Performances

"IT FEELS LIKE A NEW ERA. LIKE THE ARTISTS WE CHAMPION, WE MUST CONTINUE TO EXPERIMENT AND INNOVATE." Read all about our new direction this year in our 14/15 Season Curators Note by OtB Artistic Director Lane Czaplinski.

Scroll through our PERFORMANCE CALENDAR to get your tickets to upcoming performances, check out our 14/15 Season Brochure online, or read more about the many BONUS PROGRAMS we have here at OtB. Projects in our season are curated by OtB's artistic director, 1-2 years prior to being seen in Seattle.

COMING UP NEXT:
Amy O'Neal | Opposing Forces | Oct 23 - 26, 2014
Robert McGinley | Shredder Orpheus | Oct 31

AT A GLANCE:
Antoine Defoort and Halory Goerger | Germinal | Sep 25 - 28, 2014
Murphy/Lachow Company | The Man Who Can Forget Anything | Oct 9 - 12, 2014
Amy O'Neal | Opposing Forces | Oct 23 - 26, 2014
Tere O'Connor | BLEED, Poem & Secret Mary | Nov 20 - 22, 2014
Ahamefule Oluo | Now I'm Fine | Dec 4 - 7, 2014
Frank Boyd | The Holler Sessions | Jan 8 - 11 (Week 1 ) and Jan 15 - 18, 2015 (Week 2)
Mariano Pensotti | Cineastas | Jan 29 - Feb 1, 2015
BANG ON A CAN MARATHON |  Feb 15, 2015
Richard Maxwell | The Evening | Feb 19 - 22 
Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion | When The Wolves Came In | Mar 4 - 5, 2015
Kate Wallich/The YC | Splurge Land | Apr 2 - 5, 2015
Complex Movements | Beware of the Dandelions | Apr 16 - 19 (Week 1) and May 7 - 10 (Week 2)
NW New Works Festival | Jun 5 - 7 & 12 - 14, 2015

SEASON-LONG:
Michelle Ellsworth | CLYTIGATION #1, #2, #3 & #4
Erin Jorgensen | Six
OPEN STUDIO | #1, #2, #3, #4, #5


THE WHOLE ENCHILADA:

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Antoine Defoort & Halory GoergerGerminal

Sep 25 - Sep 27, Sep 25 - Sep 27

*PLEASE NOTE 5PM START TIME, SUN SEP 28.

How serious is the entirety of human civilization?

Four intrepid individuals begin with a blank stage and gleefully rebuild life as we know it. Their tools include mind melds, pickaxes...

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Antoine Defoort & Halory GoergerGerminal

Sep 28

*PLEASE NOTE 5PM START TIME, SUN SEP 28.

How serious is the entirety of human civilization?

Four intrepid individuals begin with a blank stage and gleefully rebuild life as we know it. Their tools include mind melds, pickaxes...

Photo by Eric Maas

Murphy/Lachow CompanyThe Man Who Can Forget Anything

Oct 9 - Oct 12, Oct 9 - Oct 12

*PLEASE NOTE 5PM START TIME SUN, OCT 12.

Two of the co-creators of legendary Seattle ensemble Run/Remain return to OtB with a next-generation familial mash-up of film, music, theater, and dance. 

Murphy and...

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Amy O'NealOpposing Forces

Oct 23 - Oct 26, Oct 23 - Oct 26

*PLEASE NOTE 5PM START TIME SUN, OCT 26.

Please note extremely limited waitlist capacity for this show. Wait list available in person or on phone during daytime box office hours.
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Open Studio

OPEN STUDIO#1 – Bari Sax, Being Open, and Bigfoot

Oct 27

James Myles – baritone sax
Dal Profondo by Ada Gentile
More about James.

Ryan Vinson – dance...

Open Studio

OPEN STUDIO#2 – Dance, Dance, Shoes

Nov 10

Owen David – dance
corpore-aporia
More about Owen.

Keyon Gaskin - dance
its not a thing
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Tere O'ConnorBLEED, poem & Secret Mary

Nov 20 - Nov 22

Experience three of American choreographer Tere O'Connors works over three evenings. BLEED (Thu & Fri) collapses three dance pieces into one singular masterpiece of movement; while ...

Open Studio

OPEN STUDIO#3 – The Horse in Motion

Nov 23

The Horse in Motion – theater
Crazed
More about Horse in Motion.

Lobby and seating opens half hour before showtime.
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Ahamefule OluoNow I'm Fine

Dec 4 - Dec 7, Dec 4 - Dec 7

*PLEASE NOTE 5PM START TIME SUN, DEC 7.

 "...a master storyteller who has somehow managed to cram approximately 56 tragic, awkward, hilarious, blistering lifetimes into his 30-odd years."...

Open Studio

OPEN STUDIO#4 – Documentary Poetics

Dec 13

Kaia Sand - poet
More about Kaia.

Bob Flor - poet

Curated by Ambassador Shin Yu Pai
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