Applications for artist submissions are now closed. We will notify artists for acceptance in July.
push/FOLD presents the fifth annual Union PDX - Festival of Contemporary Dance!
Dedicated to the growth and advancement of dancers and artists, selected festival artists perform at the prestigious Hampton Opera Center, teach advanced and professional level dancers, engage with audiences through post-show Artist-Talks and Q&As, network with fellow artists, presenters, and company directors, and celebrate the art of dance.
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Questions related to the festival and application process, including becoming a festival partner, should be directed to: email@example.com.
The typical schedule for the festival occurs over 4-5 days (Wednesday - Sunday). Below is an example from this past year. The specific structure for Festival:23 is TBD.
Artists are responsible for travel to/from Portland and any applicable visas, fees, and taxes associated with performing in the United States.
A panel of professional artists representing various movement disciplines and racial, ethnic, and gender demographics review all applications.
Strong submissions will demonstrate a clarity to artistic vision, professional execution within your form, and a devotion to pushing artistic boundaries and advancing the craft of movement.