Saturday, September 26, 2009

Shadow Theatre

NIGHT SHADE will perform at The Portland Hallowe'en Bazaar!
Witness the mind boggling soundscape & shape shifting shadows of HAUNTED PROJECTILE!
Music by Blake Madden of the Seattle Band HOTELS
Saturday October 3rd -- our first performance is at 2:30 pm
The event costs $5 -- it will be wicked fun!

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

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See NIGHT SHADE at Disjecta this April 2009

Performance by Liz Allen, Sarah Frechette, Jason Thibodeaux and Alain Z, along with composers Oviedo Menendez and Blake Madden.

Come to Disjecta for a wicked evening of shadow theater this...
April 3, 4 & 5 at 8pm Sharp! (SOLD OUT!)
April 10, 11 & 12 at 8pm Sharp! (SOLD OUT!)

Disjecta is located at 8371 N Interstate Portland, OR
$10 advance tickets -- thru
$7 working artist advance tickets only
$12 tickets -- at the door
Adults only / PG-13 strictly enforced!

Pick up this month's Portland Monthly mag to read more about
Night Shade in "On The Town"

Check us out at the Oregonian

Peek in the Willamette Week for we are a pick of the week!

Fold open the Portland Mercury for we are on their mad hot list

And read about us at

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Shadow Mania



Pop-Up Book


"As the Blood Moon approached the Hunters met with the Wolves..."

"This night something went horribly wrong."

Performance of Night Shade's ORDER OF WOLF at Liberty Hall

Cinematic Shadow Theater


"Hey kid, you ever hear about the murders at Oak Park?"

" anyone there?"


"You dare betray me, boy!"

Monday, February 2, 2009


Recent NYC transplants push "puppetry" to an entirely new realm!

This masterful show incorporates more than 400 intricately rendered cut-outs and blends illustration, shadow puppets, masks, objects, music and light into a form of cinematic shadow theater.  It's live animations so spectacular and haunting, it's for adults only!

Join Night Shade for a full evening performace on three evocative shadow-theater tales -- HAUNTED PROJECTILE, ORDER OF WOLF and CARRION -- as they convert Disjecta's grand gallery space into a supernatural palace of shadows, fantastical sea-creatures, hanted towns and vicious demons in vivid, 3-D detail.

Come to DISJECTA for a wicked evening of shadow theater this...
APRIL 3, 4 & 5 at 8pm Sharp!
APRIL 10, 11 & 12 at 8pm Sharp!

DISJECTA is located at 8371 N. Interstate Portland, OR
$10 advance tickets -- reservations thru
$7 working artist tickets (advance only)
$12 tickets -- at the door
Adults only / PG-13 strictly enforced!

Night Shade is a show of supernatural things -- 
honoring the innocent, sinister, intimate and haunted!


Last Oct. 2008 our friends from the Brooklyn-based party band GOLDEN TRIANGLE pulled into town.  We created a short but sweet shadow puppet show to go with their opening song.  GOLDEN TRIANGLE was on tour with Quintron and Miss Pussycat.  


Sunday, February 1, 2009


This past July 26 & 27 2008 welcomed Night Shade's Portland debut of their ADULTS ONLY shadow show "Night Shade" a modern myth in a timeless cloak. The artist collective NIGHT SHADE STUDIO blends illustration, masks, puppetry, sound and light into bewitching forms of cinematic theater. The show performed at Liberty Hall in North PDX.

Performance by Liz Allen, Sarah Frechette, Jason Thibodeaux, Alain Z and Oviedo Menendez

A review of the show can be found on The Oregonian website:
article by Inara Verzemnieks
photo by Tim LaBarge