Peter Boal

Peter Boal is Artistic Director of Pacific Northwest Ballet and Director of Pacific Northwest Ballet School. Born in Bedford, New York, he received his training at the School of American Ballet while performing children’s roles with New York City Ballet. George Balanchine invited Peter to join the company as an apprentice in 1983, and he continued to dance for NYCB until his retirement in 2005. He has staged works by George Balanchine, Ulysses Dove, and Jerome Robbins for PNB, PNB School, and other companies. His memoir, Illusions of Camelot, was released in 2023.

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