'Tis the Season

5 Holiday Events You Shouldn't Miss

Two takes on 'The Nutcracker', RuPaul alums, and Deck the Hall Ball’s knockout lineup.

12/12/2019 By Stefan Milne

MONTHLY PLANNER

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This December

Angel Olsen brings her epic new album to the Moore, Trevor Noah might be the hardest working guy in comedy, and the king of weird fiction has a new novel.

11/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Ballet Review

I Returned to The Nutcracker as an Adult

It's pretty good and quite pretty.

11/28/2018 By Stefan Milne

Ballet Review

All Premiere Goes to Outer Space and Back

The trio of new works from Pacific Northwest Ballet features a rare opportunity to see classically trained dancers wield phallic cacti.

11/06/2018 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

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Kaori Nakamura

The PNB principal dancer looks back on her career as she prepares for her final full role in 'Giselle.'

05/29/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Dance

PNB to Lose a Gem of a Dancer, but Gain a Brilliant Teacher

Kaori Nakamura’s coming retirement marks the end of her dazzling presence onstage and the beginning of her invaluable teaching at PNB School.

01/24/2014 By Jeremy Novak

Dance

Pacific Northwest Ballet Takes Flight with 'Air Twyla'

Choreographer Twyla Tharp's premiere works take center stage for PNB's 2013-14 season opener.

09/23/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Carla Körbes

We chat with the PNB star about how Seattle has helped her grow as a dancer.

05/30/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Article

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.

05/22/2013 By Laura Dannen

Dance News

"When Carla Körbes Dances, Time Stops"

See what Vanity Fair is talking about when Pacific Northwest Ballet dances Roméo et Juliette.

01/31/2013 By Laura Dannen

Fall Arts Preview

Sparring Session with Mark Morris

If the choreographer wasn’t so frustratingly good at his day job, he’d make a great trial lawyer.

10/29/2012 By Laura Dannen

Dance News

Ballet Invites NASA "Mohawk Guy" for Performance in September

Bobak Ferdowsi joins an astronaut and a Star Trek star for a sci-fi-themed anniversary celebration.

08/23/2012 By Laura Dannen

Memorial

Remembering Maurice Sendak

The king of the ‘Wild Things’ died May 8 at age 83.

05/08/2012 By Laura Dannen

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Lucien Postlewaite

The Pacific Northwest Ballet star just gave his notice—find out what’s in his future.

04/12/2012 By Laura Dannen and Seth Sommerfeld

Dance Preview

Hip Hop for Ballerinas

Montreal choreographer Victor Quijada fuses breakdancing and ballet in a new work for PNB.

03/12/2012 By Laura Dannen

Dance

Behind the Scenes of Don Quixote, the $3 Million Ballet

Pacific Northwest Ballets presents the U.S. premiere of this updated classic.

02/02/2012 By Laura Dannen

Article

Pacific Northwest Ballet Premiere’s a New Quixote

Don Quixote makes its U.S. debut this month at Pacific Northwest Ballet.

01/25/2012 By Laura Dannen