Newport Performing Arts Center

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Address:

777 W. Olive Street
Newport, OR 97365

Contact Info:

Newport Performing Arts Center
777 W. Olive Street
PO Box 1315
Newport, OR 97365

541-265-2787

Hours:

Box Office Hours:
9am-5pm Monday-Friday(except holidays)
and 1 hour prior to performance times

Place Description:

The Newport Performing Arts Center (PAC) is the premiere performance venue on the Oregon coast. It is home to a group of resident companies affectionately called the PACRATs. This Performing Arts Center Resident Artist Team consists of community music, theatre, and dance producers who keep the facility busy year-round. It also serves touring artists, non-profits, for profits, and individuals as space permits.

The PAC has two performances spaces, the Alice Silverman Theatre and the Studio Theatre. The Silverman is a 328-seat, proscenium, stage theatre with a full range of technical capabilities. The Studio is a black box space which can be arranged to seat up to 80. 

Rentals

Contact Randy Storms at 541-574-3362 or rstorms@coastarts.org to learn more about rental costs and calendar availability.

Seating

Download the seating chart as a PDF here or under Downloads, above right.

Employment

The Newport Performing Arts Center has an opening for a part-time custodian. Download the job description as a Word doc or as a PDF for full details.

Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your participation in the arts. One of the greatest gifts is the gift of your time and talent. 

Sign Up to Receive News about Upcoming Events

If you'd like to receive occasional updates on upcoming events here at the Newport Performing Arts Center by email, please click here: eepurl.com/cYqJzL. It's a double-opt-in list, so you will need to confirm your subscription (you'll get an email with the link) after you sign up. OCCA does not share or sell email addresses and will only send information on PAC events once you sign up; you can unsubscribe any time by using the "Unsubscribe" links at the bottom of the emails you receive.

Performing Arts Center (PAC) Box Office Help

These individuals assist the staff in selling tickets to the many marvelous events that happen at the PAC. It’s a great way to meet people and work the box office computer. Participation is needed on Wednesdays and Fridays. Contact Catherine Rickbone at 541-574-2652 or crickbone@coastarts.org.

PAC Capital Campaign

“Entertain the Future” is the dynamic initiative to enhance and expand the Newport Performing Arts Center. Contact Barbara Berge at ccassistant@coastarts.org for more details. 

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Upcoming Events in Newport Performing Arts Center

  • After-School Theatre Classes

    January 17th, 2019 to June 13rd, 2019

    Oregon Coast Council for the Arts, in partnership with Jennifer Hamilton, offers after school theatre classes for kids in grades 2 through 4. Classes are held 3:30 to 5:15 p.m. Thursdays at the Newport Performing Arts Center, and will culminate in a Share Day for friends and family. Spring session begins January 17; class size is limited.

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  • National Theatre The Tragedy of King Richard II

    February 22nd, 2019 to February 22nd, 2019

    Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeare’s Richard II, broadcast live from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London, in "The Tragedy of King Richard II" at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22. This visceral new production about the limits of power will be directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins. Richard II, King of England, is irresponsible, foolish and vain. His weak leadership sends his kingdom into disarray and his court into uproar. Seeing no other option but to seize power, the ambitious Bolingbroke challenges the throne and the king’s divine right to rule.

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  • Met Opera: Carmen

    February 23rd, 2019 to February 23rd, 2019

    Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine is opera’s ultimate seductress, opposite tenor Roberto Alagna, who captivated Live in HD audiences as Don José in 2010.

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  • The Violet Hour - Live on Stage

    March 1st, 2019 to March 17th, 2019

    From Tony Award-winning playwright Richard Greenberg... "A wondrous piece of work. This is the kind of bewitching play that makes theater a world unto itself." —Chicago Sun-Times

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  • Met Opera: La Fille du Régiment

    March 2nd, 2019 to March 2nd, 2019

    Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena team up for a feast of vocal fireworks on the Met stage. Baritone Maurizio Muraro is Sergeant Sulplice, with mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts.

