Genius Award and Mayor’s Arts Award winner Velocity is Seattle’s premier art center dedicated to contemporary dance and performance. Seattle has one of the most active dance communities in the nation, and Velocity has been instrumental in making that happen. With classes every day, performances almost every week and twelve ongoing artist development programs, Velocity embodies the cornerstone of Seattle’s dance ecosystem and contributes significantly to the national field of dance. It is home to over a hundred independent dance artists and is renowned for producing innovative, cutting-edge work.