Contemporary Dance Company
Portland - Oregon

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

Upcoming Performances

Union PDX
Festival of Contemporary Dance

Learn more at unionpdx.org

September 26-29 we launch Union PDX - Festival:19! An entire weekend of performances, masterclasses, and artist-talks.

Three world-premiere works by Portland-based choreographers, Amy Leona Havin, Carlyn Hudson, and Samuel Hobbs showcase at the Portland Opera in Portland, OR set on the company dancers of push/FOLD.

Performances are held in 3/4 round for a truly festival experience.

Join us September 29 for our Union Soireé, our post-show gathering, to celebrate the recipients of this year's 'Portland Dance Community Awards'.

Artist-talks are facilitated by White Bird's Matthew Bade, and are open to the public.

Advanced-Professional level Masterclasses, led by our respective choreographers, are held at the Portland Opera on September 28.

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Portland Opera
211 SE Caruthers St.
Portland, OR 97214

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Visit our 'Performances' page for information regarding past 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.

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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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