May 26, 2024
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Newport Performing Arts Center

777 W. Olive Street, Newport, OR 97365






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Pacific Dance Ensemble (PDE) and students from Newport School of Artistic Movement (NSAM) join to present their annual gift to the community, “Dances from the Heart”, Sunday, May 26 at 2pm, one day only at the Newport Performing Arts Center.  Directed by Nancy Mittleman, the program will showcase original choreography, live Ecuadorian music, dances from Mexico and dance excerpts from Red Octopus Theater Co. and the OCCA’s recent production of “Fiddler on the Roof”.  In addition to her own performing experience on both east and west coasts, Mittleman has over 50 years of expertise, directing, and training dancers from preschool to professional.  Watch the process unfold as PDE and NSAM dancers share their talents!

Students of NSAM have gone on to study and perform at Juilliard (NYC), Mark Morris Dance Group (NYC), The Jose Limon Dance (NYC), Chris Elam’s Misnomer Dance Co. (NYC), Coyote Dance (NYC), Martha Graham Studio (NYC), Amanda Selwyn Dance (NYC), The Laban School (London, UK), Ballet Austin (TX), American Ballet Theatre (NY), San Francisco Ballet (CA), San Diego Dance Theater (CA), Eugene Ballet (OR), Pacific Northwest Ballet (WA), Oregon Ballet Theatre (OR), Paco Gnomes and Co. (CA), Requisite Dance (CA), Lineage Dance Co. (CA), Headwaters Dance Co, (MT), Dancer’s Workshop (WY), Interlochen (MI), Cornish Institute for the Arts (WA), California Institute for the Arts (CA), Cincinnati Ballet (OH), Tisch at New York University (NY)l to name a few.

Newport Performing Arts Center

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