White Bird is proud to have offered masterclasses with nearly every company that they have brought to Portland. Part of our mission is to continue fostering the growth of the local dance scene in Portland through workshops and masterclasses around town.
2022-23 Season Masterclasses:
SW!NG OUT - Tuesday, September 27, 2022 | 6pm - 10pm
Hosted By: Portland Lindy Hop Society
Hosted By: Bodyvox
Dallas Black Dance Theatre - Wednesday, October 18
Hosted By: Steps PDX
Radical System Art - Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Hosted By: Lewis & Clark College
The TL Collective - Saturday, January 28, 2023 | 10:30am-12:00PM
Hosted By: Open Space | Learn More and Sign Up HERE
Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE - TBD
A.I.M by Kyle Abraham - TBD
Ballet Hispánico - TBD
MOMIX - TBD
"...Not only did they see this incredible company [Dallas Black Dance Theatre] perform, but they got to meet them, ask them questions and engage in a way that I know they will keep in their memories for the rest of their lives."
— Monica Parra
Director of Education and Community Engagement, Steps for Youth, StepsPDX
"We didn't just stop in Portland to perform our show. We became a part of the community."
— Matt Kent and Renee Jaworski
Artistic Directors, Pilobolus
Friday Night Post-Show Talk Backs
White Bird facilitates audience talk backs for three-run shows at the Newmark Theatre. Talk backs are a way for our patrons to further engage with the choreographers and dancers from visiting companies by asking questions and gaining a unique insight into their craft.
2022-23 Season Talk Backs:
Parsons Dance - Friday, October 7 | 7:30pm
Dallas Black Dance Theatre - Friday, October 21 | 8:00pm
Radical System Art - Friday, November 18 | 8:00pm
The TL Collective - Friday January 27 | 8:00pm
A.I.M by Kyle Abraham - Friday, March 3 | 7:30pm
Paul Taylor Dance Company - Friday, March 31 | 7:30pm