SALT is a multimedia presentation of 8 installations exploring the idea of civil disobedience, inspired by Mahatma Gandhi's Salt March speech and the effect his words had on a multitude of people.
Artists: Lava Alapai & Alex Ramirez, Bobby Bermea & Jamie Rea (featuring Caitlin Nolan), Namita Gupta-Wiggers, Sabina Haque (featuring Michele Ainza, Subashini Ganesan & Simeon Jacob), Infinit.Indigos, Anya Pearson (featuring Kayla Banks & Tammy Jo Wilson), Christopher Ringkamp and Beth Thompson
PAVEMENT - Risk/Reward Festival
National and local artists will engage with the environment and the community through short form site-specific performances in public spaces throughout the First Thursday gallery walk enlivening our streets with unexpected images and experiences.
BANG! is a collaboration of Portland physical theatre artists inspired by the popular spaghetti western card game. This devised work brings you the fun and drama of the old West, captured through the eyes of larger than life characters.
Actors: Angela Van Epps, London Bauman, Sean Andries, Jeff Desautels, Laura Loy, and Anna Sell.
Miss Julie deals with bold themes of class and sexual identity politics. Notwithstanding the progress made in breaking down gender barriers, the inequalities inherent in a patriarchal system persist in modern society. Miss Julie highlights these imbalances.
Actors: Beth Thompson and Matthew Kerrigan
Tender Napalm is a ferocious and epic tale about two people doing what we all do on a daily basis...fighting to love each other. These two, Man and Woman, approach each other with hope, anger, wild longing, tenderness, epic stories, skilled imagination and knuckles bared. Philip Ridley, our British playwright, has a love affair with poetry, dry humor and myth as well as an appreciation for the violence we daily impart on each other.
Actors: Beth Thompson and Josh Weinstein