// Velocity 2017 calendar //

 

world premiere SPLIT BILL
JUNE 29, 30 + JULY 2 / 8PM
JULY 1 / 7:30PM + 10PM
Velocity Founders Theater 1621 12th Ave
TICKETS $20 / $25 at the door / $18 Under 25 w/ ID / $17 MVP / $50 Patron
Kate Wallich + The YC and MADBOOTS DANCE join forces in SPLIT BILL, a raw premiere of two new works co-presented with Velocity Dance Center. SPLIT BILL is the beginning of a cross-country dialogue between the two companies, offering audiences in Seattle, New York and beyond a rare opportunity to engage with the works in a liminal state. More info >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

SS_010 - GostiSTRICTLY SEATTLE PARTICIPANT SHOWING
JULY 22 / 7PM
Velocity Founders Theater
1621 12th Ave
FREE + open to all

Strictly Seattle 2017 participants share work + works in progress in this informal showing.

 

 

 

 

SS_008STRICTLY SEATTLE PERFORMANCES 2017
JULY 28 / 8PM
JULY 29 / 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 Alice Gosti, Kate Wallich, Mark Haim, Stephanie Liapis, Maya Soto, Jaret Hughes, and films from KT Niehoff’s Film Track students. More info >>

 

 


_DFP0602_smallCONVERSATION: LIGHTNING TALKS + ROUND-TABLE
Part of the Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (SFDI)
WEDS AUG 2 / 6-8:30PM
Velocity Founders Theater
1621 12th Ave
FREE + open to all

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

 

 

 

Anya Cloud SFDI DANCE INNOVATORS IN PERFORMANCE
Part of the Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (SFDI)
THURS AUG 3 / 12-6:30PM
Founders Theater 1621 12th Ave
Erickson Theater 1524 Harvard Ave
TICKETS $20 full day advance / $10 per performance at the door / FREE for SFDI participants

Part of the 23rd Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation, Dance Innovators in Performance is a day of research in performance and conversations featuring a critical mass of exciting artists who have been dancing everywhere but in the mainstream.

 

SFDI_5PERFORMANCE: HISTORY OF CONTACT IMPROVISATION THROUGH THE BODY
Part of the Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (SFDI)
THURS AUG 3 / 8PM
Velocity Founders Theater
1621 12th Ave
FREE + open to all

A lecture demonstration and conversation facilitated by SFDI 2017 faculty.

 

 

 

Past SFDI Participants_Photo by Tim SummersUNDERSCORE
Part of the Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (SFDI)
FRI AUG 4 / 7:30-11PM
Century Ballroom
915 E Pine St
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 Velocity Founders Studio on Thursday, 5:30-6:30pm.

 

 

SFDI_2016_Cook_75PARTICIPANT PERFORMANCE
Part of the Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (SFDI)
SAT AUG 5 / 7:30PM
Velocity Founders Theater
1621 12th Ave
FREE + open to all

Performances by SFDI participants.

 

 

 

 

Houlton_046THE SUMMER BRIDGE PROJECT 2017
AUG 25-27 / 7:30PM
Velocity Founders Theater
1621 12th Ave
TICKETS $20 / $25 at the door / $18 Under 25 w/ ID / $17 MVP / $50 Patron

3 of Seattle’s most promising choreographers create 3 new works in the pressure cooker of just 3 weeks at Velocity’s Summer Bridge Project turning Velocity into an intense hive of urgency, excitement and dedication. Cutting edge new work by emerging Seattle artists: Cameo Lethem, Anna Krupp, and Ethan Rome.  More info >>

 

 

11892094_878071052248445_7979935462317257839_nSPEAKEASY SERIES: DANCER’S SURVIVAL FAIR
SEPT 10 + 13 + 15 / 11:30-12:15PM
Velocity Kawasaki and Steward Studios 
1621 12th Ave
FREE + open to all

This year we’re expanding the free Dancer Survival Fair to three lunch-time talks Sept 10, 13, 15 focused on professional development topics of the upmost concern to Seattle dancers. Experts include Sharon Williams (CD Forum), Stefanie Karlin (Squid Artists Management), Velocity staff and established artists speaking on topics from becoming a Non-Proft, to Better Grant-writing, to Goal Setting and Building Partnerships.  

♦ Going Non-Profit / SUN SEPT 10 / Steward 
Join us as we unpack the different types of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, and hear from community artists who have developed business models to fit their needs as dance artists.

♦ Writing Better Applications for Grants + Festivals / WED SEPT 13 / Kawasaki
This session workshops the application process, and how to communicate effectively about your work to funding and producing organizations. Bring in your NextFest NW application for tips before the deadline on SEPT 18.

Goal Setting and Realizing Your Dreams / FRI SEPT 15 / Kawasaki
This session tackles long-term planning and career goal-setting for dance artists. We will look at cultivating relationships and partnerships, identifying your network and developing your own strategic plan.

 

FKO_Quickies_47THE FALL KICK-OFF
Seattle Dance Showcases
SEPT 15-17 / 7:30PM
Velocity Founders Theater
1621 12th Ave
TICKETS $20 / $25 at the door / $15 student + senior / $17 MVP / $50 PATRON / $50 ALL-ACCESS 3-DAY PASS

Celebrate the kick-off to the Seattle Dance Season. Each night some of Seattle’s most gifted and charismatic artists come together to celebrate the talent and innovation of the PNW contemporary dance scene.

 

 

2._D3X9460GUEST ARTIST SERIES: JOANNA KOTZE
It Happened It Had Happened It Is Happening It Will Happen
NOV 3-5 / 7:30PM
Velocity Founders Theater 1621 12th Ave
TICKETS $20 / $25 at the door / $18 Under 25 w/ ID / $17 MVP / $50 Patron

A trio confronting the seductiveness of classifying, ordering, and structuring, while attempting to hold onto the character of the unnameable, vulnerable, and imaginable. More info coming soon!

 

 

 

NEXT_5NEXT FEST NW
DEC 1-3 / 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. New work by Seattle-based innovators. More info coming soon!

 

 

 

 

EMahler - film still 3NEXT DANCE CINEMA
DEC 4 / 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. More info coming soon!

 

 

 

Velocity’s programs are made possible thanks to the support of our sponsors and partners: The Glenn H. Kawasaki Foundation, Case van Rij, Jeremy Steward and Eric Hartmann, Barbara Lewis + Joe Cable, Carla Scandiuzzi, The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, 4 Culture, NEA Artworks, ArtsWA, ArtsFund, Seattle Theatre Group, and the generosity of season supporters and individual donors.

 

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