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Spectrum Dance Theater

206-325-4161|www.spectrumdance.org

Under Donald Byrd’s artistic leadership since 2002, Spectrum Dance Theater has become the foremost contemporary modern dance organization in the Pacific Northwest, gaining recognition nationally and abroad. For over thirty years, Spectrum Dance Theater has brought dance of the highest merit to a diverse community working to make dance accessible to all through contemporary dance performances and high-quality dance training in a variety of dance styles. Three components comprise the organization: the professional Company, the School and Outreach programs. With Donald Byrd’s visionary artistic leadership, the organization has embarked on an exhilarating transformation that has attracted world-class dancers, produced some of the most avant-garde works in contemporary dance, and generated local and national praise. www.spectrumdance.org

March 2020

Race & Climate Change Festival

March 31 - April 11
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

WA United States

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS! Spectrum Dance Theater will explore climate change and The Climate Gap throughout its 2019/2020 season. The climate gap refers to a body of data indicating disparities of how climate change impacts various racial, ethnic and socioeconomic groups in the United States. This data shows that racial and ethnic minorities, as well as people in lower socioeconomic statuses, will be more negatively impacted by climate change as it relates to health and economic welfare compared to…

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April 2020

After

April 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm PDT
Washington Hall, 153 14th Ave
Seattle, 98122 USA

Donald Byrd's artistic vision for the world premiere productions in the Race & Climate Change Festival is inspired by a series of speculative visualizations called "The Flooded London" series by Squint/Opera, a digital design studio, “depicting London in 2090 when climate change has left much of the city underwater… shows how citizens might adapt to catastrophic rising temperatures and sea levels.” What is striking about these visualizations is their “curiously utopian” vision of the future contrasted against our current reality…

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