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MASKS NOW OPTIONAL FOR ADULT CLASSES

MASKS NOW OPTIONAL FOR ADULT CLASSES

Beginning Monday, May 9, adult class participants have the option of taking classes without being masked. Proof of remaining fully vaccinated is still required and class sizes remain limited. Our HVAC system was recently upgraded for improved airflow and as weather allows, the windows will...

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SUMMER SHOWS WELCOME BACK TWO STARS

SUMMER SHOWS WELCOME BACK TWO STARS

We are thrilled to welcome back two NW Dance Project stars and Princess Grace Award winners for our Summer Premieres shows JUN 10+11 / 2022 at Lincoln Performance Hall, where we held our inaugural performance in 2004!Andrea Parson returns as a featured choreographer to create...

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SPRING PREMERIES WOW AUDIENCES

SPRING PREMERIES WOW AUDIENCES

Our Spring Premieres - Live shows MAR 4+5 / 2022 at the Newmark Theatre ushered in three distinct and varied works by returning NW Dance Project choreographers Yin Yue, Ihsan Rustem (Resident Choreographer), and Joseph Hernandez. Oregon Arts Watch noted "NW Dance Project’s program Spring...

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In-Person Classes Are Back

In-Person Classes Are Back

We are 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 joining the NW Dance Project team and a full roster of fun+fit dance classes...

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Meet the new company

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...

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FALL PREMIERES – LIVE

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...

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Here + Now Outdoor Performances

Here + Now Outdoor Performances

HERE+NOWA joyous celebration of the power of live art in this time of isolation.We were so thrilled to have offered our first live dance+music performances in over six months. A big thank you to all our fans, subscribers, and donors for your ongoing support —...

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At Home Dance Classes

At Home Dance Classes

Stephanie Domurat from More Good Day Oregon caught up with NW Dance Project dancer Franco Nieto to learn more about the company’s new “At Home” virtual dance classes for adults and youth launched in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting social distancing. Virtual classes...

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German Tour Review 2020

German Tour Review 2020

Great review from our German tour from Main Post – SchweinfurtFEB 17, 2020: The guest performance of NW Dance Project in the sold-out theater begins with a bang. The company from Portland (Oregon) had already introduced itself in November 2016 as part of the international...

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Winter Wonders Is A Wonder

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...

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Winter Wonders + Classes Featured On More Good Day Oregon

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...

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Summer Premieres Named 2019's Best

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...

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Infall Shows Usher In 16th Season

Infall Shows Usher In 16th Season

Oregon Arts Watch reviewed NW Dance Project’s INFALL shows SEP 26-28, 2019, noting “The agile Portland company kicks off its 16th season with a trio of works by Ihsan Rustem, Luca Veggetti, and Patrick Delcroix…NW Dance Project had the crowd right where they wanted it...

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Infall Tops The Oregonians' 10 Best Dance Bets

Infall Tops The Oregonians' 10 Best Dance Bets

The Oregonian‘s Arts Editor Amy Wang puts NW Dance Project’s INFALL performances squarely on the top of her list of Portland’s best fall dance shows, noting, “NW Dance Project continues its commitment to new works by international choreographers with a season opener featuring a world...

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Pretty Creatives 2019 Review

Pretty Creatives 2019 Review

Oregon Arts Watch previewed NW Dance Project’s 2019 Pretty Creatives Showing, noting, “This one-night only event spotlights talent that, while not exactly new, may be new to us. This is the 10th year that NW Dance Project has staged the Pretty Creatives International Choreographic Competition...

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