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4040 George Washington Lane Northeast
Seattle, WA 98195

October 2019

UW Chamber Dance Company: Falling

October 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Meany Hall, 4040 George Washington Lane Northeast
Seattle, WA 98195
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Chamber Dance Company’s 29th season explores the despair, thrill and humor intrinsic in the act of falling, with choreography by José Limón (1945), Brian Brooks (2012), Talley Beatty (1947) and Mark Morris (1982). Highlights include Brian Brooks’ First Fall (2012), a duet he created for acclaimed New York City Ballet ballerina Wendy Whalen. For the first time since exclusively performing and touring First Fall with Whalen, Brooks is sharing this work with Chamber Dance Company––the only company to perform the…

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UW Chamber Dance Company: Falling

October 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Meany Hall, 4040 George Washington Lane Northeast
Seattle, WA 98195
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Chamber Dance Company’s 29th season explores the despair, thrill and humor intrinsic in the act of falling, with choreography by José Limón (1945), Brian Brooks (2012), Talley Beatty (1947) and Mark Morris (1982). Highlights include Brian Brooks’ First Fall (2012), a duet he created for acclaimed New York City Ballet ballerina Wendy Whalen. For the first time since exclusively performing and touring First Fall with Whalen, Brooks is sharing this work with Chamber Dance Company––the only company to perform the…

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UW Chamber Dance Company: Falling

October 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Meany Hall, 4040 George Washington Lane Northeast
Seattle, WA 98195
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Chamber Dance Company’s 29th season explores the despair, thrill and humor intrinsic in the act of falling, with choreography by José Limón (1945), Brian Brooks (2012), Talley Beatty (1947) and Mark Morris (1982). Highlights include Brian Brooks’ First Fall (2012), a duet he created for acclaimed New York City Ballet ballerina Wendy Whalen. For the first time since exclusively performing and touring First Fall with Whalen, Brooks is sharing this work with Chamber Dance Company––the only company to perform the…

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UW Chamber Dance Company: Falling

October 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Meany Hall, 4040 George Washington Lane Northeast
Seattle, WA 98195
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Chamber Dance Company’s 29th season explores the despair, thrill and humor intrinsic in the act of falling, with choreography by José Limón (1945), Brian Brooks (2012), Talley Beatty (1947) and Mark Morris (1982).   Highlights include Brian Brooks’ First Fall (2012), a duet he created for acclaimed New York City Ballet ballerina Wendy Whalen. For the first time since exclusively performing and touring First Fall with Whalen, Brooks is sharing this work with Chamber Dance Company––the only company to perform…

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Sankai Juku: Meguri: Teeming Sea, Tranquil Land

October 17, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Meany Hall, 4040 George Washington Lane Northeast
Seattle, WA 98195
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Declared “one of the most original and startling dance theater groups to be seen” by The New York Times, Sankai Juku is renowned as Japan’s finest example of contemporary Butoh. Directed, choregraphed and designed by Ushio Amagatsu, Sankai Juku's exquisite new work, Meguri: Teeming Sea, Tranquil Land is a poetic meditation on the passage of time as symbolized by the circulation of water and the seasonal transformation of the earth. Amagatsu’s works are sublime visual spectacles and deeply moving theatrical…

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Sankai Juku: Meguri: Teeming Sea, Tranquil Land

October 18, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Meany Hall, 4040 George Washington Lane Northeast
Seattle, WA 98195
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Declared “one of the most original and startling dance theater groups to be seen” by The New York Times, Sankai Juku is renowned as Japan’s finest example of contemporary Butoh. Directed, choregraphed and designed by Ushio Amagatsu, Sankai Juku's exquisite new work, Meguri: Teeming Sea, Tranquil Land is a poetic meditation on the passage of time as symbolized by the circulation of water and the seasonal transformation of the earth. Amagatsu’s works are sublime visual spectacles and deeply moving theatrical…

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Sankai Juku: Meguri: Teeming Sea, Tranquil Land

October 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Meany Hall, 4040 George Washington Lane Northeast
Seattle, WA 98195
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Declared “one of the most original and startling dance theater groups to be seen” by The New York Times, Sankai Juku is renowned as Japan’s finest example of contemporary Butoh. Directed, choregraphed and designed by Ushio Amagatsu, Sankai Juku's exquisite new work, Meguri: Teeming Sea, Tranquil Land is a poetic meditation on the passage of time as symbolized by the circulation of water and the seasonal transformation of the earth. Amagatsu’s works are sublime visual spectacles and deeply moving theatrical…

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November 2019

Pilobolus: Come to Your Senses

November 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Meany Hall, 4040 George Washington Lane Northeast
Seattle, WA 98195
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Come to Your Senses is inspired by the company’s collaborations with Radiolab and MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, and includes a brand-new work made with collaborator Thao Nguyen, host of the podcast Song Exploder. The work combines dance, video and theater to create a journey through diverse worlds, each with its own atmosphere, characters and emotional tones, accompanied by a score performed live by the UW Chamber Singers.

