2013-2014 Season of Plays

Opus 3: after Strindberg

devised and directed by Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble (PETE)

A journey under the floorboards of August Strindberg’s chamber play The Ghost Sonata, Opus 3 explores the schism between what is spoken and what is meant, between what is seen and what is heard, between the play and the playwright. Strindberg wrote fervently of the need for naturalism in the theatre, and simultaneously scripted strange surreal masterpieces. Opus 3 will examine Strindberg’s naturalism and his dream world with contemporary eyes and ask what naturalism, expressionism and performance mean to us more than a century later. What do our choices about how to represent truth and reality reveal about us, and what secrets do they hide?

Please note all seats are general admission.

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Graduate Showcase

presented by the Class of 2014

Nightly performances May 14-17
Graduating Second Year students present scenes and monologues representing the culmination of their study at the Conservatory.
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