Call Board

Have an audition, workshop, lecture, or dance event that you want listed on the site? Email us at callboard@seattledances.com

Also check out Seattle DanceNet to be added to a Listserv of local events.

Workshops/Master Classes

American Dance Abroad Workshop

BEYOND OUR BORDERS: Seattle is a two-day workshop for dance, music and theatre artists and administrators on navigating the international performing arts landscape. It is hosted by American Dance Abroad, in partnership with Velocity Dance Center.

If you need to develop new markets for your work, the BEYOND OUR BORDERS workshop can help you:
–Understand the global arts scene
–Integrate international work into your organization
–Build your organization’s international profile

It will take place on Saturday & Sunday, May 18-19, 2019, 10am-4pm (includes a break for lunch), at 12th Avenue Arts (1620 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122). Advanced registration is required, for $50.00 at www.AmericanDanceAbroad.org/beyond-our-borders.
Limited partial scholarships are available.

CI FUNDAMENTALS

SUNS 1:30PM–2:50PM
Velocity 1621 12th Ave
Drop-in $15/$12 MVP
Buy a full class series for just $60 for 6 weeks ($10/class)

Come dance Contact Improvisation! Whether brand new and curious about the form, or an old hand looking to deepen or broaden your practice, this series is for you! Take multiple sessions to get a diverse and complementary set of perspectives. Or, come to the one that works with your schedule: each session can stand on its own. You’ll leave with material to explore in the movement jam that follows and richer sense of the principles and possibilities in Contact Improvisation.

Series VI: May 26 – June 30

Class Exchange Workshops

classexchange

A Co-op of skilled movers sharing techniques and training with working dance professionals. Our aim is to build community and safe space for emerging educators via peer learning experiences keeping dance class accessible/affordable. Class Exchange meets Mondays 10:00am-11:30am at Fremont Abbey Arts Center. All teaching artists are volunteers. $3-$5 donations for their support are much appreciated. More information on Facebook!

Choreographic Opportunities

Chlo & Co Dance seeks Submissions

Drove is curated by Chlo & Co Dance. If selected to participate, you will be provided with an artistic prompt and guidelines for creating your piece (# of dancers, length). All artist prompts will connect with one shared theme, temporality. Individual prompts will be provided after acceptance.

Chlo & Co Dance does not provide rehearsal space or compensation. Chlo & Co Dance provides marketing and dramaturgical guidance as desired by guest artists. Please contact them if you have questions.

Drove VII will take place at Columbia City Theater on October 4th and 5th, 2019 at 8:00pm.
Chlo & Co Dance will provide photo and video documentation of guest artists’ work.

An application fee of $15 is due via Venmo in order for this application to be reviewed* – @chlocodance
Drove VII application and Venmo fee are due May 27, 2019.
Applicants will be notified by Jun 1, 2019.

Casa Ravenna Artist House Summer 2019

Casa Ravenna is a house for active artists, musicians, dancers and community builders who would like live in a wonderful, truly special and beautiful house in Ravenna where they have space and opportunity to practice their arts.

We have have a tempoary openening over the summer. We are looking for interested artists, musicians, yogis, gardeners, community builders and other community-minded people who want to join us and create a home filled with good cooking, music and dance, and mutual support. The space that is currently available is:

Helene’s Space
Helene’s space is most of the top floor with amazing views of the cascades.  It has it’s own bath.  Helene will be out of the country for most of June and from July 1st to September 26th and is looking for a temporary visitor.  Rent is $1000/month.
For more information, contact Helene.

Auditions/Performance Work

Check back for more opportunities!

Teaching Positions

Check back for more opportunities!

Other Employment

Office/Studio Manager

Do you want to work in a serene work environment for an industry leader in mind-body-exercise? The Gyrotonic Movement Center is looking for an experienced, energetic, personable, calm mannered and meticulous administrator to join our positive team of practitioners. Key to this role is proficiency in a multitude of responsibilities, including menial tasks like copying and replenishing office supplies which are valued as much as your executive skills.  A successful manager must be ready to wear different hats and be committed to excellence with little supervision.  We have terrific clients; a very positive teaching staff and we enjoy helping others!

Primary Responsibilities: Marketing, Client Scheduling, Bookkeeping, Office/studio management, Executive assistant.

