Live Performances

Dance, Live Performance

Raise the Barre Series

Riley Watts, Heather Stewart & little house dance

"Hour Wolf in the Lighthouse"


May 18 - 20, 2022 • 7:30PM

Mechanics' Hall


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"Riley Watts — an extraordinary dancer with silky athleticism..”

NEW YORK TIMES

WORLD PREMIERE
Commissioned Maine Artist by Portland Ovations

Join us on opening night as we celebrate the world premiere.

Hour Wolf in the Lighthouse is a collaborative dance work between Portland, Maine choreographers Riley Watts and Heather Stewart, and is the debut performance of the little house dance company.  An iterative performance on states of mourning and the physical mind, Hour Wolf in the Lighthouse features the founding members of little house dance, with music by Watts, Aindulmedir, and Marc Bartissol aka dull. 

This performance is dedicated to the memory of Marc Bartissol. 

Presented in collaboration with Mechanics’ Hall.

Part of the Raise the Barre series.

Research & Creation for this project has been supported by The Maine Arts Commission, The New England Foundation for the Arts, The Canada Council for the Arts, Casco Bay Movers, and Movement Arts Gloucester.

Ovations Offstage

Post-Performance Discussion
Friday, May 20, 2022 

Directly following the performance, join the dancers as they discuss the process of creating personal work. Audience members will be invited to ask questions.

Move with little house dance – Weekly Company Practice

Deepen your dance practice and train with little house. Classes are taught by members of little house dance and guest artists. Our company practice explores various training modalities including improvisation, spontaneous composition, authentic movement, floor work, release technique, and ballet for contemporary dancers. Check the schedule for information about specific class styles and teachers. 

https://littlehousedance.com/company-practice

SHOW TIMES

MAY 18 – MAY 20, 2022

MECHANICS’ HALL, PORTLAND

SOLD OUT: Wednesday, May 18 • 7:30pm
BUY: Thursday, May 19 • 7:30pm
LOW TICKET WARNING: Friday, May 20 • 7:30pm

MASKS & UP TO DATE VACCINATIONS  OR A NEGATIVE TEST REQUIRED

BOX OFFICE

PRICES START AT: $30

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All tickets are exchangeable to another Portland Ovations performance within the season.

Exchange requests must be made prior to the performance date of the original tickets.

 

ACCESSIBILITY

Wheelchairs, ASL, Captions (for virtual programming)

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Francesca Galluccio-Steele & Phil Steele

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