(Ovations) Short-Form Dance Fests

Short-form work is an easy way to test out different art forms. It’s experimental. It’s approachable. And there’s usually something for everyone. Happily, Seattle is bustling with festivals of short new work in performance art and dance. Here are a few coming up soon. 

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Mayor’s Arts Awards Honor Intiman Theatre, Dani Tirrell, and More

The ceremony on this Thursday honors the 2019 award recipients: Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA), Intiman Theatre, Delbert Richardson, Marcie Sillman, and Dani Tirrell. Newly named Seattle Civic Poet Jourdan Imani Keith will present at the ceremony. 

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‘Strictly Seattle’: In Festivals of Shorts This Weekend, Local Cities Show Their Northwest Flavor

This weekend brought two lively slates, in two different media, of short, new works grounded here in the Northwest. One of such shows was Velocity Dance Center’s decades-running ‘Strictly Seattle Performances’, a festival of dance shorts and dance films, which ended Saturday.

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