Melinda Campbell, Super: Woman In Tech

Super: Women In Tech presented by Diversa and Back Fence PDX will return for its second year on May 12. But first, check out this account from one of the storytellers from the first year, Melinda Campbell. Last year when I was invited to tell a story at Super: Women in Tech I had two initial thoughts in this order: … Read More

BACK FENCE PDX: MAINSTAGE | TRANSPLANTS

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.

Don't Box Me In videos are live!

Our April 5th show marked our farewell to the Mission Theater, Back Fence PDX’s Main Stage home since 2008. And what a great night it was, full of laughs, emotion, and superb storytelling. Wanna see what we mean? You can! The videos from our DON’T BOX ME IN show are all online for you to soak up. Be sure to … Read More

RUSSIAN ROULETTE, THIS SATURDAY @ DISJECTA!

APRIL 6 BACK FENCE PDX | RUSSIAN ROULETTE | DISJECTA 8371 N INTERSTATE AVE GET TIX HERE! [Get tickets for TEN BUCKS by using the code: roulette2013] Back Fence PDX presents a brand new live storytelling format! The first show in January was a hit! Come and check out! STORYTELLERS for this round of RUSSIAN ROULETTE include: DERRICK BROWN (pictured) … Read More

HASHTAG NERD videos are up!!

For those of you who were at the last show…relive your favorite moments! And for those of you who weren’t able to make it — enjoy the show for the first time!  Here’s the fabulous LINDY WEST to wet your storytelling whistle. See all the videos HERE. Don’t miss out on our next show, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN..on sale … Read More

Our MARCH Storytelling Show: BROKE—BONES, WALLETS, & HEARTS!!

Cut to the chase and RESERVE tickets for the show HERE! PRESENTING our MARCH 24th BACK FENCE PDX Storytelling SHOW @ the MISSION THEATER in NW FEATURING OUR AMAZING STORYTELLERS TELLING TRUE STORIES BASED ON THE THEME BROKE—BONES, WALLETS, & HEARTS :::::::: JOAN HILLER Stellar Painter + Riot Act Media … ANDREW DICKSON Filmmaker + Wieden Kennedy … JENNIFER LAUCK … Read More

TWO Fall Shows for Your N-Joyment!

RESERVE YOUR TICKETS FOR THE STORYTELLING SHOW HERE SEPTEMBER Storytelling SHOW FEATURING AWESOME PEOPLE TELLING TRUE STORIES! BASED ON THE THEME FAMILY PLOTS WEDNESDAY ~ SEPTEMBER 22nd MISSION THEATER 1624 NW GLISAN Alcohol. Food. True Stories. 6:00 FOOD/DRINK – 7:30 SHOW! All tix $14.00 at the door ~reservations have priority seating ~YOUR ESTEEMED STORYTELLERS~ JOHANNA STEIN “Sorority Sluts 3: Spring … Read More

JULY Storytelling EVENT & Swimsuit Fashion Show!!!!

THURSDAY, JULY 29TH MISSION THEATER 1624 NW Glisan BACK FENCE PDX Storytelling RESERVE TICKETS HERE! Tickets are $14 at the door FEATURING AMAZING PEOPLE TELLING TRUE STORIES! Based on the theme HE SAID/SHE SAID Two people will tell the same story from their different POVs. The second person to tell the story will be sequestered so they may not hear … Read More

…….MAY Storytelling SHOW!!!!

WEDNESDAY, MAY 19TH MISSION THEATER 1624 NW Glisan BACK FENCE PDX RESERVE TICKETS HERE! FEATURING AMAZING PEOPLE TELLING TRUE STORIES! Based on the theme AT YOUR SERVICE SNEAK PREVIEW OF our AWESOME STORYTELLERS STEVE ALMOND AUTHOR of ROCK & ROLL WILL SAVE YOUR LIFE JILLIAN LAUREN FORMER HAREM GIRL for PRINCE JEFRI BOLKIAH ERIC SPITZNAGEL VANITY FAIR & PLAYBOY SEAN … Read More