House of Verlaine Opens New Doors

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“In the past I’ve brought a classical aesthetic to burlesque dance,” says Lily Verlaine, the Seattle burlesque diva extraordinaire. Now, [...]

The Many Voices of Isis Women Arts

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The 6th Annual Isis Women Arts Festival seeks to give female-identifying artists a space—a literal space—where they can present their [...]

Gosti Entwines Physicality and Politics

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Imagine yourself in a cathedral. But instead of hearing Mass, you see five dancers stand in a clump, systematically moving [...]

The Freedom of Going Solo

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Louis Gervais is no stranger to solo work. He’s been performing his own choreography and performance pieces as a solo [...]

Intrepidus Explores What it Means to be HUMAN

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There are moments in freshly formed Intrepidus Dance’s show HUMAN that are stark: a despairing breath drives the movement, a [...]

House of Thee UnHoly: A “Rocklesque” Extravaganza

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House of Thee UnHoly, a ‘70s epic rock-burlesque-theater spectacle that defies categorization, will see its sixth incarnation this March 11-15 [...]

Ten Tiny Dances: Small Stage, Big Idea

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If “art is limitation, and the essence of every picture is the frame,” as the writer G.K. Chesterton once said, [...]

Establishing New (Dance) Roots

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Producing a show is no simple feat. There are a million small tasks involved from fundraising to finding a venue, [...]

Piacenza Gets Personal

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Peggy Piacenza’s new solo work, Touch Me Here, opens this Thursday, November 20, under the crumbling balconies of Seattle’s Washington [...]

The Three Yells Returns to the Stage

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“Fire in the belly” is Veronica Lee-Baik’s guiding principle as she directs her company, The Three Yells. Deriving its name [...]

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