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Meredith Pellon

Meredith Pellon (she/her) is the Artistic Director of SLOWBURN Dance Company. She is a graduate of the BFA dance program at The University of the Arts, and her work has been featured in Pennsylvania Ballet II: En Avant and Koresh Artist Showcase in Pennsylvania, as well as in Ballet Inc.’s The Series, and Jennifer Muller/The Works HATCH Presenting Series in New York City. Since relocating to Seattle, Meredith has presented work at Performance Lab at On The Boards, Converge Dance Festival, Monomyth I (produced by Tuya Vale Artist Collective), Seattle International Dance Festival, Drove VII (produced by Chlo & Co. Dance), and 12 Minutes Max. Meredith also curates and produces a site-specific performance series entitled Soft Concrete. She began writing for SeattleDances in 2018, and before that she wrote for Phindie in Philadelphia.

MULTIDISCIPLINARY GOLDEN THREAD

The Golden Thread is an online interdisciplinary arts experience, with the goal of allowing Seattle-based artists from multiple genres to create work and be compensated through ticket sales.

DIGITAL DANCING

With in-person rehearsals suspended during Covid-19, dance artists around the city grapple with how to rehearse under quarantine.

2020 UW MAJORS CONCERT

Three UW dance majors present successful works in Program A, and a case study in the use of sound. Program B unfortunately cancelled due to CoVid19 concerns.

LINES AND BOUNCES

Stephanie Golden’s company Doré Dance and guest group Rythmetic Progressions makes for a satisfying evening at Yaw Theater.

WHIM SHINES IN XPRESS

Whim W’him’s XPRESS is notable for Rustem’s and Wever’s works, and is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to see some exquisite dancing.

LOCALLY SOURCED

PNB’s Locally Sourced hires three local choreographers to make new work, but in some cases production value outshines the choreography.

WHIM’S SHINDIG V

Choreographic Shindig, where the dancers curate the program, brings new works by Yoshito Sakuraba, Joshua Manculich, and Kyra Jean Green.

ARC TURNS 20

ARC Dance 20th Anniversary retrospective features an extensive lineup, but largely similar works.