Tag: Dee Bustos

  • July 10-22 || Linda Austin: 3 miles of possible (the first 2 miles)

    July 10-22 || Linda Austin: 3 miles of possible (the first 2 miles)

    PWNW Artistic Director Linda Austin presents Mile 2 of her ongoing project “3 miles of possible.” In a work whose length is measured by distance, Austin animates and travels along a series of spatial paths envisioned as giant drawings, spells,and/or runes. These paths are threaded through with a variety of movement scores, choreographies, tasks, interactions with objects, guest artists, texts, songs, and sound compositions.

  • 2022 Summer & Fall Events

    2022 Summer & Fall Events

    Performances, showings, residencies by old friends and new —plus a dance marathon!

  • August 5-7 || Allie Hankins || GHOSTING

    August 5-7 || Allie Hankins || GHOSTING

    By My Own Hand, Part 1: GHOSTING, is the first in a five-part series of performances that leverage the performer/audience relationship to question attempts we make at containment; at naming; at establishing lines and boundaries. Toying with the perceived power of systems we use to define ourselves, such as astrology, psychotherapy, and dream interpretation, the work coyly points to the futility of attempting to uphold a fixed persona in life or performance.

  • August 8-20 || LIMITS: Corrie Beffort + Jason Anderson || Alembic Parent Residency

    August 8-20 || LIMITS: Corrie Beffort + Jason Anderson  || Alembic Parent Residency

    PWNW welcomes Corrie Befort and Jason E. Anderson of LIMITS for our inaugural Alembic Parent Residency. The duo draw upon their extensive involvement with improvisation, film, video art, installation and experimental performance to investigate psychological experiences of time, memory and perception. Corrie and Jason are using this residency opportunity to invite other artists to play/improvise with them within the context of LIMITS, proposing “container” scores for themselves toward revealing new ideas and perspectives on their preoccupations with character, narrative and information density.

  • June 14 || Derek Jarman’s Blue + Plant Exchange

    June 14 || Derek Jarman’s Blue + Plant Exchange

    All are welcome to come and enjoy a special free screening of Derek Jarman’s final film, Blue, with an ongoing plant trade to celebrate life this Spring! In the spirit of Jarman’s garden, we encourage you to participate in an open plant exchange. Plant trade starts at 7pm, and the film at 8pm. FREE!

  • June 10-12 || CROSSINGS

    June 10-12 || CROSSINGS

    Performance Works NorthWest joins Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble and Buckmxn Journal to present an evening of dance, music and poetry—a grand confluence focused deliberately on collaboration—with dancers Sophia Tweed Ahmad, Danielle Ross, and Akela Jaffi; musicians Michael Gamble, Machado Mijiga, and Cyrus Nabipoor; and poets Rich Perin, Emmi Greer, and Carolyn Supinka.

  • 2022 Spring & Summer Events

    2022 Spring & Summer Events

    Check out a jam-packed spring and early summer lineup, including the long-awaited premiere of a visually stunning collaboration, a work exploring the radical Jewish female sacred, a dance based on children’s games with an intergenerational cast, an improvised play about choice, and a weekend featuring three collaborating teams of a poet, dancer, and musician.

  • April 28-May 1 || Jennifer Gwirtz || Kol b’Isha/Voice Within Woman

    April 28-May 1 || Jennifer Gwirtz || Kol b’Isha/Voice Within Woman

    “Kol b’Isha” is a choreographic meditation on female voice, visibility and silence. It is a dance about the radical Jewish female sacred, and how the silences and sounds of a woman’s voice establishes her presence.

  • May 20-22 || claire barrera || Grammar of the Imagination

    May 20-22 || claire barrera || Grammar of the Imagination

    An intergenerational cast uses traditional children’s games as a platform to explore how play can be a site of imagining radically new social relations, or of disciplining and re-enforcing social norms.

  • April 8-17 || Linda Austin & Allie Hankins || /ə ˈsɪŋgəl pɪŋk klɑʊd/

    April 8-17  || Linda Austin & Allie Hankins ||  /ə ˈsɪŋgəl pɪŋk klɑʊd/

    Inspired by surrealist painters such as Gertrude Abercrombie and Leonara Carrington, collaborators Linda Austin and Allie Hankins weave movement, object, words, and song to celebrate (or is it bemoan?) our unstable, unpredictable world.

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