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Dance in Seattle

A number of recognized dance companies are putting both feet forward in Seattle. Some are producing exquisite renditions of classic pieces, while others are projecting a more modern artistic vision.

Pacific Northwest Ballet is widely recognized as one of the country’s premiere regional dance companies. Founded in 1972, it is now delighting audiences under the artistic leadership of Peter Boal, a well-regarded former dancer with a distinguished 22 year career with the New York City Ballet. The sheer brilliance of the choreographers and dancers will captivate you. If you want to put on your own dancing shoes, don’t miss the Century Ballroom. With its elegantly draped balconies and glossy wood floors, it sets the mood to swing or salsa, and for those of us with two left feet, lessons are usually offered before the dance. You can usually find top international and national companies performing at The Paramount Theatre, On the Boards or the Meany Center for the Performing Arts, or catch our up-and-coming artists at Cornish College of the Arts.

Upcoming Dance Events

John Grade: Middle Fork


John Grade’s large-scale sculpture, Middle Fork, echoes the contours of a 140-year-old western hemlock tree located in the …

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The Noah Haidu Trio

5/21/2024 through 5/22/2024

Jazz pianist Noah Haidu will share the stage with jazz icons bassist Buster Williams and drummer Lenny White …

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Nerd Tour 2024 – Seattle


STEM professionals and enthusiasts and all-around nerds will make you laugh at The Jewelbox Theater.

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From Mendelssohn to Milhaud


The talented musicians of the Seattle Symphony take center stage in smaller groups throughout the season to perform …

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Lowe Cellar


Enjoy an evening of live music with Lowe Cellar, Rosie Quando and Ponzi at The Sunset Tavern.

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Kairos Creature Club


Kairos Creature Club shares the stage with Telehealth and Jonny G and the Music Factory at The Sunset …

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Joe Doria Presents

Now through 5/28/2024

Hammond Organ master Joe Doria brings the best players in Seattle together every Tuesday at the Monster.

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Kathy Moore Super Power Trio


Wind down the weekend with live music from the Kathy Moore Super Power Trio, Maiden Moss and Pink …

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Seattle Storm vs. Phoenix Mercury


Women’s National Basketball Association: Four-time WNBA Champions Seattle Storm takes on Phoenix Mercury at Climate Pledge Arena.

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