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Rain & Roses | BodyVox | May 10-19, 2018 at The North Warehouse

May 10, 2018 at 7:30pm to May 19, 2018 at 9pm
BodyVox pairs contemporary female music artists like Fiona Apple, Yoko Ono, Alicia Keys, and Bjork with dance, athleticism, and story to create a visually stunning production: Rain & Roses. Taking this show off-site to the expansive North Warehouse provides a raw, gritty, and beautiful backdrop that allows for creativity to fly. Choreography includes aerial pieces and BodyVox’s signature brand by Artistic Directors Jamey Hampton & Ashley Roland, with additional choreography by company…See More
Apr 30
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The Wind & The Wild | BodyVox & Imani Winds | April 24-25, 2018 at Revolution Hall

April 24, 2018 at 7:30pm to April 25, 2018 at 9pm
BodyVox and Chamber Music Northwest team up once again with the Grammy nominated wind quartet, Imani Winds, for fresh performances at Portland’s beautifully renovated, state-of-the-art performing arts center, Revolution Hall. On the heels of their popular 2013 collaboration, Imani Winds’ penchant for adventurous and dynamic music pairs beautifully with BodyVox’s exquisite and playful choreography. This evening promises to be an exciting and multifaceted production. Tickets start at…See More
Apr 6
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CONTACT Dance Film Festival III | BodyVox & NW Film Center | April 12-14, 2018 at BodyVox

April 12, 2018 at 7pm to April 14, 2018 at 10:30pm
The Northwest Film Center and BodyVox are pleased to partner in presenting our third Contact Dance Film Festival, a showcase featuring award-winning collaborations between filmmakers, dancers, and choreographers, and insightful contemporary dance documentaries. These works sparkle with invention and inspiration and will open your eyes to a special genre of hybrid creativity. The screenings will take place at both the BodyVox Dance Center, NW 17th & Northrup, and the Northwest Film Center’s…See More
Apr 3
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Katie Scherman + Artists | BodyVox Dance Performance | Mar. 22 - 24, 2018 at BodyVox Dance Center

March 22, 2018 at 7:30pm to March 24, 2018 at 9pm
Join us for Katie Scherman + Artists, the third show of our 2017-2018 Dance Performance Season at BodyVox!Katie Scherman, 2009 Princes Grace Award Winner and former BodyVox dancer, premieres her second evening length work, following the success of “Complicated Women” which premiered at Performance Works NW as part of her 2016 Alembic Artist Residency. “To Have It All” is an evening length performance featuring past works by Scherman and a new original work exploring the stories of women as they…See More
Jan 19
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skinner|kirk | BodyVox Dance Performance | Feb. 1 - 10, 2018 at BodyVox Dance Center

February 1, 2018 at 7:30pm to February 10, 2018 at 9pm
Join us for skinner|kirk, the second show of our 2017-2018 Dance Performance Season at BodyVox!BodyVox is thrilled to welcome skinner|kirk Dance Ensemble back to our stage for a sixth year.  BodyVox founding members Eric Skinner and Daniel Kirk continue their legacy of choreographic projects, presenting an evening of new work.  Their history of inspiring collaborations with musicians, composers, designers, and artists promises to make this a production to look forward to.  Martha Ullman West of…See More
Oct 4, 2017
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LEXICON | BodyVox Dance Performance at BodyVox Dance Center

November 30, 2017 at 7:30pm to December 9, 2017 at 9pm
Join us for LEXICON, the first show of our 2017-2018 Dance Performance Season at BodyVox!Dance and technology join together in this exploration of space, sound, light, and motion.  Using infrared sensors, live video graphic generation, motion capture, and other techniques, BodyVox creates a stage experience like no other.  The company continues its legacy of pushing the bounds of our senses and perceptions, taking dance to new horizons.Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 2, 7, 8, 9 - 7:30 pmDec. 9 - 2 pm…See More
Sep 27, 2017
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Urban Meadow at BodyVox Dance Center

January 19, 2017 at 7:30pm to January 21, 2017 at 7:30pm
A celebration of BodyVox's most popular works, Urban Meadow features dances of sweeping beauty, intense physicality, and irreverent humor. Ranging from the mysterious to the romantic to the hilarious, Urban Meadow represents all the facets of BodyVox in an unforgettable program of dance theater that includes a surprise that the company is keeping top secret and under wraps. Invite your friends and family for a real treat to start the New Year!See More
Dec 29, 2016
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BloodyVox: Blood Red Is The New Black at BodyVox Dance Center

October 20, 2016 at 7pm to October 29, 2016 at 7pm
Our favorite holiday celebration returns with a promised transfusion of new work. Start with a group of beautiful and talented dancers, add a hint of Hitchcock, a touch of Vampire, top it off with a healthy dose of ghosts and zombies and you get BloodyVox, a dance theater experience that mimes cinema, folklore and our collective nightmares to bring the season of spirits and All Hallows Eve to life. Funny, bloody, and full of great dancing, this is Halloween as only BodyVox can imagine it. This…See More
Aug 9, 2016
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Death and Delight at BodyVox Dance Center

