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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]

Reconciliatory Space

I was asked to write a letter in support for Amy O’Neal’s Opposing Forces and the accompanying documentary.  Amy asked me to consider how the work has impacted me personally as an artist and why I believe this work is important for the larger community.  I am glad she invited me to write this letter in support of an application to a grant funding source.  Taking the time to write this ...[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]

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]