Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Thriller Classes: Are you going to a Halloween party and want to show off for your friends? Or maybe you’re looking to organize a flash mob? Or perhaps you’ve just always wanted to learn Michael Jackson’s Thriller dance. With Halloween coming up, now is the […]

Past Events

Past Events

Galaxy Fest 2013 August 10, 2013 Free Body Project June 3, 2013 The Piano Fort November 3, 2012  

Video

Video

“Picture Sentence Picture” “Just Right” “Amon Tobin” The Star TheaterChoreography: Erin Shannon “Holocene” The Star Theater, March 3, 2013Choreography: Corinn deWaard “Farmers” The Star Theater, March 3, 2013Choreography: Stephanie SeamanDancers: Corinn deWaard, Timothy Johnson, Stephanie Seaman, Erin Shannon “Books” The Star Theater, March 3, 2013Choreography: […]

Company

The Company

TriptheDark is a local Portland indie dance company. If you don’t usually watch dance performances, we want you. We are inspired by sound, raindrops, shadows, puppets, art, and circuses. We also teach tap. Check here for session start dates. We ambitiously create large and small scale productions based on themes […]

Studio 208

Studio 208

TriptheDark now has 24/7 access to our very own studio. If you are interested in teaching a class, holding rehearsals, offering workshops, or other such needs, please contact us and let us know when/what/how long/etc. Competitive rental rates available; discounts apply for ongoing classes and […]

Current Classes

Current Classes

TriptheDark offers adult tap classes at various levels. Whether you’re a beginner who has never danced before, a seasoned dancer who has never tapped before, an adult who tap danced as a kid, or an avid tapper who wants to continue learning, TriptheDark will meet your needs. We […]

Picture Sentence Picture

Picture Sentence Picture

“Picture Sentence Picture” February 2014 How many translations does it take to change the meaning of a story? If more layers are piled on, is the picture more clear? What if we insert swan tossing, dancing in the dark and kitty snacks – does that […]

Just Right

Just Right

“Just Right” April 2013 Triangles are my favorite shape; three lines, three points of connection, three points of perception. This show is about perspective. How many times do you experience an event, a moment, a comment, a feeling, and look back on it later only […]

Wolf-Child's Mother

The Wolf-Child’s Mother

“The Wolf-Child’s Mother” April 2012 Fairy tales are really in right now, right? Yep. We jumped on the bandwagon and created our own version of Little Red Riding Hood where Red gets impregnated by the Wolf, her controlling boyfriend, and her conservative parents kick her […]

Throwing Stones

Throwing Stones

“Throwing Stones” April 2011 Knowing how much time musicians spend on creating an album, carefully crafting sounds and transitions, melodies and themes, we decided to perform The Album Project: creating a show that followed an album from start to finish. Dancing to Radiohead’s Amnesiac offered us many challenges that we […]