Daniel Giron

Originally from Veracruz Mexico, Daniel Giron aka "Papi Ada" (He / They) is a Model, Activist and well rounded dancer featured on HBO Max hit show LEGENDARY Season 3. You…
August 30, 2022

Barbara Lima

Barbara Lima is a Brazilian dancer, choreographer and artistic director based in Oregon, United States.  She got her major degree at the Angel Vianna University (BRA) and for over 15…
September 28, 2021

Zeljka Carol Kekez, Principal, PLACE

Zeljka Carol Kekez Landscape Architecture PLACE Studio, the firm Zeljka Carol Kekez co-founded seven years ago, is home to the landscape architects behind some of the most significant projects in Portland.…
September 21, 2021

Cristal Tappan – President

Cristal grew up splitting her time between the California central coast and the Arizona desert. She always had a camera with her, cultivating an archive of experiences throughout her early…
August 31, 2021

Raphaelle Ziemba, Managing Director

Ziemba grew up in Oak Park, Illinois and started dancing at the Academy of Movement and Music at age four. She attended Interlochen Arts Academy and after graduating, continued her…
August 4, 2021

Jennifer Wright – Secretary

Jennifer Wright, M.M., B.M., is a keyed-instruments performer, composer, educator, graphic artist, event producer, destroyer of pianos, culture-maker and passionate aficionada of the creative life. Her work explores the fluid intersections between…
April 18, 2019

Andra Georges – Treasurer

Andra Georges grew up in Portland and met Heidi in middle school, weaving ribbons around a Maypole. She left Portland for college and went on to study and practice architecture…
August 11, 2016

Heidi Duckler, Excutive/ Artistic Director

Heidi Duckler is the Artistic Director and founder of Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre/Northwest Northwest. She has choreographed more than 200 original dance works at unique sites in Australia, Germany, Russia,…
February 4, 2016

Conrad Kaczor

Conrad Kaczor, aka Icon in the street dance world, is known as one of the most innovative poppers that specializes in the geometric shape-shifting styles called Tutting. He seamlessly fuses together…
November 10, 2015