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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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REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.
If you have any questions, please email Summer Festival Manager + Programming Coordinator ErinJohnson@VelocityDanceCenter.org

Even if you aren’t registered for Strictly Seattle, you can take daily drop-in classes! More info>>

 

 

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
>> $825
Registration for Strictly Seattle 2017 is now closed.

 

 

DANCE FILM TRAcK


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 up to two technique + creative process classes of their choosing each day, 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 + BC Campbell + Strictly Seattle faculty

2:30-5:30pm // Film Track Meeting Times
**film track students can drop in to two Technique + Creative Practices classes each day**

ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT DATES
JUL 15 / 1.5hrs // individual consultations with cinematographer + composer
JUL 17 + 18 / 10hr days // film shoots

**details in full syllabus below**

DOWNLOAD A DETAILED SCHEDULE AND SYLLABUS HERE >>

* 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
>> $725

 

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
>> $670

 

 

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
>> $670 

 

 

STRICTLY SEATTLE 2017 SCHEDULE

 

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PERFORMANCES

meredithINVISIBLE WOMXN
JULY 16 / 11AM-2PM
Location info coming soon
FREE + open to all

Strictly Seattle links arms with womxn + equity advocates to celebrate the histories of womxn on Capitol Hill. Invisible Womxn is a 3-hour outdoor event co-created by local womxn’s groups and community leaders, musicians, poets, dancers, directed by Alice Gosti.

 

 

 

 

 

web1_160531-SEA-Cult-ShitGold-300x200@2xSH*T GOLD: THE DEEP END
JULY 16 / 6-10PM
Velocity Founders Theater 1621 12th Ave
FREE + open to all

The annual marathon of our celebrated open-mic performance night. Raw works-in-progress in the spirit of experimentation and risk.

Applications are now open to participants. Apply here!

 


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 every Tuesday + Thursday of Strictly Seattle in Velocity Founders Theater.

JULY 11 / 1:45-2:20PM
Injury Prevention with Alana O. Rogers and Matthew Grierson, MD
The Clinic for Performing Artists

JULY 13 / 1:45-2:20PM
Nutrition with Nichole Cortez
Bastyr Univeristy

JULY 18 / 1:45-2:20PM
The Seattle Dance Scene with Strictly Seattle faculty

JULY 20 / 1:45-2:20PM
Stress Management with Tonya Lockyer and Alice Gosti

Strictly Seattle 2017 is made possible thanks to NEA Art Works and Seattle Office of Arts and Culture,  with additional support from our season sponsors 4Culture, Glenn H. Kawasaki Foundation, ArtsFund, Washington State Arts Commission, Case van Rij, Jeremy Steward & Eric Hartmann, and Barbara Lewis & Joe Cable. Special underwriting for Strictly Seattle is through Velocity’s New Dance Initiative by Glenn Kawasaki and Carlo Scandiuzzi.

 

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