Newport Performing Arts Center

OCCA provides world-class arts experiences by bringing to our local community high-caliber arts experiences - taking advantage of our local treasures and providing access to world-renowned artists.

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Address:

777 W. Olive Street
Newport, OR 97365

Contact Info:

Newport Performing Arts Center
777 W Olive Street
PO Box 1375
Newport, OR 97365

541-265-2787

Hours:

Box Office Hours: 9am-5pm Monday-Friday (excepting holidays) and one 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 398-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 Jan Eastman at 541-574-2653 to learn more about rental costs and calendar availability.

Seating

Download the seating chart at right.

PAC view from lot
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Upcoming Events in Newport Performing Arts Center

  • Newport Symphony

    September 20th, 2014 to September 21st, 2014

    Adam Flatt, conductor Pablo Izquierdo, oboe Carolyn Arnquist, clarinet Scott King, horn Chad Alexander, bassoon

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  • Fall Film Series: THE GRAND SEDUCTION

    September 21st, 2014 to September 22nd, 2014

    (2013) Canada 113 min. PG-13 Directed by: Don Mc Kellar Small harbor villagers join together to woo/trick a young doctor that they must hire in order to secure a much needed factory contract. Delightful comedy; think >Waking Ned Devine. Stars Brendon Gleeson & Taylor Kitsch.

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  • National Theatre Live's "Medea"

    September 26th, 2014 to September 26th, 2014

    Buy tickets online to National Theatre Live's "Medea," starring Helen McCrory, at 7 p.m. Friday, September 26 at the Newport Performing Arts Center.

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  • Art Deco Delights

    September 27th, 2014 to September 27th, 2014

    Stephan will present two lectures during a fun and informative evening at the Newport Performing Arts Center.

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  • Fall Film Series: WORDS AND PICTURES

    September 28th, 2014 to September 29th, 2014

    September 28 & 29 WORDS AND PICTURES (2014) USA 111 min. PG-13 Directed by: Fred Schepisi An art instructor and an English teacher, who both have personal problems of their own, form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their elite school in which students decide whether words or pictures are more important. Juliette Binoche and Clive Owen star.

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  • 2014 Oregon Coast Jazz Party

    October 3rd, 2014 to October 5th, 2014

    Celebrate America's greatest art form with three days of live jazz and jazz education on the beautiful Oregon coast! The 11th annual Oregon Coast Jazz Party is set for October 3-5 at the Newport Performing Arts Center and at the Shilo Inn Suites Hotel, both in Newport.

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  • 2014 Oregon Coast Jazz Party: Set 1

    October 3rd, 2014 to October 3rd, 2014

    Opening NIght features an All-Star Medley at 7 p.m., vocalist Dee Daniels backed by pianist Randy Porter, bassist Tom Wakeling, and drummer Chuck Redd at 8 p.m., and Ken Peplowski on tenor sax and clarinet backed by pianist Mike Wofford, bassist Nicki Parrott, and Todd Strait on drums at 9 p.m.

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  • 2014 Oregon Coast Jazz Party: Set 3

    October 4th, 2014 to October 4th, 2014

    Saturday Morning Chamber Jazz begins at 10:30 a.m. with an all-solo set featuring pianist Darrell Grant, Ken Peplowski on clarinet, bassist/vocalist Nicki Parrott, guitarist Mimi Fox, and Byron Stripling on vocals and trumpet, followed by a duet set by pianists Mike Wofford and Randy Porter at 11 a.m., and concludes with a performance by Darrell Grant's MJ New: A Tribute to the Modern Jazz Quartet, featuring Mike Horsfall on vibes, bassist Marcus Shelby, drummer Carlton Jackson, and special guests.

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  • 2014 Oregon Coast Jazz Party: Set 4

    October 4th, 2014 to October 4th, 2014

    Afternoon Jazz Potpourri features the Rebecca Kilgore Quintet at 2 p.m., featuring Harry Allen on tenor sax, pianist Randy Porter, bassist Tom Wakeling and drummer Todd Strait, followed by Mimi Fox & Friends, led by guitarist Mimi Fox, with surprise guest artists.

