ILLuminations: Lights Dance Festival 2021 [Online]

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Oct. 8–15, 2021

Virtual Festival Pass Pricing:

  • General: $20
  • NWFF Member: $15
  • Student/Senior: $10

Individual Film Program Virtual Tickets:

  • General: $15
  • NWFF Member: $11
  • Student/Senior: $5

Browse the virtual catalog on Lights Dance Fest’s Eventive page.

On Wednesday, Oct. 13, ILLuminations will also host an in-person free screening of the Hello, I’m __. short film program at UW’s Hans Rosling Center. RSVP here!


Our fifth annual program is curated around the theme of Illuminations, shedding light on the ills and wisdoms of 2020.

The global pandemic brought our lives to a halt, taking away opportunities, touch…familiarity, but it has also offered us a sense of renewal and a chance to recalibrate in many ways.

All of us are still processing what we have gone through individually and as a global community, so we hope that this year’s festival can be a moment of collective reflection – a breather, a debriefing of sorts.

Illuminations is an invitation to share griefs, newfound beauty, wisdoms – whatever you gleaned this past year. We hope that our events will be a time of connection as we lean into each other’s stories told through dance.

** If you are in the Seattle area and would like to attend our public screenings, click here for more information. **

About Lights Dance:

Lights Dance wants to make dance more accessible to all. Their vision is to create a safe space for those who want to learn and encounter dance in a fresh way while providing a platform on which underrepresented artists can collaborate and showcase their work. With the belief that dance is a connecting force, capable of forging new relationships and hope, they strive for ways to evolve and increase their community engagement.

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