BTS Photo by: Bret Doss
Les Petits Plaisirs De Vie, collaboratively choreographed by Charlotte Katherine Smith of Charlotte Katherine Dances, premiered at the Los Angeles Dance Festival on April 26th, 2019.
"With extensions for days, classical gestures, and magical acting, finally something joyful and soulful in the often bogged down, avant garde world of modern dance."
Amber Adams of Broadway World
Transit of Metis, choreographed by Natascha Greenwalt- co-founder of Coriolis Dance, premiered at the Erickson Theatre on May 14th, 2017.
"Graceful, airy movement mixes effortlessly with grounded floor work—the dancers seem just as comfortable balanced in a suspended arabesque as they do tumbling creature-like across the floor."
Kaitlin McCarthy of City Arts
"..."Tech Boys" is a gloriously strutting number that does the splits in a silver jumpsuit between disco's coiled rhythmic efficiency and neo-glam rock's bawdiness." - Dave Segal of The Stranger
Choreographed by Katherine Grace Murphy
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Official Selection of Port Orchard Film Festival
Best Movement/Performance Film of Seattle Transmedia Film Festival
Performed and Produced by Katherine Grace Murphy
Transit of Metis (later renamed Transit) premiered in Spotlight on Contemporary Ballet at the Seattle Independent Film Festival on June 16th, 2016. Choreographed by Natascha Greenwalt of Coriolis Dance, with live violin performed by Julia Gish-Salerno, the piece went on to be the base of Greenwalt's full evening show of Transit of Metis at the Erickson Theatre in 2017.
“...gymnastic strength with elegant form...distinctly contemporary take on ballet’s extreme control and discipline”
Preyer is a performance art/movement piece created for the Washinton Ensemble Theatre's Six Pack Series, for the event: Stop Shutting the Fuck Up. It's Time to Speak Up Race. on January 26th, 2016. Created and performed by Kamaria Hallum-Harris.
Co-choreographed and performed by Katherine Grace Murphy
"[Their] technique was sometimes used to portray elegance and beauty and other times taken to extremes that characterized the alien quality of the characters; the talent and athleticism of the dancers was certainly on display." - Kaitlin McKarthy of Seattle Dances
Ballet Bellevue premiered Handel's Messiah at The Maydenbaur Center on December 28th, 2012. Choreographed by Sayoko Knode, Ballet Bellevue went on to perform Handel's Messiah for 3 consecutive years to increasing acclaim.
This work in collaboration with the Bellevue City Choir, brought Handel's Messiah to life with an abstract, contemporary ballet.
Performed by Katherine Grace Murphy (Soloist)