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NW Dance Project is an award-winning, bold, and innovative contemporary dance company performing an all-original repertoire from a select roster of accomplished choreographers and the most promising new talents in contemporary dance.

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NW Dance Project is dedicated to the creation and performance of new, innovative dance works

Latest News

Fall Premieres – Live

Our return to the stage with our new company and two world premieres was a thrill and a certain success! Read Connor Reed’s insightful preview for Portland Monthly HERE. Audiences left to their feet after each new work (see a snippet of Artistic Director Sarah Slipper’s Hold Me Tight Let Me Go, as well as… Continue Reading

Meet the new company

Meet the new company! Part of our re-emerging from the pandemic meant that we needed to secure some new dancers and we could not be more excited for, and proud of, the new company of dancers will have brought together from points near and far to dance during our 2021-22 season that is wholly dedicated… Continue Reading

In-person classes are back

IN-PERSON CLASSES ARE BACK!. Oregonians have done an admirable job keeping themselves and each other safe through the pandemic and it’s paying off! We are now able to once again have (limited numbers of) dancers with us in the studio for youth and adult classes, and we are thrilled to have some great new teachers… Continue Reading