Pacific Northwest Ballet

Delicate Dance for the Pacific Northwest Ballet

At PNB, the pandemic has brought on Zoom fittings and tight turnarounds.

It’s no secret that the pandemic has devastated arts organizations. A recent study by Seattle-based ArtsFund found that 73% of arts organizations throughout the region had laid off or furloughed employees because of Covid-19. Arts groups pivoted quickly, with 100% of respondents transitioning to digital programming. Pacific Northwest Ballet quickly shifted to a six-performance digital season….

Rob Smith

Five Pros: Where They Work Out

Viewing the physical feats of Seattle’s professional athletes and performers on field and stage is awe-inspiring. Five pros share where they work out to stay in fighting form

Margaret Mullin

Jennifer McCullum

PNB’s Cendrillon: Cinderella With a Twist

PNB ushers in a new take on Cinderella by the team that wowed Seattle with Roméo et Juliette

Noelani Pantastico (left), pictured in a Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo’s Cendrillon production, began as a PNB student at age 14. She returned to Seattle recently and will star in PNB’s Cendrillon

Florangela Davila

Black Swan Lands at PNB

A flock of love stories takes flight at Pacific Northwest Ballet

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…

Dana Standish

Lucien Postlewaite’s Euro-Inspired Street Style

PNB dancer Poslewaite brings theatricality to the streets in kilts, furs and eclectic wear.

WHY WE LOVE HIS LOOK: Pacific Northwest Ballet principal dancer Postlewaite spends much of his life on stage in dramatic costumes; off stage, he channels that same energy into his off-beat personal style in statement kilts, fur vests and skinny jeans as tight as his stage wear. “There is still an element of costuming in…

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