PCS VIRTUAL SPRING GALA
BREAKOUT ROOMS ANNOUNCED!
Gala attendees will be given a choice of breakout rooms, all in webinar format. Our interactive landing page will allow you to listen and to move between rooms and participate in conversations with these PCS alumni.
(Moderators from left to right: Peter Boal '84, Megan Fairchild '02, Silas Farley '12, and Melanie Harris '91)
Come join us to hear unique stories and intertwined creative pathways of four classmates who graduated in 2016. Their days in the classrooms of PCS not only enabled them to pursue professional lives as artists but also inspired deep friendships and creative collaboration.
Moderator: Peter Boal ’84, Director, Pacific Northwest Ballet
Christina Clark ‘16, New York City Ballet, Corps de Ballet
Christopher D’Ariano ‘16, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Corps de Ballet
Thomas Nickell ’16, Classical Pianist and Composer
Fiona Stock-Lyons ‘16, Drummer and Composer
A hallmark of PCS graduates is the breadth and flexibility of their skills. Come hear the stories of four alumni who have become leaders in their diverse fields of dance, music, and film!
Moderator: Silas Farley ‘12, Colburn School Dean
Ezra Hurwitz ‘05, Film Director and Choreographer
Caroline Jones ‘09, Singer, Songwriter, and Multi-instrumentalist
Years after graduating, PCS alumni met again on the set of Steven Spielberg’s new film West Side Story. Join us for a dialogue with three PCS graduates sharing how their respective pathways brought them not just to dance stages, but to Broadway, film, and media.
Moderator: Megan Fairchild ‘02, New York City Ballet, Principal Dancer
Brianna Abruzzo ‘12, Musical Theatre Actress, Dancer
Brittany Pollack '07, New York City Ballet Soloist
Passionate students arrive at PCS devoted to growing as thinkers and learners while daring greatly in pursuit of their professions. Bolstered by relationships with faculty and peers, they chose to PIVOT while at PCS to follow more traditional academic pathways.
Moderator: PCS Board Chair, Melanie Harris ‘91, Centerview Capital, private equity
J. Colby Clark ‘20, Undergraduate, Stanford University
Maiko Kitaoka ‘12, National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow, University of California, Berkeley
Marcia Sells '77, Chief Diversity Officer for the Metropolitan Opera