// strictly seattle 2016 //

 

// ON THIS PAGE //
REGISTRATION / SCHEDULE
PERFORMANCES / BONUS EVENTS
HOUSING /
INTERNSHIP + WORK STUDY
REFUND POLICY


// MORE INFO //
FAQ / CLASS DESCRIPTIONS + FACULTY BIOS


STRICTLY SEATTLE 2016
Intensive: JULY 10-30, 2016
Performances: JULY 29 + 30, 2016

 

“Inspiring. Challenging. Exhilarating.”
– 2015 STRICTLY SEATTLE PARTICIPANT

 

Strictly Seattle is a complete immersion to the Seattle dance scene. Four adult programs inspire beginning through professional level dancers with rigorous physical and compositional training in a challenging and invigorating environment.

Participants develop a new work in collaboration with Zoe Scofield, Amy O’Neal, Alice Gosti
(Professional / Advanced), or KT Niehoff (Advanced – Dance Film Track), Mark Haim or
Marlo Martin 
(Intermediate), Rosa Vissers (Beginning).

 

PHOTO TIM SUMMERS

 

2016 CHOREOGRAPHERS // Alice Gosti / Amy O’Neal / Mark Haim / Marlo Martin / Rosa Vissers / Zoe Scofield

2016 STRICTLY SEATTLE FACULTY // KT Niehoff / Sebastian Scandiuzzi / Jody Kuehner / Patrick Kilbane
Kate Wallich / Jason Ohlberg / Mark Haim / Marlo Martin / Natascha Greenwalt / Rosa Vissers / Alia Swersky
Louis Gervais / Etienne Cakpo

SEE CLASS DESCRIPTIONS + FACULTY BIOS >>

 

 REGISTRATION


Strictly Seattle is a forum where dancers can meet and work together, forming alliances for future collaborations.
 Strictly Seattle intensives fill up!

RESERVE YOUR SPOT Call the Velocity Office at 206.325.8773 to reserve your spot in Strictly Seattle for $100*. Full payment must be completed by July 10, 2016.


**REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED**

 

 

 PROFESSIONAL / ADVANCED SESSION


PROFESSIONAL / ADVANCED SESSIONS
 are for dancers at an advanced to professional level of training. Dancers in the Professional / Advanced Sessions develop a new work in collaboration with one of three choreographers. Highly-challenging technique classes include contemporary dance practice, ballet, partnering, improvisation, creative process and related techniques.

Audition Sunday, July 10th from 2:30 – 5:00PM at Velocity to determine placement. All PROF/ADV participants MUST be at the audition for placement, video auditions will not be accepted.

PROF/ADV Session > Zoe Scofield or Amy O’Neal or Alice Gosti 9:30AM – 5:30PM / M-F > Rehearsals 3 hours daily

Class + Rehearsal Schedule (Monday – Friday)
9:30 – 11:15AM // Prof/Adv Technique Class
11:30 – 1:30PM // Prof/Adv Creative Practices Class
1:30 – 2:30PM // Lunch
2:30 – 5:30PM // Prof/Adv Rehearsal

Pricing
> $750* Full Prof/Adv Session

 

 

 ADVANCED SESSION – DANCE FILM TRAcK


ADVANCED SESSION – DANCE FILM TRACK
is a three-week immersion taking the dance filmmaker through every step of the process as they create their own short dance film.

Participants take Professional Advanced technique classes in the morning, then work with filmmaker/choreographer KT Niehoff and a professional cinematographer, composer, and editor to learn the necessary elements of creating a film – sound and choreographic elements, storyboarding, location scouting, styling, and rehearsing material through the perspective of the camera’s lens. Each student will have the opportunity to shoot their own film to be screened at Strictly Seattle Performances. The Dance Film Track is co-produced by Velocity and KT Niehoff / 10 degrees.

ADV Session > KT Niehoff

Class Schedule (Monday – Friday)
9:30 – 11:15AM // Prof/Adv Technique Class
11:30 – 1:30PM // Prof/Adv Creative Practices Class
1:30 – 2:30PM // Lunch
2:30 – 5:30PM // Dance Film Track

Pricing
> $750* Full Adv Session – Dance Film Track

 

* Don’t want to take Prof/Adv Technique class, but interested in the Film Track? Contact Cait Wyler, Summer Festivals Manager, to learn more! Cait@velocitydancecenter.org

 

 

 INTERMEDIATE SESSION


INTERMEDIATE SESSION
 is for dancers at an intermediate level of training. Dancers in the Intermediate Session develop a new work in collaboration with one of two choreographers Mark Haim or Marlo Martin. Technique classes include contemporary dance, ballet and related techniques.

