Writers Corps Profile: Alan Sutherland

This season, an Ambassador Writers Corps* Member will write a profile on each of the nine local artists in 16/17. These in-depth conversations between local artists and local writers will take the place of curatorial notes in the performance programs. 

Butoh: What Is It?

Performer and choreographer Alan Sutherland is known in the Seattle community as a butoh performer. But what is butoh? This description from dancer Iwana Masaki is an interesting place to start:

Alan Sutherland: Butoh Artist

Get a taste of Alan Sutherland's beautiful movement style in this short excerpt from a performance at Vermillion Art Gallery with Little Brown Mushrooms collaborator Sheri Brown. 

Verdensteatret Artist Note


photo courtesy Verdensteatret

Program Note from the artists of Verdensteatret:

Verdensteatret Video Preview


Get ready for the full-immersion experience that is Verdensteatret with this short promo video.
Be sure to turn on sound!