Dancers, poets collaborate for 'Phrasings' performance

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDApril 10, 2014 

Bellingham Repertory Dance

Bellingham Repertory Dance presents “Phrasings in Word + Dance,” its annual collaboration with Chuckanut Sandstone Writers Theater, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday, April 11-13, 2014 at Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Avenue.

WAYNE HAGAN — COURTESY TO THE BELLINGHAM HERALD

Bellingham Repertory Dance presents "Phrasings in Word + Dance," its annual collaboration with Chuckanut Sandstone Writers Theater, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday, April 11-13, at Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Avenue.

Audiences will see Bellingham dancers and poets meld their crafts for the stage.

"Phrasings" will premiere contemporary works choreographed by repertory dancers Miye Bishop, Jackie-Lou Brock, Tabetha Clark, Erinn Crosby-Dirth, Danielle Green and Diane Williams.

Collaborating poets include Betty Scott of Bellingham and others. Poetry by Bellingham residents Susan Chase-Foster and Harvey Schwartz and by Deming resident Stephanie Hopkinson also will be presented. The dancers and poets also will come together for an improvisation and free-write.

Tickets, $15 general, $12 seniors and students, are at Village Books and brownpapertickets.com.

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