Audition Notice

NW Dance Project is seeking dancers for the 2016-17 season. Auditions will be held in New York Aug 20 + 21 / 2016, all audition information is posted on our Employment Page.

Announcing 2016 Pretty Creatives Winners

NW Dance Project wishes to congratulate our 2016 Pretty Creatives International Choreographic Competition Winners, Luca Signoretti and Anton Rudakov. Luca and Anton will have 18 hours to create two original works on our LAUNCH: 11 dancers, see the Pretty Creatives Showing on July 16 at Lincoln Performance Hall.

Ching Ching Wong Receives 2015 Princess Grace Award

Congratulations to Ching Ching Wong, Northwest Dance Project’s fourth company member to receive the coveted Princess Grace Award. We couldn’t be more proud of such a talented, versatile, kind, and inspiring artists. We’re now half a company of princesses! Additional press regarding the announcement can be read at the Oregonian and Fox News.

New Now Wow! Preview

From the Oregonian: Sarah Slipper’s company of dancers, the Northwest Dance Project, opens its compact season of performances at Lincoln Hall with “New Now Wow,” an event that invites three choreographers from near and far to develop a brand new piece with the company. With only nine dancers in the company and a full time…

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Viktor Usov wins Princess Grace

We are proud and honored to announce that company dancer Viktor Usov has won a 2014 Princess Grace Award for dance! Northwest Dance Project now has THREE Princess Grace Award winners in the company: Andrea Parson (2010), Franco Nieto (2012) and now Viktor Usov (2014). Read Willamette Week‘s post about the award and the company’s successes.

Pretty Creatives 2014

We are proud to annouce the winners of our 2014 Pretty Creatives International Choreographic Competition, Eric Handman and Lesley Telford who will both create new workds during our LAUNCH: 9 project.

Call for works

Calling Choreographers – we want to see your work! Submit to our sixth annual Pretty Creatives International Choreographic Competition. Submission Deadline: March 28