jazz

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 There have been a few seasons in my life when I have withdrawn from dance to consider this statement.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]

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      

Dormant-Exploding Syndrome-Ashcloud 2015

Dormant-Exploding Syndrome-Ashcloud 2015

Performances October 23-25, 2015 at Velocity Dance Center, Seattle Choreography by Karin Stevens Music by Sam Boshnack Lighting Design by Sara Torres Costumes by Ali Rose Panzarella The original work set on four dancers in 2014 was recreated for nine dancers for this KSD produced encore performance with the Sam Boshnack Quintet. Read About the Work HERE Video: Dormant-Exploding Syndrome-Ashcloud

KSD and SBQ 2015 Information about the Lead Artists and the Work

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 An evening of cross-continental contemporary dance – set to high-octane original jazz and part of the UW Dance Program’s50th Anniversary celebrations. ABOUT THE ARTISTS: Choreographer KARIN STEVENS studied dance at the University of Washington a ...[Read More]

People. Make. Awesome

People. Make. Awesome. Presented by Beth Fleenor’s Frank Agency and Nonsequitur Chapel Performance Space, November 14, 2014, Seattle Choreography and Music Collaboration commissioned by the Frank Agency and Nonsequitur Choreography by Karin Stevens Music by Michael Owcharuk Video Excerpt: Their Constant Cry- sample  Full-length Video: Their Constant Cry Is Upon My Face

Free Flow Interchange 2014

Free Flow Interchange 2014

Performances October 3-4, 2014, Velocity Dance Center, Seattle Choreography by Karin Stevens Music by Sam Boshnack  Lighting by Kent Cubbage Costumes by Ali Rose Panzarella Video: Free Flow Interchange

Dormant-Exploding Syndrome-Ashcloud 2014

Dormant-Exploding Syndrome-Ashcloud  2014

Dormant-Exploding Syndrome-Ashcloud               October 2014 Choreography Karin Stevens Music Sam Boshnack Quintet Costumes Ali Rose Panzarella Lighting Kent Cubbage Velocity Dance Center Reviews- Seattle Star Seattle Dances Video- Dormant-Exploding Syndrome-Ashcloud              

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]