Karin Stevens

Stevens, Hutchinson, Koch share about their process working with the Sam Boshnack Q

Stevens, Hutchinson, Koch share about their process working with the Sam Boshnack Q

Stevens: My work in general is layered in spatial design, engaged with the music complexity, imaginative in concepts expressed abstractly, and densely packed with movement phrasing. I chose to work with the three final tracks from the album that were written in honor of Mt. St. Helen’s.  The three tracks are titled, Dormant, Exploding Syndrome, and Ashcloud.  I was drawn to the metaphors inherent ...[Read More]

Body of Knowledge

Body of Knowledge

“We are not a head on top of a stack of books.” – Bill Brower, retired Princeton Speech Professor Where might the mind come up against the indecision of knowing what is best for the self?  There is so much competing information far and wide that we can read in the search for balance and well-being in our body and body collective. What food is good or bad? To drug or not to drug? When is pain ...[Read More]

Singular Focus

  • Singular Focus
  • Singular Focus
  • Singular Focus

It is very easy to be pull from one’s natural plumb line of purpose and gifting.  There is so much outside of ourselves distracting us from the truth in our own tissues.  Our minds conceive of these outside competing forces often pushing us off our balance unable to fulfill our design. How do we discern and transform and participate in OUR unique “ongoing dynamic of reflexivity and self-creation” ...[Read More]

A Visceral Nature- reflections on creating to Britten’s A Boy is Born

A Visceral Nature- reflections on creating to Britten’s A Boy is Born

Photo by Craig van den Bosch Artist Statement about my work with the University of Washington’s Chamber Singers  Benjamin Britten’s A Boy Is Born November 2013 A Visceral Nature Christianity has moved through my life in various forms and frequencies.  What captures my attention and continues to return me to the wonder and possibility of the Gospel story is the mysterious love, beauty a ...[Read More]

Point of Departure

Point of Departure

Performances May 4-5, 2012, Velocity Dance Center, Seattle Choreography by Karin Stevens Visual Images, Props, Music by Craig van den Bosch Video Sample: Point of Departure Review: Seattle Star “This is an extremely beautiful piece. Craig van den Bosch’s visual imagery is stunning and his accompanying score has incredible subtlety and effectiveness as accompaniment and as music on its own. S ...[Read More]

KSD and Jubilee for Seattle Against Slavery 2011

KSD and Jubilee for Seattle Against Slavery 2011

NEW ABOLISIONIST MOVEMENT DANCE CONCERT FOR A SLAVE FREE WORLD 2011 NEW ABOLISIONIST MOVEMENT A concert in partnership with Seattle Against Slavery to raise awareness for the anti-human trafficking movement with live music, dance and spoken word. Choreography Karin Stevens Original Music Jubilee Dancers Amy Purington, Karin Stevens, Victoria McConnel, Naphtali Beyleveld, Caprice Abowitt, Morgan Ho ...[Read More]

Baroque to the 21st Century

Baroque to the 21st Century

Performances: Whitefish, MT 2010 with the Glacier Symphony and Chorale; Seattle, WA 2010 with Starry Night Chamber Orchestra; Edmonds, WA 2011 with the Starry Night Chamber Orchestra; Burien, WA 2011 with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra; Missoula, MT 2011 with the String Orchestra of the Rockies. KSD was commissioned by the Kalispell, MT Glacier Symphony and Chorale to present new work with music ...[Read More]