a world, a world: beginnings

This spring of 2017 we are beginning work on the last chapter of (Un)Made, a piece for five dancers, a visual environment designed by Linda Austin and Sarah Marguier, costumes also by Sarah M., sound environment by Seth Nehil and lighting by Jeff Forbes. Oh yeah, and concept and direction is by Linda, with collaborative input…

The last bell rings for you Nov. 12-20

Performance Works NorthWest presents The last bell rings for you —chapter 2 of (Un)Made— Nov. 12-13, Saturday and Sunday at 8pm Nov. 17-20, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday* at 8pm                       * Nov. 20 Sunday’s performance is ASL-interpreted Special Event: Nov. 16 Video Installation + Karaoke…

Rehearsal 7/17/16

Please enjoy these photos that Jeff Forbes took recently at a rehearsal.

Nov. 12-20 | SAVE THE DATES for “the last bell rings for you”—(Un)Made part 2

the last bell rings for you part 2 of Linda Austin’s dance triptych (Un)Made Nov. 12 & 13, Saturday and Sunday November 17-20, Thursday-Sunday →plus November 16 special event (see below) All performances at 8pm ADVANCE TICKETS: lastbell.brownpapertickets.com Collaborating with some of Portland’s most compelling performers, Linda Austin has created a large ensemble performance score to be…

March 26, 2016 Rehearsal

Thank you, Jeff Forbes, for the photos! Click on any of them to start slide show.        

First Rehearsal (Un)Made You

Photo by Danielle Ross. I’m not really sure “(Un)Made You” is the title. Anyway, I’m thanking all the dancers for first rehearsal and Danielle for the photo. The challenge is to create a score that we can pass along to a large ensemble of trained and untrained performers in a quick and pleasurable way, and that…

(Un)Made You

photo by Jeff Forbes With the support of a grant from the Regional Arts & Culture Council, we are happily anticipating diving into rehearsals for year 2, part 2 of (Un)Made starting in February. Most of the collaborators from the 2015 Solo Relay will join me in devising a score for a large ensemble of community…

Solo Relay Video Excerpt

A series of paired up moments–NOT in chronological order– from the (Un)Made Solo Relay Series.   (Un)Made Solo Relay Excerpt from Linda Austin on Vimeo.