Duties:

  • Administrative duties: document preparation, physical & electronic file maintenance, reception duties, inbound/outbound mail
  • Bookkeeping: AR/AP, expense coding, petty cash reconciliation, inventory purchase/supply
  • Operational support for employees & contractors
  • Marketing: Newsletter production (Constant Contact or Mail Chimp), simple website updates, social media
  • Scheduling: appointments, staff scheduling, educational courses in US and abroad
  • Basic IT management: 1 desktop, laptop, & cloud-based services
  • Owner support: calendaring, travel and related duties
  • Maintain city & state licenses
  • Create and implement office & business procedures for maximum efficiency
  • Maintain tidiness of office & studio

Software & computer proficiency required in:

  • MS Office Suite: (intermediate Outlook & Excel skills)
  • Proficient data management & CRM experience, or fast learner in this area
  • QuickBooks Pro – skill level: beginner

Required qualifications and skills:

  • 2+ years as an Office Manager or administrative position
  • Proven ability to maintain confidential & sensitive information
  • Proficiency in Windows, MS Office & Adobe applications
  • Typing speed 40 WPM minimum
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills
  • Strong written & oral communication skills
  • Efficient prioritization of workload & oversee multiple projects simultaneously
  • Reliable transportation for support tasks

Additional Preferred/Bonus point skills

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Dropbox, OneDrive and other online management/software tools experience
  • Basic IT skills for basic trouble shooting computers

Pay & Benefits

  • DOE
  • No medical benefits with this position
  • Benefits include GYROTONIC® sessions & paid sick leave
  • 2 weeks PTO

Job Type: Permanent Part-time This part-time 20-25 hours/week position is an excellent way to supplement a semi-retired lifestyle or a professional artist.

Apply: Send CV/Resume, professional references and letter of interest explaining why you are looking for part-time work verses full time work. Include the words ‘attention to detail’ within a sentence in bold face type.   Send KarenMullen@gyrotonicmc.com. Please no phone inquiries.

SeattleDances Contributing Writer

SeattleDances is Seattle’s link to all things dance.  Through exclusive previews, engaging editorials, and timely reviews, SeattleDances tracks the pulse of the Seattle dance scene.

SeattleDances is currently looking for additional writing staff to contribute content. Our writers play an important role in continuing press coverage and dialogue around dance in Seattle. Get press tickets for reviewing shows, interview your favorite artists, develop your voice, and get published! Consistent writers qualify for writing stipend.

Qualifications:

Strong writing skills, knowledge of dance or arts, reliable communication, ability to meet deadlines.

Interested parties please send an email of interest to editors@seattledances.com. Applicants will be required to submit a writing sample.

Events Etc.

sh_t gold

OPEN MIC PERFORMANCE NIGHT. For artists experimenting in any genre. For those unafraid to fail.
COME SHOW: A sketch, a task, a situation, a work in-the-works. You have five minutes or less to take a risk.
SIGN-UP  Arrive at 9:30PM to sign up. You can also email gold@velocitydancecenter.org on the day of.
FOOD  Bring something to share if you’d like.
BOOZE  Available at the bar.
Low stress. High focus.Join the SH*T GOLD Facebook Groupfor details and updates!

1ST + 3RD MONDAYS / 10PM

Velocity Founders Theater 1621 12th Ave
CONTACTgold@velocitydancecenter.org

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FREE | 3rd Tuesdays |  7:30 signups, 8:00 start |  All ages, PG13, mostly seated |  All performance art forms welcome.  Music, poetry, dance, more.  Unplugged, no PA, in the Abbey Great Hall.  Original music & art only please, no covers unless in the public domain. See Facebook Group for info.

This Open Arts Mic is here to help develop an artful community and increase quality of performance here in Seattle.  Please come expecting a supportive audience and a quiet respectful experience. No rock star attitudes allowed.

Emerald City Contra Dance

Every Friday at the Phinney Neighborhood Center
6532 Phinney N, Seattle, in the “Community Hall” (brick building off lower parking lot, see web page for a map)
Dance from 7:30pm to 10:00pm, beginner’s workshop at 7:00.
$8 General Admission; $7 Seniors, PNA members, SFS members; $5 Students.

Info: 206-440-9839 or emeraldcitycontra@pobox.com or http://seattledance.org/contra/emerald.city.html

All dances taught. No partner necessary.

Light, comfortable clothing recommended.
Please do not wear cologne, perfume, oils, powders or other scented products. Thanks!

