Carla Körbes Joins Growing L.A. Dance Boom

Körbes with Karel Cruz in one of her final rehearsals at PNB The Los Angeles dance scene’s meteoric rise continues, with another major gain for the Golden Coast: the superlative Carla Körbes. We hadn’t finished drying our eyes following her retirement from Pacific...

Carla Körbes Is Perfection in This Stunning Photo Essay

Last Saturday, Carla Körbes gave her final Swan Lake performance. The Pacific Northwest Ballet principal will retire at the end of the season, and we’re sure we speak for all ballet fans when we say NOOOOO! Fortunately, photographer Lindsay Thomas captured Körbes’...

Swans in Perfect Formation

Achieving this kind of in-sync port de bras is no easy feat! To confirm why a great corps makes a great ballet, look no further than this video from Pacific Northwest Ballet. The company’s Swan Lake opened last weekend, starring the stunning Carla Körbes in her final...

Three Times Ballet Dancers in Street Clothes Wowed Us

A screen capture from Heatscape Vogue recently spotlighted this film, which previews Justin Peck’s new work, Heatscape, to be premiered by Miami City Ballet at end of the month. In the video, dancers—casual in jeans and Keds—explore the city’s...

Watch the Original Jewels Cast Teach PNB Dancers to Sparkle

Original Diamonds cavalier Jacques d’Amboise shows PNB soloist Jerome Tisserand how to properly woo a lady onstage. To polish Pacific Northwest Ballet’s staging of Balanchine’s timeless Jewels (1967), artistic director Peter Boal called in the experts. He...

Vail Dance Festival Lineup Teaser

Lil Buck leads a children’s class at the 2011 Vail International Dance Festival The Vail International Dance Festival has released a tantalizing sample of its 2013 performance schedule.  The biggest surprise is ballet rebel of the moment Sergei Polunin. (He blew...

Five Loveable Dance Couples

While the rest of the world follows the ups and downs of “Brangelina” and “Kimye,” we can’t get enough of these dance stars’ real-life love stories. Luckily, Valentine’s Day gives us an excuse to talk about them (while eating...

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