PUSH FOLDArtistic Director | Samuel Hobbs | Portland, Oregon USA
push/FOLD dancer Maile Crowder performing in the world premiere of 'Illum' at the Patricia Reser Center for the Arts in Beaverton, OR | Photograph taken by: Ophélia Martin-Weber

Maile Crowder


Maile Crowder is an artist and teacher living in Portland, Oregon. She began her Ballet training at age four and has trained with Oregon Ballet Theatre, Lines Contemporary Ballet, and Ballet West. Maile later expanded her dance training to include Contemporary, Modern, Jazz, Hip-Hop and Ballroom dance styles.

In 2019, Maile graduated from California Polytechnic State University with a Bachelor in Science in Biochemistry and a Minor in Dance. While in college, Maile began her professional performance, choreographic, and teaching careers, as well as setting works on dance companies and production direction. Maile has won several awards and scholarships including the Cal Poly Liberal Arts Service to the Arts award. After graduation, Maile performed with Interweave Dance Theater in Boulder, Colorado before moving back to Portland.

Outside of dancing professionally, Maile teaches at the Fred Astaire and Hillsboro Dance studios.

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Samuel Hobbs

Artistic Director, Composer‑Choreographer

Holly Shaw

Managing Director, Performer

Briley Jozwiak

Rehearsal Director, Performer

Ashley Morton

Assoc. Artistic Production, Performer

Maile Crowder

Ophélia Martin-Weber | Dancer: Maile Crowder
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