2017-18 Season

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Booze, Bites, Jazz, Stories

Fremont Theater, 2393 NE Fremont Street
First Fridays October — June
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The 2016-2017 season was our first at the Fremont Theater and it’s been spectacular. We will be returning (Yay! WooHoo!) to the intimate Fremont Theater next season.

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Thank you for your patronage and support!

Urban Tellers® at the Fremont Theater with jazz quartet Quiet Image

Urban Tellers® at the Fremont Theater. Photo by Kelly Nissl

All shows 21+ Unless Otherwise Noted
Listener Discretion Advised


Storytelling Workshops

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Portland Story Theater Storytelling Workshops

Two-Hour Workshop

Farmhouse Performances
(Beaverton Area ~ MAP)

Saturday, July 22, 2017
Register: $40 Storytelling Workshop
$50 Workshop + Show

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Storytelling Starter is a two-hour storytelling workshop.
Come to the workshop and stay for the show (starts at 6:30 PM)!

Everyone 18+ welcome,
No experience necessary
Registration required.

One-Day Workshop

PDX Story Theater Home Studio
Sunday, Septmeber 10, 2017
Register: $150 Storytelling Bootcamp
10:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Storytelling Bootcamp is a one-day intensive, where you will create new story material, learn about narrative structure and intentional storytelling techniques.
No formal performance.

Everyone 18+ welcome,
No experience necessary
Registration required.

Art of Personal Narrative

PDX Story Theater Home Studio
Starts September 12, 2017
Register: $250
7 sessions over 5 weeks.
Evenings 7-10:30 PM
Art of Personal Narrative

Please check the prerequisites and then call 503-284-2226 to apply for registration.
Culminates in a performance
before a live audience.

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Immigrant & Refugee Stories

We Can Listen

We Can Listen Immigrant and Refugee Stories

We Can Listen

June 13 ~ 7 pm
The Old Church, 1422 SW 11th Avenue

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Moderated by Grammy-nominated recording artist Julianne R. Johnson and featuring stories by Eva Rotter-Johnson, Fernando Refugio Lopez Garcia, Lily Waldman, Philip Lund and Zahra Abukar.

We Can Listen

We Can Listen
Produced by The Old Church

These stories were originally developed under the guidance of Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howard of Portland Story Theater.

We are excited that these fine storytellers have another opportunity to share their real, true stories!


Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors!

Portland Story Theater’s 2016-2017 Season is generously supported by The McIvor Family Charitable Fund; Tonkon Torp; Diane Ponti and Ward Greene; Polk Family Charitable Fund; Dana and Steve Dennis; members of the Portland Story Theater Board, Founding Circle, and Narrative Network, and many other individual supporters, as well as by the Oregon Community Foundation; The Collins Foundation; James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation; Meyer Memorial Trust; The Kinsman Foundation; The Autzen Foundation; NW Natural Gas; and The Oregon Cultural Trust.