2023 Alembic Parent Artists!
PWNW’s Alembic Parent Artist Program is happy to introduce two dance artists who have been awarded studio time and childcare support at PWNW: local artist Latoya Lovely and visiting artist from Seattle, Kaitlin McCarthy.
Pieces of Earth We Eat
“Pieces of Earth We Eat” is a short form audio-play and experimental opera written and directed by Lu Yim over the course of 2021-2022. It was recorded one performer at a time to create the illusion and possibility of chorality and togetherness. In its 12 minute run time, poetic narratives of care, where they entangle…
RFP || Alembic Residency #10
PWNW || LAD invites artists working in original and contemporary time-based performance, whose work engages a strong movement, body, or dance-based component, to apply for the Alembic Resident Artist Program.
November 4-6 || Alembic Artist Series || dee bustos || Blue McCall + Jamondria Harris + Ensemble
Our four Alembic Artists have been in residence at Performance Works NorthWest since January, researching, dancing, vocalizing, creating video, brainstorming, and sharing ideas and snippets of work with each other. They are now ready to share work-in-development with a larger circle of people. This first weekend features MOLT by dee buston Touch System by Blue…
October 28 || Imposter/Switch
Imposter/Switch is a newly launched quarterly interdisciplinary arts exhibition/performance (co-curated by Kennedy Verrett and Marissa Rae Niederhauser, celebrating the imposter syndrome living in each of us and inviting artists to courageously ‘fake it’ wearing the [creative] mask of another artist.
November 17-20 || Marissa Rae Niederhauser || Record Rewind replay record…
Marissa Rae Niederhauser is joined by composer Juniana Lanning and actor Daniel Shaw for a devised theater work contemplating the slippery qualities of time, intangibility of self/relationships and the myth of memory, amidst a tangle of chairs, record players, paper airplanes and unspooled cassette tapes.
October 8 || Nine Women: An Evening of Improv Comedy
Bridge City Improv brings together three trios of the Portland area’s best improv comedians. Featuring Allie Rivenbark + Betse Green + Lisa Brousseau // Mariah Muñoz + Sarah Thompson + Elena Afanasiev// Amy Conway + Lauren Sinner + Kristen Shier. Sat. Oct. 8 at 7:30 pm (doors open at 7:00) Tickets available at https://www.merctickets.com/events/129620214/nine-women-an-evening-of-improv-comedy