Pat Graney

ATTIC
Jun 4 - 7, 2020

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Thu, Jun 4, 8 PM
Fri, Jun 5, 8 PM
Sat, Jun 6, 8 PM
Sun, Jun 7, 5 PM 


Pat Graney’s investigation into the lives and culture of girls.

An ATTIC at the top of the house. 

Visceral spirals of constricted physical tasks. 

Changed brain chemistry and isolation. 

Albino moose, rabbits, whales, and an Arctic fox. 

The mundane and the fantastic; violence and beauty. 

A stunning vision of an afterlife. 

ATTIC, the final part of Pat Graney’s House of Mind tryptic, leads us to examine the assault on the lives and culture of girls and to explore the beautiful worlds they create as refugees of that violence. 


About the Artist 

Seattle-based choreographer Pat Graney has received Choreography Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as from Artist Trust, the Washington State Arts Commission, the NEA International Program, National Corporate Fund for Dance and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. In 2008, Graney was awarded both the Alpert Award and a US Artists Award in Dance. She has received an ‘Arts Innovator’ Award from Artist Trust. In 2013 Ms. Graney was one of 20 Americans to receive a Doris Duke Performing Artist Award. In 2017, Ms. Graney was selected as one of 8 individuals to receive the ‘Crosscut Courage Award’ from KCTS Public Television for her 25 years of working with women in prison. 

Photo By: Jenny May Peterson

Commissioned by On the Boards through the 18/19 Artists-in-Residence Program. The Pat Graney Company's work on ATTIC was supported by MAP Fund, 4Culture, and the Seattle Office of Arts and Culture. 

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