Looking back at Portland Center Stage's challenges and achievements not only over the past 25 years, but specifically this past season, there is a lot we can celebrate and build upon. This has been an extremely strong season for the company - with overall attendance approaching an all-time high (156,000). We've also had more young people (6,500 students) in the building, than any year in our history. Hearing the responses to those kids who are experiencing live theater for the first time is truly inspiring. And we have been host to over 355 community events: from fundraisers, to tai chi classes, to film screenings, to bar mitzvahs, to gospel choir performances, to environmental trade shows, to poetry slams, to dance concerts, to HOA meetings. A total of 39,000 people walked through our doors this past year for something other than a theater performance: a true tribute to the vitality of the organization's relationship with this community.
As we seek to seize the opportunity of this critical moment in PCS history, we are hopeful that it makes sense for you to further support our dreams with a contribution prior to June 30th. A gift from you really will make a difference.
Music: Tetramery by Ryan Teague ryanteague.com/
additional timelapse footage thanks to Uncage the Soul Productions uncagethesoul.com