Contemporary Dance Company
Portland - Oregon

Mixed-discipline contemporary dance company under the direction of composer-choreographer Samuel Hobbs; fusing athletics and dance into workshops and performances to deliver art, health, and movement education to communities.

Union PDX

Festival of Contemporary Dance

push/FOLD presents the annual Union PDX - Festival of Contemporary Dance. Established in 2019 to address barriers to access and visibility for dance artists across the globe, the Union PDX festival features evening performances, artist-talks, outreach performances, and masterclasses by regional, national, and international artists.

Professional artists and companies with a focus on making contemporary work from ANY dance genre or tradition are encouraged to apply.

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Upcoming Performances

2021 Performances and Schedule
to be released soon!

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Visit our 'Performances' page for information regarding upcoming performances and repertoire.


Dancers with a strong line, adept in non-traditional partnering, contemporary movement, and athletic ground-work are the backbone of push/FOLD. Questions and interested dancers contact: admin@pushfold.org.

Sponsorships & Donations

Become a sponsor of our programs, performances, and dance in Portland. Your gift directly supports our dancers, educational and Union PDX festival programming, and ongoing operational expenses. Thank you! Donate Today &
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push/FOLD is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Board of Directors

  • Samuel Hobbs — push/FOLD
  • Holly Shaw — Elevated Movement
  • James T. Dunn — The Barnett Firm LLC


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