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So, about that... Jun 4, 2009

Some of you may have heard about this, which will be happening in front of OtB this Friday. Read our official response on the Slog and Seattlest.

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Seattle Times preview - "...it's worth coming inside for this festival, even now." Jun 2, 2009

Jean Lenihan previews the NW New Works Festival in today's edition of the Seattle Times:
Each program has its attractions; it's impossible to pick one single recommended show. Just know that it's worth coming inside for this festival, even now. This slate of formidable artists provides Seattle a second spring awakening, this one painted in serene flesh and motion.
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beauty, technique, nostalgia, drama, obsession, boundaries, investigation, simplicity, indepedent Jun 1, 2009

Our stalwart Regional Programs Coordinator Sean fired off a list of words for each of the NW New Works Festival artists to respond to. Have a listen to what they said: Byron Au Yong
Helsinki Syndrome
Umami Performance

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Seattlest previews NW New Works Studio May 7, 2009

Jeremy Barker at Seattlest previews the NW New Works Festival Studio performances:
For the past few years, the studio showcase of "smaller" performances has been our favorite part of the festival (not that the mainstage shows aren't fine--this year they're all dance), so we were particularly excited to get a sneak peek of what's up.
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NW New Works announced Mar 2, 2009

NW New Works has been officially announced. Read about it on the SLOG  (inluding a backstory on Queen Shmooquan) and in the Seattle Times.

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NW New Works Info Meeting on Tuesday! Oct 6, 2008

Whether you're pretty much done with your application or still wondering what the heck applying involves, come to an informational meeting about this season's NW New Works Festival and get your questions answered! TUE, OCT 7, 2008 @ 6:30pm The Merrill Wright Mainstage Theater Lobby | OtB Staff will be on hand to walk through the application process and assuage your concerns.

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12 Minutes Max and NW New Works applications are here! Aug 27, 2008

That's right, you can now start thinking about your application for the NW New Works Festival and for the 12 Minutes Max showcases this season. Woo hoo! The NW New Works application can be downloaded here [Word doc] Deadline is Friday, October 31, 2008. More info here. The 12 Minutes Max application can be downloaded here [Word doc] Applications are due on the Friday one week and 2 days before the audition.

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OtB NW New Works Fact (opinion) List May 20, 2008

*viewer has opted to not fully describe the content and appearance of each piece, as there are many other worthy summaries on the blog list, and the assumption is that you already have a decent picture of them in your mind. rather, this fact (opinion) list is meant to provide another voice on top of those already heard.

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NW New Works | Press Review May 20, 2008

The second weekend of the festival was blogged on Seattlest:
With two years' experience at the Northwest New Works Festival at On the Boards under our belts as of this weekend, we're seeing a pattern emerge: The really exciting work happens down in the studio, and the mainstage performances are more or less skippable unless you're really into that sort of thing. READ MORE

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NW New Works, Mainstage - Final Weekend! May 19, 2008

Be prepared for an overload of sounds and images—this is one of the main themes that runs through this evening of multimedia performances. This weekend’s mainstage artists throw us into the pit of our loud, distracting modern world, where there are a multiplicity of media, sounds and images vying for out attention. With the first piece, Remote::Control (Danny Herter and the Invasive Species) we are not let out of the pit until the very end.

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