Sequence 8 - Les 7 Doigts de la Main (Canada), March 5th-7th, 7:30 PM, March 7th, 2pm
Exclusive Event - Newmark Theatre  

Sequence 8. From Montreal, widely considered the world’s circus center, comes the world-acclaimed Les 7 Doigts de la Main (The 7 Fingers of the Hand), whose goal is to bring circus to a human scale. In Sequence 8, the company’s eighth and newest creation, you will exult in the acrobatic skills of 8 dynamic performers who juggle, spin and leap through the air in explosive velocity. These are in fact dancers who know no fear. FOR ALL AGES.

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New Israeli Voices in Dance - Hillel Kogan & Danielle Agami, March 19th-21st, 8 PM

Uncaged @ Lincoln Hall, Portland State University

U.S. Premiere. Israel has long been a hotbed of contemporary dance, with Batsheva Dance Company at its epicenter. In a thrilling shared program, Hillel Kogan, Batsheva rehearsal director, will bring his award-winning duet We Love Arabs, involving Jewish and Arab religious identity, national symbols, and hummus! White Bird is commissioning Danielle Agami, former Batsheva dancer, to create a new work EXHIBIT b for her Los Angeles-based company Ate9 that will overflow with Agami’s strong physicality, humor and theatricality.

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Urban Bush Women (New York), April 9th-11th, 8 PM

Uncaged @ Newmark Theatre

Celebrating 30 years, Urban Bush Women is a force of nature. Jawole Willa Jo Zollar founded the company in 1984 to showcase the energy, vitality and boldness of the African American community. After a seven-year absence, the company will return to White Bird with a stirring program featuring a new work Walking with ‘Trane, inspired by John Coltrane’s jazz suite A Love Supreme, accompanied on live piano by Grammy award-winning composer/pianist George Caldwell.

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Dance Theatre of Harlem (New York), April 21st-22nd, 7:30 PM

White Bird Dance Series - Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

After a thirty-year absence from Portland, Dance Theatre of Harlem is back, and we could not be more excited. Founded in 1969 by Arthur Mitchell and Karel Shook, and now led by former DTH principal star dancer Virginia Johnson, Dance Theatre of Harlem has grown into a multi-cultural institution with an extraordinary legacy and repertoire. This legendary company will perform a boldly contemporary program by such exceptional choreographers as Ulysses Dove, Tanya Wideman and Thaddeus Davis.

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Dorrance Dance (New York), April 29th, 7:30 PM

Exclusive Event - Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

The Blues Project. Hailed by The New Yorker as “one of the most imaginative tap choreographers working today,” Michelle Dorrance founded Dorrance Dance in 2011 after devoting 30 years to studying and performing tap dance. She and her company will make their Portland debut with The Blues Project, an unforgettable evening combining nine astonishing tap artists with a live blues band, led by award-winning musician and composer Toshi Reagon.

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