Theatres: Commedia Dell'arte
8405 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
Portland, OR 97216
Founded in 2002, Masque Alfresco produces Commedia dell'arte renderings of Molière and Goldoni updated with modern political and social satire. Shows travel to parks in Clackamas and Washington counties during the summer. To audition, email headshot and resume by May each year. MA announces auditions on social media and PDX Backstage Blog. Masque Alfresco produces 2-3 shows per year. Rehearsals run 5 weeks with varying meeting times dependent on actors' schedules. Performances run 6 weeks. Masque Alfresco is a co-op and profits are divided evenly. (See Non-Union Professional Theatre)
Nomadic Theatre Co.
Contact: Heather Pearl, Co-Artistic Director. The Nomadic Theatre Co. creates original productions using a variety of physical performance art forms including clowning, mask, puppetry, dance, stilt-walking and acrobatics.