Daniel Bernard Roumain

Never Felt Better/I, Composer/Dred Violin

“(Roumain has) a keen sense of how to create abstract shapes crossing cultural boundaries… combining visceral…

Wieden+Kennedy: Atrium

Bill Shannon aka CrutchMaster

Spatial Theory

“He is a moonwalker, a daredevil version of Chaplin’s Little Tramp.” – Boston Globe “Bill Shannon’s…

PSU: Lincoln Performance Hall

Coco Fusco

The Incredible Disappearing Woman

“She kicks postcolonialist rhetoric in the teeth, [and] blurs the boundaries of performance.” – Dayna McLeod,…

Scottish Rite Center

Hinterland Theater Association

The Wreck of the St. Nikolai

“The Black Cat Orchestra succeeded in creating what can only be described as a dream cabaret,…

Bodyvox Dance Center

Dariush Dolat-shahi

In Concert

“A masterful performer.” – The New York Times “…epic…raw power through grand gestures….” – Perry Goldstein,…

PORTLAND’5: Newmark Theater

Manuel Pelmus

Punct Fix

Romanian choreographer Manuel Pelmus arrives in Portland for the first time to present Punct Fix, a…

PSU: Lincoln Performance Hall

Cie Felix Ruckert

deluxe joy pilot

“…probably the most radical choreographer in Europe.” – Ballettanz “Tip: Interaction (or lack of it) depends…


Ros Warby


“[Warby’s] work reveals a mature level of eclecticism, elegance, and downright quirkiness. Remarkable and satisfying –…

PSU: Lincoln Performance Hall

Tere O’Connor Dance


“O’Connor is a master at creating dream worlds in which gears shift abruptly and often….Like the…

PORTLAND’5: Newmark Theater

Vijay Iyer & Mike Ladd

In What Language? A song cycle of lives in transit

“(Iyer is) Captivating…an extravagantly gifted new-jazz pianist and a quick-witted composer…” – The New Yorker “[Ladd]…

Scottish Rite Center

Peripheral Produce

Peripheral Produce All-Time Greatest Hits

With a steady onslaught of independent media cropping up around the city in theaters, galleries, clubs,…

Scottish Rite Center

Susan J. Vitucci

Love's Fowl

“Wacky and wise, wild, melodic and mischievous . . .” – The New York Times “Unexpectedly…

PSU: Lincoln Performance Hall

Erin Jorgenson/Richard Lefebvre

(Part of Northwest New Works: PDX)

Curated in association with On the Boards in Seattle (www.ontheboards.org), Northwest New Works: PDX features a…

Bodyvox Dance Center


First Annual Time-Based Art Festival

TBA (Time Based Art) brings together a remarkable group of artists from around the world for…