Chop Shop: Bodies of Work

Presented by
StoneDance Productions

Saturday, February 17, 2018, 7:30pm
and Sunday, February 18, 2018, 3:00pm

A Contemporary Dance Festival


Bring on the next decade of dance!

CHOP SHOP: Bodies of Work celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2017 with a retrospective of artists from the festival's history and now begins the second decade of sharing outstanding contemporary dance on the Eastside! 

In 2018 CHOP SHOP is proud to present the work of:

  • Alicia Mullikin|MORENA // Alicia Mullikin (Seattle)
  • Bellingham Repertory Dance // Mark Haim (Bellingham)
  • Courtney Mazeika in collaboration with Marlie Couto (Berkeley)
  • Kyle Davis (Seattle) 
  • Mari Meade Dance Collective // Mari Meade (Brooklyn)
  • Spectrum Dance Theater // Donald Byrd (Seattle)
  • Stewart/Owen Dance // Vanessa Owen (Asheville, NC)
  • The Stone Dance Collective // Eva Stone (Eastside) 

Tickets for the 2018 festival performances are on sale now at You don't want to miss experiencing the powerful work of these artists:  book your tickets today!

About the Festival

CHOP SHOP’s mission is to offer insight on contemporary dance and its creative process, in order to forge deeper connections between artists and audiences through presentation, education, dialogue, and experience.  The festival is committed to promoting work that is accessible to a diverse audience, comprised of both new and experienced dance viewers, and educating the community-at-large through free outreach classes offered through our innovative Experience Dance Program.

Since its founding in 2008, CHOP SHOP has shared and championed the work of more than 300 individual artists from 54 dance companies, welcomed 800+ Experience Dance Program participants to free and open to all ages and abilities dance classes, and invited countless dance students to engage directly with professional artists in over 50 different master classes. 


Past Promos

2017 Promo

2016 Promo

2015 Promo

2014 Promo

2013 Promo

2012 Promo

2011 Promo

2010 Promo

2009 Promo


" of Seattle's most talked about and important outlets for dance."
               - Critical Dance


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