Seattle’s loss is Portland’s gain: Jeffrey Stanton, long a popular principal dancer with Pacific Northwest Ballet (with the company 1994-2011) and currently a faculty member there, has accepted a position as ballet master with Oregon Ballet Theater. He’ll begin work there in August.
And a snappy goodbye to you, Mr. Stanton! Best of luck to him in the new position. (Photo by Angela Sterling)
In other PNB news, individual tickets for the 2013/2014 season (which will feature world premieres from Twyla Tharp and Alejandro Cerrudo, a PNB premiere from Crystal Pite and a newly designed “Giselle,” among other works) will go on sale July 22 with a special offer: no service charges on tickets purchased through July 31. PNB box office: 206-441-2424 or www.pnb.org.