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Congrats to the 2011 Princess Grace Choreographic Fellowship Winners – Zoe Scofield and Olivier Wevers Aug 15, 2011

It was just announced that two OtB alums, Zoe Scofield and Olivier Wevers, are the recipients of the 2011 Princess Grace Choreographic Fellowship! The prestigious award – which is given to only 2 US choreographers each year – has never gone to a Seattle choreographer before. Both Zoe and Olivier will receive a commission for a brand new work.

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Debate continues about 3Seasons Feb 8, 2010

Jeremy Barker at The SunBreak posted an article this morning about 3Seasons that digs back into the piece and its approach to women. He pulls quotes from Donal Byrd's blog that similarly address the performance.

The reviews for Olivier Wevers' 3Seasons—the first full-length production by his company Whim W'him—last month were nearly all glowing and positive (including mine).

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More 3Seasons reviews Jan 19, 2010

The reviews for 3Seasons keep coming in:

Last weekend saw the first performance from Whim W’him, the HOTT new dance company formed in 2009 by PNB principle dancer Olivier Wevers. - Seattlest

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Financial Times reviews 3Seasons Jan 18, 2010

The Financial Times in the UK has just posted a review of 3Seasons:

In September, when Olivier Wevers announced the details of his new company Whim W’Him, he lit a fuse of excitement that has burned steadily in the Seattle dance community ever since. Why the furore?

Read the full review.

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Olivier Wever's 3Seasons Jan 16, 2010

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Comments on 3Seasons Jan 16, 2010

There were many good things about last night's performance by Whim W'Him. It was gratifying to see On the Boards profiting from the first of three sold-out shows and to know that some PNB audience members were becoming better acquainted with what OtB has to offer. It was a pleasure to watch five of PNB's best dancers performing up close, something that ordinarily happens only at Friday previews.

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Seattle Times reviews 3Seasons Jan 16, 2010

Michael Upchurch on 3Seasons:

"I would say do anything you can — cash in your life insurance, pawn your children, whatever it takes — to grab a ticket to "3Seasons," the first full-length evening of work by Olivier Wevers and his new dance company, Whim W'Him."

Read the full review.

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Olivier Wevers | Whim W'Him Jan 16, 2010

Did you see 3Seasons? Click on the Comments button to read the comments of others and post your own thoughts.

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3Season previews Jan 14, 2010

Are you coming to world premiere of 3Seasons this weekend? Want some material to help you prep for it? Here's a small handful of new preview pieces for you to check out:

"The choreographic style he's developed in the past few years is also virtuosic and quirky, a highly physical, musical, and detailed approach. Seeing him right now may be similar to what it was like to see Twyla Tharp or Jirí Kylián early in their careers." - Seattle Weekly

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