June 21-23
2013 Risk/Reward Festival of New Performance


Fri-Sat - 7:30pm, Sun - 5:00pm  |  Tickets  |  Artists Repertory Theatre  |  1516 SW Alder St.


View the video trailer!


The 2013 lineup features:

DANCE: Josh Martin / 605 Collective (Vancouver, BC); Shannon Stewart (Seattle, WA)

PERFORMANCE ART: Wayne Bund (Portland, OR); AJA (Seattle, WA)

THEATER: LanceLife (Portland, OR), the Satori Group (Seattle, WA)

View full artist profiles HERE.

Tell me more about the Risk/Reward Festival...
We've selected six artists to perform an original work in less than 20-minutes.
You get to see them all in one night.


Thanks to our festival sponsors!






The 2013 festival was curated in collaboration with a panel of regional artists and administrators including:

Alex Huebsch | Writer; Filmmaker [Runaway Mustache Productions]

Ashley Hollingshead | Director, Designer, Collaborator

Dani Fecko | Associate Curator [PuSh Festival]

Erin Boberg Doughton | Performing Arts Program Director [PICA]

Erin Leddy | Theater Artist, Company Member [Hand2Mouth Theatre]

Jacob Coleman | Theater Artist, Company Member [Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble]

Jerry Tischleder | Risk/Reward Festival Director

Joe Von Appen | Actor, Writer, Solo Performer, DJ

Jonathan Walters | Artistic Director [Hand2Mouth Theatre]

Kate Bredeson | Director, Dramaturg, Assistant Professor [Reed College]

Peter Ksander | Stage Designer, Assistant Professor [Reed College]

Sean Carney | Performance Artist, Writer, Educator [Pacific Northwest College of Art]

Sean Ryan | Theatre Director; Movement Artist; Regional Programs Director [On The Boards]

Tim Wilson | Executive Director [Western Arts Alliance]

Walter Jaffe | Co-founder [White Bird]