Striking Visuals at The Three Yells


Veronica Lee-Baik has a clear eye for an unusual landscape—her stage pictures are distinctive and disturbing. Lee-Baik’s Her Name is Isaac (Cornish [...]

Subtle Humor in Industrial Ballet


Kate Wallich’s one-night-only dance and music extravaganza Industrial Ballet took over the Moore Theatre on Saturday, March 26. The experience [...]

Betroffenheit Physicalizes the Unspeakable


Haunting, vivid, poetic, devastating—just a few words that come to mind upon reflection of the recent performance of Betroffenheit at [...]

Seattle Celebrates Grupo’s 40 years in Brazil

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UW World Series (soon to become Meany Center for the Performing Arts) presented Grupo Corpo, one of Brazil’s foremost dance [...]

PNB Shows Its Contemporary Chops

Pacific Northwest Ballet soloists Benjamin Griffiths and Leta Biasucci with company dancers in Paul Gibson’s Rush, Photo by Angela Sterling

With Director’s Choice, Pacific Northwest Ballet artistic director Peter Boal programmed a triple bill of works ranging from neoclassical to [...]

Havana by Day: Malpaso Dance Company


The key to fusing contemporary and Afro-Latin forms lies in the way musicians and dancers train to be at the [...]

Behind the Scenes of a Justin Peck Ballet


The blood, sweat, and tears that go into making a dance work is not news to many SeattleDances readers or [...]

Bending Genres at City Arts


Genre Bender, an annual performance presented by City Arts Magazine, pairs local artists of differing disciplines to create works that [...]

Yellow Towel’s Physical Metaphor

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In her baggy black sweats, Dana Michel edges her way into the entirely white space. She is hunched over, arms [...]

Showing Out Shows Up


In the umbrella term contemporary dance, the word ‘contemporary’ usually refers only to the movement aesthetic, and rarely indicates if [...]

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