Performance Works NW
| 4625 SE 67th Ave. | Portland, OR 97206
unless otherwise indicated
Tri Met #14 & #17 [map it!]

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The Boris & Natasha Dancers perform at the Keller as part of the OBT fundraiser
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Tiffany Lee Brown Easter Island Project | June 6 -7
history in the making: SITE | June 14
“Dante” a new play By Kaitlin Phillips | June 14th at 8:30 pm
Via Chicago: An evening of films | June 17
Alembic #2, June 19-20 | The Portland Project


June 6- 7 | Tiffany Lee Brown| Easter Island Participation Tour

June 6 @ 7:00 PM
June 7 @ 2:00 PM

$10 tickets available now

We are compelled to create: to make, write, and birth. How do we manifest this deep desire? How do our creations—novels, babies, and atom bombs—affect our lives, our culture, and our planet? The Easter Island Project invites audiences to explore the questions through the act of creation itself with Plazm editor and 2GQ director Tiffany Lee Brown, as she prepares for an interdisciplinary art expedition to Easter Island in the South Pacific. Saturday evening’s performance and Sunday’s matinee will involve different creative experiences. Come to both shows and you’ll get a free bagel and coffee on Sunday. Cost: $10 See www.2GQ.org for more, or email easterislandproject at gmail.com The artist’s blog is here.

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“Dante” a new play By Kaitlin Phillips | June 14th at 8:30 pm

The famed poet is penniless, miserable, and so uninspired he can barely write an advertising jingle. He could write again if only the woman he loves would return to him, but when she shows up with a surprising offer, Dante is forced to choose between abandoning the only good thing in his life and watching his one true love leave him forever.

Three Portland actors explore the questions of love, immortality, and why a brilliant poet can’t tell a decent joke in the World Premiere of a new play by Kaitlin Phillips, an exciting young playwright!

Contact: Forrest Seamons


Sunday June 14 | 11a-2p | history in the making: SITE

Linda Austin’s “history in the making” workshop & study group explores approaches to and the history of site specific dance & performce with discussion and PRACTICE. The latter half of the class will be outdoors.

This is the last session of this year! Please join us.

$15 drop in–  RSVP requested  info@performanceworksnw.org

Lori Felker and Ben Popp present:

Via Chicago: An evening of films
June 17th 9pm

Lori Felker and Ben Popp both came from opposite sides of the country to obtain their masters degrees in film at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Lori remained to teach at the school while Ben moved back out west to Portland, OR to try his hand at the film scene there screening works in Filmed By Bike and the Portland Underground Film Fest. Lori contacted Ben about doing a show as she comes through town on a trip out west. They both came to Portland…”via Chicago”

Pippa Possible and Crispin Rosenkranz moved from Portland to Chicago in 2007. Pippa began attending the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she will receive her BFA in December 2009. Pippa is the Station Manager at FreeRadioSAIC, and focuses on the time-arts – video, audio and performance. Crispin recieved his BS in Speech Communications at Portland State University. Before transplanting to Chicago, he has been a dancer, performer and video artist in Portland for over twenty years. Crispin will begin his Graduate Studies at the school of the Art Institute of Chicago beginning in Fall 2009, in Film/Video/New Media.



ALEMBIC: guest curated events @ PWNW

June 19 & 20 |8PM|Alembic #2
Curator: choreographer/dancer Anne Furfey

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Works by choreographers
Gregg Bielemeier
Tere Mathern
(Carolyn Stuart & Patrick Gracewood)

all integrating video by Daniel Addy
inspired by a text from Sarah Hart


Alembic is supported in part
by an Employee Volunteer Grant from PGE


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