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. 

PAC view from lot
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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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  • 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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  • One Night Delights - "TRUE WEST"

    May 15th, 2019 to May 15th, 2019

    Join us for Drunken Caramel Bread Pudding and a staged reading of Sam Shepard's classic American Play "True West", directed Ron Miller and presented by Red Octopus Theatre Company as part of the OCCA's "One Night Delights" play reading series. Dueling Bread Pudding with Whipped Crème Fraîche and Drunken Caramel provided by Zach's Bistro.

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  • NSO with tribute to David Ogden Stiers

    May 18th, 2019 to May 19th, 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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  • PiNOCCHiA

    May 24th, 2019 to June 2nd, 2019

    Pacific Dance Ensemble’s (PDE) production, “PiNOCCHiA”, directed by Nancy Mittleman, reinvents Collodi’s tale of the wooden puppet Pinocchio. Newport School of Artistic Movement will join PDE in for this year’s Family Classic, “PiNOCCHiA”, playing May 24, 25, 26 and May 31, June 1 and June 2 at the Newport Performing Arts Center. Friday and Saturday performances start at 7pm and Sunday matinees at 2pm.

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  • Tryst with Grieg & Scriabin

    June 15th, 2019 to June 15th, 2019

    Seattle pianist James E. Thompson will bring his artistry to the PAC for his concert, "Tryst with Grieg & Scriabin" in a celebration of Edvard Grieg's birthday. Mr. Thompson will entrance you with the subtleties and shadings of Grieg's "Lyric Pieces" and touch your heart with the mystical creativity of Alexander Scriabin.

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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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  • Little PAC Players Summer Theater Camp

    July 29th, 2019 to August 2nd, 2019

    Oregon Coast Council for the Arts, in partnership with instructor Jennifer Hamilton, offers The Little PAC Players theater classes for five- to seven-year-old students from 9:30 a.m. to noon July 29 through Aug. 2.

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