Of dancing in the premiere of Liam Scarlett's“Frankenstein,” San Francisco Ballet dancer Isabella Walsh notes, “it's kind of a sad ballet, but really interesting. It's like nothing I’ve done before.” Walsh, who joined the company in 2016 as an apprentice and is newly promoted to corps de ballet, is getting used to traversing new ground.
Isabella Walsh of San Francisco Ballet. Photograph by Karolina Kuras
One way to get to know the history of a company is through the “liner notes” of its “Swan Lake” production, and for those of us continuing to build an admiring familiarity with Pacific Northwest Ballet via its digital season offerings, Kent Stowell and Francia Russell’s “Swan Lake” provides an interesting glimpse into PNB prior to Peter Boal’s leadership.FREE ARTICLE