StoneDance Productions and The Theatre at Meydenbauer Present:
Chop Shop: Bodies of Work
The Theatre at Meydenbauer Center
Bellevue, WA
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Chop Shop: Bodies of Work
Saturday, February 16th, 2013 @ 7:30pm
Sunday, February 17th, 2013 @ 3:00pm

The Theatre At Meydenbauer, Bellevue

Now celebrating its SIXTH YEAR, Chop Shop: Bodies of Work is the only annual contemporary dance festival held on the Eastside.  Recognized as one of the most important dance events of the year, Chop Shop serves up a unique and prolific sampling of contemporary dance from leading local, national and international award-winning dance makers from the Pacific Northwest and beyond.  The Festival also features master classes and lectures by the Artistic Directors and Choreographers from the Festival as well as FREE community outreach programs (the 'Experience Dance Project') designed to enhance the viewer's experience.  This event sells out!  Get your tickets now!   More info at www.chopshopdance.org.

Performing Artists/Companies:

Spectrum Dance Theater (Seattle) Artistic Director, Donald Byrd
Kiyon Gaines (Seattle) Choreographer
Heather Dotto (Vancouver, B.C.) Choreographer
MOVE: the company (New York) Artistic Director, Josh Beamish
The Stone Dance Collective (Eastside) Artistic Director, Eva Stone
Vincent Michael Lopez - Pocket INC (Seattle) Choreographer
Shayla Bott & Company (Utah) Artistic Director, Shayla Bott
Andrew Bartee (Seattle) Choreographer
Mid Columbia Ballet (Richland, WA) Artistic Director, Debra Rogo
Bennyroyce Dance Productions (New York) Artistic Director, Bennyroyce Royon

Master classes offered by the Artistic Directors to be held on stage at the Theater at Meydenbauer on 2/16/13 and 2/17/13.  Please see website or call 206.799.6004 for more information.

Please join us in the Theatre on  Sunday, Feb. 17th at 1:00pm for a free event,
"Reading Dance", hosted by Eva Stone and featuring the Choreographers and Artistic Directors from the Festival.  This unique lecture/demonstration demystifies and reveals the creative process of how contemporary dance is made.  Audience members will discover the type of movement language contemporary dance uses, learn how a dance piece is formed, and be able to ask questions of the choreographer and dancers about the artistic process.

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Location

The Theatre at Meydenbauer Center (View)
11100 NE 6th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004
United States


Categories

Arts > Dance
Arts > Performance
Education > Workshops
Other > Festivals

Minimum Age: 7
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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