ArtDish/Seattle PI reviews all of the 2010 NW New Works Festival Jul 14, 2010

by Jessica

Jim Demetre just published a comprehensive review of the festival. Read through it for comments on all artists and the festival overall.

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Lineup for The A.W.A.R.D. Show!:2010-2011 announced Jul 13, 2010

by Jessica

This morning we announced the lineup for The A.W.A.R.D. Show!. It's not happening until January 2011, but in the meantime you can see who will be performing: * Lauren Edson * Rainbow Fletcher - The Offshore Project * Angelle Hebert - tEEth * Marc Kenison aka "Waxie Moon" * Ricki Mason and Jody Kuehner The Cherdonna and Lou Show * Shannon Mockli * Marissa Rae Niederhauser - Josephine's Echopraxia * Ellie Sandstrom - SANDSTROMMOVEMENT * David Lorence Schleiffers Quark Contemporary Dance Theatre * Zoe Scofield - zoe | juniper * Crispin Spaeth * Olivier Wevers - Whim W'Him Both The SunBreak and the Stranger have begun to weigh in with their own thoughts on the lineup....

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Dance THIS at the Paramount this weekend Jul 8, 2010

by Tania Kupczak

Check out this great showcase of young dancers, including a piece by choreographer and OtB alum Amy O'Neal! July 9 (youth group matinee), 1 pm July 10 (public performance), 7:30 pm The Paramount Theatre Tickets & info: www.stgpresents.org/artists/?artist=1065 danceTHIS Line-up of groups and choreographers: BALLROOM — Giselle Peacock from Broadway’s BURN THE FLOOR B-BOY/B-GIRL – Massive Monkees, Vicious Puppies BHANGRA – Apna Bhangra Crew CONTEMPORARY - Donald Byrd, Amy O’Neal HIP HOP - Napoleon & Tabitha D’Umo (SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE) ODISSI CLASSICAL INDIAN – Urvasi Dance Ensemble STG YOUNG CHOREOGRAPHER’S LAB – Anika Martynowych TAP – NW Tap Connection FINALE — Nick & Anna Golla

Check out our Dance THIS flash mob...

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Performance with Video Workshop by OtB Alumna Wynne Greenwood Jul 7, 2010

by Tania Kupczak

Sundays,   August 1, 8 & 15 | 10am – 1pm
$150  (Sliding scale available, please ask)
ages 18 and up
Hosted by:  LAWRIMORE PROJECT

In this workshop, you will learn the basic theory and practice of performance with video. Participants will explore – through lecture, screenings, discussion, in-class improvisation and group work – how contemporary artists use pre-recorded video in live performance. You will consider what video is, what performance is, and how video can be used to open up new possibilities for the development of a performance.

Participants will be working with found and pre-taped images as well as video images taped within the workshops. You will create live interaction with pre-recorded video images (both video projection and video monitors).

Register by Tuesday, July 27th

Mail payment (include name, phone # and email address) to:
Wynne Greenwood...



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Last chance to watch 2010 PodFest Jun 30, 2010

by Jessica

Today is the last day that the 2010 PodFest videos will be available online. Catch the works - from Acacia Marble, Grace Carter, Karn Junkinsmith, Open Field, Randi Courtmanch, and Adam Sekuler & Shannon Stewart - while you can!

All PodFest videos can be found here.

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What's #61 on the list of 100 reasons to love Seattle? Jun 22, 2010

by Jessica

Why, OntheBoards.tv. Thanks, Seattle Met, for including us on your list of the 100 things that make our city so great!

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People have been asking... Jun 21, 2010

by Jessica

...about the NW New Works poster image:

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It's by Gabriel Bienczyzki (whose work also includes photos of Spectrum). Check out his website and demo reel to see more of his work!

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NWNW Weekend Two & Mainstage Showcase Jun 14, 2010

by Shango Los

Writing reviews at the behest of On the Boards usually means I see shows on the opening night. Due to some scheduling surprises, I ended up seeing the Mainstage Showcase on closing night. This was a really warm change. I forgot how festive the audience is, packed with artists from weekend one and how the staff is a bit more loose and fun. Sean Ryan was joyful and exasperated as he gave the final night’s appreciations. My companion and I had now heard them three times already and were able to chant his words to ourselves. (Real Networks, Tim Summers,  "Most ambitious season ever") The Mainstage sold out yet again to many congratulations all around. This NWNW Festival definitely has been the best marketed that I have personally seen and I expect that the response this year has set a whole new bar (for both audiences and performers) for the future.

The Offshore Project The Buffoon This was my first...

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