Contemporary Dance 101 At Whim W'him's 'Out Spoken'

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Contemporary Dance 101 At Whim W'him's 'Out Spoken'
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Contemporary Dance 101 At Whim W'him's 'Out Spoken' says
Whim W'Him and the TeenTix The New Guard: Teen Arts Leadership Society are excited to invite you to CONTEMPORARY DANCE 101 (aka Whirl into the World of Whim W'Him) at Whim W'Him presents OUT-spoken, a trio of new dance works by world-renowned choreographers James Gregg, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, and Artistic Director Olivier Wevers.

Teens (and their adult counterparts) are invited to a pre-show reception + CONTEMPORARY DANCE 101 by Artisic Director (and former PNB principal dancer & choreographer) Olivier Wevers, the show, ~intermission snack-breaks~, and a post-show talkback with the company.

Ticket proceeds for this special event will go directly to TeenTix and our mission to ensure equitable access to the arts for all young people.

THE PLAN:
6:30 pm - Doors open, TeenTix pre-show reception (w/ SNACKS!) begins

7:00 pm - Whim W'Him Artistic Director Olivier Wevers' CONTEMPORARY DANCE 101, contextualizing the evening's works

8:00 pm - Curtain

~intermission snacks~

10:00 pm - Post-show talkback w/ company

All proceeds from this special night @ Whim W'Him go directly back to TeenTix <3


ABOUT OUT-spoken

The 2015 Princess Grace Foundation Choreography winner and Montreal-based James Gregg will contribute his dynamic and articulate style. Whim W'Him welcomes the return of 2013 National Dance Award UK winner, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, who will create her 4th piece on the company. Additionally, Olivier has paired up with local artist Dylan Ward to remix Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet for his final creation of the season.

ABOUT WHIM W'HIM

"Under Wevers' guidance, the company has become a canvas on which a growing number of choreographers can sketch a versatile array of stage visions." -Seattle Times

Whim W’Him is an award-winning Seattle-based contemporary dance company founded in 2009 by Olivier Wevers, former Pacific Northwest Ballet principal dancer and choreographer, that showcases innovative dance in collaboration with global artists. The mission of Whim W’Him is to provide a platform, centered on choreography and dance, for artists to explore their craft through innovation and collaboration.

(photo credit Bamberg Fine Art, choreography by Olivier Wevers)
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By: TeenTix