Pacific Northwest Ballet's 3 By Dove
* Additional fees apply.
All offers for Pacific Northwest Ballet: 3 By Dove have expired.
The last date listed for Pacific Northwest Ballet: 3 By Dove was Friday March 19, 2010 / 7:30pm.
Most Popular Dance Event Nearby:
- Full Price:
- Our Price:
Catch some spectacular ballroom dancing courtesy of the stars of a few of TV's biggest prime-time hits when Ballroom with a Twist comes to town. This theatrical production, which blends traditional ballroom dancing with contemporary styles, was created and choreographed by Dancing with the Stars pro dancer Louis Van Amstel. With a cast that includes Dancing With the Stars' Maksim Chmerkovskiy (this season's winner), Karina Smirnoff, Val Chmerkovskiy and Shana Burgess, vocalist Von Smith from American Idol, as well as some of your favorites from So You Think You Can Dance and more, this show will have you dancing in the aisles. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Vespers (Mikel Rouse/Ulysses Dove)
Red Angels (Richard Einhorn/Ulysses Dove)
Suspension of Disbelief (Mitchell Akiyama/Victor Quijada)
Serious Pleasures* (Robert Ruggieri/Ulysses Dove)—PNB Premiere
“I am interested in passion,” Dove said about his work. “In every embrace, every second of life [should be] lived so fully that there can be no regrets, no retreats, no looking back” (Connoisseur). The late Ulysses Dove (1947–1996) documented life in the language of dance and left a legacy that speaks with Teutonic energy, relentless drive, and open desire.
Performed to an electric-violin score, Red Angels’ four dancers confront the audience in a series of scorching solos and duets and then walk away into a fiery landscape, arms raised like wings. _Vespers_’ six women draw on Dove’s memories of his grandmother’s congregation, their strength in harmony, and their determined struggle to reach the light. In Serious Pleasures, a PNB premiere, Dove uses light to create doorways and pathways to the social turmoil of the 80’s, where human isolation, alienation, and intersection are portrayed with stunning clarity and signature athleticism.
Contemporary dance-fusion choreographer Victor Quijada credits Dove among those who have inspired his work. Quijada’s Suspension of Disbelief_, a 2006 World Premiere, also joins the program—“The energy was loose and twisty…a sped-up chain of unexpected movements, seemed impossibly fluid…The audience roared approval.” (_The Seattle Times). This program is suggested for mature audiences.