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Hilary Grumman

Hilary Grumman is a Seattle-based artist, educator, and community organizer. Drawing on training with international practitioners, and 12 years of personal floorwork research, she directs Undercurrent, a dance company nurturing floorwork technique, experiential design, multi-media performance, and care-centered community building since 2017. After earning her BFA at CalArts, Hilary pursued floorwork training in Piso Móvil, […]

Alethea Alexander

Alethea (M.F.A., University of Washington) is a Seattle-based dance artist and educator. Her teaching appointments include the University of Washington Department of Dance (2017-2023), Whatcom Community College (2014-2016), Velocity Dance Center’s SFD+I summer festival (2019, 2022), Cornish College of the Arts (2020-2023), as well as recurring guest teaching for ODC Dance (2013), Bellingham Repertory Dance […]

Lucie Baker

Lucie Baker is a dance artist, educator and therapeutic expressive arts facilitator who practices a diversity of dance forms, including concert, folk, club and social dance styles. She believes in the transformative power of expressive embodiment. Raised in Seattle, Baker began her dance journey folk dancing with her family and studying at Pacific Northwest Ballet […]

Erricka Turner Davis

Erricka Turner Davis has performed with Poetry+Motion, 5th Avenue Theatre, Village Theatre, Chamber Dance Company, Intiman Theatre, Seattle Opera, Sankofa Theatre, Oakland Ballet, and Spectrum Dance Theater. She received her BFA in Ballet Ed. with Honors from The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA, and her MFA in Dance from The University of Washington, Seattle, […]

Tonya Lockyer

Tonya Lockyer is an award-winning choreographer, writer, cultural producer, and performing artist working internationally. She was named “one of the key cultural change-makers in the Northwest” by The Seattle Times. Her work in performance has been seen at Lincoln Center; National Museum of Women in the Arts; New York’s Joyce Theater, Dixon Place, and New […]

Alia Swersky

Alia Swersky is a movement artist, performer and educator deeply engaged in dance improvisation, durational time-based art, film, site-specific work, and environmental installation. She is an artist and an educator with degrees from Cornish College of the Arts and an MFA in dance from the University of Washington.  Her artistic path over the last two decades […]

Keyes Wiley

California native Markeith Wiley is a multi-dimensional art maker, who creates out of necessity. Their vast movement vocabulary spans a lifetime of influences. As of late, they dabble in dance, sound, theater, a combo of all three or none of the above. Wiley has been an arts educator in Seattle for a while now. When […]