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May 10, 2013

Performance to include works by George Balanchine, Kent Stowell, Ulysses Dove, and more!


Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 6:30 pm

Marion Oliver McCaw Hall

321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center

Seattle, WA 98109

Encore! Encore! Pacific Northwest Ballet celebrates the conclusion of its unforgettable 40th Anniversary Season of breathtaking performances, world-class choreography, and the outstanding PNB Orchestra with its annual SEASON ENCORE PERFORMANCE! In addition to performances of nine audience favorites, the evening also includes a season-in-review photo montage and an honorary stage bow for Company dancers from the last 40 years. The SEASON ENCORE PERFORMANCE will be presented one night only, Sunday, June 9 at 6:30 pm at Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer Street. Tickets may be purchased exclusively through the PNB Box Office (206.441.2424, online at, or in person at 301 Mercer Street at Seattle Center.)

“Our 40th Anniversary Season has been one to savor and to celebrate,” said Artistic Director Peter Boal. “During our annual Encore performance we'll revisit a sampling of the rich repertoire that graced our stage over the past year. We'll look back with pride at a season brimming with world premieres, national and international touring, guest artists, new works, old favorites, and more ovations than we could count. All 314 former PNB dancers have been invited to attend this fireworks finale and many will join us on stage to take a well-deserved bow.”

The line-up for the 40th Anniversary SEASON ENCORE PERFORMANCE includes:

Concerto Barocco

Music: Johann Sebastian Bach

Choreography: George Balanchine © New York City Ballet

Mozart Pieces (excerpts)

Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Choreography: Paul Gibson

Cinderella (Act III pas de deux)

Music: Sergei Prokofiev

Choreography: Kent Stowell

Swan Lake (Act II excerpts)

Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Choreography: Kent Stowell (after Lev Ivanov)

Sum Stravinsky (3rd Movement)

Music: Igor Stravinsky

Choreography: Kiyon Gaines

Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven (2nd Movement)

Music: Arvo Pärt

Choreography: Ulysses Dove

Roméo et Juliette (Balcony pas de deux)

Music: Sergei Prokofiev

Choreography: Jean-Christophe Maillot

Agon (Pas de deux)

Music: Igor Stravinsky

Choreography: George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust

Diamonds (Scherzo & Polonaise)

Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Choreography: George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust


Pacific Northwest Ballet’s SEASON ENCORE PERFORMANCE is one night only on Sunday, June 9 at 6:30 pm at Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer Street at Seattle Center.

Tickets ($28 - $168) may be purchased through the PNB Box Office:

· Phone - 206.441.2424 (Mon.-Fri. 9am–6pm; Sat. 10am–5pm)

· In Person - 301 Mercer Street, Seattle (Mon.-Fri. 10am–6pm; Sat. 10am–5pm)

· Online - (24/7)

· 90 minutes prior to each performance at McCaw Hall (Subject to availability.)

· Group discounts are available by contacting Julie Jamieson 206.441.2416 or

Please Note: Student/senior rush tickets are available – with valid ID – 90 minutes before the performance. Teen Tix members may purchase tickets day-of-show, however the Sunday companion offer does not apply for this special performance. Rush and Teen Tix discounts are subject to availability.


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