NW New Works Mainstage (Second Weekend) Jun 22, 2011
by Eric P
Grandmother Mothra's Mercurial Tale
Pick-6 Suggestions Jun 21, 2011
The Pick-6 is available for the first time this year during the Early Bird season. To help you along, we've put together a few sample packages.
Reviews from weekend 2 Jun 20, 2011
Here are the reviews so far:
"NW New Works Festival closes with strong Mainstage show" - Seattle Times
Questions for Vanessa Jun 19, 2011
by Eric P
Since I missed the Studio show (kicking myself), I'm posting questions I've asked Vanessa DeWolf:
1. Why is performance art and modern dance so often...so frenzied and angry?
$1 porters for dads this Sunday! Jun 16, 2011
It's Father's Day this Sunday, so we're celebrating by offering $1 porters from Deschutes Brewery for all the dads who attend the NW New Works Festival that evening.
See "A Better Container" Jun 15, 2011
Adam Sekuler created a short film in conjunction with Shannon Stewart's A Better Container, playing this weekend as part of the NW New Works Festival.
DIY NW New Works button Jun 15, 2011
OtB audience member Samantha Porter used an image from the City Arts feature on
One of the highlights of the 2010 NW New Works Festival was Erin Leddy's My Mind Is Like an Open Meadow. After she wrapped the festival here, Erin developed the piece into a full length performance.
NW New Works reviews so far Jun 13, 2011
Reviews are starting up pop up, take a look at what's been puclished so far:
"NW New Works showcases 8 works at On the Boards" - Seattle Times
Saturday night into Sunday Jun 13, 2011
I'm sleeping extra 'cause the images from the Mainstage keep entering my dreams and I'm not sure if I should remain seated….this causes me to be late and to often drift into some near sleeping state.
Musings on Part & Parcel Jun 12, 2011
Part & Parcel's "By Guess & By God" was choreographed & performed by Allie Hankins & Mary Margaret Moore at NWNW 2011. The following are musings that the landscape of Part & Parcel opened in me, the viewer, also a poet.
Vanessa DeWolf & A K Mimi Allin attended Saturday's main stage show, took notes, met afterwards for coffee, then had an online chat the next day about the show.
Sat, 6/11 Studio Showcase is SOLD OUT Jun 10, 2011
The Saturday 5pm Studio showcase of the NW New Works Festival is SOLD OUT. A waiting list will be started (in person only) when the box office opens at 3pm.
NWNW Fri, 6/10 Studio SOLD OUT Jun 10, 2011
The Friday showcase of the NW New Works Festival is SOLD OUT. A waiting list<
NW New Works previews Jun 9, 2011
Here's what's being said about the 2011 NW New Works Festival:
On the Boards receives 2011 Mayor's Arts Award Jun 8, 2011
This morning it was announced that On the Boards is receiving a 2011 Mayor's Arts Award! We're thrilled to share the news and congratulate our fellow recipients Donald Byrd, Jack Straw Productions, Quinton Morris, Pratt Fine Arts Center and Tet in Seattle. Mayor Mike McGinn had this to say about this year's recipients:
NWNW Festival | Artist Interviews Jun 8, 2011
Our 2011 Festival artists interview one another about transformation and creative work. Click on a pair of names to listen to the audio clip [mp3].