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Show Times:

May 4, 2021 • 4:00 pm

Register once to attend as many artist previews as you like

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FREE – Registration Required


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This event will be captioned and interpreted.

Join Portland Ovations for five weeks, April 27 – May 25, 2021 each Tuesday at 4pm, as we host an exciting series continuing our program of commissioning Maine artists. “First Looks” is comprised of five virtual, 60-minute, work-in-progress performances and discussions with the commissioned artists. Each week you will have a chance to experience an excerpt of one of these five new performances in development and be in conversation with the artists. Register one time for FREE and attend as many First Looks as you like.

Riley’s & Heather’s Project

Hour Wolf (working title) is a collaborative project between dance artist Riley Watts and choreographer Heather Stewart/little house dance. Hour Wolf is a full length solo contemporary dance performance which explores mental illness and the physical mind. This work features music that was arranged by French composer Marc Bartissol, aka dull, shortly before his suicide in 2019.  Hour Wolf is dedicated to Marc.

About Riley Watts & Heather Stewart

Riley Watts is a Bangor-born dance artist based in South Portland, Maine. Riley received a BFA from The Juilliard School in 2007 and has since traveled the world extensively to teach and perform. His work is rooted in observing consciousness through motion, and is created using choreographic improvisation, video and digital media, sculpture, music and live installations.

Heather Stewart is a Canadian choreographer and founder of little house dance, a professional dance company based in Portland, Maine. Heather studied choreography at the London Contemporary Dance School and since 2012 has shown dance work in the USA, Canada, UK, Germany and Spain.

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Portland, ME United States