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Opening Nights: Spectrum Dance Theater

Encounters fraught with drama on a ballroom floor.

Dance Review: PNB’s “Director’s Choice”

Peter Boal shows his affections.

A Suitably Serendipitous Salute to Merce Cunningham

Chance continues to take its unpredictable course at Cornish.

Dance Preview: Tooth and Nail

Domesticity’s habits and exasperations.

Opening Nights: Coppelia

The main roles in this pretty 19th-century classic require almost as much acting as dancing.

Opening Nights: A Glimmer . . .

This interactive dance show is the kind of party where everyone seems a bit drunker than you.

Dance Review: PNB’s All Balanchine

Three decades’ experience with his work means no subterfuge is necessary.

Dance: Leap Day

Seattle’s hub of contemporary dance gets a new home.

Dance: Time and Space Travelers

At PNB, an evening of formerly cutting-edge work.

Opening Nights: Man on the Beach

In their newest dance piece, Corrie Befort and her Salt Horse partners use simple tools to enchanting effect.

Dance Review: PNB’s The Sleeping Beauty

Tchaikovsky helps PNB strengthen its corps.

Dance Review: Project 3

A veteran choreographer borrows sassily from MGM.

Dance: Fly Boy

“The Prince” of PNB launches his own dance company.

OTB’s The A.W.A.R.D. Show

Handing grant-making power to the audience.

Dance: PNB’s “Director’s Choice”

Modern dance stretches the company, but the classic on this program is one of their most exciting works.

Opening Nights: Byrd Retrospective Festival

Spectrum Dance Theater artistic director Donald Byrd celebrated his 60th birthday last summer, and the company is extending the party with a series of retrospective… Continue reading

Dance: Stripped-Down Shakespeare

PNB restages its stark Roméo et Juliette.

Bumbershoot: A 75-Minute Bach Block

Mark Haim gives his dancers all the Variations.

Dance: Letting Bodies Be Bodies at OtB

Shameless cross-training at their Northwest New Works showcase.

Dance Review: A Trio of Treats at PNB

Robbins, Wheeldon, and Balanchine close the season.