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

Related Events at Newport Performing Arts Center

  • Anton in Show Business

    April 11st, 2014 to April 27th, 2014

    Jane Martin’s madcap comedy follows three actresses across the footlights and down the rabbit hole into the Wonderland of American Theatre. In the tradition of great backstage comedies, Anton in Show Business conveys the joys, pains and absurdities of “putting on a play” in this case Chekhov’s “Three Sisters.”

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  • Met Opera: "Cosi fan Tutte"

    April 26th, 2014 to April 26th, 2014

    See "Cosi fan Tutte," the ninth in the Met Opera Live in HD 2013-14 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. Music Director James Levine makes his long-awaited return to the Met podium to conduct Mozart’s beloved opera about testing the ties of love.

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  • Kidstuff - A Mother's Day Celebration

    May 9th, 2014 to May 11st, 2014

    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, Modern, Hip Hop, Creative for 3-5 year olds, and Musical Comedy.

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  • Met Opera: "La Cenerentola"

    May 10th, 2014 to May 10th, 2014

    See "La Cenerentola," the last in the Met Opera Live in HD 2013-14 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. A vocal tour de force for mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, singing her first Met performances of the Cinderella title role, and the high-flying tenor Juan Diego Flórez, as her Prince Charming.

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  • Oregon Coast Ballet Company Presents "A Ballet Lesson"

    May 17th, 2014 to May 18th, 2014

    Oregon Coast Ballet Company dancers and Newport School of Dance students illustrate the path to mastering the art of ballet under the direction of Sian Zander.

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  • National Theatre Live: King Lear

    June 6th, 2014 to June 6th, 2014

    Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens, Collaborators) in the title role of Shakespeare’s tragedy.

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  • Phoenix Boys Choir & Heart of the Valley Children's Choir

    June 22nd, 2014 to June 22nd, 2014

    Two outstanding choral groups travel to Newport for inaugural concerts.

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  • The Tualatin Valley Community Band

    June 29th, 2014 to June 29th, 2014

    The Tualatin Valley Community Band (TVCB) will perform a free concert at the Newport Performing Arts Center

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  • A Night at the Movies with the Newport Symphony

    July 5th, 2014 to July 5th, 2014

    Special Guest Edmund Stone, host of All Classical Radio's "Score," and Resident Conductor, David Ogden Stiers will join their vocal talents with the musical sound of the full Newport Symphony Orchestra with conductor, Adam Flatt for a musical review of popular movie scores.

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  • Oregon Bach Festival presents the Portland Baroque Orchestra

    July 10th, 2014 to July 10th, 2014

    The Portland Baroque Orchestra will bring exquisite sound and artistry to the now acoustically enhanced Performing Arts Center in their first ever performance in Newport.

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  • National Theatre Live's "A Small Family Business"

    July 18th, 2014 to July 18th, 2014

    Buy tickets online to National Theatre Live's "A Small Family Business," broadcast live from London’s West End.

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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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