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

Debra J.T. Padilla, Senior Advisor

Debra J.T. Padilla served as the executive director of the Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) from 1993 to 2018. Prior to being at SPARC, Ms. Padilla was the…
September 21, 2021

Cristal Tappan

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

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

Celina Russell

A native of Queens, Celina grew up in the New York City dance halls of the late 90's, where she was blown away by the performative creativity on display in…
December 14, 2020

Andra Georges, President

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