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Under the Same Sky


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Under the Same Sky

Image by Ryan O'Brien - Text design by Ciara Moriarty

Image by Ryan O'Brien - Text design by Ciara Moriarty

Through live original music, storytelling and puppetry, Tracy McFarland and Dan Luce uplift and attune audiences, young and old, to their own personal joy and heart-centered intuition. 
Under the Same Sky features three stories: of the river, of the forest and of the mountain. The characters range from philosophical crows, to guitar-playing trees, to a cloud-surfing Yeti! All are theatrically portrayed through a skillful and innovative combination of rod puppetry, marionette, and shadow puppetry. The show is book-ended with live musical performances which leave people feeling profoundly peaceful and elevated.  

This is a 45 minute show with no intermission.  The Saturday night performance will be immediately followed by a live music set with musicians Tyler Stuart, Dan Luce, Tracy McFarland and Aaron Coffeen. 

Friday Sept 21 @ 7pm

Saturday Sept 22 @ 2pm & 7pm (with a special live music set after the 7pm show!)

Sunday Sept 23 @ 2pm & 7pm

Headwaters Theatre - 55 NE Farragut St Portland OR 97211

Recommended for adults and kids ages 3 and up.
Tickets $20 Adults / $10 Kids 12 and under - Facebook Invite HERE


Dan Luce is a master puppeteer, multi-instrumentalist musician and interdisciplinary artist based in Portland, Oregon. Throughout 20+ years in puppetry, he has studied and performed internationally under the late German marionette master, Albrecht Roser and American marionette master, Phillip Huber (Oz the Great and Powerful, Being John Malkovich). He is an alumnus of the National Puppetry Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center in Connecticut. Since 2005, Dan has worked as a puppet designer and artisan for the world-renowned Michael Curry Design, where he collaborates with clients including Disney, Cirque du Soleil, Universal Studios and Blue Man Group. Dan continues to produce original works of puppetry and music from his home studio, often in collaboration with his wife, Tracy McFarland, and a close circle of artists, musicians and puppeteers.

Tracy McFarland is a teacher and storyteller with a deep love for humanity and for the Earth. Over the last year she rediscovered her love of singing and began writing songs inspired by Nature. Tracy integrates her creative gifts with her studies of shamanic energy medicine and sound healing. It is her intention to bring light, joy, and a sense of playfulness through her words and music.

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