contemporary dance

ABOUT THE WORK: Record of the Anthropocene Movement

ABOUT THE WORK: Record of the Anthropocene Movement

Photo: Karen Mason Blair 2016 (This photo was taken at Karin’s Seattle childhood property that was destroyed by landslides due to record rain in 1996.) In Harmony with the Tao, the sky is clear and spacious, the earth is solid and full, all creatures flourish together, content with the way they are, endlessly repeating themselves, endlessly renewed. When man interferes with the Tao, the sky ...[Read More]

ARTIST BIOS & PROGRAM NOTES: Record of the Anthropocene Movement

ARTIST BIOS & PROGRAM NOTES: Record of the Anthropocene Movement

Photo: Omar Willey and Karen Mason-Blair Design: Maris Antolin Record of the Anthropocene Movement World Premiere March 16 – 19, 2017 Taproot Theatre Company’s Isaac Studio Theatre Karin Stevens Dance presents their new work, Record of the Anthropocene Movement premiering March 16 – 19, 2017 Taproot Theatre Company’s Isaac Studio Theatre Record of the Anthropocene Movement is a collabo ...[Read More]

(re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

(re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

Premiered April 2016 at Velocity Dance Center with live music: Heather Bentley/ Viola, Paris Hurley/Violin, Alex Guy/Violin, Maria Wilson Scherer/Cello, Beth Fleenor/Clarinet, Michael Owcharuk/Piano, Nate Omdal/Bass, Isaac Joseph Boyle/Drums Photography by Karen Mason Blair  View more photos at https://www.facebook.com/karinstevensdance/ VIEW THE WORK HERE IN FOUR PARTS: Static Wide Shot 1 | 2 | 3 ...[Read More]

Post #3 (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

Post #3 (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

Photo by Karen Mason Blair (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing Performance dates: April 22-24, 2016 VIEW THE WORK HERE IN FOUR PARTS: Static Wide Shot 1 | 2 | 3 | 4   or  Edited Version by Vibe Vision 1 | 2 | 3 | 4   May we turn inwards and stumble upon our true roots in the intertwining biology of this exquisite planet. May nourishment and power pulse through these roots, and fie ...[Read More]

Post #2 (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

Post #2 (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

Photo-Karen Mason Blair (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing Performance dates: April 22-24, 2016 VIEW THE WORK HERE IN FOUR PARTS: Static Wide Shot 1 | 2 | 3 | 4   or  Edited Version by Vibe Vision 1 | 2 | 3 | 4   “The world is not a problem to be solved; it is a living being to which we belong. The world is part of our own self and we are part of its suffering wholeness. Until we ...[Read More]

POST #1 (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

POST #1 (re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing

VIEW THE WORK HERE IN FOUR PARTS: Static Wide Shot 1 | 2 | 3 | 4   or  Edited Version by Vibe Vision 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 An evening of dance and live music ventures into personal and feminist injustices of the earth and the female body, with original compositions by Michael Owcharuk, Nate Omdal and internationally-recognized, Wayne Horvitz. Full of turbulent exchanges, (re) MOVE: (re) TURN pulls from th ...[Read More]

KSD/SBQ October 2015 Program Note from Karin Stevens

Note from KSD Artistic Director Karin Stevens: Kimerer LaMothe states in Why We Dance, “To dance is to evolve.” There have been a few seasons in my life when I have withdrawn from dance to consider this statement. Am I evolving? Is dance my real vocation? After my first retreat, I began attending dance classes at the University of Washington. Hannah Wiley helped me transform the noise ...[Read More]

KSD and Sam Boshnack Quintet Encore Performance as part of the University of Washington Dance Program 50th Anniversary

KSD and Sam Boshnack Quintet Encore Performance as part of the University of Washington Dance Program 50th Anniversary

Karin Stevens Dance with the Sam Boshnack Quintet October 23 – 24 | 7:30PM October 25 | 6:30PM  Velocity Dance Center | 1621 12th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98122 TICKETS HERE. An evening of cross-continental contemporary dance – set to high-octane original jazz and part of the UW Dance Program’s 50th Anniversary celebrations. As part of the University of Washington Dance Program’s 50th Anniversary, encore ...[Read More]

Currency of Evolution

Currency of Evolution

Performances October 23-25, 2015, Velocity Dance Center, Seattle Choreography by Karin Stevens Music by Sam Boshnack Lighting Design by Sara Torres Costume Design by Ali Rose Panzarella Read About the Work HERE Video: Currency of Evolution    

Free Flow Interchange

Free Flow Interchange

Performances October 23-25, 2015, Velocity Dance Center, Seattle Choreography by Karin Stevens Music by Sam Boshnack Lighting Design by Sara Torres Costumes by Ali Rose Panzarella Read About the Work HERE Video: Free Flow Interchange