PUSH FOLDArtistic Director | Samuel Hobbs | Portland, Oregon USA
Union PDX - Festival:22 artist Megan Doheny of Outrun the Bear performing her solo 'doings' at the Hampton Opera Center in Portland, Oregon. The number 23 overlays the image to indicate the festival year. | Photography: Jingzi Zhao



Hampton Opera Center & Livestream

November 16-19, 2023

push/FOLD presents the fifth annual Union PDX - Festival of Contemporary Dance!

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Festival:23 Artists

Applications are now open worldwide for all professional artists and companies making contemporary work in ANY dance style, genre, or tradition!

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.

Click Here to apply and learn more about eligibility, compensation, and the application process.

Questions related to the festival and application process, including becoming a festival partner, should be directed to: contact@pushfold.org.

Festival:23 is brought to you by the generous support of our community of artists, festival partners, and donors. This does not happen without you. Truly, thank you.

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Performances & Artist-Talks (In-Person & Livestream)

November 17 & 18 @ 7:30pm
November 19 @ 4:00pm

** Facilitated artist-talks and Q&A follow each performance. **

Student Outreach (In-Person)

November 16 @ 8pm

We invite Portland-Vancouver-Metro area dance students to preview Union PDX - Festival:23 during our invited dress rehearsal November 16 @ 8pm.

Interested schools and program coordinators, please contact us at contact@pushfold.org to learn more and register your students.

Masterclasses (In-Person)

November 17 & 18

** Class schedule (dates and times) to be released: September 20 **

Workshops (In-Person)

November 19

** Masterclass schedule (dates and times) to be released: September 20 **



Jingzi Zhao | 2022 Union PDX Festival Artist: Megan Doheny
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