Our Company

The mission of Whim W’Him is to provide a platform, centered on choreography and dance, for artists to explore their craft through innovation and collaboration.

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Olivier Wevers Artistic Director

Originally from Brussels, Belgium, Olivier Wevers is the founder and Artistic Director of Seattle’s critically acclaimed contemporary dance company Whim W’Him. In 2012 Wevers was honored with the City of Seattle’s Mayor’s Arts Award and in 2011 he received the Princess Grace Choreographic Fellowship. In both 2011 and 2010 Wevers’ work took home the grand prize award at the Annual Dance Under the Stars Choreography Festival in California and he has also been named by Dance Magazine as one of their 25 to watch.

Wevers first began exploring choreography in 2002 while still a Principal Dancer at Seattle’s Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB). In 2009 he founded Whim W’Him to create a “platform, centered around choreography and dance, for artists to explore their craft through innovation and collaboration.” In 2011 Whim W’Him was named the resident dance company of Intiman Theatre.

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Board Members

  • OFFICERS
  • Julie Davis, President
  • Scott Fraser, Secretary
  • Tim Tomlinson, Treasurer
  • DIRECTORS
  • Brent Deim
  • Leslie Harris
  • Ritsu Itoi
  • Stephanie McCormick
  • Ila Wagner
  • ADVISORY BOARD
  • Chuck Gottschalk
  • Francia Russell
  • Margo Spellman
  • Kent Stowell
  • EX OFFICIO/ STAFF
  • Catherine Bombico, Executive Director
  • Olivier Wevers, Artistic Director

Associates

  • Anna Lawton
  • Elyse Postlewaite
  • Jamie Rowe
  • Andrew Whitver
  • Michelle Wyman

Dancers