SEATTLE DANCE MEDICINE

Free Injury Screening Clinic
Open to dancers of any style, level, or technique

Clinics are held the 2nd Sunday of each month / 2-5pm
New visits and follow-up appointments available. Appointments must be made in advance at
www.dancindoc.com/freeclinic

GroupHealth Capitol Hill Campus
Physical Therapy Gym
201 16th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112
*Enter at Urgent Care at 16th and E Thomas St*

About the clinic:
Our clinic is designed to provide FREE screening evaluations for dance-related injuries. We take a team-based approach in caring for the local dance community, and understand the complex needs of injured dancers. We will do our best to address all your needs in clinic, but can also assist with referrals, if necessary.

Space Available

Rent Rehearsal Space in Greenwood

American Dance Institute is now offering a Professional Dance Artist Rehearsal Rental Discount!

Cost: ($200 key deposit if renting during off hours)

Private Rehearsal: $25/hour

Company Rehearsal: $35/hour

Studio and Theatre Details:

Studio 1: 8001 Greenwood Ave N

Studio 2: 8007 Greenwood Ave N

Seattle, WA 98103

To reserve space, or for more info, contact Amanda Summers, Office Manager at: (206) 783 – 0755 or info@americandanceinstitute.com

North Seattle Dance Studio(350sqft) for rent

Price for rehearsal and practice
1 hour : $15
2 hours : $25
3 hours : $35
4 hours : $40

Price for workshop, class or lesson
1 hour : $20
2 hours : $30
3 hours : $40
4 hours : $45

Time : Mon – Sun 8 AM – 10 PM
Subject to availability

Photos and more info available here

Contact to hitomih30@hotmail.com / 206-251-1779

Renton Rehearsal Space

Two studio spaces available to rent at Spotlight Dance & Performing Arts Center in Renton for one time or ongoing regular use. Both studios equipped with sprung floor, marley, mirrors, barres, cd player with ipod docking station and audio cable for other devices. Space may be rented out for dance classes, workshops, private lessons, auditions, photo shoots, rehearsals, pilates, yoga, karate, zumba, etc. Yellow studio is approximately 700 sq ft and pink studio approximately 1200 sq ft. Discounts are available for renters interested in an ongoing weekly rental. Contact rentals@spotlightdance.net or425.241.3388 for more information.

AFFORDABLE RENTAL SPACE AT VELOCITY

Dance Artist rehearsals start as low as $11/hr. Easy online booking!

Velocity offers beautiful, clean, and low cost rehearsal and performance space. Our studios and theater are available to rent for rehearsals, workshops and performances and for weddings, receptions, and other community events.

Founders Studio + Theater: 2,400 square feet, hardwood floors, skylights + mirrors

Kawasaki Studio: 1,225 square feet, mirrors, large windows, skylights + a sprung floor with Marley

Steward Studio: 800 square feet, mirrors, large windows + a sprung floor with Marley

To learn more about Studio Rentals click here >>


For more information about renting Velocity’s Founders Theater click here >>

Spacefinder Seattle

Spacefinder Seattle is a matchmaking tool for artists and artspaces.

Artists: Whether you’re looking for creative maker-spaces such as rehearsal rooms or painting studios, or presentation spaces such as black-box theaters or galleries, or event spaces, or culinary art space, or meeting space, or classrooms, or even raw warehouses or empty storefronts, then you’ve come to the right place.

Venues: Whether you’re full to capacity with rentals and simply want to market your venue for future use, or you’re looking for a new audience of artists and organizations who may not yet know about your spaces, you’ve come to the right place.

Spacefinder Seattle is a database of every rental space in the region (that we know of) that’s available to artists and arts & cultural organizations. It’s a way to discover spaces that might not already be on your radar, it’s a way to cross-pollinate art disciplines (maybe the most appropriate rehearsal space for your project is an artist’s studio?), and it’s a way to help grease the wheels of our regional artspace marketplace.

www.spacefinderseattle.org

Studio Blue Seattle

Dance, Performance, and Burlesque Studio in Central Seattle, we are the home of Miss Indigo Blue’s Academy of Burlesque. Rental space for dancers, performers, instructors, gatherings, events, and meetings. We have two spaces available for rental. Parking is available and the studio is easily accessible via the #7 bus.

LOWER STUDIO

  • 850 sq. ft. raised hardwood floors with two walls of mirrors
  • 8 foot ceiling
  • stereo system with CD and ipod/mP3 hookup
  • bathroom with shower
  • 12 folding chairs
  • $20/hr

UPPER LOUNGE

  • 350 sq. ft. hardwood floors with one wall of mirrors
  • 7 foot ceiling
  • boom box with CD and ipod/mP3 hookup
  • brightly lit
  • bathroom
  • $15/hr
To rent, please fill out booking form on our website!
For more information, email info@studioblueseattle.com

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