Sep 10 - Oct 1, 2021


Created by Markeith Wiley and dani tirrell

A sensory installation

amber is a journey through the shadows of the disco era presented as a generative sensory installation. In this 30-minute multimedia experience, lights and sounds will guide small groups as they explore a series of immersive spaces. Revisit a transformative decade, reflect on the untold stories of the era, and join a dance party to celebrate self-expression in all its glory.



Experience Expectations

  • Masks and vaccination cards (or proof of negative COVID-19 test) are required for entry. Click the button below to learn more about our COVID-19 Audience Safety Plan.
  • The installation experience starts when the doors open.
  • Each experience is 30 minutes long and has a capacity of 10 people.
  • Food & Beverages are not allowed & Concessions will not be provided.
  • This is an immersive experience. Audiences will be asked to travel on foot to different sections of the installation, sit or remain standing for extended periods of time and engage with assorted seating of various heights and functions.


Show Times

Thursdays 1-5, 6-10pm
Fridays 1-5, 6-10 pm
Saturdays 1-5, 6-10 pm
Sundays 1-5 pm
Mondays 4-8 pm

Meet The Creators

Markeith Wiley

California native Markeith Wiley (they/them) is a multi-dimensional art maker, who creates out of necessity. Their vast movement vocabulary spans a lifetime of influences from break dancing to musical theater & all in between. Markeith is also a curator, sound designer, DJ Dark_Wiley & a community activist. Wiley has been an arts educator in Seattle since 2009 teaching at Rainier Dance Center as the director of hip hop/street styles dance, choreographing with Seattle Children’s Theatre & teaching at Markeith’s alma mater Cornish College of the Arts. Markeith has performed, collaborated or created work with Kitten N Lou, dani tirrell, On the Boards, the CD Forum, Velocity Dance Center, Gibney Dance (NYC), Cal State San Luis Obispo & many others.

dani tirrell

dani tirrell (Seattle, WA) Seattle’s Mayor Arts Award recipient 2019, is A Black, Queer choreographer, dancer, and movement guide. dani has guided people in Detroit and Seattle as well as sharing movement practices in other cities in the United States. Currently dani is the curator for Central District Forum for Arts and Ideas (Seattle). dani is the host and co-creator of several online talk programs Sunday Dinner, The Living Room, and Intimate Conversations.

dani is the founder and current artistic director of The Congregation, a movement/art group. dani is currently teaching at Northwest Tap Connection and University of Washington Seattle and Bothell campuses. dani has created work for Dance This (Northwest Tap Connection), Strictly Seattle (advance/professional track), Seattle Repertory Theater, Nina Simone Four Women (Directed by Valerie Curtis-Newton).

dani is an Arts Matter Fellow, Artists Trust Fellow (Seattle) and 4Culture Arc Fellow (Seattle).  dani is the Artist in Residence at Velocity Dance Center (2020/2021) and one of 6 Artists in Residence at On the Boards (Seattle, WA)

dani’s production of Black Bois (On the Boards and Seattle Theater Group) was a locally critically acclaimed work that produced sold out shows in Seattle and is in development for a documentary film. In 2019 dani was the recipient of an Artist Trust Fellowship Award and a Dance Crush Award for Black Bois (performance). dani also received a 2018 Arts Matter Fellowship grant. dani current work FagGod in collaboration with Anastasia Renee and Naa Akua was presented in the Central District Forum for Arts and Ideas 2019/2020 season.  dani’s new work 46, is a photo exhibit styled, staged, and photographed by dani. This work can be found online under dani’s Instagram profile.


Jenn Oaster* & Ryan Dunn* 

Co-Creative Designers

Tristan Roberson*
Technical Director

Maria Manness*
Production Manager

Erin Bednarz*
Production Coordinator

Nabilah Ahmed
Editor and Cinematographer


*member of Washington Ensemble Theatre