July 14, 2016 at 7pm to July 23, 2016 at 7pm
BodyVox and Chamber Music Northwest return for their eighth collaboration in Death and Delight. This season BodyVox takes on the retelling of The Bard's "Romeo and Juliet" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream," created by BodyVox Artistic Directors Ashley Roland and Jamey Hampton paired with the exceptional playing of Chamber Music Northwest's pianist Melvin Chen and Protégé artist Hilda Huang. See More
Jun 9, 2016
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BodyVox-2 at BodyVox Dance Center

February 6, 2014 at 7:30pm to February 15, 2014 at 7:30pm
February 6-15, 2014 Thur, Fri, Sat 7:30pm + 2pm matinee Feb. 15Hailed by Oregon Arts Watch as, "…a tight ensemble of skilled performers," BodyVox-2 has become an important addition to the Portland arts landscape. This season's production offers a fresh look at these exceptional and unique artists as six choreographers (Jamey Hampton, Ashley Roland, Anne Mueller, Eric Skinner, Éowyn Emerald, and Laura Haney) will create a solo for each of the company's six dancers. This captivating program will…See More
Jan 8, 2014
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Arcane Collective / Inside: Cold Dream Colour at BodyVox Dance Center

December 5, 2013 at 7:30pm to December 7, 2013 at 7:30pm
From the canvas to the stage, how does one art medium inform and inspire another? Fresh from performances at the Guggenheim Museum in NYC, Arcane Collective will present exerts from their acclaimed production Cold Dream Colour. Jamey Hampton will moderate conversations with directors/choreographers Morleigh Steinberg and Oguri about the process of turning Louis le Brocquy's imagery into music and dance. Watch as the spirit of these evocative and powerful paintings come to life. Featuring an…See More
Nov 7, 2013
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Arcane Collective / Inside: Cold Dream Colour at BodyVox Dance Center

December 5, 2013 at 7:30pm to December 7, 2013 at 7:30pm
From the canvas to the stage, how does one art medium inform and inspire another? Fresh from performances at the Guggenheim Museum in NYC, Arcane Collective will present exerts from their acclaimed production Cold Dream Colour. Jamey Hampton will moderate conversations with directors/choreographers Morleigh Steinberg and Oguri about the process of turning Louis le Brocquy's imagery into music and dance. Watch as the spirit of these evocative and powerful paintings come to life. Featuring an…See More
Nov 4, 2013
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In Motion with Chamber Music Northwest at St. Mary’s Academy

June 27, 2013 at 8pm to June 30, 2013 at 6pm
Jun 29, 2013
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In Motion with Chamber Music Northwest at St. Mary’s Academy

June 27, 2013 at 8pm to June 30, 2013 at 6pm
May 30, 2013
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The Cutting Room at The BodyVox Dance Center

May 3, 2012 at 7:30pm to May 19, 2012 at 7:30pm
Building on its fruitful history of working in film, next spring BodyVox will embark on a new approach to its unique brand of dance theater. Utilizing a mash up of cinematic scenes from classic films and cutting edge independent productions, action films will blend with comedy, drama and sci-fi to create an architecture for movement motifs that reinterpret the scenes, adding layers of dramatic context. Knit together with new film content from Mitchell Rose and new music by composer Vivek…See More
Apr 25, 2012
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Nov 28, 2011

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Which Portland neighborhood do you call home? Or, are you Moving to Portland?
Pearl District
About Me:
A freewheeling, multi-media, boundary-bending movement troupe, BodyVox’s unique approach to theater assimilates all possibilities for movement; endows it with breathtaking physicality; enriches it with striking imagery and embellishes it with humor, wit and whimsy to create refined dancing that knows no boundaries.

With the opening of the BodyVox Dance Center in August 2009, BodyVox took the first steps to realizing a dream of Artistic Directors Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland for a permanent home and a state of the art theater and center for dance in Northwest Portland.

Based in Portland, Oregon, BodyVox’s movement surges from a source informed by years of cross training imbued with a curiosity and fascination with the endless possibilities of the human body in motion. Artistic Directors Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland are distinguished artists on the world stage, formed by their years working as creators and performers with innovative dance companies Momix, ISO Dance, and Pilobolus. BodyVox builds upon this tradition of excellence with a unique voice that is clearly influenced by its Northwest roots.
What do you love about Portland?
The People, The Air, The Sense of Community and you just can't beat the view!
My music:
Tom Waits!
What's your favorite Portland neighborhood and why?
The Pearl District and NorthWest. It is or home!
Favorite quote:
"Football is not a contact sport, it's a collision sport - dancing is a contact sport."

-Vince Lombardi

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June 1, 2018 from 10am to 8pm
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July 27, 2018 to July 29, 2018
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David Sarasohn: The Media in the Age of Trump at Celebrate Conference Center

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