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  • 2014 Oregon Coast Jazz Party: Set 5

    October 4th, 2014 to October 4th, 2014

    Super Saturday Night starts at 7 p.m. with a set led by trumpeter and vocalist Byron Stripling, with pianist Darrell Grant, bassist Nicki Parrott, drummer Carlton Jackson, and special guest vocalist Dee Daniels, followed by The Saxophone Set at 8 p.m., led by tenor sax players Harry Allen and Ken Peplowski, backed by pianist Mike Wofford, bassist Tom Wakeling, and drummer Chuck Redd. The Benny Green Trio, led by pianist Benny Green and featuring bassist David Wong and drummer Rodney Green, rounds out this performance starting 9 p.m.

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  • 2014 Oregon Coast Jazz Party: Set 7

    October 5th, 2014 to October 5th, 2014

    Star-Studded Sunday kicks off with Chuck Redd on vibes leading the Swing Shift Jazz Orchestra in a Tribute to the Terry Gibbs Dream Band at 11:15 a.m., followed by the Benny Green Trio at 12:30 p.m., led by pianist Benny Green with bassist David Wong and drummer Rodney Green.

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  • Fall Film Series: THE MOST WANTED MAN

    October 5th, 2014 to October 6th, 2014

    October 5 & 6 A MOST WANTED MAN (2014) UK/USA 118 min. R Directed by: Anton Corbijn A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg, where he gets caught in the international war on terror. Philip Seymour Hoffman’s last film.

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  • Met Opera: Macbeth

    October 11st, 2014 to October 11st, 2014

    Buy tickets online to "Macbeth," the first in the Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. AStar soprano Anna Netrebko delivers her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of Željko Lučić’s doomed Macbeth, for the first time at the Met.

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  • Fall Film Series: MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT

    October 12nd, 2014 to October 13rd, 2014

    October 12 & 13 MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT (2014) USA 97min. PG-13 Directed by: Woody Allen A clever romantic comedy about an Englishman (Colin Firth) brought in to help debunk a possible swindle of young clairvoyant (Emma Stone). Personal and professional complications ensue.

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  • Met Opera: Le Nozze di Figaro

    October 18th, 2014 to October 18th, 2014

    Buy tickets online to "Le Nozze di Figaro," the next in the Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. Met Music Director James Levine conducts a spirited new production of Mozart’s masterpiece, directed by Richard Eyre, who sets the action of this classic domestic comedy in a 19th-century manor house in Seville, but during the gilded age of the late 1920s.

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  • Lady Rizo

    October 18th, 2014 to October 18th, 2014

    Back by Popular Demand! ONE NIGHT ONLY! This winkingly sexy chantuese combines glamour and wit with her lusciously retro vocals in her ALL NEW musical extravaganza.

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  • One Day to Play! (A 24 Hour Theatre Event)

    October 25th, 2014 to October 25th, 2014

    What happens when five local playwrights are locked inside a theater overnight? Come find out! Join us at 8pm on Saturday, October 15th for the world premiere of five new 10 minutes plays - all written, rehearsed and performed LIVE in UNDER 24 HOURS! Do YOU spend 24 hours at the theater? Nope! But, we do! You just get to come at 8pm Saturday and enjoy the fruits of our labors!

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  • Met Opera: Carmen

    November 1st, 2014 to November 1st, 2014

    Buy tickets online to "Carmen," the next in the Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. Richard Eyre’s mesmerizing production of Bizet’s steamy melodrama returns with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili singing her signature role of the ill-fated gypsy temptress.

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  • Newport Symphony

    November 8th, 2014 to November 9th, 2014

    Adam Flatt, conductor Eugenia Choi, violin

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  • National Theatre Live's 'A Streetcar Named Desire'

    November 14th, 2014 to November 14th, 2014

    Buy tickets online to National Theatre Live's "A Streetcar Named Desire," starring Gillian Anderson, Ben Foster and Vanessa Kirby, at 7 p.m. Friday, November 14 at the Newport Performing Arts Center.

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  • Mel Brooks "Young Frankenstein"

    November 21st, 2014 to December 7th, 2014

    Mel Brooks musical comedy Broadway version of his famous film "Young Frankenstein" full of laughs, singing, and dancing. Recommended for mature audiences.

