NW New Works Festival

Excited to announce that an excerpt from my piece The Most Popular Unpopular will be debuted at On The Boards NW New Works Festival in June!


Now in its 35th year, the NW New Works Festival showcases new and experimental works from a variety of performance disciplines, upholding its mission to showcase tomorrow’s artists today within the Northwest’s creative community.

Curated by a panel of peer artists and arts administrators from across the region, the Festival provides rehearsal time, an honorarium, documentation, and the opportunity to present work at OtB. In the past few years audiences have witnessed new pieces from artists including Tim Smith-Stewart/Jeffrey Azevedo, Jessica Jobaris & General Magic, and Markeith Wiley — all of whose work has become part of regular seasons at On the Boards.

Performance schedule
June 8–10 & June 15–17, 2018



Weekend 1 (June 8–10)

Studio Theater Showcase
June 8 at 8pm & June 9 – 10 at 5pm

Allie Hankins (Portland, OR)
Susan Lieu
Majinn (Tacoma, WA)

Mainstage Theater Showcase
June 9 – 10 at 8pm

Kiana Harris
The Horse in Motion
Elby Brosch
Angel Alviar-Langley “Moonyeka”

Weekend 2 (June 15–17)

Studio Theater Showcase
June 15 at 8pm & June 16 – 17 at 5pm

Pam Tzeng (Calgary, Alberta)
Eli Steffen | Corinne Manning
Malicious Allure

Mainstage Theater Showcase
June 16 – 17 at 8pm

Alicia Mullikin | MORENA
ilvs strauss
Fausto Rivera
Rainbow Fletcher/HYPERNOVA


The 2018 festival lineup was curated by a panel of peer artists and arts administrators including:

Nancy Chang (Executive Director, Reel Grrls)
Sara Ann Davidson (Operations Manager, On the Boards)
Peter Dee (Artist)
Imana Gunawan (Artist/Dancer, On the Boards Ambassador Writers Corps)
HATLO (Theater Artist)
Clare Hatlo (Associate Producer, On the Boards)
Mark Meuter (Production Manager, On the Boards)
Eze-Basil Chinwendu Oluo (House Manager, On the Boards)
Beth Raas-Bergquist (Director of Development, On the Boards)
Erica Bower Reich (Patron Relations Specialist, On the Boards)
Roache (Artist)
Imani Sims (Artist, On the Boards Ambassador Writers Corps)
Charles Smith (Director of Program Management, On the Boards)
Dani Tirrell (17/18 Season Artist and On the Boards Ambassador)
Katie Watkins (Director, Risk/Reward Festival, Portland)
Emily Zimmerman (Director, Jacob Lawrence Gallery at the University of Washington)



Read more about the art and artists of the 2017 NW New Works Festival →

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