Seattle dance company Whim W’him sets spring program

Whim W’Him is announcing its SPRING ’23 program, which marks the end of the contemporary dance company’s 13th season.

Two choreographers, Emilie Leriche and Rauf Yasit, never-before-seen in Seattle, will reveal new contemporary dance works, alongside Artistic Director and company founder Olivier Wevers. These works will be presented by the company’s seven talented dancers.

SPRING ’23 premiers on the Cornish Playhouse stage at 8 p.m. Friday. Visit for ticket and event information.

Now in its 13th season, Whim W’Him continues to showcase the highest caliber contemporary dance by commissioning new choreographic talent from all over the world. These creations entertain audiences with emotion and athleticism, inviting them to see and understand new stories about our world.


Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center

May 12-13 and May 19-20 at 8 p.m.


The closest access point for the Cornish Playhouse is the accessible drop-off area on Mercer Street between the Playhouse and the Seattle Rep.

In addition to the handicapped parking spots in Mercer Garage, there are four on-street parking spaces on the east side of Warren Avenue North just south of Mercer Street designated for exclusive 24-hour use by those with Washington State disability placards.


Whim W’Him is an award-winning Seattle-based contemporary dance company founded in 2009 by Olivier Wevers. The company presents all new works and its mission nurtures community with contemporary dance by cultivating space for artists to imagine and explore the human condition. Since its formation in 2009, Whim W’Him has created more than 79 new contemporary dance works by 39-plus global artists.