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    Turnback Boyz PDX Launch - Portland, OR

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Welcome to Pants-Off Productions, a radical queer creative production company based in Portland, OR.  Pants-Off Productions has produced over 40 cabaret, live-music, dance, and theatrical performances since 2008.

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Turnback Boyz' PDX Launch, Sat Feb 20th!

Turnback Boyz are an inter-galactic time-traveling boyband, starring Peter Pansy, Oliver Gold and Tommy Tugunns. Let us swoon you with songs like Consent is Sexy, Asstrology, Love is Cheesy, Self Made Man and much more!

photo credit J Tyler Huber Photography

Saturday, Feb 20th, 2016
7pm Doors, 8pm Show
High Water Mark Lounge: 6800 NE MLK Blvd, PDX
$5-20 Sliding Scale (Help us launch with a bang!) 21+

Special Guest Performers, TBA!



Pants-Off Productions is a Portland,OR based Event-Production Company Dedicated to Supporting Radical Queer Community, Art & Performance.  Pants-Off Productions originated as a collaboration between Max Voltage and Jodi Bon Jodi, with their first production Freakshow-a-Go-Go in May 2008.  The pair went on to produce Kick/Ball/Change (a 3-part dance series), the Homo's Got Talent annual Dance-Off Competition, and the Homomentum queer cabaret series.  During the summer of 2010, Max took over as the sole producer of Pants-Off Productions. 


Max Voltage has been performing since a young age, when Max would rally neighbor kids and put together skits & performances for parents and friends. When Max saw Itzak Pearlman play violin on Sesame Street at age 3, Max was hooked, and began pestering the parents for violin lessons. At age 5 Max began studying classical violin with the Nuns at Marylhurst College, learning the Suzuki method. At age 8, Max joined the Metropolitan Youth Symphony, performing quarterly at the Arlene Shnitzer Concert Hall, and touring with MYS to Italy and the British Isles.

Max's more recent performance career includes winning the San Francisco Drag King Competition in 2003, and running Pants-Off Productions.

Musical collaborations include playing violin locally with Katie Sawicki and recording with her as part of The Cabin Project, and touring with Chris Pureka as part of her band for a West Coast tour in Fall 2010, a Midwest/East Coast tour in Spring 2011, and recording violin on Pureka's latest EP, Chimera II.

Additionally, Max was part of the campy magical musical duo Glitterfruit, and is the creator of Homomentum, a sci-fi fantasy musical. 

Find out more about Max Voltage!