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DanceCrush Spotlight: Rachael Lincoln
Article by Megan Stevenson in Seattle Dances: Rachael Lincoln, alongside San Diego-based collaborator Leslie Seiters, received a DanceCrush award for their piece an attic, an exit, presented at ACT Theatre. The staging of attic at ACT was in fact a revival of the piece for it’s 10 year anniversary, though Lincoln notes that the piece... Read more
Limon (Cook), DFC
Alia Swersky and Michael O'Neal are b-s-t winter residency guests for Dec. 16-23, 2017. Leslie Kraus is the UW Alum Bridge Project recipient for Winter 2018. UW Alum Michael “Majinn” O’Neal is a Bridge Project recipient as well. About the Residencies: body–space–time This Department of Dance program is designed to support local dance artists by offering the gift of space and time during the “off” times, when formal UW dance classes are not in session. We seek to support... Read more
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
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