Seattle’s premiere contemporary ballet company has done it again. Since its inception 6 years ago, Whim W’Him has grown into a pinnacle of artistic achievement within its short lifespan. Artistic Director, Olivier Wevers, has become synonymous with creative ingenuity. Every [...]

February 5th, 2016|

IN-spired to Success: Whim W’Him at Cornish Playhouse

Wevers too is calling more and more upon his dancers’ prodigious technique, allowing it to show and shine. Brahms and Tights is a “keeper” and the dancers deserve this treatment to, not just dance to, but more importantly, in which to respond.

February 2nd, 2016|

Cylindrical Shadows at PNB

Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's Cylindrical Shadows created for Whim W'Him in 2011 is being re-staged for Pacific Northwest Ballet. See it at McCaw Hall opening Friday March 16th with original cast members Andrew Bartee & Lucien Postlewaite Check out some images [...]

January 16th, 2012|

Whim W’Him wins Grand Prize for the second year in a row

For the second year in a row, Olivier submitted a work to the 14th Annual Dance Under the Stars Choreography Competition in Palm Desert and was accepted. After winning in 2010 with FRAGMENTS, expectations were low for another award. However, [...]

November 24th, 2011|

Wevers First Seattle Choreographer to Receive Princess Grace Award

We are so proud to share the news that Artistic Director, Olivier Wevers is the recipient of the 2011 Princess Grace Choreography Fellowship—the first recipient of the choreographic fellowship award residing in Seattle, who will also be creating a new [...]

September 10th, 2011|