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Saying Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 2018/19 Season

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Inventive Director, Peter Boal, introduced PNB’s 46th season which incorporates a number of premieres and fan favorites. There are a number of packages out there together with an All Premiere bundle. Test it out under:

46th season to incorporate a first-of-its-kind Jerome Robbins Competition that includes two packages in alternating repertory; the return of viewers favorites The Sleeping Magnificence and A Midsummer Evening’s Dream; world premieres from choreographers Robyn Mineko Williams, Matthew Neenan, and Firm member Kyle Davis; PNB premieres by Alejandro Cerrudo, Alexander Ekman, and Justin Peck; and works George Balanchine, José Limón, and Value Suddarth. (And, after all, George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®.)

September 2018 – June 2019
Marion Oliver McCaw Corridor
321 Mercer Avenue, Seattle Heart
Seattle, Washington

 Inventive Director Peter Boal has introduced the line-up for Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 46th season, operating from September, 2018 to June, 2019. Highlights embrace two packages of works by Jerome Robbins, offered in alternating repertory, in celebration of the legendary choreographer’s centennial; world premieres by Matthew Neenan, Robyn Mineko Williams, and Firm member Kyle Davis; the return of basic and crowd-pleasing story ballets The Sleeping Magnificence and A Midsummer Evening’s Dream; and PNB premieres by Alejandro Cerrudo (Silent Ghost), Alexander Ekman (Cacti), and Justin Peck (Within the Countenance of Kings). The road-up concludes with the return of works by George Balanchine, José Limón, and Value Suddarth. For household audiences, PNB is bringing again its fashionable matinee manufacturing of Pinocchio (carried out by college students of the Pacific Northwest Ballet Faculty) and, after all, George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®.

“The scope of this season is large,” mentioned Mr. Boal. “It gives the magnificence of classical ballet and the progressive new course of dance as interpreted by in the present day’s best choreographers. Repertory comes from as distant as St. Petersburg in 1890 and from the McCaw Corridor stage in 2018. And our Jerome Robbins Competition, with two packages, seven ballets, and a great deal of extras, makes this the must-see occasion of the autumn. Be part of us for all of it.”

PNB will start accepting season subscription renewals and new full-season subscription orders on Monday, March 12, and subscribers could have entry to buy further tickets earlier than they go on sale to most people; tickets to the Jerome Robbins Competition, ALL PREMIERE, and George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®, go on sale to the general public on Friday, July 20; Single tickets to the remainder of the season will grow to be out there at a later date. For additional info, contact the PNB Field Workplace by cellphone at 206.441.2424, on-line at PNB.org, or in individual at 301 Mercer Avenue. Discounted subscription charges can be found for senior residents and college students with ID. All programming and dates are topic to vary. For extra info, go to PNB.org.

2018-2019 SEASON LINE-UP (programming topic to vary):

First Look Gala

Friday, September 21, 2018
Rejoice the opening of PNB’s 46th season with a glamorous pre-performance cocktail get together, a sublime backstage dinner, and an electrifying onstage dance get together after the efficiency! (Efficiency tickets bought individually.)

Rep 1 – JEROME ROBBINS FESTIVAL

September 21 – 29, 2018
In celebration of Jerome Robbins’ centennial, Inventive Director Peter Boal’s collection of seven iconic works by the legendary choreographer fills PNB’s stage for 2 weeks in alternating repertory. The efficiency schedule is designed to offer audiences the chance to immerse themselves within the genius of Robbins.

Program A: September 21, 22 (matinee) and 29 (night)

Circus Polka

Music: Igor Stravinsky
Choreography: Jerome Robbins
Staging: Judith Fugate
Premiere: June 21, 1972, New York Metropolis Ballet
PNB Premiere: September 16, 2006

Within the Evening

Music: Frederic Chopin
Choreography: Jerome Robbins
Costume Design: Anthony Dowell
Lighting Design: Jennifer Tipton
Premiere: January 29, 1970, New York Metropolis Ballet
PNB Premiere: September 22, 2005

Afternoon of a Faun

Music: Claude Debussy
Choreography: Jerome Robbins
Staging: Bart Prepare dinner
Scenic and Lighting Design: Jean Rosenthal
Costume Design: Irene Sharaff
Premiere: Might 14, 1953, New York Metropolis Ballet
PNB Premiere: Might 11, 1978 (NYCB staging); restaged November 4, 2011

Different Dances (PNB Premiere)

