DANCE INNOVATORS IN PERFORMANCE

 

DANCE INNOVATORS IN PERFORMANCE
Part of the Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (SFDI)
AUG 4 / 8PM
Erickson Theatre Off Broadway
1524 Harvard Ave
TICKETS $12 / $15 at the door (FREE WITH SFDI PASS)

 

“The leading convening of practitioners in dance improvisation in the United States.”
– John Jasperse

 

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CHRIS AIKEN / PHOTO CHRIS RANDLE

A critical mass of exciting artists who have been dancing everywhere but in the mainstream.

FEATURING PERFORMANCES BY HIJACK / Katherine Cook / Stephanie Nugent / Shel Wagner Rasch
Aaron Swartzman / Karen Nelson / Scott Davis / Douglas MacKenzie / Rachael Lincoln / Aiko Kinoshita
Tamin Totske / Brandin Stefansin / Victoria Jacobs + MORE

 

 

SPEAKEASY EVENTS


SPEAKEASY SERIES: LIGHTNING TALKS
WEDS AUG 3 / 6-8:30PM
Velocity Founders Theater
1621 12th Ave
FREE + open to all

In this popular evening of performance, presentations, and community dialogue, Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (SFDI) intensive faculty share what’s currently driving their research and practice.

 

 

 

 

DSC_5011SPEAKEASY SERIES: History of Contact Improvisation through the Body:
From Unimaginable to Resonance & Meaning
THURS AUG 4 / 1:30PM
Velocity Founders Theater 1621 12th Ave
FREE + open to all

Journeying in time from 1972-2016, this demonstration/conversation explores the development of a post modern dance form. Conceived and facilitated by Karen Nelson with Katherine Cook including Stephanie Nugent, Shel Wagner Rasch, Cyrus Khambatta, Aaron Schwartzman, Arwen Wilder, Krista DeNio, AND Cathie Caraker.

 

 

SEE THE FULL LIST OF SFDI PERFORMANCES + FREE EVENTS >>

 

 

ABOUT SFDI

 

DSC_9082The international Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (SFDI) is a world-renowned festival that provides the perfect opportunity to learn and share experiences with some of the most highly regarded artists working in the field of dance today. SFDI is a week of intensives, classes, jams, somatic labs, site-specific workshops, performances and discussions focused on fostering the study and practice of dance improvisation.

INTENSIVES
// Bebe Miller / Darrell Jones / luciana achugar  Cathie Caraker / Krista DeNio / Stephanie Nugent with
Shel Wagner Rasch

CLASSES + PERFORMANCES // HIJACK / Morgan Thorson  Linda Austin / Cyrus Khambatta / Aaron Swartzman
Lila Hurwitz / Alia Swersky / Amy O / Victoria Jacobs
Douglas MacKenzie / Melanie Noel / Karen Nelson / Wobbly
Corrie Befort / Karen Daly / John + Anna Dixon / Katherine Cook + MORE

LEARN MORE ABOUT SFDI 2016 >>

 

 

 

 

SFDI 2016 is made possible thanks to NEA Art Works and City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture; with additional support from our season sponsors 4 Culture, Arts Fund, Case Van Rij, The Glenn H Kawasaki Foundation, The Seattle Foundation, Jeremy Steward and Eric Hartmann; and supporters The Pruzan Foundation, Fales Foundation Trust, Barbara Lewis, The Patricia and Marcus Meier Charitable Foundation, and ArtsWa, with special thanks to community partner Seattle Art Fair.

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