Sister Kate Dance Company

Sister Kate Dance Company

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Robin Nunnally something I love about crazy ex-girlfriend is all the musicals that remind me of Sister Kate
We LOVE Sister Kate shows.....bring your friends!!
Saw this and thought of you!
Looking forward to the Sister Kate Dance Company Boot Camp performance this Tuesday! It's also a costume party so feel free to dress up! https://www.facebook.com/events/2337813383011576/
Oh my gosh, what an amazing show you just put on! Everything - from the dancers to the costumes to the hair & makeup - was top notch and just so much fun. A much-needed break from the modern world. Thank you!!!
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Happy New Year Sister Kate! Your group is awesome, I would love to perform with and create a lavish jazz production with your dynamic group!
Congratulations on such a wonderful show!!!

SKDC is a nationally-recognized troupe, focused on celebrating the dances of jazz-era chorus girls Established in 2006, the Sister Kate Dance Company (SKDC) is Seattle’s premier vintage chorus girl dance company.

Celebrating 16 years in 2022, SKDC has choreographed hundreds of routines, directed and presented nine full-length shows, inspired three spin-off companies, and has appeared in countless performances around Puget Sound. SKDC specializes in vintage chorus girl jazz dances from the 1920s-1950s, with inspiration ranging from CanCan dancers to flappers to Broadway musicals. Above all, Sister Kate’s me

Operating as usual

04/11/2022

It's been a minute, friends! BUT... we're working on a special fun performance for Saturday, May 7th at Swing It Seattle - a classic Sister Kate routine. Any idea what routine it is?

It's actually going to be a DOUBLE Sister Kate night, as our Boot Campers will ALSO be performing their newest class routine as well! A not to miss night of dance and live music.....

🎟 Tickets NOW ON SALE to come see us!
https://www.swingitseattle.com/register/p/sisterkatesat

04/04/2022

Josephine Premice was a Black actress and singer known for her work on the Broadway stage. Born in Port a Prince, Haiti, Premice grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and Haiti and studied dance with Martha Graham and Katherine Dunham. After graduating from Columbia University with a degree in Anthropology, she began her theatrical career in the 1945 production of ''Blue Holiday'' at the Belasco Theater alongside Ethel Waters and Josh White, the folk singer.

Sister Kate Auditions - Sister Kate Dance Company 03/31/2022

Sister Kate Auditions - Sister Kate Dance Company

Did you know we're having auditions in a couple of months? It's true! And we've updated our website to include a bunch of exciting information around what to expect and how to prepare:

Sister Kate Auditions - Sister Kate Dance Company Want to be part of the fun? This is your resource for Sister Kate Auditions: How to audition and what it means to be on the team!

03/26/2022

Hope everyone is enjoying a lovely relaxing Saturday!

"The Albertina Rasch dancers on break during rehearsals for the Broadway Melody of 1936. Photo by C.S. Bull."

SKDC Boot Camp Spring 2022 - Sister Kate Dance Company 03/18/2022

SKDC Boot Camp Spring 2022 - Sister Kate Dance Company

Are tickets open for our next Boot Camp?
YES!!!
🎟🎟🎟 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jazz-pole-jubilee-skdc-boot-camp-xvii-tickets-296955761677

INFO: https://sisterkatedancecompany.com/sister-kate-boot-camp/

SKDC Boot Camp Spring 2022 - Sister Kate Dance Company Learn to be a chorus girl in our Boot Camp taster series! Sign up for a single 4-week pass or for the full Boot Camp Season Pass and save $$!

Timeline photos 03/15/2022

LOVE Sandra!!! ❤️❤️❤️

This Women's History Month we are featuring some of the amazing women who are a part of the legacy of Lindy hop! In Bob Crease's article about Sandra Gibson, he described her as "strong as a bull and extremely sexy" and one of the most striking and talented members of Whitey's Lindy Hoppers.

