Dancing on a whim? When it’s Oliver Wevers’ troupe, that’s exactly what happens. Coming to the Pantages this Saturday is a contemporary dance ensemble that’s rocked Seattle and beyond in the three years it’s been around, and even the group’s name highlights the main focus of creativity and spontenaity – Whim W’Him.
The group officially began in 2009, but founding director Oliver Wevers has been getting attention for his award-winning choreography since 2002. The Belgian dancer is a former principal at Pacific Northwest Ballet, but now he’s getting commissions from the likes of Spectrum Dance Theater and the Seattle Dance Project, and winning awards like California’s 2011 Dance Under the Stars Choreography Festival. Whim W’Him fuses dance talent from a variety of disciplines bringing original and fresh work across demographics. Read more »