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Noelani Pantastico ©Lindsay Thomas

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August 2020 | Newsletter
The Bridge We Built

Hear from Continuum artists as they reflect on the conclusion of the program, and find out about our newfound global audience. Plus, exciting new ways to show your support for SDC!


The Making Of

Check out our behind-the-scenes documentaries which chronicle the challenges faced and discoveries made during this uncharted creative process.

James Moore and Noelani Pantastico, Seattle Dance Collective. Photo by Lindsey Thomas

© Lindsay Thomas

Our Story

Seattle Dance Collective (SDC) was founded in 2019 by Pacific Northwest Ballet principal dancers Noelani Pantastico and James Yoichi Moore. The initial impetus came from their mutual desire to curate shows enabling them to work directly with certain choreographers and perform specific pieces that, to date, had eluded them.


During the early, formative conversations, Noelani and James quickly expanded their organizational vision to include a commitment to create unique opportunities for dancers and choreographers to collaborate for artistic inspiration and growth.


In addition to furthering the development of artists, SDC is also dedicated to expanding audiences and deepening their understanding of the art form.  Through thought-provoking programs, SDC aims to provide the community with new access to the transformative power of dance.

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