Photo credit Jazzy Photo


Premiering April 27 & 28, 2018 (7pm and 9pm)

Produced by Evoke Productions

Dancer Audition: Saturday, January 20, 2018 2-5pm
at Velocity Founders Theater, 1121 12th Ave., Seattle, WA  98122

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Shannon’s performers dance with compelling gestures that gradually build into full bodied phrases interspersed with highly detailed movement. The specificity of action, along with rhythmic sense and expressive performance felt like a thoughtful investigation of memory or personal story.
— Kaitlyn McCarthy, Seattle Dances

Sparks of Emptiness

exploring our tendencies to numb, isolate, and detach while yearning for human connection.

Premiered April 2017 in Converge Dance Festival at Erickson Theatre Off Broadway, Seattle, WA.

Choreography: Hayley Shannon

Music: Lusine, Aphex Twin, Badmixday with audio recordings and arrangement by Devin Bews

Dancers: Tyisha Nedd, Eric Rapinchuk, Breanne Schuster, Elizabeth Sugawara, Sonam Tshedzom Tingkhye

Lighting Design: Caleb Ruppert

Photo credit Tim Summers

Shannon’s trio clearly has a futuristic vibe. Set to a metallic aural landscape performed by Devin Bews, Shannon’s snaking spine navigates her through a world of slithering robotic creatures.
— Kaitlyn McCarthy, City Arts

She who walks in shadow walks in light

examining the un-learning of self narratives as an expression of personal and ancestral healing.

Premiered December 2016 in NextFest NW Festival at Velocity Dance Center, Seattle, WA

Choreography: Hayley Shannon

Music: Devin Bews

Dancers: Emily Durand, Cameo Lethem, Hayley Shannon

Lighting Design: Kyle Soble