// NextNW2012: REAL/TIME + Next Dance Cinema //

Next NW 2012: Real/Time is a dynamic nine days of innovative dance performances, screenings, installations and roundtable conversations featuring established artists and rising stars of the Pacific Northwest.

Next NW Performance

Next NW Performance // FRI-SUN  DEC 7 + 8 + 9 / 8PM
SAT // Post-show Q+A with the artists + composers
Velocity Founders Theater (1621 12th Ave)
TICKETS $15 online / $18 at the door / $12 student/senior

This year’s festival unveils fierce new work by Shannon Stewart, thefeath3rtheory (Raja Kelly), Babette McGeady, Erica Badgeley, Molly Sides, Sarah Butler, Paris Hurley + Markeith Wiley’s The New Animals joining forces with composers and visual artists Tito Ramsey, Benjamin Marx, William Hayes, Barry Sebastian, Derek Ghormley, Jeff HustonAdam Sekuler +  John Niekrasz.


Next Dance Cinema

Next Dance Cinema // MON  DEC 10 / 7PM
Northwest Film Forum (1515 12th Ave)
TICKETS $10 / $7 student-senior / $6 NWFF member

Velocity and Northwest Film Forum pair up to offer dance lovers and film lovers alike insight into how contemporary dance cinema continues to expand the possibilities of the screen. 


Velocity Open For(u)m: Real/Time

The Velocity Open For(u)m: Real/Time is nine days of multidisciplinary art, book clubs, screenings, speakeasy panels and conversations taking place alongside Next NW 2012: Real/Time + Next Dance Cinema. Curated by Velocity Executive/Artistic Director Tonya Lockyer.

THE SCHEDULE / DEC 2-10, 2012

Travelogue: Cambodian + American Performing Artists in Dialogue
Speakeasy Screening + Conversation with Peggy Piacenza + Amelia Reeber
DEC 2 / 5PM
Velocity Founders Theater / Pay-what-you-can

In November 2011 three American and four Cambodian performing artists came together for a month-long creative process in Cambodia. Focused on “dreaming the sacred through traditional and contemporary forms of dance” the process culminated in an informal community showing in Phnom Penh. A short documentary film based on their experience was recently completed. Join Seattle dance artists Piacenza and Reeber as they share their time dancing and dialoguing with Cambodian artists.

Book Club Happy Hour
DEC 3 / 5:30PM
Back Room at Liberty Bar (515 15th Ave E) / FREE
Facilitated by Vanessa DeWolfAdam Sekuler + STANCE Editor Syniva Whitney

TEXT: Movement (preface) by Étienne Jules-Marey. Check out the preface here or just show up!

Shaping Time: Speakeasy Panel + Conversation 
DEC 9 / 4:30-6PM
Velocity Founders Theater / FREE

Composer Wayne Horvitz, filmmaker Adam Sekuler and choreographer Mark Haim discuss shaping and experiencing time in music, cinema and dance.

Happy Hour Conversation: Dance + The Future
DEC 10 / 5-6:30PM
BOOM Noodle (1121 E Pike)

Dance is in a moment of disciplinary transformation. Join us for an informal conversation at BOOM Noodle reflecting on how the past manifests in the present and what the future looks like. Then head-over to Next Dance Cinema.


Velocity is Burning
A kooky-queer cabaret to celebrate the season
DEC 6 / 8-11PM
Velocity (1621 12th Ave)
TICKETS $15 online / $20 at the door

The holiday party to end all holiday parties hosted by emcee Robbie Turner. The gorgeous Alice Gosti goes VOGUE, filmmaker Jacob Rosen plays with FIRE, Maya Soto unleashes her warrior PRINCESS, Annie McGhee + Rachel Grant ruffle their FEATHERS + Alicia Garcia Mullikin is crowned the raunchy queen of the CABARET. PLUS fabulous performances by Miss Kitty Baby + Miss Gay Seattle, DonnaTella Howe. Sponsored by Team Diva Real Estate.

All proceeds go towards Velocity’s 2013 programming.

Photos: Adam Sekuler + Joseph Lambert.

Next NW 2012: Real/Time + Next Dance Cinema are sponsored by KUOW, Pacific Continental Bank, and The Boeing Company. Velocity is Burning party is sponsored by Team Diva Real Estate.