White Bird Virtual Events 2020-21

Please check back periodically for more details

White Bird Award Presentations

Bob Speltz - White Bird Angel Award

Executive Director of The Standard Charitable Foundation

Date TBD

Kristen Brayson - White Bird Community Engagement Award

Program Administrator for Visual & Performing Arts, Portland Public Schools

Date TBD

Virtual Performances


An original duet between Israeli choreographer/performer Iris Erez

and California-based choreographer/performer Marjani Forte Saunders.

Monday, February 15, 2021

This work is made possible in part through the support of the

Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest in San Francisco and
the Office of Cultural Affairs, Consulate General of Israel in New York.

Additional Support by Ellen Lippman and Steve Rosenberg.

Conversations/Panel Discussions


A Celebration of Black Women in Dance, with leading figures in dance from around the country.

February 2021

Educational Programming

Tentatively planned is an online version of our annual Outreach Project with Portland Public Schools, focused on the Cultural and History of Harlem, inspired by Dance Theatre of Harlem. This will reach over 3,000 students in grades 5-12.  Dates TBD

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