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  • Met Opera: Il Barbiere di Siviglia

    November 22nd, 2014 to November 22nd, 2014

    Buy tickets online to Rossini’s classic comedy "Il Barbiere di Siviglia," also known as "The Barber of Seville," the next in the Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center – featuring some of the most instantly recognizable melodies in all of opera.

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  • AUDITIONS: The Taming of the Shrew

    November 23rd, 2014 to November 23rd, 2014

    The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare Directed (and tampered with) by Darcy Hogan Auditions will be held on Sunday, November 23rd at 6:30pm at the Newport Performing Arts Center Callbacks (by invitation only) will be held on Monday, November 24th One of Shakespeare's wildest and most madcap comedies -- directed by a four season veteran of the Utah Shakespeare Festival Performs April 3-26, 2015 ALL ROLES ARE OPEN!!!

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  • Met Opera: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg

    December 13rd, 2014 to December 13rd, 2014

    Buy tickets online to "Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg," the next in the Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. James Levine returns to one of his signature Wagner works conducting this epic comedy—back at the Met for the first time in eight years—about a group of Renaissance “master singers” whose song contest unites a city.

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  • Pink Martini

    December 16th, 2014 to December 17th, 2014

    Pink Martini is coming to town. New York ... Paris ... Prague ... Istanbul ... and Newport!

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  • Newport Symphony

    January 24th, 2015 to January 25th, 2015

    Adam Flatt, Conductor Mee-Ae Nam, soprano

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  • National Theatre Live's 'John'

    January 30th, 2015 to January 30th, 2015

    Buy tickets online to National Theatre Live's presentation of DV8 Physical Theatre's "John," at 7 p.m. Friday, January 30 at the Newport Performing Arts Center. "John" contains adult themes, strong language and nudity; suitable for viewers 18 years and older.

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  • Met Opera: Les Contes d'Hoffman

    January 31st, 2015 to January 31st, 2015

    Buy tickets online to "Les Contes d'Hoffman," the next in the Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. The magnetic tenor Vittorio Grigolo takes on the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title of Offenbach’s operatic masterpiece, in the Met’s wild, kaleidoscopic production.

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  • Met Opera: The Merry Widow

    February 7th, 2015 to February 7th, 2015

    Buy tickets online to "The Merry Widow," the next in the Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman.

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  • Met Opera: Iolanta and Bluebeard's Castle

    February 21st, 2015 to February 21st, 2015

    Buy tickets online to "Iolanta"/"Bluebeard's Castle," an intriguing double bill in the Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. Anna Netrebko stars as the beautiful blind girl who experiences love for the first time in "Iolanta," while Nadja Michael is the unwitting victim of the diabolical Bluebeard, played by Mikhail Petrenko. Both operas are directed by Mariusz Trelinski, who was inspired by classic noir films of the 1940s.

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  • Newport Symphony - Feb 28 and Mar 1

    February 28th, 2015 to March 1st, 2015

    David Ogden Stiers, conductor Rachmaninoff Symphony no. 2

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  • Met Opera: La Donna del Lago

    March 21st, 2015 to March 21st, 2015

    Buy tickets online to "La Donna del Lago," the next in the Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. Bel canto superstars Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez join forces for this Rossini showcase of vocal virtuosity, set in the medieval Scottish highlands and based on a beloved novel by Sir Walter Scott.

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  • National Theatre Live's 'Treasure Island'

    March 27th, 2015 to March 27th, 2015

    Buy tickets online to National Theatre Live's "Treasure Island," at 7 p.m. Friday, March 27 at the Newport Performing Arts Center.

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  • Newport Symphony - Shostakovich

    March 28th, 2015 to March 29th, 2015

    Adam Flatt, conductor Alexander Tutunov, piano Shostakovich, Symphony no.6

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  • Met Opera: Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci

    April 25th, 2015 to April 25th, 2015

    Buy tickets online to "Cavalleria Rusticana"/"Pagliacci," the final performance in the Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. Opera’s most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar, who sets the action across two time periods but in the same Sicilian village.

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  • National Theatre Live's 'Skylight'

    June 19th, 2015 to June 19th, 2015

    Buy tickets online to National Theatre Live's presentation of the West End production "Skylight," at 7 p.m. Friday, June 19 at the Newport Performing Arts Center.

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