This fall Sapience performed, Species, in Vancouver, BC as part of the Fringe Festival. We had a great turn out and look forward to taking the work to a new level as an installation piece in a vacant commercial space in Seattle this Spring. The piece danced and created by the 5 performers and choreographers of Sapience explores innovative dance theater, costume, set, and music which convey urban women, animal nature, and pure pulsing dance in an inventive venue.
Click here of 2011-2012 publicity packet: Sapience Promotional Packet web
Founded in 2009, Sapience Dance Collective is a community-based dance company that features the work of Ariella Brown, Victoria Jacobs, Sarah Mercer, Lilah Steece and Amy Weaver.
All company members are choreographers, dancers, and co-directors. Sapience choreographs innovative, physically adept, and socially conscious new works focused on artistic growth and group collaboration.
Through feedback and a broad network of linked communities, our choreographer/dancers create an atmosphere of synthesis and abundant
The word ‘Sapience’ comes from our species’ name, Homo sapiens, so called because it is wisdom that sets humanity apart.
We believe that dance illuminates the common humanity of the dancers, the choreographers, and the audience, and by working together, we can deepen our understanding of human nature and ourselves.