MASHlab presents: LIVE GIRLS SHOW
Jun
11
7:30 pm19:30

MASHlab presents: LIVE GIRLS SHOW

Portland based art collective MASHlab presents: 75 minutes of a show on a stage. It's a glitter-strewn gameshow with questions, quotes, divination and dance-offs that challenge both the contestants and the audience to win the ultimate prize. Will playing by the rules win you any points? and what is a fact anyway? LIVE GIRLS SHOW is actually a show, with girls, who are live...

6x6: A PDX Choreographer's Showcase
May
26
May 28

6x6: A PDX Choreographer's Showcase

PDX Dance Collective presents 6x6: A PDX Choreographers Showcase, featuring pieces from 6 PDX Dance Collective choreographers and 6 guest artists.  

Don't miss this opportunity to experience a breadth of local talent, all in one show! 

Source Material Presents, "Vasalisa"
May
14
2:00 pm14:00

Source Material Presents, "Vasalisa"


Based on the ancient Russian folktale of the Baba Yaga, Vasalisa is a a dreamlike storytelling of immersion into nature and the retrieval of the intuition as a collective initiatory experience, told through image, physical theatre, and traditional songs from Eastern Europe.

Holcombe Waller Presents, "Notes From The Riverkeepers"
May
4
May 6

Holcombe Waller Presents, "Notes From The Riverkeepers"

Holcombe Waller presents Notes from the Riverkeepers, an in-progress concert of new songwriting about fossil fuel transport-by-rail in the
Columbia River Gorge.

Waller’s weekend concert-series will be presented on-the-tracks at
North Portland’s Headwaters Theater, culminating a creative residency
with Columbia Riverkeeper in partnership with Signal Fire.
 

WITD presents: Butoh College Performance Series
Apr
7
Apr 29

WITD presents: Butoh College Performance Series

  • The Headwaters Theatre

Butoh College Performance Series---celebrating and exposing the enigmatic, ever-evolving dance-theatre koan that is Butoh. At its best, evading code and definition, butoh emerged from an east-west dialogue of identity politics and anti-capitalist embodiment practice as a rebellious, and often surreal, dance-theatre expression which has become a global expression that peers behind the mask of the civilized world.

Torchsong Entertainment Presents: Jekyll In Chains
Mar
17
Mar 26

Torchsong Entertainment Presents: Jekyll In Chains

A compelling and gritty musical adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's cerebral horror master piece “Jekyll and Hyde,” set in 1990's Seattle to grunge and alt rock music by Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, R.E.M., and more. 

De Colores Cabaret: All Latin Revue
Mar
3
8:30 pm20:30

De Colores Cabaret: All Latin Revue

The full spectrum of genders and bodies are represented in this All Latinx Cabaret Revue. Featuring internationally renowned Burlesque performers Egypt Blaque Knyle and Lola Coquette.

Life In Arts Presents: The Pillowman
Feb
10
Feb 25

Life In Arts Presents: The Pillowman

Life In Arts Productions presents the company’s inaugural production, The Pillowman: an urgent work of theatrical bravura – an unflinching examination of the very nature and purpose of art.

LAST DANCE
Jan
19
Jan 29

LAST DANCE

  • The Headwaters Theatre

Last Dance is an original work which combines theater, projection, dance and music to tell the story of one angel's complicated and liberating transference into human form. Starring Kat Macmillan and Jaime Lee Christina, written by Sky Yeager and directed by Jonathan Walters.

YOCTOtheatre Presents: FREE BOX!!!
Jan
19
Jan 28

YOCTOtheatre Presents: FREE BOX!!!

Improvisational Comedy performance is dictated by the contents of a Free Box which is filled by... YOU! Veteran Action Theater performers John Holden and Mary Rose star in the Fertile Grounds Festival offering. 

Pink Hanky presents Xenophobadelica
Nov
18
7:30 pm19:30

Pink Hanky presents Xenophobadelica

  • The Headwaters Theatre

Not Black enough, queer enough, sweet enough, sexy enough...all mixed up? An exploration of identity through movement, music, burlesque and the music of Prince.

Overlanders: One Woman's Tale Of Life On The Oregon Trail
Nov
11
Nov 13

Overlanders: One Woman's Tale Of Life On The Oregon Trail

Commedia Del'Arte meets The Oregon Trail and the deadly legacy of Western Colonization in a performance by turns light, heavy, hilarious and heartbreaking. This piece originated as a touring performance for elementary schools, so bring the kids!

Dance Naked Productions presents Come Inside Festival
Sep
29
Oct 8

Dance Naked Productions presents Come Inside Festival

  • The Headwaters Theatre

Local Portland company Dance Naked Productions, known for creating smut positive theater, is proud to present Come Inside, an ENTIRE FESTIVAL of shows that wrestle with sexual themes and erotic explorations.

Uncommon Restraint VII
Sep
9
8:00 pm20:00

Uncommon Restraint VII

  • The Headwaters Theatre

In the flavor of the bondage clubs of Japan and the rope performance cafés of Europe, Noble Rope Arts presents another evening of erotic bondage performances by rope artist Noble Manqué.

A Regular Little Houdini
Jul
23
8:00 pm20:00

A Regular Little Houdini

  • The Headwaters Theatre

A tenacious boy from the docks idolizes Houdini and commits himself to a life of magic, but the harsh reality of working class life in Edwardian Britain gets in the way.

Showgirls the Musical
Jun
16
Jun 19

Showgirls the Musical

  • The Headwaters Theatre

A dancer becomes an understudy in a Las Vegas show, sleeps with the boss, and pushes the star down a flight of stairs.

ParaTheatrical ReSearch presents: dreambody/earthbody
May
18
8:00 pm20:00

ParaTheatrical ReSearch presents: dreambody/earthbody

For this paratheatrical experiment, Alli trained a group of seven individuals in paratheatre methods to execute a ritual choreography using movements recalled from their nocturnal dreams. What results is a rare and haunting glimpse into an asocial subculture of group ritual dynamics normally performed in total privacy.