DanceChat is a free facilitated conversation that happens every 6-8 weeks where the public is invited to discuss the dance they’ve seen in the past month, with the aim to encourage and cultivate discourse about dance in Seattle. Choreographers who presented work are also invited to attend so they may talk candidly about their work and get feedback. Discussions have ranged from inspiration and process, to heated debates about censorship and framing, to history lessons from veteran Seattle artists. This event has given the dance community a public forum in which to discuss ongoing issues and dialogue face-to-face, lending more nuance to the discourse than is often found in online forums and social media. It’s also allowed representatives from different dance communities in Seattle a chance to be in the same space together and learn about the other performances happening in the area.
Join us for the next DanceCHAT on November 7, 2017
Enjoy a recap of the September 26, DanceCHAT here on SeattleDances. Seventeen people joined for a conversation facilitated by Alice Gosti.