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.
- Add to cal Sun, September 16, 2012 at 6:00 PM