Dean Speer

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Representative Publications

Professional Publications


“If I Can’t See It, It’s Not There!” -- A Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Phyllis Legters Stonebrook (1934 – 2010)


Oregon Ballet Theatre – George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker


Seeing Sendak: Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Nutcracker


Pacific Northwest Ballet: Emergence, Petit Mort, Sechs Tänze, Forgotten Land


Weaving A Story: Timothy Lynch’s Threads – A Journey of Boys Who Dance


Introducing Irving: Oregon Ballet Theatre’s New Artistic Director, Kevin Irving

Pacific Northwest Ballet: Air Twyla Program

Creating Cerrudo -- An Interview with Alejandro Cerrudo


Shop Talk -- Interview with Eva Stone. Ballet-Dance Magazine, January 2013.


Mountain Climbing -- Oregon Ballet Theatre's Body Beautiful program


Men in Dance: 'Men=10, Women=1'


Dances at a Recital, Pacific Northwest Ballet School's Annual Performance, Ballet-Dance Magazine, June 2012


Big, Baby, and Missed, Pacific Northwest Ballet's Next Step Program, Ballet-Dance Magazine, June 2012


Young Enough to Do it Again, Pacific Northwest Ballet's Season Encore Performance, Ballet-Dance Magazine, June 2012


Enamel Eyes from 1870 to 2012, Pacific Northwest Ballet's 'Coppélia', Ballet-Dance Magazine, June 2012


Seattle International Dance Festival Kicks Off, Ballet-Dance Magazine, June 2012


Easy on Approach, Whim W'him's 'Approaching Ecstasy', Ballet-Dance Magazine, May 2012


Learning and Plies Never Stop, Pacific Northwest Ballet's Teachers' Seminar, April 18-21, Ballet-Dance Magazine, April-May 2012


An Original Thinker, Interview with Stephanie Saland, Ballet-Dance Magazine, May 2012


Third Version Perfect -- Pacific Northwest Ballet's 'Apollo' and 'Carmina Burana,' Ballet-Dance Magazine, April 2012


Thanks a Million -- Pacific Northwest Ballet's 'New Works' Program, Ballet-Dance Magazine, March 2012


1841 to 2012 - 171 Years, One Great Performance: Oregon Ballet Theatre's 'Giselle,' Ballet-Dance Magazine, March 2012


What Seth Says...Interview with Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Dancer Seth Orza, Ballet-Dance Magazine, March 2012


A Moving Experience: A Preview of Oregon Ballet Theatre's 'Giselle,' Ballet-Dance Magazine, February 2012


Roper Ropes It In -- Interview with Alison Roper, Oregon Ballet Theatre, Ballet-Dance Magazine, February 2012


New Kids on the Block -- Chop Shop: Bodies of Work, Ballet-Dance Magazine, February 2012


A Shepherd On the Rock -- Whim W'him: 'Cast the First Rock in Twenty Twelve,' Ballet-Dance Magazine, January 2012


Brahms Afoot -- Seattle Dance Project 5, Ballet-Dance Magazine, January 2012


A Sad Tail: PBS Broadcast, December 16, 2011 of San Francisco Ballet's 'The Little Mermaid,' Ballet-Dance Magazine, January 2012


Dear, Just Do the Steps -- A Review of Stephen Manes' book 'Where Snowflakes Dance and Swear: Inside the Land of Ballet,' Ballet-Dance Magazine, December 2011


The Petunias Have it -- Pacific Northwest Ballet's 'Nutcracker,' Ballet-Dance Magazine, November 2011


The Southpaws Have it -- Pacific Northwest Ballet's "Love Stories," Ballet-Dance Magazine, November 2011


An Artist First: An Interview with Oregon Ballet Theatre's Xuan Cheng, Ballet-Dance Magazine, November 2011


Going to See Merce -- Saying Farewell to a Legend: Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Ballet-Dance Magazine, October 2011


"Slower is Faster" -- Miami City Ballet on PBS: 'Square Dance', 'The Golden Section' from 'The Catherine Wheel', 'Western Symphony,' Ballet-Dance Magazine, October 2011


A Puppet of Fate -- Oregon Ballet Theatre's Premiere of 'Petrouchka' and 'Carmen,' Ballet-Dance Magazine, October 2011


You'll Never Dance Alone -- Pacific Northwest Ballet: All Wheeldon Program, Ballet-Dance Magazine, September 2011


'For Whom The Dance Toils' -- Seattle Dance Project 3, Ballet-Dance Magazine, March 2010


Making Seattle Dance -- Kent Stowell Talks about Seattle Dance Project 3, Ballet-Dance Magazine, February 2010


Knowing Nutcracker -- Pacific Northwest Ballet's 'Nutcracker,' Ballet-Dance Magazine, December 2009


'Traditions! Traditions!'-- Oregon Ballet Theatre's 'Emerald Retrospective' Program, Ballet-Dance Magazine, November 2009


Bumbershoot 2009: Pacific Northwest Ballet, Ballet-Dance Magazine, October 2009


Maximizing Potential/Warding Off Dance Demons: An Interview with "Down Under" Physical Therapist Lisa Howell, Ballet-Dance Magazine, September 2009


Chita, Rita, and Louisa: Pacific Northwest Ballet's "Celebration of Louise Nadeau," Ballet-Dance Magazine, July 2009


Showcase Showdown: Pacific Northwest Ballet's Choreographers' Showcase and Annual School Performance, Ballet-Dance Magazine, July 2009


Speaking Heart to Heart: Conversation with Eugene Ballet's Vanessa Laws and Leoannis Pupo-Guillen, Ballet-Dance Magazine, July 2009


Wheeldon Wheels Into Seattle, by Dean Speer and Francis Timlin, Ballet-Dance Magazine, July 2009


Melissa Hayden & Balanchine Foundation's Interpreters Archive Project at Pacific Northwest Ballet: A Tribute to Melissa Hayden (1923-2006), Ballet-Dance Magazine, June 2009


A Gathering Of Tutus: Pacific Northwest Ballet Director's Choice Program, Ballet-Dance Magazine, June 2009


Compare and Contrast: Oregon Ballet Theatre -- 'Left Unsaid,' 'Tarantella,' 'Hush' and 'The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude,' Ballet-Dance Magazine, June 2009


Broadway Nelle: A personal tribute to dancer, choreographer and teacher Nelle Fisher (1920 - 1994), Ballet-Dance Magazine, May 2009


The Muse Graces Us -- Margot Fonteyn at Cornish College of the Arts, Ballet-Dance Magazine, October 2008


'Ballet Now' Program Preview Rehearsal: 'Artifact II,' 'Mercury,' 'Palacios Dances' -- Pacific Northwest Ballet, Ballet-Dance Magazine, October 2003


Interpreting Odette/Odile – A Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Makes Her Swan Queen Debut: An Interview with Carrie Imler, Ballet-Dance Magazine, September 2003


A Dual-Edged Talent Discusses Performing and Choreography: An Interview with Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Dancer Paul Gibson, Ballet-Dance Magazine, September 2003


An Interview with Otto Neubert and Ariana Lallone: A Husband and Wife team Make Their Artistic Mark with Pacific Northwest Ballet, Ballet-Dance Magazine, August 2003


Excerpt from Notebook to Dance Teachers II, Ballet-Dance Magazine, August 2003

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