ilvs strauss is pregnant! She's suddenly so ready to pop I can hear the ocean. She's been volunteering at the Seattle aquarium and her days spent smacking back curious hands from squishing Sea Cucumbers has produced an unlikely manifestation. Red, thorny and bursting with sparkling prose, ilvs makes the third trimester a stylish examination of expectant personhood and of our ultimate connections.
Linda Austen is damn tired of the myth that age is a curse. She's living the life and playing hard with absurdist, perceptive bubble bursting. Origins of classic Dada sweated through the hot flash of menopause. Overtly silly and deadly serious. Don't fuck with the fan! I'm just sayin'.
Anna Conner + Co. affect enigmatic, athletic hieroglyphics to paint a mysterious maze of flirtatious and dangerous movement.
When Sarah Rudinoff wakes up and plops her vagina in the toaster, wobbles through a daunting meditation practice and then projects her infinite "selfie", I'm...
OtB Artistic Director Lane Czaplinski and sidekick Erin Jorgensen head next door to the Streamline Tavern to drink beer, eat peanuts, and talk about the upcoming 14/15 season. In this mini-episode, Lane and Erin talk about clean living, curatorial practices, art in Seattle, and what you get when you subscribe to On the Boards.
For the past ten years, Rainbow Fletcher has created works through a broad range of collaborations, most notably with The Offshore Project alongside co director Ezra Dickinson, and as a founding member and choreographer for the Can Can Castaways. Rainbow’s choreography is built on a signature style of intricate movement mixed with expressive athleticism. Her voice as a creator has been strongly influenced by her background in an eclectic variety of dance styles, martial arts, and yoga practice.
Zac Pennington is the founder and creative director for the musical group Parenthetical Girls, with whom he’s spent the last decade charting a strange and singular path through the arteries of independent pop music. Having self-released four critically acclaimed full-length albums and countless other releases via his own Slender Means Society imprint, Pennington’s work has been performed at numerous international arts and music festivals, including the Donaufestival (Vienna), Primavera Sound (Barcelona), Intersecciones (Spain), PuSh Festival (Vancouver, B.C.), Bumbershoot (Seattle), and PICA’s Time-Based Arts Festival (Portland).
Called a “pop polymath” (The New York Times) and a “Seattle phenom” (The New Yorker),...
Kyle Loven is a Seattle-based performance and visual artist. His work combines puppetry, projections, objects, sound, and other art forms with the human presence. His live performances (B, my dear Lewis, Crandal's Bag, Loss Machine, Moon Show 143) have been seen in Amsterdam, Taipei, New York, Minneapolis, Portland, Orlando, and Seattle. In addition to his original creations, Kyle has worked most extensively with Michael Sommers and Susan Haas of Open Eye Figure Theatre, but has also performed with Theatre de la Jeune Lune, and The Children's Theatre Company. Kyle is the recipient of grants from the Jim Henson Foundation, 4Culture,...
The Pendleton House, led by Babette Pendleton McGeady, is a collective of young investigative artists of all disciplines. The core founders of the Pendleton House met and began collaborating at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, WA. They collaborate with dancers, musicians, sculptors and multidisciplinary artists, and are currently connecting with artists from across in the country.