Mission Statement

Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre/Northwest (HDDT/NW) redefines relationships between artists and audiences by presenting bold choreography in extraordinary places, and through collaborations with artists and communities of the Pacific Northwest, cultivates public engagement to create meaningful, multidisciplinary performances with exceptional artistic standards.

Dancers On-Site In Portland For Five Years Running!

Since its inception in 2010 Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre/Northwest (HDDT/NW) has been creating captivating storytelling through site-specific dance choreography in Portland, Oregon and the surrounding metropolitan areas. HDDT/NW performers have animated iconic Pacific Northwest locations such as a hip co-inhabited office space, the paths along local forests, and the center of a local lumber yard. Performers with HDDT/NW are Portland residents, while the various annual productions draw upon the talents of nationally recognized choreographers and artistic directors including Heidi Duckler and Carla Mann.