theNEST: A New Space to Collect


I enter an open door off of First Avenue NE, one block away from Greenlake, into a grey-blue space filled [...]

Conflict and Cohesion at Strictly Seattle

SS_010 - Gosti

Maximum Velocity, presented by Velocity Dance Center, kicked off with the final showcase for their three week dance intensive, Strictly [...]

Something for Everyone at BOOST


A biennial festival seeking to support PNW dance, BOOST Dance Festival returned from hiatus last weekend, May 29-30, taking over [...]

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 [...]

A Decade of Greatest Hits at BRD


In 2005, motivated by a desire to bring high-quality contemporary dance to the Bellingham community, a group of artists founded [...]

SIDF Brings New Ideas

Ezra Thomson's 
Photo by Rex Turner

This past weekend, June 19-21, dancers at Raisbeck Hall performed a vast array of work as part of Cyrus Khambatta’s [...]

12 Notable Performances of 2014: A Personal Appreciation

Most people in the Seattle dance community know Anne Lawrence. A faithful mega-fan of all things dance, Anne can usually [...]

MID Week 2: The Multi-Faceted Man

Christian Squires in Sixes and Sevens by Robert Dekkers
Photo by Colleen Dishy

No token males or ballerina-hoisting partners here. Against the Grain/Men In Dance’s mission “to create performance opportunities for men who [...]

Spotlight on Seattle: Take the Bad with the Good


The Spotlight on Seattle series forms a weeknight core of the Seattle International Dance Festival, organized annually by Cyrus Khambatta. [...]

BOOST Week 2: Fight for It

Kaitlyn Dye performs her solo, I was, and still am
Photo by Joseph Lambert/Jazzy Photo

BOOST 2014’s second week program filled the Erickson Theater with tension and struggle. Many of these fights were subtle or [...]

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