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Riley Watts

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Riley Watts is a multidisciplinary dance artist and producer in Portland, Maine.

He works with dance improvisation, video art, sculpture, music, and live installations to experience states of consciousness through the hyper-articulate body in motion. Riley has been an artist-in-residence at SPACE, Bates Dance Festival, Hewnoaks Artist Colony, and will be a 2019-2020 Studio Resident for the Ellis Beauregard Foundation in Rockland, Maine.


Riley is co-creator of Portland Dance Month, an initiative to highlight the Fall season of dance & performance in Maine. Riley is a Performance Advisor at SPACE, where he helps produce the Moving in SPACE performance series. Riley has been on the Advisory Council for Bates Dance Festival, and currently sits on the Board of Directors at Bangor Ballet. Riley continues to travel widely to perform in the work of choreographer William Forsythe, currently with A Quiet Evening of Dance.

Follow Riley on Instagram: @eberginger