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STRICTLY SEATTLE 2015 to Kick Off 7/24-25 at Velocity STRICTLY SEATTLE 2015 to Kick Off 7/24-25 at Velocity
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2015

Super-charged Strictly Seattle performances feature seven new works by some of Seattle's most celebrated choreographers: 2015 Guggenheim Fellow Zoe Scofield, Pat Graney, Kate Wallich, Anna Conner, Shannon Stewart, Kaitlin McCarthy and Bryon Carr, plus new shorts from KT Niehoff's Dance Film Track at... (more...)
Velocity Dance Center to Present Ate9's Return Concert with New Works, 6/19 Velocity Dance Center to Present Ate9's Return Concert with New Works, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Ate9 Dance Company has become one of the country's “hottest cultural commodities” (Dance Magazine). Join us as they return to Seattle to celebrate their 3rd anniversary at the venue where it all started: Velocity. mouth to mouth is a critically acclaimed contemporary dance piece created by Agami, fo... (more...)
Monica Bill Barnes & Company to Bring HAPPY HOUR to Velocity, 4/16 Monica Bill Barnes & Company to Bring HAPPY HOUR to Velocity, 4/16
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2015

For one night only -- the hilarious and affecting Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass (NYC) trade their signature sequins and feather headdresses for a pair of everyday men's suits in Happy Hour, the world's first-ever cocktail party dance show.... (more...)
Relay Dance Collective to Present RDC3 Relay Dance Collective to Present RDC3
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2015

A rich, colorful and theatrical mix of movement is on the menu for Relay Dance Collective's third-season performance, RDC3, at 7:30 p.m., April 3-5, 2015 at Velocity Dance Center.... (more...)
Dance COLEctive and Peter Carpenter Premiere Set for 5/1-2 Dance COLEctive and Peter Carpenter Premiere Set for 5/1-2
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2015

Two award-winning Chicago choreographers—Margi Cole, founder and director of The Dance COLEctive (TDC), and Peter Carpenter of Peter Carpenter Performance Project—collaborate for Rituals of Abundance for Lean Times #14: Curious Reinventions, an evening-length premiere May 1 and 2 at the Storefront T... (more...)
Velocity + The Dance Cartel to Present ONTHEFLOOR: WESTWARD HO!, 3/6-8 Velocity + The Dance Cartel to Present ONTHEFLOOR: WESTWARD HO!, 3/6-8
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2015

After a sold-out run at Ace Hotel NYC, the critically- acclaimed DANCE CARTEL makes its West Coast premiere of immersive dance experience ONTHEFLOOR, with a starry roster of special guests at Velocity Dance Center, Seattle. For their Velocity Guest Artist appearance The Dance Cartel joins forces wit... (more...)
Velocity's BRIDGE PROJECT 2015 to Kick Off Jan 30 Velocity's BRIDGE PROJECT 2015 to Kick Off Jan 30
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2015

4 of Seattle's most promising choreographers create 4 new works in the pressure cooker of just 4 weeks at Velocity's Bridge Project -- turning Velocity into an intense hive of urgency, excitement and dedication. This year's performance features exciting new work by emerging Seattle artists Adriana H... (more...)
Velocity to Present World Premiere of HOW TO BECOME A PARTISAN 4/25 as Part of MADE IN SEATTLE Velocity to Present World Premiere of HOW TO BECOME A PARTISAN 4/25 as Part of MADE IN SEATTLE
by BWW News Desk - January 07, 2015

Velocity is proud to present the world premiere of How to become a partisan on April 25, 2015 at Saint Mark's Cathedral. This five-hour immersive hybrid performance by Italian-American choreographer Alice Gosti, and in collaboration with Seattle composer Hanna Benn, is commissioned, developed and pr... (more...)
Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet Presents THE NUTCRACKER This Weekend Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet Presents THE NUTCRACKER This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - December 06, 2014

KARINA GONZALEZ and SIMON BALL, principal dancers of the Houston Ballet, will appear as guest artists in the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet's production of The Nutcracker this weekend, December 6 and 7, 2014 at the Riverview Theatre in Shreveport, Louisiana.... (more...)
Houston Ballet Presents JUBLIEE OF DANCE Tonight Houston Ballet Presents JUBLIEE OF DANCE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2014

Houston Ballet presents its eleventh annual Jubilee of Dance, a special one-night only performance tonight, December 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm.... (more...)
Velocity Teams with Northwest Film Forum to Present Next Dance Cinema 2014, Beginning 12/8 Velocity Teams with Northwest Film Forum to Present Next Dance Cinema 2014, Beginning 12/8
by Movies News Desk - November 26, 2014

Velocity once again reaches out to Northwest Film Forum to partner to present the 8th annual Next Dance Cinema festival, part of Velocity's Next Fest NW. Founded by Velocity in 2006, Next Dance Cinema offers dance lovers and film lovers alike insight into how dance continues to expand the possibilit... (more...)
Houston Ballet to Present JUBLIEE OF DANCE, 12/5 Houston Ballet to Present JUBLIEE OF DANCE, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2014

