Black Swan Lands at PNB
A flock of love stories takes flight at Pacific Northwest Ballet
By Dana Standish
October 17, 2011
Don your tutu, develop a deranged doppelgänger and sprout unwanted epidermal plumage—“Black Swan” is taking flight at Pacific Northwest Ballet, along with several other besotted ballet masterpieces.
With Love Stories, PNB offers a mélange of love’s mercurial moods, including the divertimento from Le Baiser de la Fée (by George Balanchine, with a little help from Stravinsky), Jerome Robbins’ take on the Nijinsky classic Afternoon of a Faun (with music by Debussy), Jean-Christophe Maillot’s balcony-based pas de deux from Roméo et Juliette (with musical props due to Prokofiev) and Kent Stowell’s Marius Petipa–inspired pas de deux from Swan Lake (Natalie Portman not included!).
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