Project Type: ENSEMBLE PROJECTS

  • November 17-20 || Marissa Rae Niederhauser || Record Rewind replay record…

    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.

  • 2022 Fall Events

    2022 Fall Events

    New performance by Linda Austin; an all-woman improv comedy group; the Alembic Artist Series with Blue McCall, Dee Bustos, Pepper Pepper and Adrianna Audoma; and Marissa Rae Niederhauser and collaborators

  • December 2021 Newsletter

    December 2021 Newsletter

    “It is necessary to leave room for utopia regardless of whether it ever arrives.” —Paul B. Preciado, Artforum, “When Statues Fall.” Dear PWNW friends and supporters, What joy I felt performing a work-in-progress for you this fall—and in person!

  • RFP || ALEMBIC RESIDENCY #9

    RFP || ALEMBIC RESIDENCY #9

    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. 

  • OCT 17-NOV 2 || Linda Austin || 3 miles of possible (the first mile)

    OCT 17-NOV 2 || Linda Austin || 3 miles of possible (the first mile)

    Linda Austin presents the first mile of 3 miles of possible , a durational solo exploring the poetic and practical associations of “the possible” in a world of fluctuating personal, material, political and artistic contingencies.

  • FALL 2021 EVENTS

    FALL 2021 EVENTS

    Performance Works NW is back this Fall with a live performance by PWNW’s Linda Austin as well as works through our Public Access Program.

  • AUG 13-14 ║ ALEMBIC ARTIST SERIES ║ MAURA CAMPBELL-BALKITS

    AUG 13-14 ║ ALEMBIC ARTIST SERIES ║ MAURA CAMPBELL-BALKITS

    An absurdist slapstick work-in-progress featuring Mo, a silent clown character, tasked with creating a performance for other humans to laugh at. Set in motion by sound, lights, props, and comedic expectation, Mo finds herself in a performative cycle of achievement and failure, tension and release, fast and slow, connection and disconnection, and so on and so forth

  • JULY 16 + 17 ║ ALEMBIC ARTIST SERIES ║ maximiliano || SOLD OUT

    JULY 16 + 17 ║ ALEMBIC ARTIST SERIES ║ maximiliano || SOLD OUT

    PATER_CIDA performance (™) a multimedia mythos Moons Break Orbits Engineered, Yet Illegitimate Displays Terraforming Legacy Assumption Denied Heat Death Of The Universe Soon We’ll All Be ———

  • JULY 23 + 24 ║ ALEMBIC ARTIST SERIES ║ MARISSA RAE NIEDERHAUSER

    JULY 23 + 24 ║ ALEMBIC ARTIST SERIES ║ MARISSA RAE NIEDERHAUSER

    In ‘Here nor There’ a limited capacity audience is given the choice to observe the artist “Here”, dancing in the theater space live while casting sharp shadows on the wall behind her, or “there” in the back garden where the shadow play is projected from a live feed in an intimate open air cinema. The audience can move between the two spaces as they like.

  • JULY 30 + 31 ║ APOGEE ║ HANNAH KRAFCIK + EMILY JONES || SOLD OUT

    JULY 30 + 31 ║ APOGEE ║ HANNAH KRAFCIK + EMILY JONES || SOLD OUT

    “apogee” is a sci-fi inspired multi-sensory stim—a personal reflection on the ways our own sensitive systems intertwine with surroundings, how they collapse time, find order, glitch and regulate. It was developed holding neurodiverse experiences in mind and includes video, sound, text, and movement collected and arranged over the course of the pandemic.

  • June 28 || Savannah Fuentes Flamenco || Flores de Verano

    June 28 || Savannah Fuentes Flamenco || Flores de Verano

    Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes brings her fundraising and recovery tour to Portland. This will be a concert with live music by Diego Amador, Jr. Two Shows!Monday June 28 | 6:30 & 8:30pm$35-$60 Buy tickets 6:30 showBuy tickets 8:30 show (canceled) Savannah Fuentes, Flamenco dancer, and producer, is one of the only touring artists in the […]

  • APRIL 24 | DYAD: Dance & Music Duos

    APRIL 24 | DYAD: Dance & Music Duos

    Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble and Performance Works NW team up to present “Dyad: Dance & Music Duos.” Performance Works NW, along with assistance from the Creative Music Guild, has co-curated the next installment of Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble’s (PJCE) Online livestream series: Dyad: Dance and Music Improvisations, DYAD: Dance & Music DuosSaturday, April 24th, 2021, […]