// Velocity 2016 calendar //

 

MADE IN SEATTLE: CHERDONNA SHINATRA
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JUNE 2-5 + 10-12 / 7:30PM
Velocity Founders Theater 1621 12th Ave
TICKETS $20 / $25 at the door / $18 Under 25 w/ ID / $17 MVP / $50 Patron

 

Jody Kuehner’s brilliant, conceptual, inspirational homage to feminist performance artists from Anna Halprin to Janine Antoni, brought to you by beloved drag/dance bio-fem icon Cherdonna Shinatra. More info >>

 

 

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THE FAMILY presents LOVE IS THE MESSAGE: A BLACK PRIDE PARTY
SAT JUN 25 / 8PM

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Movie Night

MOVIE NIGHT: William Forsythe + Meg Stuart/Philipp Gehmacher
THURS JUN 30 / 7PM
Velocity Founders Theater 1621 12th Ave
FREE + open to all

Join us for an informal screening of William Forsythe’s “I don’t believe in outer space” (2008) and Meg Stuart & Philipp Gehmacher’s “Maybe Forever” (2008). We’ll pull out the cushions, fire up the popcorn-makers and watch full-length works from celebrated international choreographers right here on the NEW Founders Big Screen. This evening focuses on American artists making work in Europe and pushing boundaries in dance theatre. Movie Nights are curated by Tonya Lockyer and Petra Zanki.

 

BODIES OF WATER
JULY 16 / 5-10PM
Seattle Waterfront Park 1401 Alaskan Way
FREE + open to all

Friends of Waterfront Seattle presents Bodies of Water, a site-specific performance by Alice Gosti, produced by Velocity Dance Center. A 5 hour durational performance spectacle celebrating Seattle and the complex relationship the city has with its waters. More info >>

 

 

 

 

WebSH*T GOLD: The Deep End
SUN JULY 17 / 4-10PM
Velocity Founders Theater 1621 12th Ave
FREE + open to all

 

It’s a SH*T GOLD marathon! We’re opening up the floor for long-form performance events up to 20 minutes in length. More info >>

 

STRICTLY SEATTLE PERFORMANCE_E1B6258-quickiesS 2016
JULY 29 / 8PM + JULY 30 / 2PM + 8PM

Broadway Performance Hall 1625 Broadway
TICKETS $20 / $25 at the door / $18 Under 25 w/ ID / $17 MVP / $50 Patron

Super-charged new works by celebrated Seattle choreographers, created during the three-week Strictly Seattle Summer Dance Intensive + New shorts from KT Niehoff’s Dance Film Track. Choreography by Zoe Scofield, Amy O’Neal, Alice Gosti, Mark Haim, Marlo Martin + Rosa Vissers. More info >>


SPEAKEASY SERIES: LIGHTNING TALKS
Part of the Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (SFDI)
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
Part of the Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (SFDI)
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.

 

 

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

 

A critical mass of exciting artists who have been dancing everywhere but in the mainstream. Featuring inter/national SFDI 2016 faculty. More info >>

 


Rm2UNDERSCORE
FRI AUG 5 / 6-9PM
Velocity:V2 1525 11th Ave
FREE + Open to all

A long-form open improvisation structure for practicing and examining dance improvisation. If you’re never attended an Underscore, be sure to attend the talk with Katherine Cook in Founders Studio on Thursday, 4-5pm.

 

 

Velocity’s programs are made possible thanks to the support of our sponsors: The Glenn H. Kawasaki Foundation, Case van Rij, Jeremy Steward and Eric Hartmann, The Seattle Foundation, 4 Culture, NEA Artworks, ArtsWA, The Fales Foundation Trust, ArtsFund, and the generosity of season supporters and individual donors.

 

 

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