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zoe | juniper, Clear and Sweet, 2017, photo: Jonathan Hsu
Kawasaki Gift Establishes Guest Artist Program in the UW Department of Dance zoe | juniper to be inaugural guest artists The Department of Dance in the University of Washington College of Arts & Sciences announced that it is establishing the first guest artist program in its history, naming Seattle-based dance and visual arts team, zoe | juniper as the inaugural guest artists. This visiting artists program is made possible through support from Glenn... Read more
Limon (Cook), DFC
About body–space–time: This program is designed to support local dance artists by offering the gift of space and time during the Dance Program’s “off” times, when formal classes are not in session. We seek to support dance artists in the making of new work and in the exploration of original ideas that may or may not culminate in a performance or methodology. We support innovative ideas while nurturing the vibrant Seattle dance community. Residency Dates: December 16-23, 2017Deadline:... Read more
Assistant Professor Bruce McCormick
The moment Bruce McCormick was first moved to dance, the dancers hardly moved at all. “I remember just looking up and all the dancers all looked so tall and were smiling and I was completely in awe,” McCormick says, recalling the feeling of standing at the foot of the stage as a 7-year-old during a dress rehearsal... Read more
MFA Candidate (2017) Joseph Blake
As a professional dancer, Joseph Blake spent 15 years traveling the country and telling stories through movement. While he loved the creative aspects of his job, he eventually found the constant routines of performing, rehearsing and touring were narrowing his worldview. But in teaching dance to students aged five through the 65+ crowd, Joseph found new... Read more
Petra Zanki
What is bst? Dance makers express an interest in the opportunity to experiment, make mistakes, revise ideas, and remain purely focused on the creative process without the pressure that accompanies commissioned works or performance deadlines. This program is designed to support local dance artists by offering the gift of space and time during the Dance Program’s “off” times, when formal classes are not in session. We have large, beautiful studios with sound systems, and with or without... Read more