Houston Ballet presents its eleventh annual Jubilee of Dance, a special one-night only performance on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm.... (more...)
Cornish Dance Theater Presents Fall 2014 Concert This Weekend Cornish Dance Theater Presents Fall 2014 Concert This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2014

Cornish Dance Theater, the performing ensemble of the Dance Department at Cornish College of the Arts, will feature choreography by Iyun Ashani Harrison, Jose Limon, Vivian Little, Michele Miller, and Amy O'Neal at its Fall 2014 Concert, which takes place at the Cornish Playhouse this weekend, Nov. ... (more...)
Cornish Dance Theater to Present Fall 2014 Concert, 11/21-22 Cornish Dance Theater to Present Fall 2014 Concert, 11/21-22
by BWW News Desk - October 28, 2014

Cornish Dance Theater, the performing ensemble of the Dance Department at Cornish College of the Arts, will feature choreography by Iyun Ashani Harrison, Jose Limon, Vivian Little, Michele Miller, and Amy O'Neal at its Fall 2014 Concert, which takes place at the Cornish Playhouse on Nov. 21 and 22. ... (more...)
Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet to Present THE NUTCRACKER, 12/6-7 Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet to Present THE NUTCRACKER, 12/6-7
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2014

KARINA GONZALEZ and SIMON BALL, principal dancers of the Houston Ballet, will appear as guest artists in the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet's production of The Nutcracker on December 6 and 7, 2014 at the Riverview Theatre in Shreveport, Louisiana.... (more...)
Velocity to Present Tere O'Connor's BLEED Velocity to Present Tere O'Connor's BLEED
by Matt Sowell - October 14, 2014

David Thomson [Trisha Brown, Ralph Lemon] and Cynthia Oliver [Ronald K. Brown/ Evidence, Bebe Miller], Sister weaves dynamic dance vocabularies into an intimate, complex, yet often playful tapestry, creating an unexpected universe.... (more...)
Tahni Holt's DUET LOVE Premieres Tonight at Velocity Founders Theater Tahni Holt's DUET LOVE Premieres Tonight at Velocity Founders Theater
by BWW News Desk - September 04, 2014

Celebrated Portland choreographer Tahni Holt's provocative world-premiere Duet Love plays with our precious notions of hetero-romance. Holt and a stellar Pacific Northwest artistic team, draw from iconic photographs of famous couples as a driving force to disrupt and question how gendered bodies are... (more...)
Velocity Dance Center Sets Annual Fall Kick-Off Velocity Dance Center Sets Annual Fall Kick-Off
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2014

The official kick-off to the Seattle dance season, the 12th annual Fall Kick-off celebrates the talent and imagination of the PNW's contemporary dance scene. Re-live the best performance moments of 2014 and preview what's to come in 2015. The all-star line-up features Markeith Wiley, zoe|juniper, Ka... (more...)
Tahni Holt's DUET LOVE to Premiere at Velocity Founders Theater, 9/4 Tahni Holt's DUET LOVE to Premiere at Velocity Founders Theater, 9/4
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2014

Celebrated Portland choreographer Tahni Holt's provocative world-premiere Duet Love plays with our precious notions of hetero-romance. Holt and a stellar Pacific Northwest artistic team, draw from iconic photographs of famous couples as a driving force to disrupt and question how gendered bodies are... (more...)
Tahni Holt, Cherdonna Shinatra and Tere O'Connor Set for Velocity's Fall 2014 Season Tahni Holt, Cherdonna Shinatra and Tere O'Connor Set for Velocity's Fall 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2014

Velocity's exciting Fall Season includes two world-premieres -- celebrated Portland choreographer Tahni Holt, and Seattle's drag community premiere provocateuse, Cherdonna Shinatra -- and the arrival of major American choreographer, Tere O'Connor, in Seattle for a nine-day Velocity Open For(u)m.... (more...)
STRICTLY SEATTLE Features Six New Works by Local Choreographers This Weekend STRICTLY SEATTLE Features Six New Works by Local Choreographers This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2014

Super-charged Strictly Seattle performances feature six new works by some of Seattle's most celebrated choreographers: 2013 Stranger Genius awardee zoe | juniper, Pat Graney, Bennyroyce Royon, Jody Kuehner, Shannon Stewart, Rosa Vissers and Byron Carr at Broadway Performance Hall. To accommodate sol... (more...)
'Dance from the Extraordinary Everyday' Workshop Performances Set for This Weekend 'Dance from the Extraordinary Everyday' Workshop Performances Set for This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2014

Announcing the 'Dance from the Extraordinary Everyday' workshop series with Peter DiMuro.... (more...)
Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation 2014 Performances Announced Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation 2014 Performances Announced
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2014

Every summer, leading innovators in new dance and improvisation descend upon Seattle for the international Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation, now celebrating its 21st year.... (more...)




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