13/14 Season Preview

Welcome to the 13/14 season line-up! Read thoughts from Lane Czaplinski about all of the season's artists on the OtB blog.

INTER/NATIONAL SERIES

Lola Arias | El año en que nací
SEP 19 - 22 | BUENOS AIRES THEATER
A group of young Chileans born under a ruthless dictator create a portrait of their fathers' lives through photos, films, songs and reenactments of past events.

Gregory Maqoma/Vuyani Dance Theatre | Exit/Exist
OCT 24 – 27 | JOHANNESBURG DANCE
A South African choreographer evokes a legendary warrior chief from the 19th century with live music by four exceptional singers. Presented in partnership with Seattle Theatre Group.

Jérôme Bel | Cédric Andrieux
NOV 14 – 17 | PARIS | DANCE
An ingeniously staged autobiographical performance provides an inside view into the career of a dancer who spent eight years performing with Merce Cunningham.

Frédérick Gravel / Grouped'ArtGravelArtGroup
Usually Beauty Fails

JAN 23 – 26 | MONTREAL CHOREOGRAPHIC CONERT 
Eight dancers/rock musicians perform a declaration of unabashed love for popular culture and the high art of dance. 

Niwagekidan Penino
The Room, Nobody Knows

FEB 6 – 9 | TOKYO | THEATER
A student is distracted from his exam studies by a pair of bizarre elves in this psychoanalytical erotic fantasy.

Alain Buffard | Baron Samedi
MAY 8 – 11 | PARIS DANCE/THEATER
The world of the voodoo high priest collides with the music of Kurt Weill, muscular choreography and a stellar international cast. 

NORTHWEST SERIES

Heather Kravas | the quartet
OCT 10 – 13 | SEATTLE | DANCE
A grocery list, a ballet, a manifesto and a cheer intersect in a series of investigatory quartets.

Dayna Hanson | The Clay Duke
DEC 5 – 8 | SEATTLE DANCE/THEATER
A world premiere blends details of a 2010 Florida school board shooting with Chekhovian suicide and the granddaddy of vigilante cinema, Death Wish.

Kristen Kosmas | Paul Willis
Peter Ksander | There There
JAN 9 – 12 | WALLA WALLA/NYC THEATER
A wildly unpredictable theatrical roller coaster about being the completely wrong person in the totally wrong place at the exact wrong time. Or about not being Christopher Walken.

zoe | juniper | BeginAgain
MAR 27 – 30 | SEATTLE | DANCE
Stunning visual design combines with radical choreography to turn fleeting imagery into tangible form.

Holcombe Waller | Wayfinders
APR 10 – 12 | PORTLAND MUSIC/THEATER
A sung narrative about navigating the open sea is culled from letters, historical archives and sea shanties to pose the simple question: where are we?

Theatre Replacement and Neworld Theatre | Winners and Losers
APR 23 - 27 | VANCOUVER BC THEATER
A debate between two friends unearths unspeakable truths in a performance about winning and losing in life. 

 

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