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.

Upcoming Performances

Union PDX - Festival:21
November 4-7, 2021

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push/FOLD presents the annual Union PDX - Festival of Contemporary Dance this November 4-7 at the renowned Hampton Opera Center! Featuring local, regional, national, and international artists making contemporary work in afro-cuban, break, street, and contemporary dance, Festival:21 boasts student and evening performances, artist-talks, masterclasses, and two new professional development workshops for artists.

Festival:21 Artists:

Following each performance (November 5-7), join us as we chat with the artists in a facilitated Q&A. Learn about their process and artistic developments, features of their work, and experiences as professional artists navigating their communities and the world today.

Performances are approx. 95 minutes with an intermission. In-person and virtual tickets available.

* Performances are Family Friendly *


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Hampton Opera Center
211 SE Caruthers St.
Portland, OR 97214

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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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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.

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push/FOLD is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Board of Directors

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


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