1. Unseen, Unsaid

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    A selection from Chimera Dance Theater's concert, "Unseen, Unsaid". With choreography by Sarah Lofgren, "Unseen, Unsaid" was performed at Velocity Dance Center's Founders' Theater in March, 2015. Dancers include: Jennifer Biladeau Christine Dickson Megan Hauk Krista Lofgren Rebecca Sullivan Sandra Viall Elise Walker

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    • Spectrum Dance Theater Champion Series: Davione Gordon

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      Spectrum Dance Theater Company Member, Davione Gordon, discusses what makes Spectrum unique. +Company: Our mission is to produce and present contemporary dance of global caliber that challenges expectations and calls forth strong emotions, deep feelings and thoughtful responses. +School: The mission of The School of Spectrum Dance Theater is to provide expert dance instruction in diverse dance forms to all, regardless of age, body type, ability, and socioeconomic status. +Outreach: The mission of our outreach programs is to educate the community about dance as an art form and as a social/civic instrumentWe also serve more than 1,000 people a year through scholarships, outreach programs that go into public schools, lecture/demonstrations and Dance for Parkinson’s classes.

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      • BeginAgain by zoe | juniper

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        Watch the full performance at www.ontheboards.tv Seattle wunderkinds zoe | juniper head in a new, streamlined direction as they explore technological methods for setting and triggering their raw tableaux of movement and stage design. BeginAgain forces different perspectives for dance on a proscenium stage using two juxtaposed video screens, the physical interruption of the normally flat dance space, live body casting, Shuey’s futuristic video and Scofield’s intense, primal choreography. Scofield’s formidable technique is matched by dancer Ariel Freedman (Batsheva Dance Company, Kidd Pivot). BeginAgain features gorgeous, large-scale set design from paper artist Celeste Cooning, and music from Morgan Henderson (Blood Brothers, Fleet Foxes) and sound designer Julian Martlew.

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        • Solo for Red Stool (Excerpt) Performed by Esra Como (2015)

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          from Scott/Powell Performance / Added

          This excerpt is from a commissioned work, "Seven". The performance took place in January 2015 at Meany Hall, Seattle, Washington. Choreographed by Mary Sheldon Scott. Electronic sound score by composer Jarrad Powell. Costume design by Val Mayse. Lighting design by Peter Bracilano.

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          • "Geography" (Excerpt) Performed by Jim Kent (2008)

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            Choreographed by Mary Sheldon Scott, this performance excerpt shows a solo created for and performed by Jim Kent. This performance took place at The Southern Theater in Minneapolis in 2008. "Geography" had its world premiere in 2007 at On the Boards, Seattle, as part of On the Board’s Northwest Artist Series and was performed by company members Alice de Muizon, Beth Graczyk, Mikhail Kaschock, Jim Kent, Jess Klein, Sean Ryan, and Ellie Sandstrom. The project design team included Robert Campbell (visual design), Julianne Keenan (lighting design) and Mark Zappone (costume design). "Geography" was a National Performance Network Creation Fund Project, co-commissioned by the Myrna Loy Center/Helena Presents in partnership with On the Boards and the National Performance Network. Additional funding was provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, 4Culture, the City of Seattle’s Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, and the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation. This performance of "Geography" at The Southern Theater was part of Velocity Dance Center’s SCUBA Touring Program.

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            • Introduction // Tere O'Connor / Sister

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              Performance of Tere O'Connor's work "Sister" Part of Velocity OPEN FORUM: Irreconcilability, presented by Velocity and On The Boards. NOV 23, 2015 / Velocity Founders Theater Performed by fearless and unparalleled NYC dancers, David Thomson and Cynthia Oliver, "Sister" weaves various dance vocabularies into an intimate, complex, yet often playful tapestry, creating an unexpected universe. "Sister" (2012) was commissioned by the Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois and is the third work in Tere O’Connor’s BLEED project investigating the complex strata of information comprising a dance. “I tried to escape the omnipresence of theme and variation in dance by immersing myself in what I call ‘variation and variation.’ I looked to sisters as a metaphor for duplication, sameness and difference. I was attempting to validate a different idea regarding ‘development’ in a dance, one that didn’t offer an anchoring point.” – Tere O’Connor on Sister

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              • The Bridge Project 2015 // The Architecture of Being // Coleman Pester

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                The Bridge Project 2015 JAN 30 - FEB 1 / 8PM Velocity Founders Theater The Architecture of Being Choreography/Direction: Coleman Pester (Tectonic Marrow Society) Sound Composer: Bret Gardin Rehearsal Assistant: Kaitlyn Dye Performers: Soloists - Patrick Kilbane + Marlys Yvonne Mass - Becca Blackwell, Nathan Blackwell, Diego Briceno, Rosemary Carroll, Kince de Vera, Alyza DelPan-Monley, Kaitlyn Dye, Andrew Hallenbeck, Britt Karhoff, Erin McCarthy, Drew Santoro, Jerome Santos, Seth Sexton, Alexandra Spencer, Nico Tower

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                • The Bridge Project 2015 // Your Dreams Are Growing Teeth // Hannah Simmons

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                  The Bridge Project 2015 JAN 30 - FEB 1 / 8PM Velocity Founders Theater Your Dreams are Growing Teeth Choreography: Hannah Simmons in collaboration with the dancers Sound Composer: Atticus Lazenby Performers: Becca Blackwell, Corina Iona Dalzell, Ciara McCormack, El Nyberg Special thanks to Aashish Gadani for assistance through this process.

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                  • The Bridge Project 2015 // Eat The Heart -or- Waltzes for People Who Sometimes do Bad Things // Dylan Ward

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                    The Bridge Project 2015 JAN 30 - FEB 1 / 8PM Velocity Founders Theater Eat The Heart -or- Waltzes for People Who Sometimes do Bad Things Choreography: Dylan Ward in collaboration with the dancers Composer + Performer: Colin Ward Performers: Hayley Shannon, Jerene Aldinger, Erin McCarthy, Andrew Hallenbeck, Lee White In 2015, in celebration of 50 years of UW Dance, Velocity partners with University of Washington Dance Department to award The Bridge Project UW Dance Residency. UW graduate Dylan Ward is the inaugral recipient.

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                    • The Bridge Project 2015 // this border called my back // Adriana Hernandez

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                      The Bridge Project 2015 JAN 30 - FEB 1 / 8PM Velocity Founders Theater this border called my back Choreography: Adriana Hernandez Sound Composer: Nico Torres; text from Gloria Anzaldua's "Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza" Performers: Owen David, Abigail Kaesberg, Anja Kellner-Rogers, Lauren Linder, Linsyanne Owen, Lynn Tofil "La facultad is the capacity to see in surface phenomena the meaning of deeper realities, to see the deep structure below the surface. The one possessing this sensitivity is excrutiatingly alive to the world." – Gloria Anzaldua. "Borderlands: The New Mestiza." 1987

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