INT Session > Mark Haim or Marlo Martin

Class + Rehearsal Schedule (Monday – Friday)
6:00 – 7:30PM // Int Technique Class
7:30 – 10:00PM // Int Rehearsal

Pricing
> $650* Full INT Session

 

 

 BEGINNING SESSION


ADULT BEGINNING SESSION
 is for those with little or no previous dance experience. Dancers in the Adult Beginning Session develop a new work in collaboration with choreographer Rosa Vissers. Classes include contemporary dance, ballet and related techniques.

Class + Rehearsal Schedule (Monday – Friday)
6:00PM – 7:20PM Beg Technique Class
7:30PM – 9:30PM Beg Rehearsal

Pricing
> $650* Full BEG Session

 

 

 STRICTLY SEATTLE 2016 SCHEDULE

 

View the FULL Strictly Seattle Schedule HERE >>

 

 

PERFORMANCES

 

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
JULY 17 / 6-10PM
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 30 minutes in length.
More info >>

 

 

STRICTLY SEATTLE PARTICIPANT SHOWING
JULY 23 / 7PM
Velocity Founders Theater
1621 12th Ave
FREE + open to all

Strictly Seattle 2016 participants share work + works in progress in this informal showing. More info >>

 

 

 

STRICTLY SEATTLE PERFORMANCES 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 Alice Gosti, Amy O’Neal, Mark Haim, Marlo Martin, Rosa Vissers, Zoe Scofield, and films from KT Niehoff’s Film Track students.

 

 

 

BONUS EVENTS

 

FREE LUNCHTIME TALKS
This is your chance to dive further into topics specific to dance artists. All Lunchtime Talks are FREE + held in Velocity Founders Studio 
1621 12th Ave.

LUNCHTIME TALKS:
JULY 12 / 1:45-2:20PM
Injury Prevention with Seattle Dance and Performing Arts Medicine

LUNCHTIME TALKS:
JULY 14 / 1:45-2:20PM
Nutrition with Alia Swersky

LUNCHTIME TALKS:
JULY 19 / 1:45-2:20PM
Seattle Dance Scene with Alice Gosti, Rosa Vissers, Marlo Martin, and KT Niehoff

LUNCHTIME TALKS:
JULY 21 / 1:45-2:20PM
Dance as a Career with Kate Wallich, Stephanie Liapis, and Patrick Kilbane

 

 

 housing

 

Velocity has a special partnership with the University of Washington to provide housing for all Strictly Seattle participants. In order to better place you, please fill out this Google Form by June 1.

Options are single or double rooms, with prices ranging from roughly $36-$50 /night. When applicable, Velocity will pair you with a roommate. You will then be redirected to finalize your application through the University of Washington.

 

 

 

summer programming internship + work study


Applications for the Summer Programming Internship and Work Study are now closed.

 

 refund policy

 

*$100 non-refundable deposit is built into all Strictly Seattle level and track prices. This deposit serves as the place holder within the program. All paid tuition (not including the $100 deposit) will be refunded in full only if written notice of withdrawal is received on or before JUNE 1, 2016Between JUNE 2 and the JULY 9 all paid tuition (not including the $100 deposit) will be refunded for medical reasons only. A signed note from a doctor is required. After the program begins, JULY 10, tuition and housing fees will not be refunded for any reason.

 

 

Have questions? Need more info? Contact Cait@velocitydancecenter.org

 


Strictly Seattle 2016 is made possible thanks to NEA Art Works and City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture; with additional support from our season sponsors 4 Culture, Arts Fund, Case Van Rij, The Glenn H Kawasaki Foundation, The Seattle Foundation, Jeremy Steward and Eric Hartmann; and supporters The Pruzan Foundation, Fales Foundation Trust, Barbara Lewis, The Patricia and Marcus Meier Charitable Foundation, and ArtsWa.

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