Press Releases 2017-06-26T17:25:39+00:00

PRESS RELEASES

Whim W’Him, Seattle Contemporary Dance Company, Announces Audacious 2017/18 Season

Whim W'Him announces its eighth season, FIGURATE, featuring nine new contemporary dance creations by eight innovative global talents: Danielle Agami, Adam Barruch, Banning Boulding, Gabrielle Lamb, Bruno Roque, Ihsan Rutsem, Pascal Touzeau, and Olivier Wevers.  Olivier Wevers' award-winning contemporary dance company, Whim W'Him, announces its 2017/18 season, FIGURATE, continuing its commitment to innovation, collaboration, and high caliber art. Seattle audiences will see nine new contemporary dance creations by eight world-class choreographers across three programs. The season kicks off with Whim W'Him's Choreographic Shindig III at the Erickson Theater Off Broadway, September 8-16, 2017. "Our daring, curious, and passionate audience continues to inspire me to bring a global [...]

June 26th, 2017|

Whim W’Him Announces 2016-2017 Season Programming

Whim W’Him Announces 2016-2017 Season Programming Whim W’Him’s Presents 2016/17 SENSES Season Season includes 6 new contemporary dance works by 7 exceptional choreographers in 3 sensational programs. New works by Penny Saunders, Larry Keigwin, Lauren Edson, Joseph Hernandez, MADBOOTS, and artistic director, Olivier Wevers. Season also features the return of 2012’s critically acclaimed Approaching Ecstasy, a Whim W’Him production in collaboration with Eric Banks and The Esoterics. Season tickets on sale June 2016 through BrownPaperTickets.com Seattle, WA---Olivier Wevers’ award-winning contemporary dance company, Whim W’Him, announces its 2016-2017 season, continuing its commitment to innovation, collaboration, and high caliber relevant art that [...]

June 7th, 2016|

Whim W’Him Choreographic Shindig 2017 application

Whim W’Him dancers, under the artistic direction of Olivier Wevers, seek choreographers to create new dance works for the company's third "Choreographic Shindig 2017.” Selected choreographers will be invited to create original dances with the Whim W'Him dancers. Choreographers share three to four weeks residency, which culminates in eight public performances in Seattle September 2017.

May 11th, 2016|

Whim W’Him presents OUT-spoken

New Works. New Name. Fan Favorites. June 3-11, 2016 Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center 201 Mercer Street Seattle, WA 98109 Performances: June 3 at 8pm June 4 at 8pm June 10 at 8pm June 11 at 8pm Seattle, WA— The sixth season of Olivier Wevers’ award-winning contemporary dance company, Whim W’Him, wraps up with all new works from fan favorites and a fresh face at the Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center, June 3-11, 2016. The Montreal-based 2015 Princess Grace Choreography winner, James Gregg will present his dynamic and articulate style. We’re thrilled to welcome the return of Whim W’Him darling [...]

March 26th, 2016|

Whim W’Him’s June production, OUT-spoken

Whim W’Him presents OUT-Spoken New Works. New Names. Fan Favorites. June 3-11, 2016 Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center 201 Mercer Street Seattle, WA 98109 Performances: June 3 at 8pm June 4 at 8pm June 10 at 8pm June 11 at 8pm Seattle, WA--- The sixth season of Olivier Wevers’ award-winning contemporary dance company, Whim W’Him, wraps up with all new works from fan favorites and a fresh face at the Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center, June 3-11, 2016. The Montreal-based 2015 Princess Grace Choreography winner, James Gregg will present his dynamic and articulate style. We’re thrilled to welcome the return [...]

March 22nd, 2016|

Whim W’Him presents IN-Spired

New Creations. Big Names. Familiar Faces. Whim W’Him presents IN-Spired New Creations. Big Names. Familiar Faces. January 22-30, 2016 Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center 201 Mercer Street Seattle, WA 98109 Performances: January 22 at 8pm January 23 at 8pm January 29 at 8pm January 30 at 8pm Seattle, WA---Following the success of the company’s Inaugural Choreographic Shindig on Capitol Hill, Olivier Wevers’ award-winning contemporary dance company, Whim W’Him, returns to where it all began. Their winter program opens January 22-30, 2016 with IN-spired at the Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center. Featuring new works by Seattle choreographer Mark Haim, 2008 Princess [...]

November 3rd, 2015|

Whim W’Him presents the Inaugural Choreographic Shindig

Whim W’Him presents the Inaugural Choreographic Shindig Three New Creations. Dancer-Curated Program. September 11-19, 2015 Erickson Theater Off Broadway 1524 Harvard Avenue Seattle, WA 98122 Performances: September 11-13 at 8pm September 16-19 at 8pm Seattle, WA---Olivier Wevers’ award-winning contemporary dance company, Whim W’Him, returns to the Erickson Theater Off Broadway for the inaugural Choreographic Shindig. This innovative program supports emerging choreographic talent while simultaneously empowering the Whim W’Him dancers by placing them at the helm of the curatorial process. The first crop of dancer-selected choreographers includes three award-winning artists hailing from Texas, San Francisco, and Switzerland: Joshua Peugh, founder [...]

August 4th, 2015|

Whim W’Him Announces 2015-2016 Season Programming

Season expanded to three productions featuring nine world premieres. New works by returning favorites, big names, and familiar faces, including Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Dominic Walsh, and local Mark Haim, and the Seattle debut of James Gregg, Maurya Kerr, Joshua Peugh, and Ihsan Rustem. Artistic Director Olivier Wevers will present two new creations.

May 27th, 2015|

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