DanceCrush Spotlight: Jade Solomon Curtis

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If you didn’t catch Jade Solomon Curtis’ Black Like Me last year (a 2016 DanceCrush winner), then you’re in luck. [...]

2016 DanceCrushes Announced!

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After much deliberation over so many fantastic performances in the last year, we are thrilled to announce our 2016 DanceCrush [...]

At SOLO(S), one body is all you need

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Some choreographers need or want a village of people to execute their vision. And then there are others, like Mary [...]

Showing Out Shows Up


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

Black Arts Take the Stage at Showing Out


Velocity Dance Center’s Founders Theater was filled to the brim on Sunday, February 28, with faces of the young and [...]

Dancers Shine Bright in SIDF Final Program

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The three-week Seattle International Dance Festival culminated Saturday, June 27, at the Moore Theatre. The program boasted work by choreographers [...]

Byrd Reframes Carmina Burana

Alex Crozier and ____ in Donald Byrd's Carmina Burana
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Carmina Burana is a work that demands spectacle: big score, big voices, and big dancing. Composer Carl Orff intended his [...]

Transfigured Night: Gems in the Perfect Setting

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Under the artistic direction of Donald Byrd, Spectrum Dance Theater’s performances are always guaranteed to meld the talents of the [...]

Showing Out Showcases Black Choreographic Voices

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Spectrum Dance Theater hosted an evening of work last Saturday, November 23, entitled Showing Out: Contemporary Black Dance. The concert, [...]

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