New Artwork by Theodore Holdt: Opening reception
November 4, 2016, from 6pm til late

This event is FREE and open to the public. Opening night will morph into a late night dance party.  So wear your dancing feet.


Most of the works to be exhibited are from 2016. Some of the pieces have been in the studio for a few years gestating while others were conceived of and completed this year.  All work is available for purchase. If you can’t make it to the opening and want to see the work, contact the artist at to set up a viewing time.  Visit to see more pieces.

Wednesdays 8:30 – 9:30 pm: October 5 | 12 | 19 | 26, 2016

Admission $8, Instructor Kyle Smith

Spatial Beings is a group movement class designed to increase kinesthetic and proprioceptive awareness through exercising the body and mind.  Through intentional non-judgment, participants are encouraged to meet themselves where they are at as we create more space in our bodies through a mix of light cardio, muscular lengthening, awareness practices, and brief improvisational dance parties.
Kyle Smith is an ACE certified group fitness instructor, as well as a Dance and Psychology student at Portland State University.  Kyle has been a Portland based performer for over five years under the guise of DieAna Dae, and is also the creator of Instagram sensation #emojidrag.


FANTASTIC-ACTION Sunday, August 14 from 6:30pm – 8:00pm

 This class is FREE to attend. Water and other drinks and snacks will be provided.

home school is joyous to announce the second session of our first class of second semester: FANTASTIC-ACTION, given by Allie Hankins of Physical Education.

FANTASTIC-ACTION is an ALL-LEVELS movement/embodiment event. We will breathe, vocalize, bounce, sweat, push, rest, DANCE, and work as individuals, partners, and as a group in actions that help us access the pleasure of effort, and all of the ridiculous delights of having a body. Dynamic music buoys us through our fatigue and steers us to an empowering transcendent climax.

Allik Hankins and dancers at FLOCK

Allie Hankins leads dancers in group work at Flock, in N Portland.

Allie Hankins is a Portland-based performer who makes works that toy with the destabilization of persona through uncanny physicality, layered imagery, and a biting wit all while trying to suppress her contentious eagerness to please. Her current collaborators include Physical Education (Lu Yim, keyon gaskin, and Taka Yamamoto), Rachael Dichter (SF), Morgan Ritter, Rose Mackey, and Maggie Heath. Most recently, Hankins has performed with Julien Prévieux (Paris), Morgan Thorson (Minneapolis), Tahni Holt, and Suniti Dernovsek. She has been an Artist in Residence at the Djerassi Resident Artist Program, the Robert Rauschenberg Residency, and the New Expressive Works Residency at Studio 2.

Sunday, July 17, 2016 from 5:45pm – 7:45pm

TakahiroYamamotoClass description
Through physical, vocal and awareness exercises, this class explore what it feels like to have “voice” in daily life and to experience physical presence in the space. These abstract notions will be discussed as a group in relationship to the exercises. Wear comfortable clothing. We’ll also work barefoot.

Teacher bio
Portland based Physical Education (P.E.) is comprised of dance and performance artists keyon gaskin, Allie Hankins, Lu Lee Yim and Takahiro Yamamoto. Their motivation is to inspire critical dialogue between individuals of varying mediums or artistic practices (INCLUDING NO ARTISTIC PRACTICE), while deepening their connection to performance and their sense of embodiment.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Friday, July 1 – 8:00pm – 10:00pm, Doors at 7:00pm

Strangely and Intuitive Compass present an evening of songs and circus antics! Show up in your fanciest duds; old-timey, outer-space, clown pants… we don’t care as long as you dance and sing along with the madness we’ve got planned for you!

Tickets $11 Presale []
$15 at the door


Strangely – This circus-minded rabble rouser is your host for this evening of music, and whimsy. He’s gonna introduce you to a world where anything can (& will) happen.
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Intuitive Compass – The diverse talents of poet beatnik and guitar pioneer Jason O’Dea, taken together with old time circus freak and accordionist Aurelia Anne Cohen create a potent elixir of old and new, wild and wonderful. It’s a compendium of family vaudeville and proverbial three ring circus, frequently serving up fire, aerial acrobatics, and contortion, with an occasional splash of wild west thrown in for good measure.
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Mish – Portland’s own contortionist extraordinaire!

And more surprise guests!