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“Discover the first steps to more presence in your acting!”
6:30pm – 9:30pm
“Hone your instincts and stretch your artistic range”
5 Class Series
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
September 11, 18, 25
October 2, 9
Portland Shakespeare Project Presents
August 4th, 5th and 6th
at Artists Repertory Theatre
A new play in development by Mary Kathryn Nagle
A desperate midnight phone call spurs a spontaneous road trip for a brilliant teen and her estranged mother.
June 15 – 25, 2017
Perfect for the aspiring young actor. Apply theater exercises to scene work, monologues, and audition techniques.
A family grapples with the difference between a life lived and a life remembered as 85-year-old Marjorie struggles to keep hold of her memories and identity, gently assisted by an artificial version of her late husband, Walter.
Feb 7 – March 5, 2017
A delightfully dark descent into the wild terrain of fairytale and myth. Bluebeard, The Red Shoes, The Handless Maiden & Iphigenia.
Oct 7 – Nov 5
Rare and epic revival of the 1943 Pulitzer Prize winner.
May 17 – June 19
A multiracial cast of six idealistic actors sets out to improvise a story about the first colonial genocide of the 20th Century in Africa.
March 8 – April 10
JAN 15 – FEB 7
World premiere adaptation of a classic work.
By Jeffrey Hatcher
Adapted from the novel by Henry James and directed by JoAnn Johnson.
October 1 – October 18, 2015
Part ghost story and part psychological thriller, featuring actors Dana Millican & Chris Harder.
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A PLAY
Artists Repertory Theatre
BEST ACTOR IN A PLAY
+ Many Hats Collaboration
Under the guidance of working theater professionals, participants will explore a wide variety of contemporary theater studies including monologues, scene study and playwriting.
There is no escape from his interrogators. Driven to the edge, Davey’s memories reveal a dark and dangerous past. His only hope… the love and wisdom from his circus clown mentor.
A family fishing trip turns adventure as an outdoorsman struggles to discover the meaning of fatherhood.
Set in 17th century France, the classic romantic comedy Cyrano tells the story of a great swordsman with a beautiful soul, who is handicapped by a huge nose that makes him believe he is incapable of being loved by the beautiful Roxane.
This visceral, sonically vivid new performance piece brings the classical piano music of Rachmaninoff to life through cutting edge physical theatre spun around a classic romance with magical elements of puppetry and mask. The power of music to connect, to ignite, and to heal weaves through this original fable by some of Portland’s most inventive and cherished collaborating theatre-artists.
Set in 1905 NYC, this riveting tale is about the empowerment of Esther, an African American seamstress who creates exquisite lingerie for Fifth Avenue boudoirs and red-light brothels.
Set in 17th century Venice, this is Shakespeare’s profound tragedy of the power of love and jealousy. A highly esteemed general serving the state of Venice, Othello, secretly marries Desdemona, the daughter of a senator.
The Fall Festival of Shakespeare is a non-competitive region-wide collaboration between Portland Playhouse and area high schools. The Festival is a spectacular theatrical event.
When life and theatre collide it is a beautiful thing, is it not?
Young wife and mother Jane (Nikki Weaver), gripped by personal and moral crisis, flees her family and her home in the UK without word.
Harrowing, uproarious, and magical, Angels in America is a fiercely theatrical modern morality play and a landmark of the American stage.
In the midst of a bombed-out city still feeling the aftershocks of war, the rebellious Antigone defies her uncle to bury her disgraced brother. This deeply stirring adaptation of Sophocles’ Antigone transforms the poetry of ancient Greece into a contemporary, electrifying production. Great for ages 11 and up.
CoHo opens its fourteenth season with Fool for Love by Sam Shepard; a vicious, erotic and funny, tale set in a rundown hotel room on the edge of the Mojave Desert where Eddie and May fight tooth and nail to escape their catastrophic past.