Clown Down: Failed to Mount

Nov. 14–17, 2019
Times vary
Cost Pay-What-You-Can ($20 suggested)
Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)
511 N.W. Broadway
Portland, OR 97209

The following description was submitted by the event organizer.

Get ready for a clown to go down in the first evening-length Carla Rossi show since 2014, premiering November 14 – 17.

Presented by Risk/Reward, Clown Down opens with Portland's premier drag clown Carla Rossi (Anthony Hudson) being crushed by a new cabinet after she fails to mount it to the wall. Taking the traditional one-person show and turning it on its head by trapping its star under a piece of furniture, Clown Down tackles anxiety, depression, artistic blocks and your favorite everyday traumas in a warped tribute to Mister Rogers and absurdist theatre. Using song, dance, video and a talking pickle, Carla asks what it means to make art when our physical and mental health is under constant attack, nonetheless in a world on the brink of environmental and nuclear apocalypse – and all from underneath a hastily-made Swedish cabinet.

Upcoming Dates & Times

Nov. 14
Nov. 15
Nov. 16
Nov. 17