Portland Center Stage logo
128 NW Eleventh Ave, Portland, OR 97209 · 503-445-3700 · www.pcs.org
Portland Center Stage logo
the ripple, the wave that carried me home
The title "the ripple, the wave that carried be home" with artwork of two women with water pitchers swirling in a yin-and-yang-like circle.

October 8 – 30, 2022

Like diving into a pool of water, suspending you with bright humor and healing depth.

Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord
The title "Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord" with a woman in a leather jumpsuit brandishing a tomato pin cushion and sewing tools.

November 5 – December 18, 2022

 
Preview image for Gallery Exhibit: *FIGURE FOUR* by Valentino Oscar Quijano-Moeckel

Gallery Exhibit: FIGURE FOUR by Valentino Oscar Quijano-Moeckel

July 22 – September 30  •  FREE

FIGURE FOUR is an art exhibit by Portland-based visual artist Valentino Oscar Quijano-Moeckel. It features works on paper and canvas that tackle an intriguing and complicated sect of American pop culture — pro wrestling.

Preview image for Workshop: Wig Basics 101 with Jes

Workshop: Wig Basics 101 with Jes

Oct 2 & Oct 9  •  $40-60*

Come join Jes (@TheMagicMakingMermaid on TikTok) as she shows you how to securely prep your own hair for an unbeatable wig-wearing experience. Whether you wear wigs for Halloween, cosplay, theater, or just for fun, this class is for you! 

Preview image for Autobiographical Devising for Solo Performance with Katherine Murphy Lewis

Autobiographical Devising for Solo Performance with Katherine Murphy Lewis

October 3 – November 7  •  $180*

This multi-session workshop for, women and femme-identified people, uses physical exploration, research, writing, construction, and editing to develop new solo material and the tools to support the creation of future artistic visions. Ideal for theater makers and performers who want to reclaim agency over their creative lives — and anyone else who has a story to tell!

Preview image for October First Thursday Featuring VNPRT & Friends

October First Thursday Featuring VNPRT & Friends

Thu, Oct 6, 5 p.m.  •  FREE

Join us for the October First Thursday, featuring a special "Libra Edition" of VNPRT & Friends — an improvisational music performance that blends hip hop, jazz, RnB, and other genres. VNPRT will be joined by Noah Simpson on trumpet, Cory Limuaco on drums, Adriana Wagner on trombone, Chibia Ulinwa on violin, Sam Arnold on bass, and James Theory!

Preview image for Fall Teen Academy: Musical Theater Numbers

Fall Teen Academy: Musical Theater Numbers

October 9 – November 13  •  $150

Experience the excitement and fun involved in creating musical theater! Participants will work with professional musical theater performers to explore vocal performance and learn how to make strong acting choices when performing musical theater.

Preview image for Pre-Show Performance: *Bodies* by Dance Company push/FOLD

Pre-Show Performance: Bodies by Dance Company push/FOLD

Sun, Oct 9, 12:30 p.m.  •  FREE

Celebrate power in movement with Portland’s premiere contemporary dance company, push/FOLD. In this site-specific performance with audience interaction, we'll dive into Bodies and learn what truly makes our bodies move.

Portland Center Stage is committed to identifying & interrupting instances of racism & all forms of oppression, through the principles of inclusion, diversity, equity, & accessibility (IDEA).

Learn More

Season Superstars

Season Supporting Sponsors

Season Producing Sponsors