The Bob Crease profiles of Whitey's Lindy Hoppers are all available at frankiemanningfoundation.org under the History & Resources menu. Here's the direct link👇 https://www.frankiemanningfoundation.org/profile-5-sandra-gibson/

03/10/2022

to 2008: two of @sisterkatedancecompany ‘s founding members, Casey and Robin, perform a solo blues number on stage 💙
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Ode to the Asian-American Faces in the Shadows of Hollywood's Golden Age 03/07/2022

Ode to the Asian-American Faces in the Shadows of Hollywood's Golden Age

https://www.messynessychic.com/2021/10/26/ode-to-the-asian-american-faces-in-the-shadows-of-hollywoods-golden-age/

Ode to the Asian-American Faces in the Shadows of Hollywood's Golden Age Anna May Wong Silver screen icon Anna May Wong is likely the only Asian-American actress from the Golden Age of Hollywood that any of us have heard of. From the dearth of information on any other Asian-American actress, it may seem as if Wong was all alone. But contrary to what mainstream narrati

RTSF 2020 Jamboree Ball (Sunday) Showcase – Sugar, Barbara and Angela Live 03/06/2022

RTSF 2020 Jamboree Ball (Sunday) Showcase – Sugar, Barbara and Angela Live

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RTSF 2020 Jamboree Ball (Sunday) Showcase – Sugar, Barbara and Angela Live Rock That Swing Festival 2020: Showcase Sugar, Barbara and Angela Jamboree Ball at Deutsches Theater (February 23, 2020)http://www.rockthatswing.comFilming: ...

Ronald K. Brown Has a Mantra: ‘Absolute Victory Every Day’ 03/04/2022

Ronald K. Brown Has a Mantra: ‘Absolute Victory Every Day’

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/03/arts/dance/ronald-k-brown-recovery.html

Ronald K. Brown Has a Mantra: ‘Absolute Victory Every Day’ The choreographer and dancer suffered a stroke in April. But he’s still moving, and that’s what matters.

Photos from Sister Kate Dance Company's post 03/03/2022

A few fun shots from last night's Boot Camp performance, taken by James Chang! Video coming shortly for those that missed it.

03/02/2022

TODAY is the DAY!!! Come check out our most recent Boot Camp student performance THIS EVENING at the Polish Home, as part of Swing It Seattle's weekly dance!

This is a night you absolutely cannot miss! Tickets on sale now https://www.swingitseattle.com/register

The History of The History of Black Dance in America: Chester Whitmore 02/27/2022

The History of The History of Black Dance in America: Chester Whitmore

The History of The History of Black Dance in America: Chester Whitmore Famed choreographer, dancer, tap dancer and dance historian Chester Whitmore discusses how he met Fayard Nicholas and how that relationship led him to learn ...

Choreographer keeps jazz dance alive in her art 02/21/2022

Choreographer keeps jazz dance alive in her art

https://www.today.com/video/dancer-brings-past-and-present-together-with-jazz-and-lindy-hop-133673541601

Choreographer keeps jazz dance alive in her art In our series Together We Rise, award-winning dancer and choreographer LaTasha Barnes brings the past and the present together in her artistry, inspired largely by her grandmother. TODAY’s Hoda Kotb shares her story, showing how Barnes is keeping jazz dance alive in New York. "When I'm dancing, I ...

02/19/2022

Girls from a dance class dancing with Mt. Rainier in the background. 1931

In the Puyallup Tribe's language Twulshootseed, the mountain is called təqʷuʔməʔ — pronounced “Taquoma.”

02/14/2022

We are LOVING our new team jackets from @tadgarish !!! 🥰💕 Huge thank you to @rachelvala for helping to make this long time wish a reality! 🔥🔥🔥

02/10/2022

SAVE THE DATE for SISTER KATE Boot Campers! :)

Tilly Losch – La Petite Mélancolie 01/21/2022

Tilly Losch – La Petite Mélancolie

Check out these truly stunning jazz era portraits! 😱

Tilly Losch – La Petite Mélancolie Articles traitant de Tilly Losch écrits par Lapetitemelancolie

2021: A year in reflection for our team 12/31/2021

2021: A year in reflection for our team

2021: A year in reflection for our team -

2021: A year in reflection for our team What a year this has been! Throughout all the highs and lows (including the kick line kind), we've managed to continue making art together, whether that be remotely or in-person after the vaccine! We hope you enjoy reading through our timeline for 2021 below and reminiscing on some fun memories with...

