The 43rd Harmonic
Location: Portland, OR
Casting a staged reading for “The 43rd Harmonic”
An experimental theatrical piece.
It is a meditation upon death, a spiritual cocktail of ritualistic performance, through a series of Butoh inspired movements, channeled language and free jazz.
1980. Ashland, Oregon. An Indigenous resistance leader mourning the government sanctioned murder of his family, wanders north to meet a lover and sacrifice himself to a Mesoamerican Rain God.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
August 12th and 13th 2022.
Water in the Desert Theater
55 NE Farragut St, Portland, OR 97211
Francis, Lead. Male 28-35.
Androgynous. A study in anarchy and discipline. Eloquent. Former political organizer who is haunted by the deaths of his family and on the threshold of rebirth.
Ethnicity: Ethnically Ambiguous / Multiracial, Indigenous Peoples, Southeast Asian / Pacific Islander
Jade, Lead. Female 28-35
Androgynous. Radical idealist. Writer. A former political dissident struggling to transition into mainstream life when her former partner, Francis, arrives in Oregon.
Ethnicity: Black / African Descent, Ethnically Ambiguous / Multiracial, Indigenous Peoples
Umbra, Supporting, Female 28-40
Dancer must be familiar with the Japanese performance art of Butoh.
Avant garde and vital role in piece.
Ethnicity: Ethnically Ambiguous / Multiracial, Indigenous Peoples, Latino / Hispanic, Middle Eastern
Narrator, Any gender 28-40
Ethnicity: Black / African Descent, Ethnically Ambiguous / Multiracial, Indigenous Peoples, Latino / Hispanic, Middle Eastern, South Asian / Indian
City or Location of call: Portland, OR
Please submit to: email@example.com
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