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26th Annual DANCE This

July 12, 2024
Moore Theatre
1:00pm (Youth/Group Matinee)
7:30pm (Evening Performance)


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STG's signature dance program, celebrating its 25th year, brings together youth & adult performers from diverse communities for collaboration & to share their culture through the art of dance.

Past guest master artists have included guest choreographer and artists such as Dance Theatre of Harlem, Chloe Arnold of Syncopated Ladies, Napoleon & Tabitha from So You Think You Can Dance, Savion Glover, Joffrey Ballet, Mark Morris Dance Group, Spectrum Dance Theatre, Whim Whim, Jamel Gaines Creative Outlet, Jeroboam Bozeman from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, as well as Broadway professionals.

Auditions

STG is seeking talented dancers age 13+ for its 26th Annual DANCE This Performance on July 12th, of different styles and dance backgrounds to be part of the following artist commissions spanning the styles of Contemporary, Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Musical Theatre.


Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon, Hamilton Mixtape Commission

Aaron Gordon, alum of the Chicago and LA casts of HAMILTON, will be setting an original piece inspired by the musical to selections from the Hamilton Mixtape.

AUDITION:
Backstage Dance Studio (Eastgate)
13420 SE 32nd St, Bellevue, WA 98005

Tuesday, April 30, 2024
7:00pm | Dancer Check-in
7:30-9:30pm | Auditions

REHEARSALS to set the piece will be May 3-5, 2024, at
Whim W’him Contemporary Dance Center (Queen Anne)
1716 2nd Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109


Jamel Gains

Jamel Gaines Creative Outlet (JGCO) with Staging Artist, Rayan Le curieux-Durival

Jamel Gains Creative Outlet (New York), will be setting “Thank You” (2023), created to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the March On Washington.

AUDITIONS/SETTING REHEARSALS:
Whim W'him Contemporary Dance Center (Queen Anne)
1716 2nd Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

Friday, May 17, 2024
4:00pm | Dancer Arrival & Warm-up
4:30-6:30pm | Auditions
6:30-9:00pm | Rehearsal #1*
*Dancers selected for the JGCO Seattle Cast Will go directly into rehearsal following the audition.

REHEARSALS to set the piece will continue May 18-20, 2024, at
Whim W’him Contemporary Dance Center (Queen Anne)
1716 2nd Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

DANCE This Artist in Residence

DEADLINE EXTENDED: March 2, 2024

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE APPLICATION

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The DANCE This Artist in Residency is designed to support choreographers in the greater Seattle-area in their artistic development of a 5-6minutue original piece. Selected choreographers will be offered rehearsal space, time, support along with a financial budget to aid this project.

The residency must be used to adapt, explore and create a new ensemble work that will be premiered at STG’s DANCE This 26th Anniversary Performance. Choreographers will provide showings throughout the process and be provided feedback from show producers and local industry artists.

All forms and styles of dance will be considered with an emphasis on artists of color, works that explore cultural backgrounds, history and/or traditions as well artists who have not had choreography previously presented for any Education + Community Engagement productions.

2023 Artist Recipients

2022 Artist Recipients

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DANCE This Training and Workshops

DANCE This also provides dance training and performance programs featuring contemporary and cultural dance forms for multiple ages and dance levels.

Past Programs

DANCE This is a multi-faceted program that has included: