At Portland Center Stage our fiscal year ends June 30, and we want to invite you to be a part of what we are doing. Did you know that ticket sales cover only a little over half of the cost of running a professional theater company? That’s why folks like you are so important. In the last 10 years at Portland Center Stage at The Armory:
Next season marks our 30th season! Your contribution means we get to gather the resources to share extraordinary stories with this community, and importantly, to craft those stories at the highest level of professional standards.
Thanks for all you’ve already done for this company. As we step forward into the future, we’d love to have your help in creating the next generation of stories together.
If you have specific questions about your gift or membership, please contact Director of Development Lisa Sanman at firstname.lastname@example.org, (503) 445-3729, or Development Associate Michael Magnes at email@example.com, 503-445-3744.
Portland Center Stage (PCS) is the largest producing theater in Portland, Oregon, and is among the top 20 professional regional theaters in America. Established in 1988 as an offshoot of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, PCS became an independent theater 1994 and has been under the leadership of Artistic Director Chris Coleman since May, 2000. PCS stages at least ten major productions annually in two theaters located inside the Gerding Theater at the Armory: the 590-seat U.S. Bank Main Stage and the 190-seat Ellyn Bye Studio, An affiliate of the League of Resident Theatres, Actor's Equity Association and Theatre Communications Group, PCS produces a blend of classical, contemporary and premiere works in addition to its annual summer playwrights festival, JAW. In its home at the Portland Armory, PCS has more than 9,000 season ticket holders and attracts an annual audience of nearly 150,000 theater-goers of all ages.
PCS also offers a variety of education and outreach programs for curious minds from six to 106, including discussions, classes, workshops and partnerships with organizations throughout the Portland metro area.