Urban Tellers®

Portland Story Theater Urban Tellers® at Nordia House

Nordia House

Portland Story Theater and Nordic Northwest present Urban Tellers® Emily Fincher, Roland Jarka, Kathy Gillis, Beth Weisman, Debz Briske, and Sally Berg.

Urban Tellers® shows give people an inside look into the heart and soul of Portland. Every live storytelling show creates a sense of community – an extraordinarily rare experience in this digital age. Urban Tellers® brings together people to share stories of our mutual human experience.Urban Tellers at Nordia House

Doors 6:30 pm. Stories at 7 pm.


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


    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.


    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.