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Pilobolus: Come to Your Senses

November 15, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Meany Hall, 4040 George Washington Lane Northeast
Seattle, WA 98195
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Come to Your Senses is inspired by the company’s collaborations with Radiolab and MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, and includes a brand-new work made with collaborator Thao Nguyen, host of the podcast Song Exploder. The work combines dance, video and theater to create a journey through diverse worlds, each with its own atmosphere, characters and emotional tones, accompanied by a score performed live by the UW Chamber Singers.

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Pilobolus: Come to Your Senses

November 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Meany Hall, 4040 George Washington Lane Northeast
Seattle, WA 98195
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Come to Your Senses is inspired by the company’s collaborations with Radiolab and MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, and includes a brand-new work made with collaborator Thao Nguyen, host of the podcast Song Exploder. The work combines dance, video and theater to create a journey through diverse worlds, each with its own atmosphere, characters and emotional tones, accompanied by a score performed live by the UW Chamber Singers.

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Pilobolus: Come to Your Senses

November 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Meany Hall, 4040 George Washington Lane Northeast
Seattle, WA 98195
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Come to Your Senses is inspired by the company’s collaborations with Radiolab and MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, and includes a brand-new work made with collaborator Thao Nguyen, host of the podcast Song Exploder. The work combines dance, video and theater to create a journey through diverse worlds, each with its own atmosphere, characters and emotional tones, accompanied by a score performed live by the UW Chamber Singers.

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January 2020

UW Dance Presents

January 23, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, happening 3 times

One event on January 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Meany Hall, 4040 George Washington Lane Northeast
Seattle, WA 98195
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The UW Department of Dance is thrilled to present new works from nationally and internationally recognized choreographers Alethea Alexander, Rachael Lincoln, Adele Nickel, Dani Tirrell and "Majinn" Mike O’Neal Jr. in a concert featuring premieres of collaborations that question hierarchies in art and life. Accompanying new works generated from a diverse range of contemporary movement lexicons, the bill also includes original sound scores from composers Ivory Smith and Dr. Kaley Lane Eaton and an ensemble improvisation by AVID (Scott Davis, Aiko Kinoshita, Rachael Lincoln, Aaron…

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Brian Brooks Moving Company

January 30, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
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Meany Hall, 4040 George Washington Lane Northeast
Seattle, WA 98195
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The Brian Brooks Moving Company is, as its name suggests, all about moving, and the audacious choreographic style of Brooks continues to “shatter conventional notions of the human capacity for strength and endurance” (Dance Magazine). In this Meany Center performance, Brooks investigates the intimate spaces between bodies on the stage and within the virtual space created by immersive technologies. The program includes two world premieres developed during his UW residency: a solo piece performed by Brooks and Closing Distance, an ensemble work with music…

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February 2020

Grupo Corpo

February 20, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
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Meany Hall, 4040 George Washington Lane Northeast
Seattle, WA 98195
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Combining the sensuality of Afro-Brazilian dance forms with the technical prowess of ballet, Brazil’s leading contemporary dance company, Grupo Corpo, returns to Meany with two wildly different works, both Seattle premieres. In Bach, choreographer Rodrigo Pederneiras renders the baroque beautifully modern, unveiling an intoxicating game between what is heard and what is seen. With Gira, he delves into the religious traditions of his homeland with rich poetic imagery animated by gestures of praise and worship.

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March 2020

UW Dance Majors Concert

March 5, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on March 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Meany Hall, 4040 George Washington Lane Northeast
Seattle, WA 98195
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The Dance Majors Concert is a platform for students to express their creative voices through every aspect of dance performance including choreography, lighting, and costuming. Dance majors who have taken advanced composition classes have the opportunity to choreograph on and collaborate with other undergraduates for this annual performance.

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