Recorded on September 13, 2013 after Velocity Guest Artist Daniel Linehan’s performance of Not About Everything and The Karaoke Dialogues: Seattle Trial at Velocity Dance Center in Seattle, WA (September 12-14, 2013).

This post-show conversation was part of the Velocity Open Forum: The Good Life, a week of supper clubs, book clubs, workshops + community conversations with a focus on ethics and sustainability, taking place alongside Linehan’s performances.


daniel play button In this interview, Velocity’s Executive/Artistic Director Tonya Lockyer asks Daniel about Not About Everything and poses a question to the audience that Daniel brings up in the solo:”What are the thoughts he made you think?” Responses range from outer space, hypnotism, screen savers to “multi-humanism.” Listen to the full interview here.


Daniel Linehan is recognized internationally for being on the cutting edge of experimental dance and a celebrated a new voice in contemporary performance. Born in Olympia, WA, Linehan had not performed in this region since graduating from the University of Washington in 2004. His critically acclaimed solo Not About Everything has been presented in more than 50 venues internationally, but never on the West Coast of the U.S. Velocity is excited to be the catalyst for Linehan’s homecoming.

Tonya Lockyer is the Executive/Artistic Director at Velocity. She has served as a guest speaker and lecturer at American Dance Festival, On the Boards, Dance/USA, Congress on Research in Dance, and the Dance Critics Association. An Affiliated Faculty Member of Cornish College of the Arts, Lockyer is also an accomplished dance artist with more than twenty-years experience touring internationally. She is published in international journals, exhibition catalogues and the book Vu du Corps: Lisa Nelson Movement et Perception. She holds an MFA from The University of Washington, is a Certified Movement Analyst, and is currently participating in the Institute of Curatorial Practice in Performance / Wesleyan.


Photo Joseph Lambert


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