Summer Splendors

Commencing the season of light and warmth

Our annual ode to the season of light and warmth returns with world premieres from three leading female choreographers including Sarah Slipper, Portland’s Carla Mann, and our Pretty Creatives International Choreographic Competition winner, Yin Yue.

On-line sales end at 3:30pm each show day.
Walk-up tickets, including 1/2 Price student/senior tickets with ID, available at theater box office each show day beginning at 6:30pm.
“Arts For All” tickets available at theater box office each show day beginning at 7pm.

Summer Splendors features:

World Premiere – Sarah Slipper (NW Dance Project founding Artistic Director)
Titled “Woolf Papers” – full company work based on Virginia Woolf’s “Mrs. Dalloway”.

World Premiere – Carla Mann (Portland Choreographer + Reed College Dance Dept. Chair)
Titled “We Were Wolves” – full company work with original score by Portland’s own Heather Perkins.
Sixth work for NW Dance Project

World Premiere – Yin Yue (Chinese-born New York City Choreographer)
Titled “Distant Fold” – full company work with NW Dance Project trainee corps and original score by Juliane Jones and Doug Beiden of Ragged Silk. Third work for NW Dance Project

“Summer Splendors showcases the vitality and flexibility of Artistic Director Sarah Slipper’s dancers.” – The Oregonian