APRIL 25, 26, 27 / 2019 / 7:30PM
1111 SW BROADWAY (AT MAIN ST.)
DOWNTOWN PORTLAND - MAP
Spring blooms a trio of NW Dance Project's best and brightest original works:
SARAH SLIPPER / CASUAL ACT
NW Dance Project's founding Artistic Director finds inspiration in a seminal play and creates "an intense and beguiling abstraction from Harold Pinter's play Betrayal...one almost forgot the dancers weren't expressing themselves with language, as their movements so clearly and beautifully relay the drama of the story. (Oregon Arts Watch) View excerpts HERE.
IHSAN RUSTEM / YIDAM
NW Dance Project Resident Choreographer's third original work for the company, Yidam (2015), was inspired by by his journey into Buddhism and meditation where "dancers fall only to be scooped up suddenly and lifted at square, stiff angles, creating a consistent juxtaposition between limp and sturdy...it's hard to look away from such breathless abandon." (Willamette Week) View excerpts HERE.
PATRICK DELCROIX / DRIFTING THOUGHTS
Nederlands Dance Theater star, real-life Knight, and acclaimed French choreographer Patrick Delcroix's Drifting Thoughts (2013)is "a rich and moving work...strenuous and lyrical, with flashes of wit...an exclamation point and a punchline rolled into one." (Oregon Arts Watch) View excerpts HERE.