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Open-Air Dance Stage [clear filter]
Friday, May 25
 

4:00pm PDT

Bollywood Dance Group
Bollywood Folk Dance

Performers
BD

Bollywood Dance Group

I have been in Northwest for past 17 years. I grew up in India. I have not learn any classical form of dancing but it is my passion.Our group has perfomred at many fund raising events and for non profit orgonizations. I like to put the challenging choreography. The little girls, teens... Read More →


Friday May 25, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

5:00pm PDT

Sayaw
Filipino Traditional Folk Dance

Performers
S

Sayaw

Sayaw Pilipino Folk Dance Troupe is a student-based performing arts dance group of the Filipino American Student Association at the University of Washington. Taking the name from a Filipino word meaning "dance," Sayaw shares and celebrates the stories of the rich heritage and culture... Read More →


Friday May 25, 2018 5:00pm - 5:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

6:00pm PDT

Raks Maleka
Dynamic Belly Dance Troupe

Performers
RM

Raks Maleka

Raks Maleka hails from the University District YMCA, where they come together as sisters in dance and to rehearse weekly. Founded and directed by Katia Sahar, Raks Maleka has been a troupe for nearly 13 years.


Friday May 25, 2018 6:00pm - 6:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Saturday, May 26
 

12:00pm PDT

Grupo Folklorico Citlali
Youth Mexican Dance Group

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GF

Grupo Folklorico Citlali

We are youth Mexican dance group from Burien, Wa. Our group started in 2012 by Lauren Robles. Our goal is to share our love of the Mexican culture through dance & music. All is welcome to our group!


Saturday May 26, 2018 12:00pm - 12:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

1:00pm PDT

Folklore Mexicano Tonantzin
Folklore Youth Dance Group

Performers
FM

Folklore Mexicano Tonantzin

FOLKLORE MEXICANO TONANTZINFolklore Mexicano Tonantzin, a nonprofit youth dance group: Our dancers work on teamwork, leadership skills, public speaking, community exposure/awareness, while enjoying dancing! We strive to inspire healthy, happy, purposeful children and teens. We are... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 1:00pm - 1:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

2:00pm PDT

Bonnie Dundee Scottish Dancers
Scottish Dance: Ancient, Modern

Performers
BD

Bonnie Dundee Scottish Dancers

We are an ensemble of dancers from greater Seattle area. Bonnie Dundee was founded in 1992 and we still have several founder members in the group.We enjoy ancient and modern Scottish dance and include country, highland, step, and hardshoe forms. Bonnie Dundee brings the atmosphere... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

3:00pm PDT

VK Veterans Serbian Folklore Ensemble
VK-Veterans Serbian Folklore Ensemble

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VV

VK Veterans Serbian Folklore Ensemble

VK–Veterans was founded in 1970 with a goal to keep the Serbian tradition and culture alive through the best possible way: music and dance. Kolo is the traditional collective folk dance, in which dancers, form a circle and dance, holding each other’s hands. Each region has at... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 3:00pm - 3:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

4:00pm PDT

Ishtar Sumer
Iraqi Folk Dance

Performers
IS

Ishtar Sumer

Iraqi Folk Dance


Saturday May 26, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

4:00pm PDT

Ixtlixochitl White Hawk
Aztec Dancers

Performers
IW

Ixtlixochitl White Hawk

Join Ixtlixochitl White Hawk as she demonstrate Aztec dancing! Ixtli is an Indigenous Artist and Cultural Educator/Consultant; born into the Pochteca society, within the Mexika culture. She has been traveling the world from a very young age as the spokesperson for TLOKE-NAHUAKE Traditional... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Sunday, May 27
 

12:00pm PDT

Twisted Sisters
English Rapper Sword Dance

Performers
TS

Twisted Sisters

Twisted Sisters was formed in 2015 by a group of women who knew that life was not complete without rapper. Our first performance was on a rainy weekend in Jan of 2016. We are based in the SF Bay Area and have danced at the Dickens Faire and at local Farmers Markets. This is our first... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 12:00pm - 12:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

12:00pm PDT

Two Rivers Morris/Side of the Tide Morris
Border Morris from Oregon

Performers
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Two Rivers Morris/Side of the Tide Morris

Two Rivers Morris dancers and musicians are centered in the southern Willamette Valley of Oregon and Side of the Tide Morris have a home on the Oregon Coast. We come together to dance with the other Northwest sides at Folklife. Throughout the year our sides dance out at local festivals... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 12:00pm - 12:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

