Sunday, March 20th, 5:00 – 7:00 pm

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Help us welcome the first session of Mom Art, Victoria Anne Reis’ class for the first semester of home school. Work with/thru Mom Art, a counterpart to Pop Art, looking at/thinking about the mom, the mom-like, and the mom-adjacent in the art world. home school is a free pop-up art school here in Portland which honors the casual rigor of the etymology of ‘school,’ from Greek ‘shkole’ meaning leisure, idleness, rest. In collaboration with interested spaces as well as online, they offer welcoming contexts for critical engagement with contemporary art and its issues.

See the working syllabus/links 2 readings/course materials here:


Thanks to a generous grant from the Precipice Fund admission is FREE.

Saturday January 30th, 2016
Doors at 7:30, Show at 8:00

POW! – The LightBox Ensemble
Admission $10 Cash Only
LightBox Kulturhaus, 2027 NE MLK, Portland Or

Andy, Galen, Lisa and Ryan bring you the grand finale from the LightBox Ensemble.  It’s been a regular thing, two roaring improv sets, each diabolical and different on one night every month, but the LightBox Ensemble is transforming and you don’t want to miss this comedy extravaganza. Featuring a showcase of up coming projects, an improv duet—sketch, and giant jam set with a slew of returning members, this will be the LightBox show you can’t forget.  Please come celebrate over two years of consistent work and spontaneous comedy, with the LightBox Ensemble.
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Friday, January 1st , 2016
Doors at 7:30, Show at 8:00

The Hangover Show: The LightBox Ensemble, with special guests JoAnn Schinderle and Ali Reingold

Shake off the old year, like the hair of the dog and start fresh with live comedy at the LightBox Kulturhaus.  Local comic bombshells Ali Reingold, and Joann Schinderle are joining up this time with your favorite haus-team the LightBox Ensemble.  These ladies grace crowds nightly, and plan to bring a small taste of their comedic styling to our table, but that’s not all. Separately they will tell true stories, based off audience suggestions to inspire the troupe, and bring off the cuff hilarity to the stage for one night only. Two guests. Two halves. One great night. New Years Day.  Stand up and improv.

At the Lightbox Kulturhaus 2027 NE MLK, Portland Or
Admission $10 Cash Only

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Saturday December 12th , 2015 – Doors at 7:30, Show at 8:00

Happy Birthday LightBox Ensemble

Come tuck yourself into a cozy seat at our neighborhood Kulturhaus and celebrate the end of another great year for the LightBox Ensemble. Two years and two ripping hilarious improv sets make this the perfect start to the night.  Swill down the merriment and don’t forget to bring your loved ones to help us celebrate this very special birthday!

Admission $10 Cash Only

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Saturday, December 12 from 11am – 2pm

Theatrical Zilling with NagaSita
(All levels welcome! Expect to be challenged)

This workshop will open with practicing zill patterns, followed by body isolation drill combos and captivating facial expression integration for a lovely theatrical polish. We will culminate with some bangin choreography keeping an emphasis on downward isolations, fancy footwork and serpentine grace, for you take home to digest and spice up your ever evolving dance repertoire.
SPACE IS LIMITED! I’m capping it off at 10 students, so please be sure to PRE-REGISTER asap if you wish to attend. See you soon!
Please let me know if you don’t have zills so that I can bring extras or tell you where to go to get your first set!

$60 – To pre-register you can send your payment via paypal to