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STRICTLY SEATTLE 2017
Intensive: JULY 9-29, 2017
Performances: JULY 28 + 29, 2017

 

 

“Enlightening. Creative. Vibrant.”
– 2016 STRICTLY SEATTLE PARTICIPANT


STRICTLY SEATTLE is a
 complete immersion into the Seattle dance scene. Five adult programs inspire beginning through professional level dancers with rigorous physical and compositional training in a challenging and invigorating environment. Strictly Seattle is a supportive community of open experimentation and camaraderie where dancers form alliances for future collaborations.

Participants develop a new work in collaboration with Kate Wallich, Pat Graney, or Alice Gosti (Professional / Advanced), or KT Niehoff (Advanced – Dance Film Track), Mark Haim or Stephanie Liapis (Intermediate), Maya Soto (Beginning) + Jaret Hughes (Beginning Hip Hop).

2017 CHOREOGRAPHERS // Kate Wallich / Pat Graney / Alice Gosti / Mark Haim / Stephanie Liapis / Maya Soto / Jaret Hughes

2017 FACULTY // KT Niehoff / Michele Miller / Wade Madsen / Alia Swersky / Jody Kuehner / Kate Wallich / Mark Haim / Natascha Greenwalt / Andrew Bartee / Maya Soto / Jaret Hughes / Sebastien Scandiuzzi / Etienne Cakpo + MORE

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CLASS DESCRIPTIONS + TEACHER BIOS COMING SOON!

 

REGISTRATION


INTENSIVES FILL UP QUICKLY.
REGISTER FOR STRICTLY SEATTLE TODAY. // EARLY BIRD PRICING AVAILABLE TIL APRIL 21!

OPTION 1: Hold your spot with a non-refundable deposit of $200.
OPTION 2: Pay in full now.

*Early Bird pricing ends April 21 at 5PM (PST). Must register and pay in-full to take advantage of Early Bird pricing.

SCROLL DOWN TO SEE DETAILS + PRICING FOR EACH SESSION.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL / ADVANCED SESSION


PROFESSIONAL / ADVANCED SESSIONS
 are for dancers at an advanced to professional level of training. Dancers develop a new work in collaboration with one of three nationally renowned choreographers. Professional level technique classes include contemporary dance, ballet, contemporary West African, partnering, improvisation, creative process, Dance Church, and sessions in nutrition, injury prevention, and fostering a dance career.

AUDITION Sunday, July 9th 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.

CLASS + REHEARSAL SCHEDULE (MON-FRI)
With Kate Wallich or Pat Graney or Alice Gosti + Strictly Seattle faculty
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
>> $725 EARLY BIRD PRICING / $825 AFTER APRIL 21
*Early Bird pricing ends April 21 at 5PM (PST). Must register and pay in-full to take advantage of Early Bird pricing.

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ADVANCED SESSION – DANCE FILM TRAcK


ADVANCED SESSION – DANCE FILM TRACK
is a three-week immersion taking the 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.

CLASS SCHEDULE (MON-FRI)
With KT Niehoff + Sebastien Scandiuzzi + Strictly Seattle faculty
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
> $725 EARLY BIRD PRICING / $825 AFTER APRIL 21
*Early Bird pricing ends April 21 at 5PM (PST). Must register and pay in-full to take advantage of Early Bird pricing.

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* Don’t want to take Prof/Adv Technique class, but interested in the Film Track? Contact Erin Johnson, Programming Coordinator, to learn more >> erinjohnson@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 Stephanie Liapis. Technique classes include contemporary dance, ballet and related techniques.

CLASS + REHEARSAL SCHEDULE (MON-FRI)
With Mark Haim or Stephanie Liapis + Strictly Seattle faculty
6:00 – 7:30PM // Int Technique Class
7:30 – 10:00PM // Int Rehearsal

PRICING
>> $625 EARLY BIRD PRICING / $725 AFTER APRIL 21
*Early Bird pricing ends April 21 at 5PM (PST). Must register and pay in-full to take advantage of Early Bird pricing.

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ADULT 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 Maya Soto. Classes include contemporary dance, ballet and related techniques.

CLASS + REHEARSAL SCHEDULE (MON-FRI)
With Maya Soto + Strictly Seattle faculty
6:00PM – 7:20PM Beg Technique Class
7:30PM – 9:30PM Beg Rehearsal

PRICING
>> $570 EARLY BIRD PRICING / $670 AFTER APRIL 21
*Early Bird pricing ends April 21 at 5PM (PST). Must register and pay in-full to take advantage of Early Bird pricing.

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hip hop TRACK – ADULT BEGINNING SESSION


HIP HOP TRACK – ADULT BEGINNING SESSION
is for those with little or no previous dance experience. Dancers in the Adult Beginning Session – Hip Hop develop a new work in collaboration with choreographer Jaret Hughes.

CLASS + REHEARSAL SCHEDULE (MON-FRI)
With Jaret Hughes
11:30AM – 12:30PM Beg Hip Hop Technique Class
12:30PM – 2:30PM Beg Hip Hop Rehearsal

PRICING
>> $570 EARLY BIRD PRICING / $670 AFTER APRIL 21
*Early Bird pricing ends April 21 at 5PM (PST). Must register and pay in-full to take advantage of Early Bird pricing.

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STRICTLY SEATTLE 2017 SCHEDULE

FULL STRICTLY SEATTLE SCHEDULE COMING SOON!

 


PERFORMANCES

 

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. More info coming soon!

 

 

 

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 coming soon!

 

 

BONUS EVENTS

 

FREE LUNCHTIME TALKS
Dive further into topics specific to dance artists. All Lunchtime Talks are FREE + held in Velocity Founders Studio
.

LUNCHTIME TALKS:
JULY 11 / 1:45-2:20PM
Injury Prevention

LUNCHTIME TALKS:
JULY 13 / 1:45-2:20PM
Nutrition

LUNCHTIME TALKS:
JULY 18 / 1:45-2:20PM
Seattle Dance Scene / Dance as a Career

LUNCHTIME TALKS:
JULY 20 / 1:45-2:20PM
Business of Dance

 

Strictly Seattle 2017 is made possible thanks to support from 4Culture, Seattle Office of Arts and Culture, Boeing, NEA Art Works, Glenn H. Kawasaki Foundation, ArtsFund, Washington State Arts Commission, New England Foundation for the Arts, Case van Rij, Jeremy Steward & Eric Hartmann, Barbara Lewis & Joe Cable, and Carlo Scandiuzzi.

 

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