NW New Works Festival
Now in its 35th year, the NW New Works Festival showcases new and experimental works from a variety of performance disciplines, upholding its mission to showcase tomorrow’s artists today within the Northwest’s creative community.
Curated by a panel of peer artists and arts administrators from across the region, the Festival provides rehearsal time, an honorarium, documentation, and the opportunity to present work at OtB. Past festival artists have included Tim Smith-Stewart/Jeffrey Azevedo, Jessica Jobaris & General Magic, Kim Lusk, Vanessa Goodman/Action at a Distance, Waxie Moon, Markeith Wiley, Syniva Whitney/Gender Tender, and Petra Zanki.
October 30, 2017
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June 8–10 & June 15–17, 2018
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THE 2018 FESTIVAL PARTICIPANTS
Weekend 1 (June 8–10)
June 8 at 8pm & June 9 – 10 at 5pm
Allie Hankins (Portland, OR)
Majinn (Tacoma, WA)
June 9 – 10 at 8pm
The Horse in Motion
Angel Alviar-Langley “Moonyeka”
Weekend 2 (June 15–17)
June 15 at 8pm & June 16 – 17 at 5pm
Pam Tzeng (Calgary, Alberta)
Eli Steffen | Corinne Manning
June 16 – 17 at 8pm
Alicia Mullikin | MORENA
Fausto Rivera and Cheryl Delostrinos of Au Collective
NW New Works Festival 2018 is supported by 4Culture, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
On the Boards’ 17/18 season is supported by the Boeing Company, Garneau-Nicon Family Foundation, Microsoft, The Tulalip Tribe, and ArtsFund.
2018 NWNW JURY: Nancy Chang, Executive Director, Reel Grrls; Sara Ann Davidson, Operations Manager, OtB; Peter Dee, Artist; Imana Gunawan, Artist/Dancer, OtB Ambassador Writers Corps; HATLO, Theater Artist; Clare Hatlo, Associate Producer, OtB; Mark Meuter, Production Manager, OtB; Eze-Basil Chinwendu Oluo, House Manager, OtB; Beth Raas-Bergquist, Director of Development, OtB; Erica Bower Reich, Patron Relations Specialist, OtB; Roache the Muralist, Artist; Imani Sims, Artist, OtB Ambassador Writers Corps; Charles Smith, Director of Program Management, OtB; Dani Tirrell, 17/18 Season Artist and OtB Program Ambassador; Katie Watkins, Director, Risk/Reward Festival, Portland; Emily Zimmerman, Director, Jacob Lawrence Gallery.
The NWNW Festival is produced by Charles Smith, Director of Program Management.