Music: Frederic Chopin
Choreography: Jerome Robbins
Staging: Isabelle Guérin
Costume Design: Santo Loquasto
Lighting Design: Jennifer Tipton
Premiere: Might 9, 1976, Gala profit for New York Metropolis Public Library for the Performing Arts

West Facet Story Suite

Music: Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
Choreography: Jerome Robbins and Peter Genarro
Staging: Robert LaFosse and Jenifer Ringer
Vocal Teaching: Joan Barber
Scenic Design: Oliver Smith
Costume Design: Irene Sharaff
Lighting Design: Jennifer Tipton
Premiere: Might 18, 1995, New York Metropolis Ballet
PNB Premiere: March 12, 2009

Program B: September 22 (night), 27, 28 and 29 (matinee)

Circus Polka

Music: Igor Stravinsky
Choreography: Jerome Robbins

Dances at a Gathering

Music: Frederic Chopin
Choreography: Jerome Robbins
Staging: Jared Angle and Jenifer Ringer
Costume Design: Joe Eula
Lighting Design: Jennifer Tipton
Premiere: Might 22, 1969, New York Metropolis Ballet
PNB Premiere: Might 28, 2009

The Live performance (or, The Perils of All people)

Music: Frederic Chopin
Choreography: Jerome Robbins
Staging: Judith Fugate
Scenic Design: Edward Gorey
Costume Design: Irene Sharaff
Lighting Design: Jennifer Tipton
Premiere: March 6, 1956, New York Metropolis Ballet
PNB Premiere: September 15, 2007

Rep 2 – ALL PREMIERE

November 2 – 11, 2018
The primary of this season’s three mixed-repertory packages brings a PNB premiere from Alejandro Cerrudo (Little mortal bounce), Alexander Ekman’s worldwide hit Cacti, and a brand new work created by PNB soloist Kyle Davis.

World Premiere
Music: Michael Giacchino
Choreography: Kyle Davis
Scenic and Lighting Design: Reed Nakayama
Costume Design: Elizabeth Murphy

Silent Ghost (PNB Premiere)

Music: Dustin Hamman, King Creosote & Jon Hopkins, Ólafur Arnalds, Nils Frahm
Choreography: Alejandro Cerrudo
Staging: Pablo Piantino
Costume Design: Branimira Ivanova
Lighting Design: Michael Korsch
Premiere: July 10, 2015, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

Cacti (PNB Premiere)

Music: Franz Josef Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert
Choreography: Alexander Ekman
Staging: Ana Lucaciu
Scenic and Costume Design: Alexander Ekman
Lighting Design: Tom Visser
Premiere: February 25, 2010, Nederlands Dans Theater 2

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®

November 23 – December 28, 2018|The Northwest’s favourite vacation custom! PNB’s manufacturing of the long-lasting Balanchine ballet options units and costumes designed by kids’s creator and illustrator Ian Falconer (Olivia the Pig).

Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography: George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Belief
Staging: Judith Fugate, with Peter Boal and Garielle Whittle
Scenic & Costume Design: Ian Falconer
Lighting Design: James F. Ingalls
Unique Lev Ivanov Manufacturing Premiere: December 6, 1892, Imperial Ballet, St. Petersburg
Balanchine Manufacturing Premiere: February 2, 1954, New York Metropolis Ballet
PNB Premiere: November 27, 2015

Rep 3The Sleeping Magnificence

February 1 – 10, 2019
Don’t miss the kiss! Ronald Hynd’s magnificent full-length basic returns to the McCaw Corridor stage as an ideal lead-in to Valentine’s Day. Breathtaking method, opulent units, and lavish costumes are joined by Tchaikovsky’s treasured rating to create a happily-ever-after deal with for all ages.

Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography: Ronald Hynd (after Marius Petipa)
Staging: Ronald Hynd, Annette Web page, Amanda Eyles
Scenic and Costume Design: Peter Docherty
Lighting Design: Randall G. Chiarelli
Unique Manufacturing Premiere: January 15, 1890, Imperial Ballet, St. Petersburg
Hynd Manufacturing Premiere: 1993, English Nationwide Ballet
PNB Premiere: February 1, 2001

Rep 4 – DIRECTOR’S CHOICE

March 15 – 24, 2019
Peter Boal’s fashionable program of seasonal choices, handpicked to introduce PNB audiences to dance-makers who’re evolving the artwork kind.

