Celebrate Seattle

Presented by Pacific Northwest Ballet and the Next 50

Celebrating PNB’s 40th Anniversary and Seattle Center’s 50th Anniversary

The mighty Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra takes the spotlight with dancers, video flashbacks, and special guest appearances for a double anniversary salute to PNB, the Seattle World’s Fair, and NASA’s race to outer space.

This one-of-a-kind performance includes: 
• PNB Orchestra performances of Silvestre’s Back to the Future, Holst’s Saturn & Jupiter, Dvorak’s Song to the Moon & selections from Beethoven’s Symphony no. 9 and Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite
Apollo pas de deux and Circus Polka starring Artistic Director Peter Boal as the Ringmaster
• Astronaut Cady Coleman
• NASA’s Mars Curiosity landing film
Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols, introduced by June Lockhart of Lost in Space
• Curiosity Mars rover flight director Bobak Ferdowsi (aka “Mohawk Guy”)
• Video histories of Pacific Northwest Ballet and the building of the Seattle World’s Fair
• Angry Birds at the Seattle Center

To learn more about Celebrate Seattle, visit the Pacific Northwest Ballet's website.

Event Showings

Event Details

  • Sep 16 , 2012
  • Lobby - 2 hours prior to show time
  • $25 - $115