// summer intensive:

JULY 6 – AUG 3, 2014

Velocity’s world-class summer program bringing together Strictly Seattle and the international Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (SFDI).

REGISTER for both intensives and receive a 15% discount!

To reserve your spot for Maximum Velocity (Strictly Seattle + SFDI) for $60, call 206.325.8773Payment for Maximum Velocity is due in full by July 6, 2014.



“This has been the most beneficial intensive I have ever participated in. I will leave Seattle truly inspired.”
— Dancer, Strictly Seattle

Strictly Seattle is a complete immersion to 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.

Participants develop a new work in collaboration with Zoe Scofield (Professional), Pat Graney, Bennyroyce Royon (Advanced) or KT Niehoff (Advanced Dance Film Track), Jody Kuehner or Shannon Stewart (Intermediate), Rosa Vissers or Bryon Carr (Beginning).

Alexis Convento and Bennyroyce Royon

Photo Bennyroyce Dance Productions / Quinn Batson

New at Strictly Seattle 2014!
An Advanced Dance Film Track with KT Niehoff with mentorship from local cinematographers + film editors and an Afternoon Adult Beginning session with Rosa Vissers.

PERFORMANCES // July 25 / 8PM + July 26 / 2PM + 8PM

2014 CHOREOGRAPHERS // Zoe Scofield + Pat Graney + Bennyroyce Royon + Jody Kuehner + Shannon Stewart + Rosa Vissers + Bryon Carr

2014 STRICTLY SEATTLE FACULTY // Michele Miller / KT Niehoff / Bennyroyce Royon / Pat Graney / Zoe Scofield / Ellie Sandstrom / Jody Kuehner / Shannon Stewart / Rosa Vissers / Bryon Carr / Kate Wallich / Cyrus Khambatta / Louis Gervais

Register for Strictly Seattle!


“My research center, my dance utopia, my moment to hydrate in the knowledge of world-class teachers.”
— 2013 SFDI Participant

“SFDI is the leading convening of practitioners in dance improvisation in the United States.”
 John Jasperse, 2013 SFDI Faculty

The international Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (SFDI) is a world-renowned festival that provides the perfect opportunity to learn and share experiences with some of the most highly regarded artists working in the field of dance today. SFDI is a week of intensives, classes, jams, somatic labs, site-specific workshops, performances and discussions focused on fostering the study and practice of dance improvisation.

solo/group improvisation + contact improvisation + somatics + alexander technique + contemplative dance practice + site-specific dance + composition + performance 

IMG_5086_Driscoll_by Stephen Schreiber

Photo Stephen Schreiber

INTENSIVES // Kirstie Simson / Faye Driscoll / Eric Beauchesne / Michael Schumacher / Tom Koch / Neige Christenson

CLASSES + PERFORMANCES // Darrell Jones / Linda Austin / Eric Nordstrom / Haruko Nishimura / Richard Gilman / Roel Hammerschlag / Kirstie Simson / Eric Beauchesne / Faye Driscoll / Michael Schumacher / Tom Koch / Neige Christenson / Tamin Totzke / Rachael Lincoln / Stuart Phillips / Lila Hurwitz / Alia Swersky / Amelia Reeber / Elia Mrak / Tahni Holt / Kate Wallich + more

Register for SFDI!

If you have questions call 206.325.8773 or email info@velocitydancecenter.org.

Maximum Velocity is made possible though the generous support of 4Culture, ArtsFund, The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, and The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, Pacific Continental Bank, The Pruzan Foundation and The Seattle Foundation.


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