• <a href="/live/image/gid/6/width/650/86404_Theatre_main_image.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview" tabindex="-1"><picture class="lw_image lw_image86404"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/6/width/720/height/690/crop/1/86404_Theatre_main_image.rev.1607454891.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/6/width/720/height/690/crop/1/86404_Theatre_main_image.rev.1607454891.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/6/width/720/height/690/crop/1/86404_Theatre_main_image.rev.1607454891.jpg" alt="In November 2020, theatre collaborated with the music department to put on an innovative performa..." width="720" height="690" data-max-w="696" data-max-h="667" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a><div class="hero-split_image_caption collapsable-caption"> In November 2020, theatre collaborated with the music department to put on an innovative performance of <em>Cabaret</em> in front of a small audience alongside a virtual projection that was live-streamed to a remote audience.</div>

We are a community of artists, scholars, choreographers, designers, technicians, writers, and critics. Our goal is to nurture artist-scholars who are well read in dramatic literature, who understand the social and historical contexts of that literature, who appreciate contemporary performance and dance, who think critically, and who translate this knowledge into compelling artistic choices on stage. Fir Acres Theatre hums with activity and creativity from the first morning classes to rehearsals late into the evening. From department mainstage productions to dance concerts to student-driven festivals, our students have many opportunities to create performance and put theory into practice.

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  • My theatre classes have taught me so much about my body and voice, helped me create a foundation for my art, and showed me it’s okay to take up space in the world.

    Haley Wildhirt BA ’22
    Theatre, performance concentration | Longmont, Colorado
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  • My favorite thing about living in Portland is the friendliness and acceptance of the community. Every time I go downtown, I’m reminded of how nice and welcoming people can be, from the smiles and hellos on TriMet to food cart owners remembering my face and asking me about life. 

    Malavika Arun BA ’19
    Psychology, Theatre (double) | Palakkad, Kerala, India
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  • Eventually, you will find your people and your people will find you.

    Yash Bisht BA ’21
    English, Theatre (double) | Dehradun, India, and Singapore
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Theatre Events

October 27

Passion Play, Part One - Fall Main Stage 2021

Directed by Rebecca Lingafelter
Part 1, 10/27/2021 7:30pm
Part 2, 10/28/2021 7:30pm
Part 3, 10/29/2021 7:30pm
Parts 1, 2, 3, 10/30/2021 2pm
Part 1, 11/03/2021 7:30pm
Part 2, 11/04/2021 7:30pm
Part 3, 11/05/2021 7:30pm
Parts 1, 2, 3, 11/06/2021 2pm

October 28

Passion Play, Part Two - Fall Main Stage 2021

Directed by Rebecca Lingafelter
Part 1, 10/27/2021 7:30pm
Part 2, 10/28/2021 7:30pm
Part 3, 10/29/2021 7:30pm
Parts 1, 2, 3, 10/30/2021 2pm
Part 1, 11/03/2021 7:30pm
Part 2, 11/04/2021 7:30pm
Part 3, 11/05/2021 7:30pm
Parts 1, 2, 3, 11/06/2021 2pm

October 29

Passion Play, Part Three - Fall Main Stage 2021

Directed by Rebecca Lingafelter
Part 1, 10/27/2021 7:30pm
Part 2, 10/28/2021 7:30pm
Part 3, 10/29/2021 7:30pm
Parts 1, 2, 3, 10/30/2021 2pm
Part 1, 11/03/2021 7:30pm
Part 2, 11/04/2021 7:30pm
Part 3, 11/05/2021 7:30pm
Parts 1, 2, 3, 11/06/2021 2pm

October 30

Passion Play, Parts One, Two, and Three - Fall Main Stage 2021

Directed by Rebecca Lingafelter
Part 1, 10/27/2021 7:30pm
Part 2, 10/28/2021 7:30pm
Part 3, 10/29/2021 7:30pm
Parts 1, 2, 3, 10/30/2021 2pm
Part 1, 11/03/2021 7:30pm
Part 2, 11/04/2021 7:30pm
Part 3, 11/05/2021 7:30pm
Parts 1, 2, 3, 11/06/2021 2pm

November 3

Passion Play, Part One - Fall Main Stage 2021

Directed by Rebecca Lingafelter
Part 1, 10/27/2021 7:30pm
Part 2, 10/28/2021 7:30pm
Part 3, 10/29/2021 7:30pm
Parts 1, 2, 3, 10/30/2021 2pm
Part 1, 11/03/2021 7:30pm
Part 2, 11/04/2021 7:30pm
Part 3, 11/05/2021 7:30pm
Parts 1, 2, 3, 11/06/2021 2pm

November 4

Passion Play, Part Two - Fall Main Stage 2021

Directed by Rebecca Lingafelter
Part 1, 10/27/2021 7:30pm
Part 2, 10/28/2021 7:30pm
Part 3, 10/29/2021 7:30pm
Parts 1, 2, 3, 10/30/2021 2pm
Part 1, 11/03/2021 7:30pm
Part 2, 11/04/2021 7:30pm
Part 3, 11/05/2021 7:30pm
Parts 1, 2, 3, 11/06/2021 2pm

November 5

Passion Play, Part Three - Fall Main Stage 2021

Directed by Rebecca Lingafelter
Part 1, 10/27/2021 7:30pm
Part 2, 10/28/2021 7:30pm
Part 3, 10/29/2021 7:30pm
Parts 1, 2, 3, 10/30/2021 2pm
Part 1, 11/03/2021 7:30pm
Part 2, 11/04/2021 7:30pm
Part 3, 11/05/2021 7:30pm
Parts 1, 2, 3, 11/06/2021 2pm

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