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Pacific Northwest Ballet: 2006-07 Season
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Author:  Francis Timlin [ Tue Feb 07, 2006 1:31 pm ]
Post subject:  Pacific Northwest Ballet: 2006-07 Season

The 2006-07 season announcement is now available on the PNB website:

2006-07 Season

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Mon Feb 13, 2006 3:43 pm ]
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Moira Macdonald previews the 2006-07 season in the Seattle Times:

Seattle Times

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Fri Mar 03, 2006 10:31 am ]
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R. M. Campbell previews the 2006-07 season in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer:

Seattle P-I

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Mon Aug 21, 2006 2:47 pm ]
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In the New York Times, Annette Grant interviews Victor Quijada, whose new work will premiere on the November 2, 2006 program. At the Bumbershoot Festival over Labor Day weekend, performances by Mr. Quijada's company, Rubberbandance, will be be preceded by a short segment performed by PNB dancers. When PNB takes the stage on Monday evening (Labor Day), they will also present an extract of Mr. Quijada's work.

New York Times

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Tue Sep 12, 2006 1:47 pm ]
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In the Queen Anne News (a weekly Seattle paper focused on the Queen Anne neighborhood in which Seattle Center and Pacific Northwest Ballet are located), Rosemary Jones interviews Principal Dancer Olivier Wevers and Ballet Master Paul Gibson. The interview touches on Jacob's Pillow, Bumbershoot and forthcoming choreographic projects, as well as the Opening Gala and Director's Choice series:

Queen Anne News

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Mon Sep 18, 2006 10:57 am ]
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In the Sunday, September 17, 2006 Seattle Times, Mary Murfin Bayley previews various aspects of the 2006-07 season:

Seattle Times

It was announced at the Saturday, September 16, 2006 Gala that Casey Herd and Carla Korbes have been promoted from Soloist to Principal. Here is a link to the full press release:

PNB Promotes Casey Herd and Carla Korbes

Author:  Azlan [ Sat Oct 07, 2006 9:14 pm ]
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The eight dancers in Paul Gibson's "The Piano Dance" did very well to showcase the company at the Fall for Dance Festival at City Center in NYC. Louise Nadeau especially seemed to have impressed the NY audience.

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Mon Dec 18, 2006 3:59 pm ]
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From a press release issued by New York City Ballet, Principal Dancer Miranda Weese will end her career at NYCB at the conclusion of the 2006-07 Winter Season (at the end of February 2007) and will spend the remainder of the season as a guest artist at Pacific Northwest Ballet. Here is a copy of the press release from NYCB:

NYCB Press Release

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Tue Jan 09, 2007 2:58 pm ]
Post subject:  Karel Cruz, Chalnessa Eames, Lesley Rausch

As promised, Peter Boal has announced some midseason promotions from Corps to Soloist: Karel Cruz, Chalnessa Eames and Lesley Rausch. Scroll down to the bottom of the Swan Lake press release:

Press Release

Biographies and photographs are available on the PNB website:

PNB Soloists

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Thu Feb 08, 2007 10:35 am ]
Post subject:  Peter Boal is interviewed at the season midpoint

In the Seattle Weekly, Sandi Kurtz interviews PNB Artistic Director Peter Boal at the midpoint of the 2006-07 season:

Seattle Weekly

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Thu Feb 08, 2007 7:00 pm ]
Post subject:  Miranda Weese

Although no press release has yet been forthcoming from PNB, an extensive interview with Pia Catton in Playbill has appeared regarding Miranda Weese's departure from NYCB at the end of the 2007 Winter Season and her move to PNB as a guest artist:


Author:  Francis Timlin [ Thu Feb 15, 2007 3:22 pm ]
Post subject:  Miranda Weese Interview in Time Out NY

Miranda Weese is extensively interviewed by Gia Kourlas in Time Out NY:

Time Out NY

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