In collaboration with The Actors Conservatory, as part of Mercury II

The Vertical City

Live Listening Party April 24 @7pm

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During the pandemic-disrupted 2020/2021 theatre season, ART and TAC have shifted focus to theatre works adapted into digital mediums, and will co-produce a new audio drama starring 2nd-Year Conservatory students. This 70-minute audio drama is being written specifically for seven students by acclaimed playwright Diana Burbano, and directed by ART Executive Artistic Director Dámaso Rodríguez. Award-winning sound designer Rodolfo Ortega (ART’s Magellanica) will create a cinematic soundscape and original score for the piece. Titled The Vertical City, the audio drama is a character study set in a future-Portland built to survive the effects of climate change, and imagines how technology might evolve society at the end of the 21st century, both for better and worse. 



Diana Burbano
Rodolfo Ortega
Sound Designer
David Hoerz
Sound Engineer

Production Team

Jake Newcomb
Assistant Sound Designer
Carol Ann Wohlmut
Line Producer
Em Gustason
Assistant Sound Designer
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