Meet your Neighbors: Linda Austin

Linda Austin
Performance Works NorthWest
4625 SE 67th (just N of Foster)

Who are you?
Founder/Direcctor of PWNW and a choreographer and performer—it will be 30 years of performing my own work come July 2013.

What do you do?
I create dances and mutli-disciplinary performances. SInce we came here in 2000, I have — through PWNW–been nurturing the creation of new works by dancers, theater makers, musicians, performance and media artists through our cabarets and the guest-curated Alembic series that ran for a couple year, as well as by offering cheap rehearsal space. Now I am TIRED (this has been all volunteer, as is my role of director of our non-profit) and am pulling back on the presenting stuff to focus more on my own work. (more…)