was a center for contemporary art in Southeast Portland, Oregon. It was led by a desire to support artists, propose new modes of production, and stimulate the ongoing public discourse around art. This website serves as an archive of Yale Union’s programming from 2011 through 2021.

Yale Union acknowledges that it occupies the traditional lands of the Multnomah, Chinook, Kathlamet, Clackamas, Tualatin Kalapuya, Molalla, and other Indigenous peoples.



7, 8, and 9pm

Thursday, June 18
Friday, June 19
Saturday, June 20

Performances at the Hilton hotel.

A businessman shares his day. With Jim Fletcher and Bob Feldman.

Richard Maxwell, Director. Maxwell runs the theater company New York City Players. He has produced work with the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Kitchen, Reena Spaulings, and the Walker Art Center, among other places.

Jim Fletcher, Actor. Fletcher has worked with Maxwell for fifteen years. He is something of an instrument and has worked with a diverse array of artists, from the theater collective Elevator Repair Service (he played Gatsby in the epic “Gatz”) to the choreographer Sarah Michelson, and with the collective Bernadette Corporation (he helped write a novel and a poem), and with the publishing house Semiotext(e).

Bob Feldman, Actor. Bob Feldman began working with Richard Maxwell in 1996. As a jazz saxophonist, he has performed with Max Roach, Charles Mingus, Sonny Simmons, and many others.



Showcase is a NEW YORK CITY PLAYERS production.