NW New Works Festival 2015

Week 1Jun 5-Jun 7, 2015

OtB_NwNewWorksFestival_VioletsonSmoke_2015_photo by Tim Summers

Date Has Passed Studio & Mainstage Theater

PLEASE NOTE SHOWCASE TIMES VARY. SEE SCHEDULE BELOW.

Two weekends, two stages: now in its 32nd year, the long-running, popular NW New Works Festival presents experimental and in-progress work from Northwest artists.

FESTIVAL DATES: June 5 - 7 & 12 - 14, 2015

WEEK 1 LINE UP
Studio Showcase | Fri, Jun 5, 8pm | Sat - Sun, Jun 6 - 7, 5pm 
Violets on Smoke – theater/music
Faith Helma – theater - PDX
Markeith Wiley – dance
Nancy Ellis – dance - PDX

Mainstage Showcase | Sat - Sun, Jun 6 - 7, 8pm
Travis Clarke & Benjamin Kamino – performance art
LED – dance - ID
Seattle Irish Dance Company - dance
Jessica Jobaris & General Magic – dance/theater

WEEK 2 LINE UP (
Studio Showcase | Fri, Jun 12, 8pm | Sat - Sun, Jun 13 - 14, 5pm 
Antoinette Bianco & Spike Friedman – theater
Lucy Lee Yim – dance - PDX
Dani Tirrell – dance
Andrew Hallenbeck – dance

Mainstage Showcase | Sat - Sun, Jun 13 - 14, 8pm
Adriana Hernandez – music/dance
Tim Smith-Stewart – theater
MascallDance – dance - BC
PE|Mo – dance/theater

The Festival gives artists rehearsal time, an honorarium, contemporary performance teaching tools, video documentation,and the opportunity to present their work on the stages of OtB. The NW New Works Festival has helped launch careers for many local artists and is a celebration of ongoing performance in the Pacific Northwest.

The festival lineup was curated by a panel of peer artists and arts administrators including:
Lane Czaplinski | Artistic Director, On the Boards
Erin Boberg Doughton | Performing Arts Program Director, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art 
Rachael Ferguson | On the Boards Ambassador
James Holt | On the Boards Ambassador
Erin Jorgensen | Communications and Design, On the Boards
Mark Meuter | Production Manager, On the Boards
John Pyburn | Associate of Program and Audience Services, On the Boards
Beth Raas-Bergquist | Director of Institutional Relations, On the Boards
Joyce Rosario | Associate Curator, PuSh Festival
Charles Smith | Director of Program Management and Audience Services, On the Boards
Clare Strasser | Audience Services Associate, On the Boards
Jerry Tischleder | Artistic Director, Risk/Reward Festival; company member, Hand2Mouth
Shasti Walsh | Director of Program Operations, On the Boards
Maiko Yamamoto | Artistic Director, Theatre Replacement
Marcus Youssef | Artistic Director, Neworld Theatre

 

 

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