Feb. 10 & 11 || Cabaret Boris & Natasha

An assemblage of imaginative and unconventional entertainment, presented salon-style, by some of the most inventive performing artists from the region. This edition features a collaboration between dancers Mike Barber and Subashini Ganesan, work by Seattle’s Syniva Whitney/Gender Tender, music by oboist Catherine Lee, performance by Amber Whitehall, dance by Button Will, and as well as your favorite unpredictable, ever-revolving gang of untrained male dancers, The Boris & Natasha Dancers. AND… returning as our fabulous Emcees—The Greatest Entertainers Ever (Reid Urban & David Weinberg)Read more


Feb. 19-20 || Cabaret Boris & Natasha

A lively constellation of short works by some of our region’s most inventive performers: a time-manipulating trio by Seattle-based dance artist Alyza DPM; a Beckettian solo by theater artist Amanda Boekelheide, sound experiments by the duo PANTING (evan Spacht + davis Hooker) a series of vignettes by writer/curator Stacey Tran, and a work-in-progress glimpse into an upcoming work by TopShakeDance. Plus– the most famous (un)talented batch of untrained male (non)dancers in the universe: the Boris & Natasha Dancers.Read more

Nov. 14 & 15 || Cabaret Boris & Natasha

Cabaret Boris & Natasha returns with a assemblage of unruly, unconventional entertainment, salon-style, by some of Portland’s most inventive performing artists. Featuring a reprise of “Hummingbird,” PWNW Artistic Director Linda Austin‘s new solo, warmly received at Northwest New Works in Seattle earlier this year, the Cabaret also presents a duet with Jen Hackworth by promising new movement artist Claire Barrera, dance by the most accomplished Linda K. Johnson, and soulful sounds by Fatha Green. No Cabaret is complete without a danceRead more

Nov. 1 & 2 || Cabaret Boris & Natasha

CABARET BORIS & NATASHA (the resurrection) Friday-Saturday Nov. 1- 2, 2013 @ 8pm Performance Works NorthWest 4625 SE 67th Ave. (Foster/Holgate) Tickets: $10-$15 sliding scale  brownpapertickets.com or at door Bring an offering for the Dia de los Muertos altar and have a drink on us! Reviving the Cabaret after a 3-year sleep,  just in time for Dia de los Muertos, PWNW presents a weekend of performance riffing on notions of alternate personae, imposters, disguises & cover versions MC’d by the multi-talentedRead more

Oct. 22-23 Cabaret Boris & Natasha

Performance Works NorthWest presents… CABARET BORIS & NATASHA Fri-Sat Oct. 22-23 @ 8pm Performance Works NorthWest 4625 SE 67th Ave. (Foster/Holgate) $10-$15 sliding scale; $8-$12 Fan Club Advance Tickets at hulahub.com Drinks and snacks for cheap! MC’d by the multi-talented Alicia McDaid the Cabaret also features… Benjamin Ford Asriel (dance) John Bacone (video) Cyndy Chan & Doug Theriault (shadow puppetry + sound art) Dora Nichole Gaskill (dance) Lucy Yim (dance) The Boris & Natasha Dancers, Portland’s favorite revolving gang of untrainedRead more