Articles

“…you could see minds stretching themselves all evening long.”
Drawing inspiration, San Francisco Bay Guardian, July 30, 2013

“there is no right or wrong way to make a ballet.”
Imagery's 'Sketch 3': Ballet's chance to improvise, San Francisco Chronicle, July 24, 2013

“…if we don’t risk, as choreographers, our role in furthering the art form will stagnate.”
Expect the Unexpected: Subverting the Ballet Paradigm with Amy Seiwert and SKETCH 3, Dancers Group, July 1, 2013

“once ballet is institutionalized, it becomes a man’s world”
Seen, Not Heard, Pointe Magazine, January 2013

From Dance Magazine’s first Woman’s Issue
Nine Who Dared, Dance Magazine, November 2012

"I danced professionally for 19 years, but I danced in only one ballet that was made by a woman."
Choreography becoming less a man's world, San Francisco Chronicle, July 29, 2012

“There are always two good reasons to see Smuin Ballet. One is to see what resident choreographer Amy Seiwert has up her sleeve.”
Smuin Ballet's 2011 Fall Season is Sassy and Serious, San Francisco Examiner, September 29, 2011

“…these artists faced it, named it and then emerged, unified and triumphant.”
Atlanta Ballet’s uneven "Ignition," a trio of world premieres, Arts Atlanta, May 14, 2011

"She quite possibly is the Bay Area's most original dance thinker, taking what some consider a dead language and using it as a 21st century lingo to tell us something about who we are." - Rita Felciano
GOLDIES 2010: Amy Seiwert, November 2, 2010

Reviews

“ Seiwert's Instructions is too clever to disappear after a single weekend."
Allan Ulrich, Imagery's dance sketches deserve to be seen again, SF Gate, July 9, 2016

"architectural acuity"
Emery LeCrone Dance and Amy Seiwert’s Imagery Balance Elements, New York Times, August 16, 2015

“Seiwert’s cadre of exceptional female dancers can flit between the sinewy, gooey, gaga-influenced contortions and the formal rigors of classical ballet and nail it – their precision on par with troupes of major international repute.”
Amy Seiwert's Imagery - New York, DanceTabs, August 16, 2015

"Although Seiwert’s dances are ubiquitous these days, her own Imagery company interprets them in wondrous ways that are hard to define but easy to spot."
Imagery’s Seiwert and ODC’s Nelson stir things up at ‘Sketch’, San Francisco Chronicle, July 17, 2015

"visually stunning"
A Ballet Triathlon: Amy Seiwert's Imagery in SKETCH 3, Huffington Post, July 30, 2013

“intriguingly plotted and thrillingly danced”
Imagery reanimates thrill of duet in third 'Sketch', San Francisco Chronicle, July 27, 2013

"I have never seen a performance that captured so beautifully the feeling that brought me back to dance over and over again. "
Dancing within White Noise, KQED Quest Blog, June 3, 2010

“What is clear is that Seiwert is a choreographer we need to see much more from."
Seiwert stands out in West Wave solo shows, San Francisco Chronicle, July 27, 2007

 

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