// STRICTLY SEATTLE //

Intensive: JUL 8–28, 2018
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Performances: JUL 27–28, 2018
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One of our flagship summer festivals, Strictly Seattle is 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, invigorating environment.

“Enlightening. Creative. Vibrant.”—2016 Strictly Seattle participant

Strictly Seattle is a supportive community of open experimentation and camaraderie where dancers form alliances for future collaborations. Participants also work with a Seattle choreographer to create a new work, culminating in a professionally produced performance.

2018 CHOREOGRAPHERS // Heather Kravas / Zoe Scofield / Jody Kuehner

2018 FACULTY // Andrew Bartee / Stephanie Liapis / Alia Swersky / Lavinia Vago / Daniel Costa / Marlo Ariz / Jaret Hughes / Maya Ariz / Etienne Cakpo / Dance Film Session led by KT Niehoff (with B.C. Campbell, Sebastian Scandiuzzi)

+ more to be announced soon

REGISTRATION

Intensive: JUL 8-28, 2018
Velocity 1621 12th Ave
Early Bird Pricing: register by April 1
Regular Pricing: register by July 9, 12:01am
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Professional/Advanced Session $725 Early Bird ($850 Regular)
Dance Film Session $725 Early Bird ($850 Regular)
Adult Beginning Session $625 Early Bird ($750 Regular)
Intermediate Session $625 Early Bird ($750 Regular)
Hip-Hop Track: Adult Beginning Session $525 Early Bird ($650 Regular)


Performances: JUL 27 + 28, 2018
FRI JUL 27 / 8:00PM

SAT JUL 28 / 2:00PM + 8:00PM
Broadway Performance Hall 1625 Broadway, Seattle
$20 ($25 at door) / $17 MVP Member / $15 under 25 (w/ ID) / $50 Patron
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PROGRAMS

PROFESSIONAL/ADVANCED SESSION
$725 Early Bird ($850 Regular)
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Professional/Advanced sessions are for dancers at an advanced to professional level of training. Dancers develop a new work in collaboration with a nationally renowned choreographer. 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.

DANCE FILM SESSION
$725 Early Bird ($850 Regular)
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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 a filmmaker/choreographer 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.

INTERMEDIATE SESSION
$625 Early Bird ($750 Regular)
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Intermediate Session is for dancers at an intermediate level of training. Dancers in the Intermediate session develop a new work in collaboration with a choreographer. Technique classes include contemporary dance, ballet, and related techniques.

ADULT BEGINNING SESSION
$625 Early Bird ($750 Regular)
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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 a choreographer. Classes include contemporary dance, ballet, and related techniques.

HIP-HOP TRACK: ADULT BEGINNING SESSION
$525 Early Bird ($650 Regular)
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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.

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ARCHIVE

Strictly Seattle 2017

  • Choreographers: Kate Wallich, Pat Graney, Alice Gosti, Mark Haim, Stephanie Liapis, Maya Soto, Jaret Hughes
  • 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, and more

Strictly Seattle 2016

  • Choreographers: Alice Gosti, Amy O’Neal, Mark Haim, Marlo Ariz, Rosa Vissers, Zoe Scofield
  • Faculty: KT Niehoff, Sebastian Scandiuzzi, Jody Kuehner, Patrick Kilbane
    Kate Wallich, Jason Ohlberg, Mark Haim, Marlo Ariz, Natascha Greenwalt, Rosa Vissers, Alia Swersky
    Louis Gervais, Etienne Cakpo

Strictly Seattle 2015

  • Choreographers: Zoe Scofield, Pat Graney, Kate Wallich, Anna Conner, Shannon Stewart, Kaitlin McCarthy, Bryon Carr
  • Faculty: Michele Miller, KT Niehoff, Jody Kuehner, Shannon Stewart, Kaitlin McCarthy, Bryon Carr, Louis Gervais, Tamin Totzke, Matt Drews, Patrick Kilbane, Hannah Wiley, Jaret Hughes, Etienne Capko, Natascha Greenwalt, Rhonda Cinotto

Strictly Seattle 2014

  • Choreographers: Zoe Scofield + Pat Graney + Bennyroyce Royon + Jody Kuehner + Shannon Stewart + Rosa Vissers + Bryon Carr
  • Faculty: Michele Miller, KT Niehoff, Bennyroyce Royon, Pat Graney, Zoe Scofield, Jody Kuehner, Shannon Stewart, Rosa Vissers, Bryon Carr, Kate Wallich, Cyrus Khambatta, Louis Gervais, Natascha Greenwalt-Murphy

Strictly Seattle 2013


Questions? Please email Velocity Associate Producer Erin Johnson at erinjohnson@velocitydancecenter.org.