaz
Lighting Design: Randall G. Chiarelli

Giselle (world premiere staging)
June 3–12, 2011
Libretto: Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Théophile Gautier
Music: Adolphe Adam
Choreography: Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, and Marius Petipa
Staging: Peter Boal
Choreography Reconstruction: Doug Fullington
Historical Adviser: Marian Smith
Lighting Design: Randall G. Chiarelli

For more info, go to pnb.org.

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