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Upcoming Events

Listed below are upcoming shows, staged readings, classes, community partnership events, and more.
All times Pacific unless otherwise noted.

Go here to view recordings of virtual offerings and events that have already taken place.

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Photography Exhibit: Angels by Tom Lupton

May 4 – July 10  •  FREE

Tom Lupton's Angels is a photography exhibit inspired by the themes of Rent. As relevant today as it was 26 ago, the story finds us all dealing with a virus confounded by misinformation, civil unrest, and yeah, figuring out how to deal with last year's rent.

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Improvisation Classes for Beginners

Sun, Jun 12, 1 p.m.  •  SOLD OUT

Whether you're looking to get more confident in social situations, think quicker on your feet, or get in touch with your imaginative side, this once-a-month improv class will set you on the path to success! (One of four sessions.)

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Urban Jazz Dance Classes with Noelle Simone

Mon, Jun 6, 6 p.m.  •  $5-$20 sliding scale

Urban Jazz dance technique is a fusion of: Jazz, Hip-hop, Horton, Graham, Ballet, and Voguing. Originated in Chicago Illinois by Mr. Joel Hall, owner of the Joel Hall Dancers and Center. Urban Jazz focuses on isolations, rhythm, and soul, fused with the lively energy of the Chicago streets. All levels are welcome!

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Rent

June 1 – July 10, 2022

Don’t miss this sensational, iconic musical hot off its 25th Anniversary! Rent took Broadway by storm with its deeply resonant look at a deadly virus, financial precarity, and love as a radical act. As a group of young artists fights for justice and visibility during the AIDS crisis, they revel in the beautiful bonds of friendship and chosen family. With its profound message of joy and hope in the face of uncertainty, this timeless musical reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters — love.

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June First Thursday Featuring Onry

Thu, Jun 2, 5 p.m.  •  FREE

Celebrate June First Thursday with a performance by Onry, an award-winning singer, dancer, actor, and pianist based in Portland. The photography exhibit Angels by artist Tom Lupton will also be on display in the PGE Gallery.

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PCS Teen Playwrights: Spring Showcase

Tue, Jun 7, 7 p.m.  •  FREE

Don't miss this evening of phenomenal plays written by teens from our PCS Young Playwrights residency and Teen Academy classes. Their short scripts will be directed by Lava Alapai and performed by professional actors.

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Pre-Show Music Featuring DJ Mami Miami

Thu, Jun 9, 6:30 p.m.  •  FREE

Join us for a Rent pre-show DJ set by DJ Mami Miami, AKA Chicana writer Emilly Prado, who will be spinning a mix of music that spans genres and geography from cumbia and quebradita to dancehall and perreo.

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Housing and Belonging with Paul Susi

Sat, Jun 18, 4:30 p.m.  •  FREE

In partnership with Oregon Humanities, guest speaker Paul Susi will lead a fascinating presentation about housing instability and economic uncertainty surrounding the houseless/homeless communities of Oregon and how we decide who “belongs” in our community.

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Theatre Diaspora Presents: Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Artist Networking Event

Sun, Jun 19, 4 p.m.  •  FREE

Join Theatre Diaspora for its first Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Artist Networking Event for individual artists and organizations. This in-person get-together will help us connect with each other and find other opportunities for artists who identify as AAPI. This is an AAPI affinity space. Please only register if you identify as such.

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Pre-Show Music Featuring DJ Mestizza

Thu, Jun 23, 6:30 p.m.  •  FREE

Join us for a DJ set by Noche Libre member DJ Mestizza, who will be spinning a mix of tunes with a strong influence of salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia, reguetón, and other Latine sounds.

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July First Thursday with Noche Libre DJ's Black Daria and Lapaushi

Thu, Jul 7, 5 p.m.  •  FREE

Celebrate the July First Thursday with a performance by DJ Black Daria and DJ Lapaushi of the Noche Libre DJ collective, spinning music that spans genres and geography from cumbia and quebradita to dancehall and perreo. Check out the gallery exhibit Angels by photographer Tom Lupton in the PGE gallery on view until July 10, 2022.

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Summer Teen Academy

Classes start 6/20
Register now!

Our Summer Teen Theater Academy builds skills and confidence, while deepening the connection to the inspiring world of theater. Bring the power of theater to the teens in your life!

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