THE FALL KICK-OFF 2017 // SEPT 10-17

DANCE A THON

SEPT 15 / 7:30PM
Century Ballroom
REGISTER TODAY // DONATE
or donate at the door
 $20

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SEATTLE DANCE SHOWCASES

SEPT 16-17 / 7:30PM
Velocity Founders Theater 
1621 12th Ave
TICKETS $20 / $25 at the door / $50 PATRON

“If you’re looking for a sampler of the Seattle dance scene . . . you can’t do better than Velocity’s Fall Kick Off!”
— THE SEATTLE TIMES

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Celebrate the official kick-off to the vibrant Seattle Dance Season. The Fall Kick-Off is one of Velocity’s most high-energy weekends of dance and performance. Each night brings together some of Seattle’s most gifted and charismatic artists to celebrate the talent and innovation of Seattle’s contemporary dance scene. Re-live the best performance moments of 2017 + preview what’s to come in 2017/2018.


With an all-star line-up featuring. . .

SATURDAY SEP 16 // 7:30PM  

Elby Brosch / Veronica Lee Baik | The Three Yells / Rainbow Fletcher | HYPERNOVA / Liz Houlton / Ella Mahler / Deborah Wolf

MC: Princess Charming

SUNDAY SEP 17 // 7:30PM

Daniel Costa /  Mark Haim / Anna Krupp / Kim Lusk / Coleman Pester / Tim Smith Stewart + Jeffrey Azevedo / Dani Tirrell

MC: Pat Dry (AKA ilvs strauss)

+ MORE

Special Events

 

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SPEAKEASY SERIES: FREE DANCER COFFEE TALKS
SEPT 10 + 13  / 11:30-12:30PM
Velocity Kawasaki and Steward Studios
1621 12th Ave
FREE + open to all

As part of our commitment as artists supporting local artist, Velocity invites you to two lunch-time conversations Sept 10 + 13 focused on professional development topics. Velocity staff and established artists share tips on Better Grant-writing and Dancer Resources. Part of our annual Fall Kick-Off

Writing Stronger Applications for Grants + Festivals / SUN SEPT 10 / 11:30-12:15PM / Velocity Steward Studio

Join Tonya and Erin (Velocity Programs) for an open discussion. In this session we will workshop the application process, and how to communicate effectively about your work to funding and producing organizations. Bring your questions and your NextFest NW application / work-sample for tips before the deadline on SEPT 18.

Dancer Resources /WED SEPT 13 / 11:30-12:15PM / Kawasaki  

Learn about resources available to you for funding, low-income housing and health care, reduced-fare Orca Cards and more. Please bring ideas and resources to share. We’ll provide coffee and bagels.

The 2017 Speakeasy Series is made possible thanks to the generous support of Robert Stumberger.

Generous sponsorship for Seattle City Dance provided by Case van Rij

The Fall Kick-Off is made possible thanks to generous grants from Boeing and the Washington State Arts Commission. 

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