1516 Season Digital Brochure Aug 17, 2015

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Read our 1516 Season brochure online!

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ERIN JORGENSEN | CONCERT SIX Aug 4, 2015

by Erin

The sixth and final concert happened with the audience in the lobby and the performance in the left vom. 
Missed some of the performances?  Keep up with future concerts and subscribe to a free podcast at erinjorgensen.net.
Photos by Chelsea Williams. Scroll down for piece sources. 

Piece sources: Maurice Blanchot, Thomas the Obscure; Aki Kaurismaki, I Hired a Contract Killer; Bruno Dumont, ...

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AUDITION: Sing with Emily Johnson/Catalyst in SHORE: Seattle Aug 3, 2015

by Betsey

We are looking for singers to be a part of our new dance, SHORE. This dance is made by Emily Johnson and we are looking for strong singers who can move to take part. The singing is subtle sometimes and super full sometimes. It includes humming, long sustained notes, chanting, harmonies and melodies. Singers perform outdoors and on stage. Some movement experience is necessary as singers also walk and sway during the performance.

Below is the full schedule including rehearsals and performances of SHORE at On The Boards. You must be able to attend all rehearsals and performances. Singers will be paid a stipend. 

 AUDITION DATE & TIME
Friday, August 28 6-8pm
On The Boards
100 W Roy St,
Seattle, WA 98119

Please come prepared to move. If you have any questions, email Julia at julia@catalystdance.com.

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AUDITION: Dance with Emily Johnson/Catalyst in SHORE: Seattle Aug 3, 2015

by Betsey

We are looking for dancers to join the cast of our new dance, SHORE. This dance is made by Emily Johnson and we are looking for dancers of all traditions to take part. The dance is subtle and full and includes walking, very very slow walking, running, focused attention and a broad perspective, watching, singing to trees and through walls, humming, lots of giving, and some other things. 

Below is the full schedule including rehearsals and performances of SHORE at On The Boards. You must be able to attend all rehearsals and performances. Dancers will be paid a stipend. 

AUDITION DATE & TIME:
Thursday, August 27th 6 - 8pm
On The Boards
100 W Roy St,
Seattle, WA 98119

Please come prepared to move. If you have any questions, email Julia at julia@catalystdance.com.

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OPEN CALL FOR WRITERS IN SEATTLE- READING OPPORTUNITY with EMILY JOHNSON/CATALYST! Jul 17, 2015

by Betsey

Deadline: August 30, 2015

Submit: Between 8 and 10 minutes of finished work (poetry, prose, short story, song, spoken word) related to HOME, PLACE, LAND. This can be interpreted widely. We are looking for work that speaks to our inherent connection to and disconnection from home, place, land, each other. 

How: Please submit finished work as one PDF to julia@catalystdance.com. Write SHORE SEATTLE READING SUBMISSION in the subject line. Include a cover page with your name and contact information (email, phone) and links (youtube, vimeo,etc) to your performed work, if possible.

Applicants MUST be available to read/perform the submitted work on October 11th in Seattle as part of Emily Johnson/Catalyst’s performance project, SHORE: Seattle. 5 - 6 applicants will be selected and paid a stipend. 

We look...

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New OntheBoards.tv Release: BLEED Jul 15, 2015

by Monique

BLEED by Tere O'Connor

"An expert in compressing and expanding time, Mr. O’Connor allows us to lose track of it. “Bleed” suspends the watcher in its own webs of watching and being watched." - New  York Times

WATCH IT NOW

BLEED by Tere O'Connor from OntheBoardsTV on Vimeo.

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Erin Jorgensen | Concert Five Jun 26, 2015

by Erin

The fifth concert in the series happened on Sunday afternoon in the rehearsal room over Memorial Day weekend.
Photos by Chelsea Williams and Nancy Guppy.
Scroll down for piece sources. 

Sources used in piece:

Serge Gainsbourg, My Lady Heroïne; American Shape-Note Hymns, Span of Life; Steve Earle, It Doesn't Get Any Lonelier Than This; JS Bach, ...

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Happy Pride! Jun 24, 2015

by Charles Smith

Did you know that the first show presented at On the Boards, Shelly and the Crustaceans, was a benefit to help fight Anita Bryant’s Save Our Children campaign which was spreading hate across the country in the late seventies? This nine minute KCTS documentary, The History of Gay Rights in Seattle, chronicles the local struggle from 1893 – 1978. The fight against Bryant and Initiative 13 starts around 4 mins!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCl2s-_Nf_I

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