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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.

The title "tick, tick ... BOOM!" with a birthday cake that has been nearly flattened by a large, cartoonish bomb among the candles.

tick, tick … BOOM!

August 20 – September 18, 2022

The hilarious, feel-good origin story of Rent! Jonathan Larson cracks open the ticking-time-bomb world of creating theater to celebrate the power of finding your voice and holding on to a dream.

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September First Thursday featuring Isabeau Waia'u Walker

Thu, Sep 1, 5 p.m.  •  FREE

Celebrate September First Thursday with a performance by Isabeau Waia'u Walker. Mixing a set of solo acoustic songs and some collaborations with live dancers and other musicians, she will share her brand of unapologetic and thought-provoking lyrics as we enter into the Fall season.

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Gallery Exhibit: The Key Collection by Daren Todd

August 4 – September 5  •  FREE

The Key Collection is an interactive, multi-location art exhibit from Portland-based artist Daren Todd. Featuring a group of artworks that offer a fresh take on Todd's signature color palette, habitual marks, and creative voice, the Key Collection pulls together Todd's gathered inspiration over a year of freelance art making and creative exploration.

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Improvisation Classes for Beginners

Sep 11, Oct 9, & Nov 13  •  $5-$25 sliding scale

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!

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Musical Theater Dance for Actors Who Move

Sep 19, Oct 24, & Nov 21  •  $5-$25 sliding scale

Dance auditions can be intense and intimidating, but they don't have to be! This class will teach Broadway-inspired choreography and focus on strengthening jazz fundamentals, learning to capture choreography details, improvisation, and how to give your best dance audition.

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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.

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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.

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2022-2023 Season

Our 2022-2023 season lineup is crackling with uplifting music; delicious theater craft and creativity; deep dives into new perspectives — and as always, joy and inspiration to lead us forward.

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

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