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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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Winter Wonders is a Wonder

Oregon Arts Watch found delight in our Winter Wonders show, and although the reviewer didn’t seem to get a casting/credits insert, they loved the performance, noting, “NW Dance Project’s holiday show, conceived by its dancers and Resident Choreographer, felt a lot like a sampler plate of grandma’s cookies…The majority of Winter Wonders had the audience… Continue Reading

Winter Wonders + Classes Featured on More Good Day Oregon

KPTV Portland’s More Good Day Oregon came by the studios to get an inside, advance look at our Winter Wonders show created by our own company dancers and Resident Choreographer Ihsan Rustem happening DEC 12-14 / 2019 at Lincoln Performance Hall. Host Stephanie Domurat was taken by the rehearsal and was also curious to learn… Continue Reading

Summer Premieres named 2019’s Best

Portland Monthy looked back at 2019’s locally-made performing arts events and named our Summer Premieres shows as the best dance performance of the year, praising “Cheers to NW Dance Project’s consistently incredible company for bringing each concept to dangersous, vivid life…these dancers ignited Portland State’s Lincoln (Performance) Hall with work that united classics with renegades… Continue Reading