The Bridge Project 2013, Velocity, Elia Mrak, Amy Johnson, Britt Karhoff, Chris McCallister
Joyce Liao is a Seattle-based dance artist interested in the relationship between movement, text, rhythm, emotions, and stories. Her work has been seen at On the Boards' 12 Minutes Max and she has performed in Seattle Center's The Next 50, Seattle International Dance Festival, On the Boards' Northwest New Works, and in the Seattle Art Museum Elles:sam "Women Take Over" reception. She is proud to be part of the 2013 Flower Season residency at Studio Current.
Mayor's Arts Award and Genius Award winning Velocity Dance Center is Seattle's forward-
thinking laboratory and essential incubator for dance and emerging ideas. With artist-driven,
community-centered artistic programs, Velocity is instrumental in making Seattle a destination
city with one of the most active dance communities in the nation. With artist-led classes and
workshops every day, performances every week, three annual dance festivals, ongoing humanities programs that activate thoughtful conversations, as well as weekly community events from social dances to family-style dinners, Velocity is a portal for those new to dance and an important community resource. Home to hundreds of independent dance artists and renowned for producing innovative, cutting-edge work, Velocity has featured performances and master classes by art stars Pat Graney, Reggie Watts, Miguel Gutierrez, Tere O'Conner, Anouk van Dijk, Deborah Hay, Faye Driscoll, 33 Fainting Spells, KT Niehoff, Zoe Scofield/Juniper Shuey, Danielle Agami and many more. Velocity is Seattle's only dedicated contemporary dance venue where groundbreaking work and disciplined practice coexist.
For more about Velocity, visit www.velocitydancecenter.org or call 206.325.8773.
Britt Karhoff by David Levitt (pictured: Julia Cross)
Chris McCallister, courtesy of the artist
Amy Johnson by Joseph Lambert (pictured: Chantael Duke)
Elia Mrak, courtesy of the artist