The first MAINSTAGE of our TENTH season was chock full of returning crowd favorites and some talented and compelling new storytellers. All telling true never-been-told stories based on the theme TRANSPLANTS. Think stories about moving from one place to another, transitions, finding yourself somewhere you don’t belong, and, of course, transplanting an organ from one body into another! This show … Read More

Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE | Snapshot

We wish we had a photographic memory because there wasn’t a moment from this Snapshot-themed show we want to forget! Our first Mainstage of 2017 saw us returning to the fabulous Alberta Rose Theatre with five fantastic storytellers, sharing their own true, personal stories.

Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. Fundraiser Videos

Each year, Back Fence PDX is proud to partner with different community non-profit organizations to put on storytelling events that increase awareness and aid for the orgs, in addition to creating entertaining evenings. Last September, we collaborated with Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. to mount a fundraiser storytelling show as a part of their annual Tradeswomen Leadership Institute fundraiser efforts!

Upcoming Storytelling + Writing Classes at Literary Arts

Learn to tell your story through live storytelling or for the TV screen at one of the upcoming classes led by Back Fence PDX staff and favorite storytellers through Literary Arts! Just two classes left this Fall and Winter, don’t miss out on these chances to refine your skills & have some fun! …

Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE videos are up!

For those who have been dying to check out our Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE* series of high-stakes, no-time-to-prepare storytelling, we have good news! We now have a new YouTube Channel that features all of our RUSSIAN ROULETTE storytellers! Start by checking out the below storytellers JASON SAULS + LEATHER STORRS — audience selected winners from our June 20 and … Read More

Welcome our NEW sponsor betsy & iya!

We’re so excited to partner with betsy & iya as our newest sponsors! Their jewelry shows off their unique and eye-catching aesthetic, and their story is absolutely inspiring. Here’s their story from their website. And a VERY adorable video. betsy & iya started in 2008 in a coffeeshop with a notebook, a bright red pencil, and nothing to lose. Among … Read More

Tickets on sale NOW for our SEPT shows!

Tickets *just* went on sale for our SEPT 27 + 28 Storytelling shows! Both shows take place at the Mission Theater! –> GET yourself some tickets HERE  SEPT 27—A redux night of fan favorites telling stories on the theme AFTER DARK. Including #1 Best Selling Thriller writer CHELSEA CAIN (PDX), Frontman for The Long Winters JOHN RODERICK (SEA, pictured), Longtime … Read More

Our Anxieties & Phobias videos are up!!!

For those who missed it (or those who want to relive the evening) the videos from our ANXIETIES & PHOBIAS show are up and available for your viewing pleasure. WATCH THE REST OF THE STORIES —> HERE… And… —> You can get tickets for our next Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE show on SAT, JULY 20. With STEVE ALMOND, JILLIAN … Read More

Upcoming on Back Fence PDX RADIO…

OUR next episode of Back Fence PDX Radio on OPB! Airing/Streaming on MAY 18 @ 7pm + rebroadcasting on MAY 22 @ 9pm Stream it HERE: Hosted by B. Frayn Masters, the shows music was created by DOLOREAN… God whispered to a 3 year old ADAM ARNOLD and thus began his new obsession AMBER JO learns to play poker … Read More

JUNE 20 RUSSIAN ROULETTE storytellers announced!

BACK FENCE PDX | RUSSIAN ROULETTE | DISJECTA 8371 N INTERSTATE AVE Thurs JUNE 20 | DOORS 7:00PM | SHOW 8:00PM 21+ $12.50 ADVANCE | $15 DAY OF SHOW GET TIX —> HERE! Back Fence PDX presents a new live storytelling format! The last show was SRO so get your sexy tickets early and often. STORYTELLERS for this round of … Read More