Presented by Pacific Northwest Ballet and the Next 50
- Sep 16 , 2012
- Lobby - 2 hours prior to show time
$25 - $115
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
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