Photo by Kathy Coleman

The Inclusive Arts Vibe Dance Company (IAVDC) invites you to their 5th annual performances, “Chickens and Cheese Pizza,” May 5-7, 2017!

IAVDC is a unique cross disability and integrated youth/young adult dance company.  May performances will delve into a myriad of emotions of raw truths, sassiness, hope and humor expressing the full human experience in the Company’s innovative choreography.

Intriguing new repertoire:

“Moving Abstract” featuring musicians from Divergent Opera.
“Chicken Delight”.
“Generosity” choreographed by Arrow Bless.
“Wings” Choreographed by Rachel Esteve.
“Listless Frost” a trio about lost love.

Company dancers include Daric Anderson, Eleanor Baily, Arrow Bless, Ryan Blumhardt, Rachel Esteve, Peter Heiken, Addie Nelson, Monique Peloquin and Scott Selby.  Read more about the dancers.

Artistic Director Kathy Coleman.

Friday May 5: 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  Free community performance*
Friday May 5: 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday May 6: 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Sunday May 7: 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m

*School and community groups are welcome to RSVP by email to attend our free performance:

Location: New Expressive Works, 810 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97214

Admission: $15, tickets available in advance and at the door.  Purchase a ticket in advance with a $15 PayPal contribution:

Performances are wheelchair accessible. Audio Description is available Friday evening, and ASL interpretation is available for the Sunday matinee.  To request an accommodation for a specific show time, or for more information, contact us at

“Dance gives me confidence to be myself and enjoy the things in life that matter to me.” Arrow Bless

Take a look at the Inclusive Arts Vibe Dance Company’s past performances on Vimeo.

Four Inclusive Arts Vibe Dance Company members, Monique, Peter, Scott, and Addie, pose kneeling and standing on a sidewalk in front of a landscaped outdoor area.  Peter and Scott wear green tee shirts and neutral colored pants.  Monique and Addie wear velvet pink jackets over shiny black tank tops, and pink pants.  All four dancers wear large gold chains.

Photo by Kathy Coleman.

Inclusive Arts Vibe Dance Company performances are made possible by the Regional Arts and Culture Council, Miller Foundation, Oregon Community Foundation, and support from you, our community.

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