After a career as a principal dancer with Pacific Northwest Ballet, Olivier Wevers broke away to form Whim W’Him, his own company—not forgetting his roots, but enhancing them, attracting “dancers whose skill set extends from the heightened physica
In a collaboration between the longtime Seattle choreographer and the 21st-century music series, Igor Stravinsky’s A Soldier’s Tale (1918), a theater piece for actors, dancers and seven instruments, is the basis for two new works: Sac
After presenting work-in-progress excerpts of Dream Dances last summer, this Seattle choreographer and her company offer the completed work’s premiere. Music by Andrew J.S.
Next Fest NW takes on powerful political themes with american culture more politically polarized than it has been for half a century, organizers of Next Fest NW—Velocity Dance Center’s annual new-works series—chose the theme of “disruption” for th
Her story, performed by the Pacific Northwest Ballet, combines the work of three renowned female choreographers: Twyla Tharp’s raw and breathtaking “Afternoon Ball”; Jessica Lang’s “Her Door to the Sky,” inspired by a series of Georgia O’Keeffe pa
An exploration of borders, state lines, and Mexican and American culture, this collaboration, which On the Boards calls an “experimental chamber opera” between British composer Graham Reynolds, Texas-based performing artist Shawn Sides and Mexico
This pioneering, gravity-defying vertical dance company turns performance on its side—literally.
Now in its third year, this competition-based show—involving more than 100 applying choreographers—features new creations from Adam Barruch, Bruno Roque and Banning Bouldin.
Great things come in threes. A power triad of Seattle’s up-and-coming choreographers create three new works in three weeks, offering the chance to see the latest innovations in modern dance in one show.
The Pacific Northwest Ballet wraps up its 44th season with three PNB premieres: the elegant La Source by George Balanchine; Opus 19 by Jerome Robbins, originally created for Mikhail Baryshnikov; and Pictures at an Exhibition