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About UMO Ensemble

UMO Ensemble is one of the most innovative, compelling and critically acclaimed not-for-profit performance companies based in the Pacific Northwest. In the past 24 years, UMO has made over twenty mind-blowingly gorgeous, original pieces of physical theatre.

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Grappling With Beckett

UMO explores the essential themes of Samuel Beckett’s prose using a giant teeter totter, ropes and pulleys. Five archetypal Beckett characters tackle love, life, death and going-on in typical Beckett fashion: with humor, metaphor, stillness and gross indecency; creating a visceral experience of Beckett.

UMO explores the essential themes of Samuel Beckett’s prose.

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“... the muscled cast performs it while straddling a giant seesaw and clinging to a rope strung from two pulleys overhanging concrete pavement.”

- New York Times

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