// Velocity 2016 calendar //

 

Access Velocity_WITH LOGO_wht txt on black with backgroundTECTONIC MARROW SOCIETY presents IOTA
AUG 26 + 27 / 8PM
TICKETS

Coleman Pester, founder and director of //TECTONIC MARROW SOCIETY, debuts IOTA as a collaborative collective of female voices in this bill of fiercely intelligent innovators. New works by COLEMAN PESTER / CAMEO LETHEM / JODY KUEHNER / JENNA EADY // More info >>

 

PETRA ZANKI presents 365
SEPT 1 / 8PM
SEPT 2 / 8PM w/ Post-show music with Erin Jorgensen

Velocity Founders Theater 1621 12th Ave
TICKETS $20 / $25 at the door / $18 Under 25 w/ ID / $17 MVP / $50 Patron

Croatian choreographer and performer Petra Zanki is thrilled to premiere her first work created in the USA: an intimate, moving meditation on love, what it is, and what it might not be. 365 is co-produced by Velocity. More info >>

 

Lusk1_VFKO_PhotoCredTimSummers_smallMaximumVELOCITY at BUMBERSHOOT
SEPT 3+4 / 3-4PM
Seattle Center Exhibition Hall 299 Mercer St
TICKETS >>

 

Velocity returns to Bumbershoot! This showcase offers audiences a vibrant snapshot of the fastest rising stars of Seattle’s nationally celebrated dance scene: Alice Gosti, Kim Lusk, Stephanie Liapis, Randy Ford with dancer Fausto Rivera (Spectrum), and Mary Sheldon Scott with dancer Jim Kent (Whim W’him) and original music by Jarrad Powell.

 

ARTIST TALK + PERFORMANCE: MARY SHELDON SCOTT
SEPT 11 / 2PM
Museum of Northwest Art 121 S First St, La Conner
FREE + open to all

In this special performance and Artist Talk, the work of visual artist/choreographer Mary Sheldon Scott and composer Jarrad Powell sparks a conversation about the intersections of visual art, dance and new music in the Northwest. More info >>

 
 
 
 
 
 


Quickies02THE FALL KICK-OFF

Seattle Dance Showcases
SEPT 23-25 / 7:30PM
Velocity Founders Theater 1621 12th Ave
TICKETS $20 / $25 at the door / $18 Under 25 w/ ID / $17 MVP / $50 Patron / $50 All Access 3-Day Pass

 

The official kick-off to the vibrant Seattle Dance Season. 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 2016 + preview what’s to come in 2017. More info >>

 


12716124_717289811255_8886362563739264978_oDANCE FILM CHALLENGE
Part of NWFF’s Local Sightings 2016
SEPT 29
Northwest Film Forum 1515 12th Ave

 

Selected films submitted through the V2 Dance + Film Residency are screened during NWFF’s Local Sightings 2016. Produced by NWFF, this annual fall film festival features new films, juried prizes, killer parties and national industry scouts looking for strong new work. More info >>

 

 

SOLOS_Jim-Kent-089-WEBSPEAKEASY SERIES: MARY SHELDON SCOTT
OCT 30 / 5-6:30PM
Velocity: V2 1525 11th Ave
FREE + open to all

 

The work of visual artist / choreographer Mary Sheldon Scott sparks a conversation about the intersections of visual art and dance in this special speakeasy + exhibition, presented in conjunction with our Made in Seattle production of The SOLO(s) Project.

 
 

SOLOS_Jim-Kent-049-WEBMADE IN SEATTLE: MARY SHELDON SCOTT
The SOLO(s) Project
NOV 3-6 / 7:30PM
Velocity Founders Theater 1621 12th Ave
TICKETS $20 / $25 at the door / $18 Under 25 w/ ID / $17 MVP / $50 Patron

The SOLO(s) Project is an evening-length dance work comprised of 7 new solos inspired by Scott/Powell Performance’s rich legacy of work. A stellar inter-generational cast of Seattle dance stars including: Jade Solomon Curtis, Jim Kent, Alice Gosti, Mark Haim, Sean O’Bryan, Linsyanne Owen + Corrie Befort. More info >>
 
 

waldean_1.27.3NEXT DANCE CINEMA 2016
DEC 5 / 7PM + 8:30PM
Northwest Film Forum 1515 12th Ave
TICKETS $10 (ONE SCREENING) / $15 (BOTH SCREENINGS)

Next Dance Cinema
features the best in local + international dance on screen. ONE NIGHT ONLY, two unique screenings. Presented by Velocity in partnership with Northwest Film Forum. More info coming soon!

 
 

151210_200756_2NEXT FEST NW 2016: pastFORWARD
DEC 9-11 / 7:30PM
Velocity Founders Theater 1621 12th Ave
TICKETS $20 / $25 at the door / $18 Under 25 w/ ID / $17 MVP / $50 Patron

Next Fest NW
celebrates what’s happening at the pushing edge of contemporary dance + dance cinema.
More info coming soon!

 
 


THE GLIMPSE PROJECT: NANCY STARK SMITH + THE UNDERSCORE
Glimpse 3 PERFORMANCE INSTALLATIONS
DEC 16 + 17 / 5-7PM
Velocity Founders Theater 1621 12th Ave
TICKETS $15 / $12 MVP

 
Step into a living world—somewhere between a 3D moving art installation, a visit to the zoo, and your living room. An international group of dancers (and one musician) share the results of their research into the potentials of the Underscore through a live improvised composition. More info >>

 
 
 
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, Boeing, and the generosity of season supporters and individual donors.

 

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