The Latest: Moving On Up

Whim W’Him expands beyond its pickup company roots.     Wevers in the studio with Kyle Johnson and Tory Peil. Photo by Bamberg Fine Art, Courtesy Whim W’Him.   As a growing number of dance companies turn to project-based models, Seattle-based Whim W’Him is taking a leap in the opposite direction. This season, the five-year-old […]

2014 Auditions Guide: Forget Cattle Calls

A Whim W’Him audition pushes dancers to experiment.   “I want a group where dancers can blossom with artistic freedom,” says Olivier Wevers. All photos by Kyle Froman . On a rainy August afternoon in New York City, 35 dancers pile into the lobby of the Joyce Theater. The Seattle-based company Whim W’Him is in […]