GLOBAL ARTISTS COLLECTIVE represents performing artists of the world, from the traditional to the contemporary, whose programs illustrate cross-cultural connections in the arts. Genres of music & dance range from Soul/R&B and Funk to WorldBeat.

Our currently featured ensemble is GLOBAL HEAT which has two new special programs:  
1) Music Soulstice! The Roots, Golden Age & Impact of Soul Music in America; and
2) Soul Revolution! Rhymes, Beats & Dance – a collaboration with Fraggle Rock Crew dancers that traces the early emergence and development of hip hop dance styles through the decades accompanied by live music.

"professional, talented, and hardworking" [Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, Reno]
"Truly remarkable and wonderful original music” [Joyce Taylor, NBC News (King 5), Seattle]
"a high point" of the NW Folklife Festival [Paul DeBarros, Entertainment Reviewer, The Seattle Times]
“The vibe… was amped and energetic… Amazing” [Arts Programs Specialist, Seattle Center Programs and Events]

CREDITS with Black Eyed Peas, Erykah Badu, Gorillaz, Con Funk Shun, Kanda Bongo Man, Roger Fisher (of Heart), Rock Steady Crew, Massive Monkees, and more. Shared billings with Blood, Sweat & Tears, Cee Lo Green (The Voice), Macklemore, I.K. Dairo, Baaba Maal, Crash Test Dummies, and other top artists.  Represented Artists have performed for audiences up to 100,000, and toured more than 34 countries.

2024 Bellevue (WA) Arts Funding Program – SOUL REVOLUTION! music & dance
2023-24 Bothell (WA) Arts Commission's Creative Art Grant – SOUL REVOLUTION! music & dance
2022 Artists at the Center – SOUL REVOLUTION! music & dance
2022 4Culture – MUSIC SOULSTICE Soul music and its impact
2017 Bellingham (WA) Music Film Festival – People's Choice Award
2017 4Culture – Cross-cultural connections, TRIBE-olution dance
2014 Washington State Artist Trust – TRIBE-olution
2013 4Culture – TRIBE-olution cross-cultural connections in dance
2012 Seattle Next 50 – Roots of Hip Hop in Ancient Cultures
2012 and 2013 Theatre Puget Sound – Global Heat shows
2011 Jammin' Challenge (Seattle Wave Radio & Hard Rock Cafe
2006 Shanghai (China) International Music Festival – Global Heat