London Bauman is an actor, writer, sound designer, and Theatre Vertigo company member. As an artist, he is interested in immersive physical theatre, magical realism, and new collaborative works. Selected work includes the role of Torch in Beirut (The Steep & Thorny Way to Heaven), Barnaby the Barkeep in the devised Western Melodrama Bang! (Action/Adventure’s pilot season) and sound design / original compositions for The Romeo and Juliet Project (Enso Theatre Ensemble). In August, London will be traveling to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland as Robert in Chet Wilson’s new play Gayface.
Jacquelle Davis is a proud Portland native and member of Theatre Vertigo. She studied acting at Willamette University. Jacquelle performs regularly with her beloved improv group, No Filter. Her favorite roles include Jane Fonda in That Pretty Pretty; Or, The Rape Play, and Box Worker 2 in Box. Jacquelle loves puns and pickles.
Adriana has been a huge fan of Theatre Vertigo for many years and feels so fortunate to become a part of this incredible company. She has been acting on stage for over a decade and has been a full-time voiceover actor for over 4 years. Some favorite past roles include: Andy in A Dark Sky Full of Stars, Adriana’s Theatre Vertigo debut; Matilde in The Clean House, Germaine in Picasso at the Lapin Agile, and Georgeanne in Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. In her four years in Portland she has worked with Milagro, NORTHWEST THEATRE WORKSHOP, Mask & Mirror, and Twilight theaters, and at Prospect Theater Project in her hometown of Modesto, CA.
Clara-Liis is a graduate of Reed College. A proud company member of Theatre Vertigo, she is also a past resident actor for Bag&Baggage. She was last seen in Caucasian Chalk Circle at Shaking the Tree, Gyspy at Broadway Rose, Godspell at Lakewood Theater (Drammy Award for Supporting Actress), world premiere Carnivora as Woodwoman (Theatre Vertigo) and as the Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz (NW Children's Theater). Favorite roles: Graeae Sister in Up The Fall with PHAME, Wait Until Dark (Susan Hendrix) with NWCTC, Our Country's Good (Liz Morden) and Julius Caesar (Casca) with Bag&Baggage; The Seagull (Masha) with NWCTC. When she's not onstage, Clara-Liis works for Portland Center Stage at The Armory as their Education & Community Programs Associate and teaches Dance and Theater for NW Children's Theater and Riverdale High School. Thank you to Heath K. for his love and patience and Mom and Kaia for their strength and inspiration. For Ted.
Kaia Maarja Hillier
Kaia is a current Theatre Vertigo company member, a Board and Company member of the Pulp Stage, a No Filter Improv Troupe member, and Costume Designer. Past acting credits include: Jessica in A Maze (Theatre Vertigo); Nora in Assistance (Theatre Vertigo); and April in The Best of Everything (Bag &Baggage). Kaia has had SO much fun performing with the new ensemble in readings that celebrate Vertigo's rich artistic past. Thank you to everyone who has come out to support the new ensemble and to helping keep Theatre Vertigo and the Shoebox thriving-we need these space to stay alive and let our community grow and share their art. Much love to Mom, the Ensemble, the Associate Artists, Clara, and JQ.
Heath Hyun Houghton
A Korean American actor, writer and director. He previously appeared with Theatre Vertigo in Assistance; other Portland credits include work with Imago Theatre, Portland Shakespeare Project, Broadway Rose Theatre, and many more. Exploring the relationships between the sciences and the arts is a focal point of his work as a collaborator and educator.
Tom found a passion for theatre and performance in his late 20s thanks to a class at Portland Actors Conservatory, and has been acting in and around Portland since his graduation in 2008. You might have seen him on stage at places like defunkt theatre, Imago Theatre, Northwest Classical Theatre Collaborative, Action/Adventure Theatre, Lakewood Center for the Arts, Clackamas Repertory Theatre, and of course, Theatre Vertigo. Tom was a member of Theatre Vertigo from 2012 to 2017, and is very excited to be back as part of this amazing company.
Devon Roberts is a born and raised Portland director and actor. He holds a BA of Theater Arts from Portland State University and is an alumnus of the Orchard Project Core Company. He has worked with local companies: Boom Arts, Fuse Theatre Ensemble, Portland Center Stage at The Armory and out of state: such as The Civilians, Tectonic Theater Project, Pig Iron and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. When Devon isn’t working on and off stage, he can be found enjoying the local cuisine, or soaking up the natural beauty of Oregon. Devon is thankful for the opportunity to join the Vertigo Ensemble!