Pacific Northwest Ballet invites you to celebrate the opening of the 2017-2018 season at First Look, an elegant evening of dining, music, and dance.
Start your evening with an exclusive cocktail reception; then enjoy the opening night performance. Join Company dancers backstage for a dazzling black-tie dinner and auction. Stay on the scene as the party continues with dessert, drinks, and dancing on stage.
Guest of Honor
Jerome Kaplan, Costume & Scenic Designer
5:00 pm Cocktail Reception
6:30 pm Pacific Northwest Ballet Season Opening Performance
Emeralds George Balanchine / Gabriel Fauré
Rubies George Balanchine / Igor Stravinsky
Diamonds George Balanchine / Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
8:30 pm (approximately) Backstage Gala Dinner and Dancing
We ask that you Raise the Paddle this year to help support DISCOVER DANCE, which provides high-quality, standards-based dance education to public schools that otherwise have little or no capacity to offer dance instruction.