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The latest news on performances of Dance in Seattle.

Velocity Presents Natascha Greenwalt's DANSES DES CYGNES Photo Velocity Presents Natascha Greenwalt's DANSES DES CYGNES
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 2019

Natascha Greenwalt of Coriolis Dance is bringing her "universally brilliant" cast to Velocity Dance Center June 6-9 for the full-length world premiere of Danses des Cygnes, a feminist re-imagining of Swan Lake. A vital work in light of the #MeToo movement and the current socio-political climate, Dan...
The Washington Ballet Announces Dancer Exchange With The Royal Danish Ballet Photo The Washington Ballet Announces Dancer Exchange With The Royal Danish Ballet
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2019

The Washington Ballet (TWB) is pleased to announce the dancers taking part in this season's exchange program with The Royal Danish Ballet. TWB's Alexandros Pappajohn traveled to Copenhagen, Denmark on April 8 for two months and has been cast in Lady of the Camellias. Tobias Praetorius a member of Th...
The Gray Dance Presents Nine Lives At Base Experimental Arts Photo The Gray Dance Presents Nine Lives At Base Experimental Arts
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2019

Seattle dance company The Gray is thrilled to present their third major performance project Nine Lives, an evening of three brand new dance works inspired by Pacific Northwest superstar author Ursula K. Le Guin. The evening will feature world premieres of original dance works by Joseph Blake, Cameo ...
The Washington Ballet Presents THE SLEEPING BEAUTY Photo The Washington Ballet Presents THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2019

The Washington Ballet will debut its full length version of the breathtakingly iconic ballet The Sleeping Beauty February 27-March 3, 2019 at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Set to Tchaikovsky's enchanting score, this fairy tale of true love that conquers all and the power of goo...
Velocity Dance Center Presents Made In Seattle: ELLA MAHLER HERE. Photo Velocity Dance Center Presents Made In Seattle: ELLA MAHLER HERE.
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2019

Velocity Dance Center is thrilled to kick off our Made In Seattle series with Ella Mahler's Here., a full-length choreographic premiere that will debut at Velocity's Founder's Theater March 7-10. After dancing for notable dance artists like Kuntz & Company and Catherine Cabeen - Hyphen, as well as d...
Evergreen City Ballet Presents COPPELIA Photo Evergreen City Ballet Presents COPPELIA
by BWW News Desk - February 04, 2019

In celebration of its 25th anniversary season, Evergreen City Ballet invites audiences of all ages to fall in love with the heartwarming story of Coppelia!...
The Washington Ballet Presents THE SLEEPING BEAUTY SOIREE Photo The Washington Ballet Presents THE SLEEPING BEAUTY SOIREE
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2019

Be transported to medieval times and experience the magical world of The Sleeping Beauty at Princess Aurora's 16th birthday in an evening that includes an exquisite selection of wines, signature cocktails, food and dancing. The Sleeping Beauty Soire e promises to be a transformative experience like ...
Seattle International Dance Festival Winter Mini-Fest Opening Performance Features Sh Photo Seattle International Dance Festival Winter Mini-Fest Opening Performance Features Shura Baryshnikov
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2018

The 2nd Annual Seattle International Dance Festival (SIDF) Winter Mini-Fest features four celebrated choreographers from around the world: Khambatta Dance Company's (KDC) artistic director Cyrus Khambatta, Shura Baryshnikov (Rhode Island) Gabriel Forestieri (NYC) and Danny Tan (Singapore). Together ...
Dance Loft On 14 Taps Stephen Clapp For Leadership Role Photo Dance Loft On 14 Taps Stephen Clapp For Leadership Role
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2018

Dance Loft on 14, a three-year old dance studio and performance venue in the District of Columbia's ward four, has selected Stephen Clapp to serve as the organization's new Executive Director....
The Washington Ballet to Perform THE NUTCRACKER Photo The Washington Ballet to Perform THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2018

The Washington Ballet is pleased to announce a special performance of Septime Webre's The Nutcracker on Friday, December 7 at 7PM, featuring the Washington Nationals Racing Presidents; George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt will take the stage during Act II to pe...
The Washington Ballet Comes to Harman Center for the Arts Photo The Washington Ballet Comes to Harman Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - October 04, 2018

From October 31 - November 4 at The Harman Center for the Arts in the heart of the nation's capital, The Washington Ballet will showcase its range of abilities and depth of versatility in an extraordinary program that pays tribute to the 20th century's most accomplished American modern choreographer...
Velocity Dance Center And Studio Kate Wallich Present YC2: NEW DANCES II Photo Velocity Dance Center And Studio Kate Wallich Present YC2: NEW DANCES II
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2018

Studio Kate Wallich and Velocity Dance Center are excited to announce YC2's second evening of work running September 20-23 at Velocity's Founders Theater. New Dances II will be performed by the dancers of YC2 and feature works by former Batsheva dancer Tom Weinberger, New York City based choreograph...
Velocity Dance Center And Studio Kate Wallich Present YC2: NEW DANCES II Photo Velocity Dance Center And Studio Kate Wallich Present YC2: NEW DANCES II
by BWW News Desk - September 06, 2018

Studio Kate Wallich and Velocity Dance Center are excited to announce YC2's second evening of work running September 20-23 at Velocity's Founders Theater. New Dances II will be performed by the dancers of YC2 and feature works by former Batsheva dancer Tom Weinberger, New York City based choreograph...
STG Presents 20th Annual DANCE THIS! Photo STG Presents 20th Annual DANCE THIS!
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

STG's signature dance program, DANCE This celebrates the incredible milestone of 20 years with a program that brings together guest artists from New York and Mexico to share the stage with Seattle's diverse talent of dancers and choreographers. The celebration features scores of performers and invit...
James Ray Residency Project Comes to Seattle International Dance Festival Photo James Ray Residency Project Comes to Seattle International Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Now in its 13th year, the Seattle International Dance Festival continues to bring innovative dance performances from around the world to Seattle. The inaugural James Ray Residency Project showcases brand new pieces by 5 Seattle-based dance artists and the SIDF partnership with Pacific Northwest Ball...
The SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL Returns This June Photo The SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL Returns This June
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2018

The Seattle International Dance Festival (SIDF) has grown to three full weeks of activities; and infuses the city with new creative dance energy from around the globe. The free Art on the Fly outdoor event and the new James Ray Residency premieres allow dance artists to share their work in new envir...
Mark Morris Dance Group presents SGT. PEPPER AT 50: PEPPERLAND Photo Mark Morris Dance Group presents SGT. PEPPER AT 50: PEPPERLAND
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2018

PEPPERLAND is choreographer Mark Morris' unique tribute to the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band....
Seattle's Khambatta Dance Company and Mexico City's Ciudad Interior Push Down the Bor Photo Seattle's Khambatta Dance Company and Mexico City's Ciudad Interior Push Down the Border Wall Through Dance
by BWW News Desk - January 05, 2018

For three unique dance performances, Khambatta Dance Company (KDC) together with Mexico City's Ciudad Interior (CI) will push down the emotionally and politically-charged border wall at the first annual Seattle International Dance Festival Winter Mini-Fest. These two highly respected contemporary...