The Nutcracker: A History

Land of the Sweets: The Burlesque Nutcracker, a Verlaine and McCann Presents production. Photo by POC Photos.

The Nutcracker is the Shmoo of ballets. If you’re under 50, you’ll probably have to look up cartoonist Al Capp’s [...]

Call for Submissions: Who do you have a DanceCrush on?


Here at SeattleDances we’re contemplating all the outstanding dance we’ve seen in the last year and preparing to pick our [...]

Transitions Ahead for SeattleDances


As you may have guessed from our recent survey, changes are in store for SeattleDances. While change is exciting, it [...]

Finding Balance as Dancer and Mother


Is it possible to be both dancer and mother? This is a question that many dancers will contemplate at a [...]

We’ve Got a Crush on You!

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Here at SeattleDances, we want to do everything we can to support dance happening in Seattle. We write previews, reviews, [...]

Dance CHAT: February Recap

Dance CHAT logo designed by Maris Antolin

SeattleDances hosted its third Dance CHAT at 10 degrees on February 16, with local arts and culture reporter, Marcie Sillman [...]

Class Exchange Offers Affordable Pro-Training

Photo by Corina Dalzell

Last year, Kim Holloway and Corina Dalzell found themselves discussing the difficult financial realities of being a professional dancer in [...]

Dance CHAT: November Recap

Dance CHAT logo designed by Maris Antolin

SeattleDances recently hosted its second Dance CHAT on November 17, with the assistance of Alia Swerksy as our facilitator. Many [...]

Dance Chat: October Recap

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SeattleDances recently started a collaboration with KT Niehoff to host a monthly event called Dance CHAT. Our first event was [...]

Westlake Dance Center Finds New Home in Georgetown


“When we first opened up, back in 1993, they said hip hop was, ‘just a phase,’” Sheri Lewis laughs, “Now [...]

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