dance

Young Feet and Old Steps

‘DANCE This’ connects young performers with their peers and their cultural traditions of movement.

 

Seattle Dance Festival Takeover

June boast two of the most innovative events on the local performance calendar.

 

Pacific Northwest Ballet will perform Jerome Robbins’ <em>The Concert (or, The Perils of Everybody)</em> as part of its season-opening Jerome Robbins Festival in September. Photo by Angela Sterling

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s 2018–19 Season Balances Old Favorites and Premieres

The upcoming slate also feature a Jerome Robbins Festival.

 

Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Photo by Ani Collier

The Bleeding of Ballet

Technique and transgression fill stages this spring as two styles become one.

Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Photo by Ani Collier

Fifty Years Later, George Balanchine’s ‘Jewels’ Is Still Iconic

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s production ramps up the splendor with beautiful new staging and costumes.

A Grand Jeté for Gender

Local dance companies aim to fix the art’s centuries-old imbalances between men and women.

At Sculptured Dance, Choreographers Create Movements Around Immobile Objects

For the second year, dancers are turning the Olympic Sculpture Park into their stage.

In ‘Restless Creature,’ a Portrait of Pain and Meaning

In conversation and in movement, the documentary captures a defining moment in the life of storied dancer Wendy Whelan.

In ‘(Im)PULSE,’ Spectrum Dance Theater Confronts the Dark Side of the Rainbow

Donald Byrd’s newest illustrates the dangers of being queer in America on stage.

A Bittersweet Ending to Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Season

The company’s final show also marks the final performance of two long-term dancers.

At SH*T GOLD, the Creative Process Goes Public

Velocity’s experimental open mic allows artists to take first stabs at performance with an audience.

Au Collective Invites Everyone Into the Dance World

With the credo “You can’t be what you can’t see,” the group is taking on Eurocentrism via accessibility.

In ‘Director’s Choice,’ Pacific Northwest Ballet Moves From Darkness to Light

The company’s latest features dark, ominous work as well as sunset-inspired pastels.

Ten Years Later, Chop Shop Is Still a Success

The seasoned mixed-rep dance festival is celebrating its anniversary with a program of audience favorites.

The Multimedia Flight of K.T. Niehoff’s “Before We Flew Like Birds, We Flew Like Clouds”

Incorporating dance, virtual reality, installation and audio, the complex piece explores other bodies.

‘Shot’ Brings the Reality of Police Shootings to the Stage, and Honors Those Lost

Spectrum Dance Theater’s production mixes high-intensity choreography with harrowing recordings.