11/12 Season Preview

Inter/National Series
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Angélica Liddell
OCT 6 - 7 & 9, 2011
Madrid's radical theater artist incorporates cellos, beer, razor blades, a paintball gun and a blow torch in her US debut.

Temporary Distortion
NOV 17 - 20, 2011
A deconstructionist take on gritty cop movies of the 1970s with lush video, savvy scenography and an intricate set by an emerging NYC ensemble.

Rabih Mroué
JAN 19 - 22, 2012
Winner of the 2010 Spalding Gray Award, this Lebanese artist conducts a multimedia investigation of a civil servant's mysterious disappearance.

Mariano Pensotti
FEB 9 - 12, 2012
An epic and cinematic portrayal of 4 young adults in Buenos Aires is framed by a rotating stage.

Michelle Ellsworth
MAR 15 - 18, 2012
A multimedia/dance reevaluation of humankind's relationship to Clytemnestra, the Y-chromosome and the hamburger.

Kyle Abraham
APR 19 - 22, 2012
Pinocchio's plight to be a "real boy" inspires this NYC choreographer to investigate gender roles in the black community and the world of hip hop celebrity.

Julie Andrée T.
MAY 3 - 6, 2012
A monochromatic performance installation reveals the color of shame, emotion and revolution by the Quebecois iconoclast.

Northwest Series
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DEC 1 - 4, 2011
The dynamic dance/visual art duo engineer a kinesthetic matrix constructed from movement, video projection and Greek tragedy.

Erin Jorgensen | Steve Fisk
JAN 26 - 28, 2012
A concept album and self-help manual performed live by the Seattle chanteuse/marimbaist and a legendary record producer.

MAR 1 - 3, 2012
The 2011 The A.W.A.R.D. Show! winner uses live video and sound manipulation to animate their otherworldly dance universe.

Mark Haim
MAR 29 - APR 1, 2012
Two radically different approaches to perceptions of time in a double act by the Seattle choreographer.

MAY 17 - 20, 2012
Local art MacArthur "Genius" creates a new opera about a German internment camp using sound sculptures.

Special Events

SEP 15 - 18, 2011
A season kickoff with staged slices of life in a dramatic reconfiguration of the OtB Mainstage Theater.

Merce Cunningham Dance Company
OCT 27 & 29, 2011
The seminal company's final performance featuring dancers trained by the late, great Centralia native. Presented by Seattle Theatre Group at The Paramount.