NW New Works previews Jun 9, 2011

Here's what's being said about the 2011 NW New Works Festival:

"Between uptight Vancouver and free-for-all Portland, On the Boards’ annual celebration of contemporary performance strikes the perfect balance" - City Arts

"Be there or be square." - The Stranger

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NWNW Festival | Artist Interviews Jun 8, 2011

Our 2011 Festival artists interview one another about transformation and creative work. Click on a pair of names to listen to the audio clip [mp3].

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Watch the NW New Works trailer Jun 6, 2011

Meet some of the crazily talented artists of the 2011 NW New Works Festival in this brand new festival trailer. Watch it and hear an original cover of LL Cool J by The Blank Department!

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Part 2: Hedreen Gallery - FACE TIME with the 2011 NW New Works Festival May 25, 2011

Following up on last weekend's showing of Mainstage artists in the NW New Works Festival, OtB and The Hedreen Gallery at the Lee Center for the Arts will partner together again to give a little more access to some of the artists working in the Studio Theater as part of this year's NW New Works Festival.

Join us this Saturday, May 28, from 5:30-7:30pm and catch the following:

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PodFest applications are now available! Apr 6, 2011

PodFest is back in 2011. PodFest promotes and responds to new modes of creativity and performance throughout the Pacific Northwest by featuring six new digital performative works in dance, theater and music made through the lens of a camera or computer and viewed through the frame of a monitor.

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NW New Works Festival application deadline this Fri Oct 27, 2010

If you're considering applying for the 2011 NW New Works Festival, make sure to either postmark your application or drop it off at the OtB offices (no later than 5:30pm) this Friday, Oct 29.

For more info and the application, check out the NW New Works Festival page.

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ArtDish/Seattle PI reviews all of the 2010 NW New Works Festival Jul 14, 2010

Jim Demetre just published a comprehensive review of the festival. Read through it for comments on all artists and the festival overall.

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Last chance to watch 2010 PodFest Jun 30, 2010

Today is the last day that the 2010 PodFest videos will be available online. Catch the works - from Acacia Marble, Grace Carter, Karn Junkinsmith, Open Field, Randi Courtmanch, and Adam Sekuler & Shannon Stewart - while you can! All PodFest videos can be found here.

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People have been asking... Jun 21, 2010

...about the NW New Works poster image: amy_o_feb2010-5 It's by Gabriel Bienczyzki (whose work also includes photos of Spectrum). Check out his website and demo reel to see more of his work!

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NWNW Weekend Two & Mainstage Showcase Jun 14, 2010

by Shango Los

Writing reviews at the behest of On the Boards usually means I see shows on the opening night. Due to some scheduling surprises, I ended up seeing the Mainstage Showcase on closing night. This was a really warm change. I forgot how festive the audience is, packed with artists from weekend one and how the staff is a bit more loose and fun. Sean Ryan was joyful and exasperated as he gave the final night’s appreciations. My companion and I had now heard them three times already and were able to chant his words to ourselves. (Real Networks, Tim Summers,  "Most ambitious season ever") The Mainstage sold out yet again to many congratulations all around. This NWNW Festival definitely has been the best marketed that I have personally seen and I expect that the response this year has set a whole new bar (for both audiences and performers) for the future.

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