Swing It Seattle Social Dance

Come learn to swing dance with Swing It Seattle.  No partner or experience necessary.  Weekly drop-in lesson at 8:15.  Dancing until 11:00/  21+  $9   Lessons taught by Katie and Mark Kihara of Swing It Seattle.  Check our website for information about ongoing swing dance classes.
Apr 2, 2019


A split bill of two brand new dance works which blur the boundaries between physical and digital spaces, integrating technologies in video, real-time interactive graphics, and motion tracking into a choreographic framework Combining dance performance with technology, this split bill will premier new dance works by Jordan MacIntosh-Hougham, as well as, Hope Goldman in collaboration […]
Aug 2, 2019

Just Duet: Part Deux

Double your pleasure, double your fun with Just Duet Friday & Saturday August 2 & 3 only Theatre Off Jackson DOWNSTAIRS! This two-of-a-kind show features only burlesque and cabaret duet acts! With unique lineups each night you can continue to double your fun by seeing both shows! This is the second production from Melanite Productions, […]
Jun 24, 2019

#KeepJaimeHome – Salsa & Bachata Fundraiser for Jaime Rubio

Century Ballroom will host aspecial Thursday night salsa & bachata social fundraiser for Jaime Rubio, a salsa and bachata instructor and performer in the Seattle Latin dance community. Proceeds will support Jaime and his family while they fight his immigration case and do what’s possible to stay together. The fundraiser will include a salsa lesson, […]
Jul 18, 2019

Beyond Boundaries 5

Foundry10 is happy to present their 5th annual high school hip hop dance competition, Beyond Boundaries 5. Currently across the world, hip hop dance trends emerge and then quickly evolve, leaving the original ideas of what hip hop dance was lost in translation. We feel it’s important for dancers to revisit the foundations of hip […]
Apr 18, 2019

Dance Day

Century Ballroom presents Dance Day, an opportunity to learn nine different dance styles in 30 minute workshops throughout the day all for $15 ($10 in advance by April 6). Have you ever wanted to try tap dancing or curious what shim sham is? Dance Day is a great way to try out some new dance […]
Apr 2, 2019

Cross-Cultural Connections in Mock Battle: From African Dance and Kung Fu to Capoeira and Breakin’

Cross-Cultural Connections in Mock Battle: From African Dance and Kung Fu to Capoeira and Breakin’ Presented by Global Artists Collective in association with 4Culture and Third Place Commons An all-ages free event at Third Place Commons, Lake Forest Park Sunday, March 17, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Join us for special demonstration performances and Masters’ panel discussion […]
Mar 15, 2019

Mark Morris Dance Group

Renowned for its amazing technical expertise, unique artistry and signature use of live music, the Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble has been called “the preeminent modern dance organization of our time” (Yo-Yo Ma). Since founding the company in 1980, Seattle native Mark Morris has had a profound impact on the dance world, creating important new […]
Jan 15, 2019

22nd Annual Performance of The Steadfast Tin Soldier, A Story Ballet

Dance Fremont announces its 22nd season of The Steadfast Tin Soldier, A Story Ballet. This family-friendly show delights with its engaging and tender retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen tale. The production includes the work of a number of local artists, and features talented young dancers from Dance Fremont. Colorfully hand-tailored costumes, locally designed and […]
Oct 12, 2018

Seattle: Latin & Indian Night

END OF SUMMER SPECIAL: FREE TILL 10PM (first 200 only, pre-register & enter club by 10pm, strictly one guest per e-mail address) Jai Ho! Dance Party presents: LATIN & INDIAN NIGHT End Of Summer Party You’ve enjoyed dancing to our Bollywood beats, now it’s time to get down to the hottest tropical tunes as we present to […]
Aug 15, 2018

Seattle International Butoh Festival runs through July 15

The eight-member DAIPANButoh Collective hosts the ninth annual Seattle International Butoh Festival, running through July 15 at various spaces around Seattle and Shoreline, featuring both dancers from their own troupe and performers from around the world.
Jul 7, 2018

“A Night at The Forbidden City” draws on legacy of Asian American cabaret

The show includes dancers, magicians, burlesque and more, in homage to the supper club entertainment prevalent in Chinatowns in the 1940s and 1950s.
Jun 20, 2018


In the big, bad city of Mumbai, India – a man has been murdered. Julie shot him. Her Bollywood dreams seemingly doomed, she finds herself in jail mulling over her bleak future. Just in time, flamboyant lawyer Aryan appears on the scene and takes her on a ride through legal loopholes and media maneuvering, giving […]
Mar 28, 2018

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre fuses Taiwan traditions and contemporary dance

Choreographer Lin Hwai-min reflects on the nature and culture of Taiwan and its political history in "Formosa."
Mar 15, 2018

Party Like A Bollywood Star

Bollywood Dreams Entertainment invites you to come dressed to bedazzle and ‘Party Like A Bollywood Star’! ________________________ Jai Ho! Dance Party in Seattle: SEVEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY Hosted by: DJ Prashant Saturday February 3, 2018 NECTAR LOUNGE 412 North 36th Street. Seattle, WA. With resident DJs: DJ Ki & DJ Skee – Shashi Featuring: Brittany Newton JAI HO! […]
Dec 27, 2017

Flannel Formal

Dance your axe off at Seattle’s lumberjack prom! Flannel or plaid outfits required for entry. Highlights include : – Beats by Supreme La Rock and Baby Van Beezly – World record attempt for the most people making s’mores at once – Pike place fish throwing contests – NW inspired eats and drinks available for purchase […]
Dec 12, 2017

Bollywood Masquerade in Seattle

Underneath the mask we are all one – just star stuff waiting for our time to shine. Let’s celebrate our unity in diversity as Jai Ho! Dance Party returns to Seattle one last time in 2017 after rocking Portland, Seattle, SF, LA, San Diego & New Orleans. Come uncover the mystique of Bollywood & revel […]
Nov 16, 2017

Feast for Change: Exploring the World One Pairing at a Time.

Thursday, November 16th, 6-9pm Location: Machine House Brewery Ticket Price: $50 + tax includes food, Ubuntu Street Mocktail, and swag bag! All bar proceeds will be donated to Project Feast Buy tickets here. Join Project Feast for our annual fundraiser supporting refugees and immigrants who enrich our communities with their culture and cuisine! Our Executive […]
Oct 19, 2017

Ghost Game XI: Beyond the Veil

For the past decade, The Cabiri, a Seattle-based cirque-inspired performance troupe, has explored the dark world between the living and the dead with its annual Ghost Game series. In BEYOND THE VEIL, their 11th annual Ghost Game performance, the talented troupe presents an entertaining evening of ghastly ghost tales drawn from traditional folklore and mythology […]
Oct 6, 2017
Donald Byrd performing in The Minstrel Show Revisited. (Photo by Ian Douglas)

Positive Disruption: Donald Byrd is the 2016 Globalist of the Year

On Friday October 14, The Seattle Globalist will recognize Donald Byrd as the 2016 Globalist of the Year, celebrating his outstanding body of work and the dance company’s 2015-16 season, #RACEish: an exploration of America’s 240 years of (failed) race relations.
Jul 28, 2016