Seattle International Butoh Festival 2017 comes to Shoreline’s campus – opening reception March 7

Seattle International Butoh Festival 2017 is coming to Shoreline Community College! March 6 – April 9, 2017
with LIVE PERFORMANCES in the Shoreline Community College Art Gallery, Building #1000, Lobby AND Theater, Building #1600.

***All performances are free to students with SCC ID card***
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Live Butoh Dance @ SCC Art Gallery
Performances: Tuesdays 4pm – 6:30 p.m.

March 7th – Opening Reception 4:00-6:30 pm with DAIPAN performing
March 14th – Showcase
March 21st – Performance
April 4th – Student performance

Main stage Performance Weekend

April 7th – 9th @
Shoreline Community College Theater

Friday, April 7th@ 8 pm:
Compañía Ruta de la Memoria (Chile) & DAIPAN members (Joan Laage, and Sheri Brown).
Saturday, April 8th @ 8 pm:
Compañía Ruta de la Memoria (Chile) & DAIPAN members (Helen Thorsen and Diana Garcia-Snyder)
Sunday, April 9th @ 3 pm:
Ken Mai (Finland/Japan) & Kaoru Okumura (DAIPAN/Japan)

DAIPANbutoh Collective is devoted to strengthening the presence of Butoh in Seattle and the Northwest, both by producing the work of its members and by bringing in international artists for performances and workshops. They have begun to focus more on outreach by educating and developing relationships with groups including veterans, prisoners, artists, philosophers, academics and contemplative practitioners.  In doing so, they aim to deeply influence their community’s evolution.

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