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  • AUDITIONS: On Golden Pond

    March 2nd, 2019 to March 3rd, 2019

    Red Octopus Theatre Company and director Barbara Berge seek six actors for their upcoming production of Ernest Thompson's Tony Award-winning play, "On Golden Pond".

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  • Caravaggio: The Soul and the Blood

    March 17th, 2019 to March 17th, 2019

    Take an immersive journey through the life, works and struggles of the Italian master Michelangelo Merisi di Caravaggio. Roberto Longhi, a Caravaggio expert, explores in the artist's masterpieces the echo of personal experiences and the expression of the human state, both physical and emotional.

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  • NSO with Amy Yang - Piano

    March 23rd, 2019 to March 24th, 2019

    Newport Symphony performs music of Clara Schumann, Lili Boulanger, Debussy, Prokofiev, and George Gershwin

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  • National Theatre I'm Not Running

    March 29th, 2019 to March 29th, 2019

    "I’m Not Running" is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live at 7 p.m. Friday, Mar. 29. Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonizing decision. What’s involved in sacrificing your private life and your peace of mind for something more than a single issue? Does she dare?

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  • Met Opera: Die Walküre

    March 30th, 2019 to March 30th, 2019

    In what is expected to be a Wagnerian event for the ages, soprano Christine Goerke plays Brünnhilde, the willful title warrior maiden, who loses her immortality in opera’s most famous act of filial defiance.

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  • Terry Robb in Concert

    March 30th, 2019 to March 30th, 2019

    Portland-based guitarist Terry Robb will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 30 at the Newport Performing Arts Center in Newport.

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  • Othello

    April 5th, 2019 to April 21st, 2019

    Othello, madly in love with his wife, Desdemona, is betrayed by Iago, his closest friend. Through Iago's lies and deceits, Othello's jealousy overwhelms him and he is driven to kill Desdemona.

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  • Newport Reads 2019!

    April 11st, 2019 to April 11st, 2019

    The Newport Public Library Foundation selected "Whiskey When We're Dry," by John Larison as it's Newport Reads 2019! title.

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  • Klimt & Schiele: Eros and Psyche

    April 28th, 2019 to April 28th, 2019

    Klimt & Schiele: Eros and Psyche, recounts the start of the Vienna Secession, a magical art movement formed in the late 1890's for art, literature and music, in which new ideas are circulated, Freud discovers the drives of the psyche, and women begin to claim their independence. 

At the heart of Secession were artists Gustav Klimt and his protégé and dear friend Egon Schiele.

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  • KIDSTUFF - 2019

    May 10th, 2019 to May 12nd, 2019

    Kidstuff is the annual Mother's Day celebration and fundraiser for TJ Hoofers, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the dance education of Lincoln County students. Over 150 dance students from Dance! And All That Jazz! fill the Silverman stage with a variety of styles, including Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop, Creative for 3-5 year olds, and Musical Comedy.

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  • Met Opera: Dialogues des Carmélites

    May 11st, 2019 to May 11st, 2019

    The Met’s Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads an accomplished ensemble in Poulenc’s devastating modern masterpiece of faith and martyrdom. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard is the young Blanche de La Force, opposite Met legend Karita Mattila as the First Prioress.

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  • NSO with tribute to David Ogden Stiers

    May 18th, 2019 to May 18th, 2019

    Newport Symphony closes its 30th season with music of Copland and Tchaikovsky, and the world premiere of a new work by Mark Fish in tribute to David Ogden Stiers, commissioned by the NSO.

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  • Water Lilies of Monet

    June 16th, 2019 to June 16th, 2019

    Voyage through the masterpieces and obsessions of the genius and founder of Impressionism, Claude Monet, in "Water Lilies of Monet: The Magic of Water and Light" at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 16. An art-world disruptor at the turn of the 20th century whose obsession with capturing light and water broke all convention, Monet revolutionized Modern Art with his timeless masterpieces.

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