Four artists here in Portland are offering for the summer - C.O.P.S - Conceptual Oregon Performance School. From the statement:
The Conceptual Oregon Performance School (C.O.P.S.) is a free, artist-run, experimental summer school, with a focus on contemporary performance strategies. Its mandate is to engage participants in the methodologies, critical theory, and dialogue surrounding the discipline, while investigating its social and cultural role. Participants will experiment with a myriad of contemporary performance strategies, based upon formal and informal lectures, seminar-based dialogue, and structured group critique.
The guests/instructors are: Sean Carney, Matthew Green, Patrick Rock and Michael Reinsch.