1:00pm PDT

Alankrita
Indian Semi Classical Dance

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Alankrita

Alankrita means decorated. Our group is of three middle school moms who are software engineers by profession. All three are currently working fulltime and taking time out during weekends to practice for the events. We three learnt Indian classical dance form called Bharathanatyam... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 1:00pm - 1:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

2:00pm PDT

Tango Argentino
Tango History and Passion

Performers
TA

Tango Argentino

Tony Fan and Ilana Rubin have been dancing the Argentine tango together for more than 20 years. The beauty of their movement comes from their maturity in the dance, strong connection and deep respect for the music. Don’t let the allure of the tango steer you away from learning this... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

3:00pm PDT

TusuyPeru
Traditional Peruvian Folk Dances

Performers
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TusuyPeru

TusuyPeru is a dance group from Ellensburg, Washington. We perform dances from all Peruvian regions, Coast, Mountains, and Jungle. Since the formation of our dance group in 2010, we have studied and performed Peruvian cultural dances under the guidance of our knowledgeable instructor... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 3:00pm - 3:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

4:00pm PDT

Natyashiksha- A Dance Academy
A Bharatanatyam Dance Performance

Performers
NA

Natyashiksha- A Dance Academy

The students of NatyaShiksha have been learning Bharatanatyam for more than 7yrs and have performed at many venues including NWFL, Veda temple, Anandamela to name a few.These young girls are extremely passionate about this dance form and enjoy learning and performing it.


Sunday May 27, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

5:00pm PDT

Abhinaya Dance Academy
Indian Classical Dance-Kuchipudi

Performers
AD

Abhinaya Dance Academy

Prashanthi Harathi, at a young age in quest for Indian Classical Dance found her inspiration in renowned dance exponent Guru Padmabhushan Dr.Vempati Chinnasatyam garu. Her passion for art continued through her learning years and made her excel in Masters in Performing Arts - Kuchipudi... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 5:00pm - 5:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

6:00pm PDT

Oolleemm-Korean Traditional Performing Arts Org.
Korean Traditional Performing Arts

Performers
OT

Oolleemm-Korean Traditional Performing Arts Org.

Oolleemm is a volunteer Korean Traditional Culture Performance organization, based in Washington and led by director, SooA Kim. Oolleemm’s mission is to develop a succession of Korean traditional sounds and dances to share Korean culture with local communities and other nations... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 6:00pm - 6:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Monday, May 28
 

12:00pm PDT

Bahia In Motion
Bahia, Brazil: Joy and Dance!

Performers
BI

Bahia In Motion

Bahia, Brazil: Joy and Dance!


Monday May 28, 2018 12:00pm - 12:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

1:00pm PDT

Rowan Fae Irish Dance
Traditional Irish Step Dancing

Performers
RF

Rowan Fae Irish Dance

A small, recreational Irish Dance school, with dancers ages 5 through adults perform lively jigs, reels, and hornpipes in the step dance style of Ireland. Baile Glas Irish Dancers perform throughout the year at multicultural celebrations including numerous appearances at Kent Cornucopia... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 1:00pm - 1:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

2:00pm PDT

Amira's Belly Dance Cabaret
Sparkling Egyptian-Inspired Dance

Performers
AB

Amira's Belly Dance Cabaret

Amira is an award-winning belly dancer who has performed throughout the Northwest and beyond for over two decades. Amira's Belly Dance Cabaret includes performances by Amira's troupes and friends including Capital City Belly Dance Collective, Amirat Dance Company, and Amira's Dancers... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

3:00pm PDT

Zaphara's Middle Eastern Dancers
Modern Egyptian-style Bellydance!

Performers
ZM

Zaphara's Middle Eastern Dancers

The troupe is taught by Zaphara, entertainer & Master Instructor. the show includes Saidi Cane Dance, sword solo's & group songs. their is audience participation at the end of the show.


Monday May 28, 2018 3:00pm - 3:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

5:00pm PDT

Fabulous Night Club 2-Step
With Ari Levitt

Performers
FN

Fabulous Night Club 2-Step

Ari is well-known for his fun, energetic, and delightful classes that can't help but inspire students with a love and passion for dance.  He has been teaching and performing nationally, and internationally for over 25 years; is the co-founder and director of "Waltz Week in Vienna... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 5:00pm - 5:45pm PDT
Open-Air Dance Stage 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 


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