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PHOTO ESSAY: Intiman Theatre Celebrates Their New Space With ‘Homecoming’ Festival

by Maile Anderson

A high chance of rain didn’t stop Intiman’s “Homecoming: Performing Arts Festival’’ celebration on Capitol Hill last weekend. In fact, development and communications director Wesley Frugé called the weather “a wonderful way” to welcome the Intiman Theatre into its new space at the Erickson Theatre on Harvard Avenue.

“Intiman did not have a home theater for the past 5 years,” said Frugé, explaining the move. “Our offices were at Seattle Center but we produced all around town in different locations for every show.”

As part of the celebration, the block of Harvard Avenue that will now be a permanent home to Intiman hosted multiple vendors including Vermillion Art Gallery, Badder Body, and Mediums Collective

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Dance Beauty, Dance Truth

Dani Tirrell’s Black Bois brings an uncompromising truth to the stage

by Lola E. Peters

Black Bois actually began as the audience arrived and mingled in the lobby. Several performers, each wearing an opaque black veil over their face, entered the lobby, walked randomly through the assembling crowd, then exited.

On the Boards’ (OtB) Merrill Wright Mainstage has its performance space at floor level, with the audience in tiered seating before it. On entering the theater, I was greeted by Dani Tirrell, Black Bois Creator/Choreographer/Director, who invited audience members to walk around the stage and experience it. Continue reading Dance Beauty, Dance Truth