BACK FENCE PDX: MAINSTAGE | Cells

SAT JUNE 3 | 21+
DOORS 7:00PM | SHOW 8:00PM
ALBERTA ROSE |
3000 NE ALBERTA St

Storytellers! Returning favorites: Writer, Comedian, Regular contributor to KCRW’s UnFictional JESSICA LEE WILLIAMSON and from Good Girls Revolt, Parenthood, Girls, and Viceland JOY BRYANT along with newcomers Party Time! With Emily and Joceyln EMILY HEMSON, Preschool Teacher ERIC SNYDER, and Computer Software Engineer ALI ARAMI.

A portion of our ticket proceeds for this show will be donated to Neighborhood House.

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BACK FENCE PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

SAT JULY 8 | 21+
DOORS 6:30PM | SHOW 7:30PM
CURIOUS COMEDY THEATER |
5225 NE MLK Blvd.

FEATURING* the winner from our April show, Former Head Writer/Host of Live Wire! Radio, Screenwriter COURTENAY HAMEISTER plus 4-Time Back Fence PDX: Russian Roulette Winner, HR Specialist SHANNON BALCOM GRAVES, Past Russian Roulette Winner, Works at Portland Public Schools CHRIS WILLIAMS, Award Winning Film Producer, Comedian, Stilt Walker JAY FLEWELLING, Writer, Technology Consultant, Reads Fortunes from Fast Food Wrappers KARL MIDDLEBROOKS, and Swing Dancer, Reigns From Singapore, Owns 3 Beautiful Pet Rats ELINA LIM!

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INTRO TO STORYTELLING w/ Back Fence PDX Producer MINDY NETTIFEE

SAT July 8 |SUN July 9
10am – 1:00pm (both days)
with an afternoon storytelling show for friends & family Sun @ 3:00pm

LITERARY ARTS |
925 SW Washington

Crack your personal story open and learn how to reveal its best narrative using a 5-part structure. 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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