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Pacific Northwest Ballet’s “Roméo et Juliette”

Last week, Pacific Northwest Ballet made its first appearance in New York City since 1996.  After one evening of a Balanchine triple bill, the Seattle-based company, led by artistic director and former New York City Ballet principal dancer Peter Boal, … Continue reading

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Carla Körbes, Portrait of a Ballerina

Here’s a beautiful short film of Carla Körbes, principal dancer at Seattle’s Pacific Northwest Ballet and former soloist at New York City Ballet. Carla was recently profiled in The New York Times and will perform next week with Pacific Northwest Ballet at NY … Continue reading

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Maurice Sendak’s Nutcracker Illustrations

As a young child, when someone mentioned The Nutcracker I immediately thought of the ballet and Tchaikovsky’s music. My first experience with The Nutcracker was when I saw New York City Ballet’s performance at the age of three. And for … Continue reading

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Vail International Dance Festival Kicks Off

Wendy Whelan and Craig Hall in the 2008 Festival ad The 2008 Vail International Dance Festival, under the direction of former NYCB principal Damian Woetzel, kicked off Sunday night with a special opening performance. Dancers from Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company, Pacific … Continue reading

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