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Clear & Sweet: warmup Oct 12, 2016


New to Shape Note Singing? Get a taste of what you'll experience during zoe | juniper's Clear & Sweet.

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Tradition Revisited: An Interview with Zoe Scofield & Juniper Shuey Oct 12, 2016


photo by Juniper Shuey

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Writers Corps Profile: Alan Sutherland Oct 1, 2016

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. 

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Little Brown Mushrooms: Psilocybe cyanescens Sep 29, 2016


photo by Bruce Clayton Tom

Artist Alan Sutherland is also an avid mushroom hunter and mushroom expert. Little Brown Mushrooms draws especially from a particular mushroom, of the "magic" variety: Psilocybe cyanescenes.

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Butoh: What Is It? Sep 29, 2016

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:

"I have never heard of a butoh dancer entering a competition. Every butoh performance itself is an ultimate expression; there are not and cannot be second or third places. If butoh dancers were content with less than the ultimate, they would not be actually dancing butoh, for real butoh, like real life itself, cannot be given rankings."

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Alan Sutherland: Butoh Artist Sep 29, 2016

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. 

 

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Verdensteatret Artist Note Sep 19, 2016


photo courtesy Verdensteatret

Program Note from the artists of Verdensteatret:

…the great span between the work’s deafening noise and fragile, unsteady space seems to mirror the many extremes of human existence. It evokes a quote from Andrej Tarkovsky’s science fiction movie Stalker: “Weakness is something fantastic, strength is nothing.” (review in Klassekampen)

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Broen over Gjørme: in the words of the artists Sep 15, 2016


photo courtesy Verdensteatret

The company describes the work Broen over Gjørme (Bridge Over Mud):

"A hybrid between concert, performance and installation,where the whole
space is played as one polyphonic audiovisual instrument."

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Bridge Over Mud - Nordwind Festival Write-up Sep 15, 2016

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Verdensteatret Video Preview Sep 14, 2016


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

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