// Velocity 2016 calendar //

 

Access Velocity_WITH LOGO_wht txt on black with backgroundACCESS VELOCITY: JERBOA DANCE presents LUMINOUS
FEB 12-14 / 8PM
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Access Velocity_WITH LOGO_wht txt on black with backgroundACCESS VELOCITY: SEATTLE ASIAN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT PARTY
FRI FEB 19 / 9PM
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GUEST ARTIST SERIES: BILL EVANS
75th Birthday Tour
FEB 20 + 21 / 7:30PM
Velocity Founders Theater
1621 12th Ave
TICKETS $20 / $25 at the door / $18 Under 25 w/ ID / $17 MVP / $50 Patron

 

Celebrating his 75th year, Guggenheim Fellow Bill Evans’ national tour brings him back to Seattle where his influential Bill Evans Dance Company put Seattle Dance on the national map.

 


SPEAKEASY SERIES:
THREE GENERATIONS – RECENT HISTORIES OF DANCE IN SEATTLE

SUN FEB 21 / 5-6PM
Velocity Founders Theater 1621 12th Ave
FREE + open to all

Seattle Dance legends Bill Evans and KT Neihoff are joined by Seattle dance historian and dance critic Sandi Kurtz, to share their eye-witness accounts of three generations of Seattle dance history. Hosted by Tonya Lockyer.

 

Access Velocity_WITH LOGO_wht txt on black with backgroundACCESS VELOCITY: COLLECTIVE SIGH presents ONE
FEB 26 + 27 / 8PM + MARCH 4 / 8PM
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SPEAKEASY SERIES: THE COLOR OF DANCE – HISTORY OF BLACK DANCE IN SEATTLE
SUN FEB 28 / 5-6:30PM
Velocity Founders Theater 1621 12th Ave
FREE + open to all

Get a first hand account of Seattle Dance History. Learn about Seattle-born African-American dance luminaries. Engage with black dance artists currently working in Seattle today. Hear from Seattle Dance legends on whose shoulders we stand. Hosted by Dani Tirrell.

 

 

 

DaniTirrelSHOWING OUT: CONTEMPORARY BLACK CHOREOGRAPHERS
MARCH 5 / 4PM + 7:30PM + MARCH 6 / 7:30PM
Velocity Founders Theater 1621 12th Ave
TICKETS $20 / $25 at the door / $18 Under 25 w/ ID / $17 MVP / $50 Patron

Co-presented by CD Forum, Velocity, + Spectrum Dance Theater, and curated by Spectrum Dance Theater’s Donald Byrd, featuring work by Alex Crozier, Jade Solomon Curtis, Randy Ford, Maxie Jamal, + Dani Tirrell. More info >>

 
 

GUEST ARTIST SERIES: KEITH HENNESSY
Bear/Skin
MARCH 13 / 7:30PM
Velocity Founders Theater 1621 12th Ave
TICKETS
$20 / $25 at the door / $18 Under 25 w/ ID / $17 MVP / $50 Patron

Hennessy’s Bear/Skin appropriates Nijinksy’s choreography for The Rite of Spring to explore the tensions between killer cops and virgin sacrifice, imaginary activism and plastic shamanism, modernism and cultural appropriation. More info >>
 
 
 

MADE IN SEATTLE: KATE WALLICH
Industrial Ballet
MARCH 26 / DOORS OPEN 7PM SEATING 8PM
Velocity at
The Moore Theatre 1932 2nd Ave
A partnership with STG
TICKETS $20 / $25 at the door / $18 Under 25 w/ ID / $17 MVP / $50 Patron

WORLD PREMIERE. Industrial Ballet is a one-night only, evening-length dance and live music super-show deeply inspired by the transgressive industrial music of the 80′s and 90′s. The YC will be joined by a stellar group of musicians in this darkly glittering large-scale production at Seattle’s historic Moore Theatre. More info >>

 

20150312VelocitySpringFeteBash-134SAVE THE DATE!
Velocity’s SPRING FETE

MAY 12
Velocity Dance Center 1621 12th Ave

 

A benefit to celebrate Velocity.
More info coming soon!

 
 
 
 

Cherdonna-Shinatra-490MADE IN SEATTLE: CHERDONNA SHINATRA
Clock that Mug or Dusted
JUNE 2-5 / 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 coming soon!

 

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 the Dance Film Track. Choreography by Zoe Scofield, Amy O’Neal, Alice Gosti, Mark Haim, Marlo Martin + Rosa Vissers.  
 

 

Ralph Lemon 2_b+w23rd ANNUAL SEATTLE FESTIVAL OF DANCE IMPROVISATION (SFDI)
JULY 31 – AUG 7

More info coming soon!

 

 

 

 

 

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 Hartman, The Seattle Foundation, 4 Culture, NEA Artworks, and ArtsFund, and the generosity of season supports and individual donors.

 

 

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