12/31/2021

In March 2006, Sister Kate formed as a dance troupe, performing their first routine together, I Got Rhythm. To celebrate their 15th anniversary in 2021, they gathered in the same dance hall to perform the routine again. This is the first time I Got Rhythm has been performed in 15 years.

Routine: I Got Rhythm
Choreographed by: the founding members of Sister Kate
Song: I Got Rhythm - Don Redman & His Orchestra

Sister Kate Dance Company
www.SisterKateDanceCompany.com

12/31/2021

Just a reminder that our newest video goes LIVE in just over 5 minutes HERE on this page, as well as on our YouTube channel!

Make sure you watch all the way through for a very special tribute post-performance

12/29/2021

Are you getting excited?? Our brand new 15th Anniversary video goes live at 11am PST on New Year’s Eve! 🎉 Check out our page and YouTube channel to catch it! 🎩❤️🎩❤️
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12/24/2021

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Wishing you and your loved ones a very special and warm holiday season.

12/12/2021

Yesterday, over the course of 4 hours, we filmed our newest @sisterkatedancecompany video project with an incredible small and dedicated team of professional videographers and producers. 🎩🎩🎩This video is a truly special one that is near and dear to the heart. We don’t want to give away too many details, so make sure to mark your calendars for our special debut online on New Year’s Eve (Facebook and YouTube). 🎉
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12/08/2021

Flashback to a few years ago when we were busy filming a music video for the holidays. We'll be back to filming this Saturday for a BRAND NEW PROJECT! 😱 What'll it be about? Stay tuned for more info coming soon....

12/02/2021

Looking for that perfect holiday gift for your fellow dance-loving friend?
Sister Kate Dance Company has Gift Cards!

Use them for future cabarets, boot camp classes, and more – however you choose to spend your time with us, we guarantee it’ll be a party!

Grab yours at: https://sisterkatedancecompany.com/gift-cards/

Ziegfeld Follies - SKDC Boot Camp XVI 11/29/2021

Ziegfeld Follies - SKDC Boot Camp XVI

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Ziegfeld Follies - SKDC Boot Camp XVI Sister Kate Dance Company Boot Camps are a chance for you to get to experience what it's like to be a Chorus Dancer!

SKDC Boot Camp January 2022 - Sister Kate Dance Company 11/27/2021

SKDC Boot Camp January 2022 - Sister Kate Dance Company

Happy !!! Tickets open in just over 10 minutes for our January 2022 bootcamp (12pm on the dot)!

Info and tickets at:

SKDC Boot Camp January 2022 - Sister Kate Dance Company Learn to be a chorus girl in our Boot Camp taster series! Sign up for a single 4-week pass or for the full Boot Camp Season Pass and save $$!

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month in the Land of Jazz - Sister Kate Dance Company 11/25/2021

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month in the Land of Jazz - Sister Kate Dance Company

November is Indigenous Heritage Month, and we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight some of the many incredible Indigenous women who were dancing and singing during the height of the jazz era....

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month in the Land of Jazz - Sister Kate Dance Company November is Indigenous Heritage Month, and we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight some of the many incredible Indigenous women who were dancing and singing during the height of the jazz era.

11/22/2021

is just around the corner, and not only are our January 2022 Boot Camp tickets going on sale (at 12pm on the dot), but we're ALSO bringing back our online gift cards!

Look at how cute our new designs are! 😍 SKDC gift cards can be used towards future boot camps, one-off workshops, future cabarets, and more. Give the gift of dance this holiday season and support

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