July 14-15 || Rantum Scoot

Taking advantage of the opportunity afforded by a visit to Portland by the peripatetic and amazing Bob Eisen, PWNW puts together a mid-summer dance outing comprising three solos by veterans Eisen, Gregg Bielemeier, and PWNW director Linda Austin, plus a duet by the Leah Wilmoth and Sada Naegelin. Read more

June Performances || Linda Austin Dance

Linda Austin Dance is performing in two June Festivals, sharing a work-in-progress excerpt of her current project, “a world, a world.” In this excerpt, five dancers channel and splice moments of heterogeneous movement and text in a performative interrogation of a world saturated with image and language. They dance, hum, mutter, and mumble; deploy sandbags, a moveable stair unit, a microphone and headphones.Read more

June 8-18 || Good with People

Our Shoes Are Red / The Performance Lab
Presents David Harrower’s
Good With People

Two strangers attempt to overcome a divisive event from their past. All that stands in their way are their upbringings, their outlooks, their long-harbored conclusions and their conflicting versions of what exactly happened. Directed by and featuring Devon Allen and Matt DiBiasio.Read more

May 12-14 || Bardoville

ParaTheatrical ReSearch presents BARDOVILLE. A place between places, the old world collapsing behind us, the new world nowhere in sight, a drunken poet bangs out a torrent of poems unleashing spirits, demons, angels of the era. Fri/Sat/Sunday May 12, 13, & 14. 8pm sharp (doors open 7:45pm) Performance Works NW * 4625 SE 67th Ave. Limited seating (40); first come, first served. No reservations. $10. donation at the door (cash prefered). Not suitable for pets and children. But really…what isRead more

May 5 || Alice Gosti showing & reception

Seattle artist Alice Gosti, who shared her work Protecting the Herd with us in December 2015, returns to PWNW for a 9-day residency to work on her newest project, Material Deviance In Contemporary American Culture (MDICAC). We are extremely pleased that Alice will be offering a glimpse into her work on May 5 with an informal showing, talk and reception here at PWNW!, Material Deviance In Contemporary American Culture (MDICAC).  photo by Tim Summers Please read more about this work, and a class Alice is teaching at FLOCK,Read more

April 28 & 29 ✧ Appalachian Spring Break

SCOTTY HERON & BRENDAN CONNELLY play with the iconic, confused and clichéd relationship of choreographer and composer, glancing sideways at Martha Graham and Aaron Copland’s only collaboration and its sepia toned Americana. This “hilarious junkshop tribute to Martha Graham and Aaron Copeland…seems like mayhem, and then beauty asserts itself—classic and anarchic and enlivening at once, the perfect expression of vernal riot.”Read more