Dance

April 2, 2013 4:48 PM
You’ve swung the West Coast swing, spiced up your salsa and topped off your tango—what’s next? Time to kiss up to kizomba. This Angolan...
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March 23, 2013 12:14 AM
It’s been 10 years since choreographer Donald Byrd alighted in Seattle to take the helm at Spectrum Dance Theater. Previously, he gained...
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February 15, 2013 9:59 PM
Dateline: Paris, 1913. Russian composer Igor Stravinsky debuts his orchestral ballet The Rite of Spring (with choreography by Vaslav...
November 8, 2012 12:17 AM
Mw [Moment Magnitude], a boundary-crossing, description-eluding, interdisciplinary arts summit, of sorts, is taking over the Frye over the...
September 21, 2012 8:02 PM
All the city’s a stage for local choreographer Wade Madsen, who sees dance in commonplace movement everywhere—from the near collision of...
September 11, 2012 7:32 PM
Although ensconced in NYC since the 1970s, Mark Morris must still think fondly of his old stomping grounds—the former Seattleite and...
June 28, 2012 3:30 PM
Donald Byrd and his company Spectrum Dance Theater have gone to great lengths for love this season. In the  fall, the reprisal of Byrd...
May 22, 2012 12:14 AM
The news that principal dancer Lucien Postlewaite was leaving Pacific Northwest Ballet at the end of this season had many fans asking, “...
May 10, 2012 12:16 AM
Seattle-based choreographer Donald Byrd isn't messing around this season. In between creating bold, experimental productions with his...
April 17, 2012 8:45 PM
I don't want to give too much away, because the best parts about Petruchska (plays through April 22) should be stumbled upon – like many of...
April 6, 2012 12:10 AM
Donald Byrd is staging an intervention. Seattle’s renowned contemporary dance choreographer is unsettled by America’s craving for the “...
February 17, 2012 1:03 AM
On the Stage at On the BoardsContemporary dance fans may as well camp out at On the Boards this season—it’ll be easier than driving home...
October 20, 2011 9:11 PM
MUST ART UPCity Arts Festival For the second year in a row, the City Arts Festival is bringing arts of all genres to venues across...
October 17, 2011 3:34 PM
Don your tutu, develop a deranged doppelgänger and sprout unwanted epidermal plumage—“Black Swan” is taking flight at Pacific Northwest...
October 4, 2011 7:40 PM
Amid floor-shaking violence and depictions of brutal, un-consenting sex acts – the scariest moment in Spectrum Dance Theater’s The Beast is...