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Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents Emergence
McCaw HallPacific Northwest Ballet Performance
4/22/2018 1:00 PM


A TRIO OF BLOCKBUSTERS includes the return of Crystal Pite's mesmerizing Emergence and Alejandro Cerrudo's cinematic Little mortal jump, a work by turns playful, potent, and poignant. The program's premiere is RAkU, PNB's first work by Yuri Possokhov. This tale of desire and loyalty captivates with profound character portrayals and intriguing Japanese design layered with digital projection.


Little mortal jump 
Music: Various
Choreography: Alejandro Cerrudo
Scenic Design: Alejandro Cerrudo
Costume Design: Branimira Ivanova
Lighting Design: Michael Korsch

RAkU (PNB Premiere)
Music: Shinji Eshima
Libretto: Gary Wang
Choreography: Yuri Possokhov
Scenic & Projection Design: Alexander V. Nichols
Costume Design: Mark Zappone
Lighting Design: Christopher Dennis

Music: Owen Belton
Choreography: Crystal Pite
Scenic Design: Jay Gower Taylor
Costume Design: Linda Chow
Lighting Design: Alan Brodie

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