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SeattleDances: Public Placemaking

Updated: Nov 7, 2019

This is a snippet of my first piece for SeattleDances, Seattle's link to all things dance. I'm so excited to be a contributing writer for them, starting with this review of Kinesis Project Dance Theatre! You can see the rest of the article here.


Photo by John C. Robinson.

Bright umbrellas twirl over the crowd, the sound of a marching band blaring over the noise of Seattle’s busy waterfront. As I fight my way from the aquarium towards Pier 57, where tourists are knotted by the Great Wheel, a whirling procession of dancers from Kinesis Project Dance Theatre, in bright tunics and black boots, twist and turn their way up the waterfront, followed by the Filthy FemCorps Marching Band, most badass-looking all-women marching band I’ve ever seen. The curious crowd fills in behind the parade. Onlookers high five the umbrella-twirlers. The procession explodes out onto the pier, the dancers breaking apart, exuberant, with a loping, graceful momentum that carries them in and out of breezy duets and back into seemingly improvised individual movement.


Read the rest of my review here.



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