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10 Minutes with Carla Körbes

It’s been a year and a half since Carla Körbes retired from Pacific Northwest Ballet. In that time, Körbes has marked several life passages: a move to Los Angeles, a sumptuous wedding to photographer Patrick Fraser and the birth of their son, Rafael. She also became the associate artistic director of Los Angeles Dance Project […]

Carla Körbes joins L.A. Dance Project

Just two weeks after her final performance with Pacific Northwest Ballet, Carla Körbes is making moves: She’s joined L.A. Dance Project as associate artistic director. Along with ballet masters Sébastien Marcovici and Charlie Hodges, she’ll be part of the LA-based team that Benjamin Millepied has assembled to look after the troupe while he’s busy in […]

PNB To Live-Stream Carla Körbes' Final Bow

Balletomanes are having a tough summer. Paloma Herrera and Xiomara Reyes retired from American Ballet Theatre last week; Julie Kent will soon follow. Sylvie Guillem is on her farewell tour (though she excitingly just announced that she will visit the U.S. in November). And this Sunday, the beloved Pacific Northwest Ballet principal Carla Körbes will […]

Goodbye, Carla Körbes

It’s just been announced that Pacific Northwest Ballet star Carla Körbes will retire at the end of this season. In a press release, the 33-year-old said she hopes to keep ballet in her life, exploring the art form in new ways, but she doesn’t give any details about what those new endeavors might include. Needless […]

Carla Comes Home

We here at Dance Magazine couldn’t be more thrilled that Pacific Northwest Ballet is returning to NYC next week, the first full-company visit in more than 15 years, bringing Jean-Christophe Maillot’s spare Roméo et Juliette and an all-Balanchine program. We admire many of the dancers from throughout the ranks (including our “25 to Watch” Leta […]

Bringing Ballet Technique Home: Adapting Classes For Students Without a Studio

The effects of COVID-19 on college dancers might have been devastating. Performances were canceled, seniors trying to savor every last moment together were left without a graduation ceremony, students were encouraged to go home, and at each moment, a question has sounded: How can a student learn how to become a better performer when they […]