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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
body – space – time Residency University of Washington Dance Program Call for proposals   For local independent dance artists and companies. Residency Dates: March 19 – 25, 2017 Submit application with subject line: “bst Residency” to Rachael Lincoln at Deadline: Friday, February 24, 2017 Direct questions to Rachael Lincoln, Assistant Professor, Dance Program.   What is bst? Dance makers express an interest in the opportunity to... 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
Lincoln and Seiters, "an attic an exit"  photo RJ Muna
Here at SeattleDances, we want to do everything we can to support dance happening in Seattle. We write previews, reviews, and editorials. We host the most comprehensive dance calendar in the city. Last year we organized a free press workshop for artists and began our monthly Dance CHAT program to facilitate dialogue around Seattle dance. We see it, write about it, and talk about it. It seems fair to say, we LOVE the dance happening in Seattle.  And there’... Read more