Newport Performing Arts Center

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777 W. Olive Street
Newport, OR 97365

Contact Info:

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



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. 


Contact Jan Eastman at 541-574-2653 to learn more about rental costs and calendar availability.


Download the seating chart at right.

PAC view from lot

Upcoming Events in Newport Performing Arts Center

  • OCCA Summer Theatre Camp

    July 21st, 2014 to July 31st, 2014

    Oregon Coast Council for the Arts presents Summer Theatre Camp, which spans July 21 to August 1. Performances are set for 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. July 31.

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  • 2014 Summer Film Series - Locke

    July 27th, 2014 to July 28th, 2014

    LOCKE (2014) drama film R

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  • DRIVING MISS DAISY Broadway Show film.

    August 3rd, 2014 to August 4th, 2014

    The Pulitzer Prize winning play staring Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones. Filmed in Australia.

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  • OCCA Summer Shakespeare Camp

    August 4th, 2014 to August 14th, 2014

    Students participating in Shakespeare Camp will perform an abridged production of “Two Gentleman of Verona.” This camp is directed and costumed by Shakespearean scholar Rod Molzahn, who brings his decades of experience and Shakespeare’s persona to the production. Dates for Shakespeare Camp are Aug. 4 to 15. Performances are set for Thursday, Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

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  • OCCA Annual Meeting - Set the Scene for the Arts

    August 13rd, 2014 to August 13rd, 2014

    You are invited! Please mark your calendar for "Set the Scene for the Arts," the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCCA) annual meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 13. The OCCA board and staff invite all OCCA members.

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  • Mary Shelley: Frankenstein Unbound

    August 15th, 2014 to August 24th, 2014

    'Mary Shelley: Frankenstein Unbound' is an original play based on real-life events in the 1800's, written & directed by Carly Bryann Young. There will be 6 performances of the play in the Alice Silverman Theatre for two weeks in August: 15th, 16th, 17th, 22nd, 23rd and 24th. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2 pm.

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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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