BACK FENCE PDX: MAINSTAGE | Cats

SAT SEPT 16 | 21+
DOORS 7:00PM | SHOW 8:00PM
ALBERTA ROSE |
3000 NE ALBERTA St

A cat will scratch it’s way into our September stories.

Storytellers! Cultural Competency Consultant/Educator, Recovering Academic, Intersectional Shero, Mistaken for a Roll of Toilet Paper in 4th-grade Marshmallow Halloween Costume, No, You Can’t Call Her a Nickname BEALLEKA, Winner Portland’s Funniest Person 2017/Winner Stand Up Best of WW 2017, Member of Lez Standup, Voted Most Opinionated in High School CAITLIN WEIERHAUSER, FBI Agent Andy Genelli in the New Discovery Series Manhunt: Unabomber, Co-Writer of the Web-Series ‘I F’ed Up Royal’ BEN WEBER, Sketch Comedy King, Actor, Past Performer for Live Wire! Radio ANDREW HARRIS and Author of Death Confetti, Duct-Taped Fifty Hall and Oates Tapes to a Teacher’s Door, Sells Thigh-Boots to Online Fetishists JENNIFER ROBIN

Hosted by B. Frayn Masters with Announcer Jason Rouse
Music by Bobby D from XRAY

A portion of our ticket proceeds for this show will support Animal Aid, a Portland non-profit serving animals and the people they love since 1969.

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BACK FENCE PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

WED DEC 6 | 21+
DOORS 6:30PM | SHOW 7:30PM
CURIOUS COMEDY THEATER |
5225 NE MLK Blvd

FEATURING* 3-Time Winner from our July show, Works at Portland Public Schools, Broke Gravy Improv, Ghost Made Him Sick in the Most Haunted Castle in Ireland, Rode a Train in N. Korea CHRIS WILLIAMS,  High School Teacher, Camp Director, Camouflage Expert RENEE JENKINSON, Two-Time Winner, Chef at Noble Rot, Can Sing the Shit out of Bad Company, Dad Swam Against and Defeated JFK LEATHER STORRS,  January Winner, Veterinary Technician KAHLIE TOWLE, going up against formidable new challengers: Finalist in Portland’s Funniest Person Competition, Founder of Lez Stand Up, Extreme Jigsaw Puzzler KIRSTEN KUPPENBENDER and Member of That’s What She Said Queer Comedy Collective, Seasoned Performance Artist + Grandma in Training KATIE PIATT.

Produced and Hosted by B. FRAYN MASTERS & MINDY NETTIFEE

Music by DJ BOBBY D from XRAY

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FALL 2017: STORYTELLING INTENSIVE with MINDY NETTIFEE

NOV 2, 9, 16 and 30th 
THURSDAYS, 7-9 pm
LITERARY ARTS |
925 SW Washington

This three-week intensive will help you master the art of live storytelling! The workshop covers crafting stories using the five-part story arc, delivering your best performance onstage, and how to pitch to live show and radio producers. This class culminates in a show at the downtown Literary Arts center, where you’ll tell your story before a live audience and have your story recorded as an audio file for you to keep.

Mindy Nettifee is one of the producers of Back Fence PDX and host for The Moth. She is an award-winning writer, performance poet and storyteller. In addition to her many years teaching the craft of live storytelling, she has taught creative writing and performance workshops at several places, including NYU and Lewis & Clark college.

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