Join us on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, for a conversation about storytelling and yearning with Nataki Garrett, artistic director of Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and Jelly Helm, founder of the branding agency Studio Jelly. We’ll talk about how stories shape culture in advertising and theater alike. This program is part of our 2022 Consider This series, American Dreams, American Myths, American Hopes.
Doors will open at 6:00 p.m, and the event will begin at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $15. Click here to purchase a ticket.
No-cost tickets are also available for this event. Click here to register for a no-cost ticket.
This is an in-person event. Oregon Humanities and the Alberta Rose Theatre will follow all local, state, and federal safety guidelines for public gatherings.
The conversation will also be streamed live, for free, on YouTube.
About Our Guests
Nataki Garrett is the artistic director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, one of the largest theater-producing organizations in the US, and is widely recognized as an innovative and influential arts leader. Across her career, Garrett has fostered and developed new work—having directed and produced the world premieres of vital contemporary playwriting voices, including Katori Hall, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, and Aziza Barnes—and has been at the vanguard of adapting and devising new ways of performing the classics.
Jelly Helm is the founder of Studio Jelly, a Portland-based brand insight and creative agency that has worked with companies like Nike, Starbucks, Wikipedia, and Dr. Bronner’s and helped engineer a highly successful marketing campaign for the Portland Timbers. Prior to opening his own studio, Helm worked as an executive creative director at Wieden+Kennedy and founded Wieden+Kennedy 12, the company’s in-house education program. Jelly builds trusted relationships with company founders and leaders who are interested in going beneath the surface and getting at what’s real.
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