PNB’s 2021 Gift Guide

Give the gift of Nutcracker!

Have you got your tickets yet for the Northwest’s favorite holiday tradition? Treat the whole family to George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®, running now through December 28th! Don’t miss the show that The Seattle Times calls a “holiday classic.” Click here to learn more, or to purchase your tickets today!

Have family outside of Seattle? PNB is offering digital versions of all our 2021/22 shows, including The Nutcracker! Your digital-only Nutcracker ticket includes unlimited streaming from December 20–28, from the comfort of your own home! Click here to purchase any of this season’s digital shows.


Shop The Amusements Gift Shop!

No trip to McCaw Hall is complete without a visit to Amusements! Located on the Kreielsheimer Promenade (entry-level) of McCaw Hall, Amusements is decked-out for The Nutcracker season with ornaments, snow globes, ballet treasures, jewelry, and of course, nutcrackers. You can browse during intermission, order online and pick up at McCaw Hall when you come see The Nutcracker, or order online and have your gifts shipped directly to you! Order online by December 15 to make sure your package arrives in time for Christmas.

Snowflake Dancers Water Globe
One of The Nutcracker‘s most memorable scenes captured in this serene snow globe. Tip is over and shower the three dancers with snowflakes.

New! Sugar Plum Fairy and Mother Ginger Ornaments
Amusements has an updated version of our Sugar Plum Fairy ornament, glittering in her signature deep purple tutu. And new for 2021, a joyful rendering of Mother Ginger.

Snowflake T-shirts
This commemorative shirt has three dancing snowflakes, The Nutcracker logo, and a dusting of snow. With long sleeves in azure blue. Available in girls and women’s sizes.

So Many Nutcrackers!
Visit the Gift Shop to see our extensive collection of wooden nutcrackers. From tiny to tall, from traditional to whimsical – we have them all!


Give the gift of PNB!

2022 at PNB promises magic, romance, and, above all, spectacular ballet. Get swept away by Christophe Maillot’s Roméo et Juliettetake in the majesty of Kent Stowell’s Swan Lakeor reserve your seats for all four remaining shows by subscribing todayClick here to learn more about all our upcoming shows. We can’t wait to see you at the hall for the rest of this breathtaking season.


See all PNB School has to offer!

Now enrolling for PNB School’s Eastside Summer Dance Workshops at the Francia Russell Center in Bellevue! Students ages 5*–7 participate in a week-long workshop session meeting daily for three hours (Students may register for more than one session). Week-long sessions focus on different ballets (Cinderella, George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®, The Sleeping Beauty, etc.). Each day includes an hour-long dance class, music class, story, craft project and a break for a snack. Sessions culminate with an informal mini-performance featuring choreography relating to that week’s theme and scenery and props created by the students. Click here for more information and register today!

Adult Open Classes are now offering in-person options! Give the dancer in your life a class card to take class with our incredible roster of teachers including former PNB Principal Dancers, Jonathan Porretta, Carrie Imler, and Kaori Nakamura. Not ready to join us in the studio? Our Open Program classes are continuing over Zoom! Tendu, plie, and arabesque in the comfort of your own home. Click here for the full schedule, sign up for your next class, or buy class cards!


GIVE BACK THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

PNB is partnering with WashMasks again this year to bring food, household items, and art supplies to several farm working communities across our state. Click here for a complete list of items! Donations will be accepted at McCaw Hall at the coat check. Not heading to McCaw Hall anytime soon? Ship your donation to 301 Mercer Street, Seattle, WA 98109 and write “ATTN: WashMasks Drive” in the address line.

Click here for the full details about this year’s Heart of Washington drive.


Featured photo: Nutcracker gift photo © Lindsay Thomas.

Photos: PNB School students in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®, choreography by George Balanchine © The Balanchine Trust, photo © Angela Sterling. Noelani Pantastico and James Yoichi Moore in Jean-Cristophe Maillot’s Roméo et Juliette, photo © Angela Sterling. PNB School students, photo © Lindsay Thomas.

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