Contact Dance

  • April 27, 2017 — April 29, 2017

The Northwest Film Center and BodyVox, Portland’s premiere dance company, are pleased to partner in presenting our second Contact Dance Film Festival, a showcase featuring award-winning collaborations between filmmakers, dancers, and choreographers from around the world. With films from the Northwest and across the globe, these works sparkle with invention and will open your eyes a special genre of hybrid creativity. The screenings will take place at both the Bodyvox Dance Center, 17th and NW Northrup, and the Northwest Film Center’s Whitsell Auditorium.

Special Admission: $10


Thursday, April 27


Directed by Various

Organized by frequent BodyVox collaborator and Ohio State University Department of Dance professor Mitchell Rose, Dance@30FPS is a vibrant selection of new

Friday, April 28

Mr. Gaga

Directed by Tomer Heymann

Ohad Naharin, artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company, is celebrated as one of the most important choreographers in the

Friday, April 28

Dancing Over Borders

Directed by Various

BodyVox Co-Artistic Director Jamey Hampton has curated a collection of recent films that combine fresh emerging voices with seasoned artists

Saturday, April 29


Directed by Lynne Spencer

“This is the extraordinarily intimate portrait of Simone Orlando, Ballet BC's lead dancer for twelve years. During rehearsals for a