I should have opened my mouth much earlier...
Lady Anne, the Duchess of York and other “bit parts” from Shakespeare emerge from their orderly facades to take back their stories once and for all. In this immersive production, audiences enter a Gallery of Secrets, receiving characters’ deepest confessions, and perhaps giving up a secret or two of their own. She Is Fierce reveals the beating hearts and swirling minds behind every tidy portrait and challenges us to tell each other the truth for an evening.
Run Time: 80 min. No Intermission.
THE ENSO EXPERIENCE
begins a half-hour before curtain and includes:
~Interactive Lobby Exhibits
~Pre-Show Live Music
~A Rotating Gallery of Art
from local artists
Proceeds from art sales primarily support the artist, with a small percentage supporting Enso's future work.
Featured Artist Line-Up:
@ Shoebox Theatre
2110 SE 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97214
Thursday March 15 @ 7:30pm
Friday March 16 @ 7:30pm
Saturday March 17:
Matinee: @ 2:00pm
Evening: @ 7:30pm
Sunday March 18 @ 2:00pm
Thursday March 22 @ 7:30p
Friday March 23 @ 7:30p
Saturday March 24:
Matinee: @ 2:00pm
Evening: @ 7:30pm
Sunday March 25 @ 2:00p
Thursday March 29 @ 7:30p
Friday March 30 @ 7:30p
Saturday March 31
Matinee: @ 2:00pm
Evening: @ 7:30pm
Joellen Sweeney has worked locally with Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble, Shaking the Tree, Post5 Theatre, Northwest Children's Theatre, CoHo Productions, Source Material Collective and the Third Rail Mentorship Company. Recent directing credits include The Midsummer Project, Aquellos que canto y que lo saben (Willamette University), and The How and the Why (Assistant Director, CoHo Productions). Joellen is thrilled to be working with such a remarkable cast and crew on She Is Fierce!
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Joellen volunteers for Planned Parenthood!
WHAT: My Health, My Story: A Planned Parenthood Speakout
WHEN: Monday, September 18th, 2017 (doors 6:30pm, program 7-9pm)
WHERE: CoHo Theater, 2257 NW Raleigh St., Portland
COST: $5 available here
RSVP: Help us spread the word by sharing the Facebook event page with your friends!
Alana Wight-Yedinak is a costume designer based in Portland, OR. She studied at the University of Montana before moving to pursue a more varied and exciting atmosphere. Both and technician and a designer, her work has most recently been featured in Enso Theatre’s Romeo and Juliet Project, and Portland Actors Ensemble’s Troilus and Cressida. She would like to thank her husband and daughter for providing laughter, love and an excuse to play in the mud.
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London is a playwright, actor, stage manager and sound designer - and Portland native! He is beyond excited to work with Enso again, having designed sound for their student-directed production I’m Alright and for The Romeo & Juliet Project. London is a senior at PSU and hopes to work after graduation to bring art and theatre to students who may not have the means to experience it.
Joe Rogers is so excited to return to Enso Theatre after The Romeo & Juliet Project, but this time to make his Stage Managing debut! His recent credits include Stage Managing Insignificance at Defunkt Theatre, Stage Managing Fantastics at MPA, and Stage Managing Sense and Sensibility and The Amish Project at Portland Actors Conservatory!
Set & Props Designer
Jordan Mackey studied theatre at the University of California, Riverside. He has worked on scores of shows with over a dozen companies all along the West Coast, from local childrens' theatre to large-budget union productions. With experience from lighting, scenic and costume design, to stage management, production management and education, to acting, directing and writing, Jordan works hard to be well-versed in all artistic languages of the performing arts. Credits include work with OCPA, UC Riverside, CSU San Bernadino, Castro Valley High School, Golden State Theatre, Golden Mean Players, Pacific Coast Rep Theatre, Castro Valley Dramatic Art Academy, Randall Theatre, North Medford High, Stony Point High, Fox Theatre, and of course, Enso Theatre Ensemble.
Kelly Terry is a freelance lighting designer and master electrician newly based in Portland, Oregon. She began her career in lighting 8 years ago, starting purely in theatre and subsequently broadening her experience to include ballet, musical theatre, modern dance, concert lighting, and most recently corporate and event lighting. Notable design credits include Next to Normal for Theatre a la Carte, Snow White, Cinderella, and A Midsummer Night's Dream for the Ballet Arts Conservatory of Tallahassee, Pas de Vie's The Nutcracker, and the Martin Theatre's Pericles and 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. She has also had the great honor to work with amazing designers as their master electrician, on such shows as Bus Stop, Rent, and Noises Off. She has recently expanded into the corporate and event world, and has since worked with touring acts including Justin Bieber'sPurpose Tour; with companies including Keen, Adidas, and Daimler; and she spent a season working with the park lighting and tech department for Busch Gardens Williamsburg. She lives with her long-suffering husband Scott, and their furry family members, Hildegarde Pearcat and Nicodemus (a wise old rabbit).
Box Office Manager
Isabel McTighe is currently studying acting and directing at Lewis and Clark College in Portland. After directing frequently through school, Isabel launched her professional career with Enso as the student director of I'm Alright. She now serves on Enso's artistic board, and recently assistant directed The Romeo and Juliet Project. Obviously, Isabel loves Enso Theatre Ensemble with all her heart and is thrilled to be joining them again for She Is Fierce.
Originally from Colorado, Sam Reiter is an actor/creator and teaching artist. She has created and performed "Manifesto" in the Portland area, as well as "Baba Yaga", which she recently toured at Windsor and Boulder Fringe Festivals. This fall, she will be touring with Oregon Children's Theatre's Educational Theatre Program as a performer.
Duchess of York
Paige Rogers is an Missourian that received her undergraduate degree in Arts Administration and Theatre from Drury University and studied acting at Portland Actors Conservatory. Local credits include Carol from "The Amish Project", Mrs. Jennings from "Sense and Sensibility" and Titania from "Midsummer Night’s Dream". Paige also has stage managed two productions with Theatre Diaspora along with being a new company member at Theatre Vertigo. She is ecstatic to join this ensemble of storytellers to bring this world to life at The Shoebox!
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Theatre Vertigo is dedicating this month to Keeping Portland Arts alive by renovating The Shoe Box Theater. Please, check out our Indiegogo campaign along with joining us for Improv Night and Drag Night: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/vertigo-funds-tember-saveourshoebox-campaign#/
Hannah Hogan is new to the Portland theater community. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a BA in Theater Arts and moved to Portland shortly afterwards. Some previous credits in Eugene, OR are Helene/Catherine in "Who Am I This Time" and Lady Percy in "Love Will Shake". After taking a short break from being involved in theater, she is thrilled to be jumping back in to be a part of this exciting project with Enso’s ensemble.
After spending time honing her acting craft in NYC, Miami and Los Angeles, Sam is thrilled to be jumping into Portland's theatre community with Enso. When not acting, Sam enjoys exploring the city with her partner, their son, and two dogs. An avid gym rat, Sam is also an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and USATF Level I Running Coach. Go Canes!
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Personal Training For Moms: momsohardpdx.com