Of course, I’d like to see the Pacific Northwest Ballet in its hometown of Seattle—to become familiar with all 48 dancers and a rich repertory that’s founded on ballets by George Balanchine, but includes works by Mark Morris, Twyla Tharp, Susan Marshall, Christopher Wheeldon, and other contemporary choreographers. But ex–New York City Ballet principal Peter Boal, who took over PNB’s artistic directorship from Francia Russel and Kent Stowell in 2005, has developed some interesting programming strategies—one of which was to bring a select group of 16 dancers to Jacob’s Pillow to perform three works by Ulysses Dove on the modest-sized stage of the... More >>>