New Venue

Portland Story Theater new home at Nordia House

On The Move

Portland Story Theater launches its 16th season in a beautiful brand new venue, Nordia House, the cultural center in Portland’s Southwest quadrant at 8800 SW Oleson Road.

Contemporary. Elegant. Comfortable. Accessible.

PDX Story Theater at Nordia House with live storytelling

The performance space at our new home, Nordia House

We look forward to seeing you at our November 2, 2019 Urban Tellers show featuring six storytellers sharing real, true stories. Get your TICKETS today!

There’s lots of free parking, and if you’re taking Trimet, catch the #45.


Storytelling Workshops

Portland Story Theater Storytelling Workshops

Workshop Offerings

Each workshop is limited to 6 participants with a 1:3 instructor:student ratio.

We offer three different storytelling workshops so that you can learn to express yourself with this amazing art form:

  • 3-Hour Crash Course
  • 1-Day Storytelling Bootcamp
  • 6-Week Art of Personal Narrative
  • These workshops give you an opportunity to learn a unique approach to storytelling:
    intentional, heart-felt, transformative.

    You’ll discover how to apply the elements of storytelling to your personal story, reshaping it so you can express yourself in a new and powerful way.

    Registration Holds Your Place


    Urban Tellers®

    Portland Story Theater Urban Tellers® On The Road in Dallas Oregon

    On The Road

    Portland Story Theater co-founders Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howard will perform with Urban Tellers® Penny Walter, Warren McPherson, and Frank Engel.

    PDX Story Theater at the Dallas Storytelling Festival

    Dallas StoryFest 5th Anniversay!

    The stories are suggested for an adult audience and will touch on various topics such as camping with three-year olds and smelly dogs; doing everything you teach your students not to do; receiving a message of forgiveness from someone you bullied in middle school more than 60 years ago, saying goodbye to your favorite uncle, and almost drowning in a cheap scuba mask. Not to be missed! FREE


    Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors!

    Portland Story Theater is generously supported by The McIvor Family Charitable Fund; Tonkon Torp; John Moe; Diane Ponti and Ward Greene; Ronni Lacroute; Polk Family Charitable Fund; Dana and Steve Dennis; members of the Portland Story Theater Board, Founders’ 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; Oregon Arts Commission; and The Oregon Cultural Trust.