In the Spotlight

The Performing Arts Stage a Comeback This Winter Season

Plays, the symphony, opera–the performing arts are staging an in-person comeback this winter, with productions by Seattle Theater Group, Intiman and more.

12/14/2021 By Sophie Grossman

On Pointe

A New Pacific Northwest Ballet Stages Its Return

The 2021–22 PNB season features new dancers, in-person audiences, and favorite performances like The Nutcracker and Swan Lake.

09/23/2021 By Darren Davis

Ballet Review

Locally Sourced Will Surprise You

Three new works from Seattle artists feature early contenders for the most memorable moments of Pacific Northwest Ballet’s season.

11/12/2019 By Darren Davis

Ballet Review

Turns Out, You Need a Sufjan Stevens Ballet in Your Life

In the Countenance of Kings, part of Director’s Choice at Pacific Northwest Ballet, is pure joy.

03/19/2019 By Darren Davis

Ballet Review

Bathe in the Beauty of The Sleeping Beauty

Prepare for some major pageantry in Pacific Northwest Ballet’s performance of the Tchaikovsky classic.

02/05/2019 By Darren Davis

Ballet Review

Pacific Northwest Ballet Shakes Off the Cobwebs

PNB’s new season opens with Jerome Robbins Festival, a celebration of the famed choreographer that doesn’t exactly celebrate the company’s strengths.

09/26/2018 By Darren Davis

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work June 18–21

A massive cinematic undertaking, storytellers on Juneteenth, and the current state of ballet.

06/18/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Shall We Dance?

Style File: 5 Questions with Jonathan Porretta

PNB principal dancer Jonathan Porretta is a secret style maven.

06/07/2016 By Colleen Williams

Quote Unquote

Pacific Northwest Ballet's Nutcracker

Pacific Northwest Ballet principal Laura Tisserand takes center stage in the company’s final season of the Kent Stowell–choreographed ‘Nutcracker.’

12/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Dance Review

Men on Pointe: Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo Tackles the Classics

The all-male troupe dazzles with its technique and affectionate insider jabs at ballet.

05/17/2013 By Sheila Farr