World Premiere
Music: Kyle Vegter
Choreography: Robyn Mineko Williams

World Premiere
Choreography: Matthew Neenan

Within the Countenance of Kings (PNB Premiere)

Music: Sufjan Stevens
Choreography: Justin Peck
Staging: Felipe Diaz
Costume Design: Ellen Warren
Lighting Design: Brandon Stirling Baker
Premiere: April 7, 2016, San Francisco Ballet

Pinocchio

March 17 – 23, 2019 (A part of PNB’s “Household Matinees” sequence. Name the PNB Field Workplace for particulars.)

That includes college students of Pacific Northwest Ballet Faculty.

The basic story of a puppet who yearns to be an actual boy is offered as a narrated ballet for household audiences. Pinocchio is danced by college students of PNB Faculty in an hour-long matinee efficiency for kids and households.

 Music: Nicola Piovani and Amilcare Ponchielli
Choreography: Bruce Wells
Staging: Michele Curtis
Scenic Design: Edith Whitsett
Costume Design: Pacific Northwest Ballet Costume Store
Lighting Design: Randall G. Chiarelli

Rep 5A Midsummer Evening’s Dream

April 12 – 21, 2019
Set deep in a lush Northwest-inspired forest, PNB’s manufacturing of George Balanchine’s A Midsummer Evening’s Dream – Shakespeare’s comedian story of romantic confusion – charms all who wander into its enchanted realm

Music: Felix Mendelssohn
Choreography: George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Belief
Staging: Francia Russell
Scenic and Costume Design: Martin Pakledinaz
Lighting Design: Randall G. Chiarelli
Premiere: January 17, 1962, New York Metropolis Ballet
PNB Premiere: Might 16, 1985; new manufacturing Might 27, 1997  

REP 6 – THEMES & VARIATIONS

Might 31 – June 9, 2019
PNB’s remaining blended invoice of the season guarantees intriguing selection. Balanchine’s Theme and Variation represents the peak of classical class, whereas his Tarantella pas de deux dazzles with virtuoso enjoyable. Jose Limon’s masterpiece The Moor’s Pavane – a distillation of Shakespeare’s Othello – casts a robust spell. The road-up is accomplished by the return of Value Suddarth’s electrical Signature.

Signature

Music: Barret Anspach
Choreography: Value Suddarth
Costume Design: Mark Zappone
Lighting Design: Randall G. Chiarelli
Premiere: November 6, 2015, Pacific Northwest Ballet

Tarantella

Music: Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Choreography: George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Belief
Costume Design: Mark Zappone
Lighting Design: Randall G. Chiarelli
Premiere: January 7, 1964, New York Metropolis Ballet
PNB Premiere: January 31, 1985

The Moor’s Pavane

Music: Henry Purcell
Choreography: José Limón
Costume Design: Pauline Lawrence
Lighting Design: Randall G. Chiarelli
Premiere: August 17, 1949, José Limón Dance Firm
PNB Premiere: November 12, 1986

Theme and Variations
Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography: George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Belief
Scenic Design: Charlene Corridor
Costume Design: Martin Pakledinaz
Lighting Design: Randall G. Chiarelli
Premiere: November 26, 1947, Ballet Theatre (New York)
PNB Premiere: October 16, 1985

TICKET INFORMATION:
Cash-saving full-season (six-show) subscriptions, beginning at $166, go on sale starting Monday, March 12. Subscriber advantages embrace free and simple ticket exchanges, reductions on further single ticket purchases, pre-sale privileges for particular performances, the chance to buy pre-paid parking, 20% off PNB Faculty Open dance courses for adults, reductions at native eating places, and extra. (Single tickets to the Jerome Robbins Competition, ALL PREMIERE, and George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® go on sale to the general public on Friday, July 20; Single tickets to the remainder of the season will grow to be out there at a later date.)

Subscriptions could also be bought by the PNB Field Workplace:
·         Telephone: 206.441.2424
·         In Particular person: 301 Mercer Avenue at Seattle Heart
·         On-line: PNB.org (starting March 1.)

For info on low cost gives together with The Pointe, TeenTix, and Group Gross sales, go to PNB.org. Whereas there, join on PNB’s e-mail checklist, and join with us on Fb, Twitter, and Instagram! Be among the many first to study PNB information, casting and efficiency updates, ticket gives, and extra.

PNB gives a wide range of free or affordably-priced particular occasions for many of its productions, together with previews, conversations, lectures, and Q&As. For extra info, go to PNB.org.

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