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Seattle: Dance

Seattle Dance: Dance Around Seattle

Below are our Seattle Dance recommendations, with information on location, admission, transportation/parking, company/venue history and other points of interest in Seattle Art.

Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB)

As ballet companies go, PNB is certainly one of the best, and best-regarded, in the United States. It features a sundry collection of work by some of the biggest names in dance, including William Forsythe, Mark Morris, Twyla Tharp, and Christopher Wheeldon.

More recently this company has really taken advantage of the Internet and its various resources to bring itself to …more…

Spectrum Dance Theater

Spectrum Dance Theater was founded in 1982 and grew steadily over the ensuing two decades, until, in 2002, renowned choreographer Donald Byrd became its artistic director. As the thinking (wo)man’s choreographer, Byrd headed his own company, Donald Byrd/The Group from 1976 until he took over SDT, creating over 80 pieces of choreography for not only his own company, but also Alvin Ailey, the Dayton Contemporary Dance Group, Philadanco, Joffrey Ballet, and more. His work has been commissioned for theater and opera companies, including the NY Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater and the NYC Opera. ...more...