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 Post subject: Pacific Northwest Ballet: 2009-10 Season
PostPosted: Tue Mar 31, 2009 2:20 pm 
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Moira Macdonald reports on PNB's 2009-10 season announcement:

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2009 12:09 pm 
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An August 26, 2009 press release from PNB announces that corps member Kari Brunson is leaving immediately to pursue the culinary arts in one of Ethan Stowell's restaurants:

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 27, 2009 1:32 pm 
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Rosie Gaynor interviews Principal Dancer Jonathan Porretta for Dance International.

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There is a passing reference to an interview that Dean Speer and I conducted with Jonathan in November 2004 that was published in 2005 in Ballet-Dance Magazine. Here is a link to that interview:

Jonathan Porretta Interview 2005


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2009 2:14 pm 
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John Levesque interviews Kari Brunson about her career change in the seattlepi.com:

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Artistic Director Peter Boal announces the following dancer promotions for 2009-10 at the Thursday, September 24, 2009 season opening performance of "Romeo et Juliette."

Soloist to Principal:

Maria Chapman and Karel Cruz;

Corps to Soloist:

Lindsi Dec

Apprentice to Corps:

Andrew Bartee; Amanda Clark; Kyle Davis; Emma Love; Margaret Mullin; and Sean Rollofson

Apprentices:

Chelsea Adomaitis and Ezra Thomson

Congratulations to all!


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Artistic Director Peter Boal, now in his fifth season, has renewed his contract with PNB for an additional five years. Marcie Sillman reports on KUOW News:

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Stewart Kershaw, PNB's Music Director and Conductor since 1983, has resigned effective immediately (October 6, 2009). Here is a link to the press release announcing his departure:

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In Seattle Times, Moira Macdonald elaborates on PNB Music Director Stewart Kershaw's departure decision:

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The Seattle Times has published a tribute to Stewart Kershaw on its editorial page:

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 Post subject: Re: Pacific Northwest Ballet: 2009-10 Season
PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 12:36 am 
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On KPLU radio, Florangela Davila reports on "second stage" careers for Pacific Northwest Ballet dancers Jordan Pacitti (who is retiring in June 2010) and Carla Korbes (who is not retiring, but is enrolled in the Seattle University classes offered through the Second Stage program).

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 Post subject: Re: Pacific Northwest Ballet: 2009-10 Season
PostPosted: Wed May 26, 2010 2:21 pm 
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Jean Lenihan muses on casting decisions and the effects of workload on dancers in Crosscut.com.

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