PDX Contemporary Ballet

2016-2017 Season

Prologue to a Memoir



(v) to begin

October 28th-30th | N.E.W. Expressive Works 

Bringing ballet off the stage and into the round, Incipio explores what it means to face a blank canvas. Confronted with overwhelming freedom, PDX CB embraces the possibility of change and new beginnings by considering how every exit is an entry for somewhere else.

Friday, Oct 28th 2016 at 7:30pm 

Saturday, Oct 29th 2016 at 7:30pm 

Sunday, Oct 30th 2016 at 2:30pm 



(n) a temporary amusement or source of entertainment that contrasts with what goes before

February 9th-12th | CoHo Theater

Interlude:  Six works by six choreographers, danced by six company members. All coming together from across the U.S.  All set loose in the intimate CoHo Theater to ply their art as they see fit in these tumultuous times.  The result is unexpected, and sometimes provocative.

Thursday, Nov 9th 2017 at 7:30 pm (Preview Performance)

Friday, Nov 10th 2017 at 7:30 pm (Opening Night)

Saturday, Nov 11th at 7:30 pm

Sunday, Nov 12th at 2:30 pm


Iterum Echoes

(adj) (n) Sounds beginning again

June 2nd-4th |  N.E.W. Expressive Works

One Day. One Lifetime. En Eternity. These are the explorations undertaken in premiers by three choreographers. Concluding the prologue of their journey, PDX CB easerly anticipates their next chapter.   

Friday, Jun 2nd 2017 at 7:30 pm

Saturday, Jun 3rd 2017 at 7:20 pm

Sunday, Jun 4th 2017 at 2:30 pm