Dmae Roberts features two performing arts minifestivals with artistic directors Tere Mathern ofÂ Conduitâ€™s DANCE+ FestivalÂ and Jerry Tischleder ofÂ The Risk/Reward Festival. Find out about both summer offerings and get out of the heat! ]
(Aired 11am TUES 7/7/15 on KBOO 90.7FM and podcast on StagenStudio.com)
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Conduitâ€™s DANCE+ Festival performs at Reed Collegeâ€™s Massee Performance Lab in the new Performing Arts Building,Â 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, OR 97202.Â Featuring four double shows of new original dance as well as workshops each afternoon (2-4 pm, July 8-11) and arst talks in the early evenings before shows begin (5:30-6:30 pm, Fri-Sat, July 10 & 11).Â For Tickets and more info: danceplus.conduit-pdx.org.
Dates: July 8-11, Wed-Sat Times: 7 & 9pm, with a site-specific performance by POV Dance in the Atrium at 8:45pm every evening at Massee Performance Lab in Reed Collegeâ€™s Performing Arts Building, Workshops: 2-4pm Wed-Sat, July 8-11 (held in the Massee Performance Lab) Arist Talks: 5:30-6:30pm Fri & Sat, July 10th Â & 11th.Â
Program A â€“ 7pmÂ
Takahiro Yamamoto + CHOIR/Jesse MejÃa + Jonathan Sielaff [PDX]
Catherine Egan + Jenny Ampersand + Lisa DeGrace + Stephen A. Miller [PDX] !
Anya Cloud + Eric Geiger [San Diego]
Program B – 9pm
Heather Stewart + Marc BarMssol [Toronto]
Samuel Hobbs – push/FOLD [PDX]
Mountain Empire Performance Collective – Eliza Larson [PDX]
LED – Lauren Edson + Andrew Stensaas [Boise]
The Risk/Reward Festival showcases new works by performing artists from across the region blurring the boundaries of independent theater, music, dance, and performance art in new and surprising ways.
The 8th annual 2015 Risk/Reward festival lineup features 2 weekends. 8 artists,Â July 10-11, 17-18 @ 7:30pm, July 12 & 19 @ 5pmÂ Â Artists Repertory TheatreÂ Â |Â 1515 SW Morrison St.
Tickets @Â www.risk-reward.orgÂ or the Artists Rep box office
$14-18 advanced sale, $20 at the door.
More info at:Â www.risk-reward.org
Week 1 – July 10-12
MARKEITH WILEYÂ â€“Â 31 & CountingÂ â€“ Dance (Seattle, WA)
FAITH HELMAÂ â€“Â I HATE POSITIVE THINKINGÂ â€“ Theatre (Portland, OR)
NANCY ELLISÂ â€“Â Nancyâ€™s NANCYÂ â€“ Dance/Theatre (Portland, OR)
EOWYN EMERALD & DANCERSÂ â€“Â Will You Take This Balloon â€“Â Dance (Portland, OR)
Week 2 â€“ July 17-19
TIM SMITH-STEWARTÂ -Â Awaiting Oblivion or How to be ok when everything is not ok â€“ temporary solutions for surviving the dystopian future we find ourselves in at present.Â â€“ Theatre â€“ (Seattle, WA)
KATIE PIATTÂ â€“Â Springfield Today (LIVE) â€“Â Improv Comedy / Performance Art (Portland, OR)
DANI TIRRELLÂ â€“Â The BeautifulÂ – Dance/Vogue (Seattle, WA)
JESSICA JOBARIS & GENERAL MAGICÂ â€“Â A GreatÂ HungerÂ – Performance Art/Dance Theatre (Seattle, WA)
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