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Imago Theatre

ADULT ABSURDISM AND KID-FRIENDLY PUPPETRY Masks, movement, puppetry, and clowning…and dare we add “mime?” These are Imago Theatre’s performance specialties. Trained in the European Jacques Lecoq method of performance (think Cirque du Soleil), partners Jerry Mouawad and Carol Triffle have spent 35-odd years creating shows that are at turns whimsical, …

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Lakewood Theatre Company

LAKE OSWEGO’S BEST SOURCE OF DRAMA Lakewood Theatre Company began in 1952, when residents of Lake Oswego decided their Portland-proximal town needed more than their namesake lake…they needed a theater company to be complete! The resultant “Oswego Players” spent their first nine years performing on middle and high school stages …

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A GIFT FROM LATINO THEATER TO OUR COMMUNITY   Milagro—or in English, “Miracle”—is Portland’s go-to for Latino theater and arts, building community and cross-cultural connections since José González and Dañel Malán founded the company 1985. As Milagro puts it, “Diversity and inclusion are core to Milagro’s vision; our work reaches …

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Northwest Film Center

PROJECTING A LONG-TERM LOVE OF FILM IN OREGON Northwest Film Center is Portland’s foremost institution for film study and appreciation. For 45 years and counting, they’ve been offering workshops and classes in a variety of film media, supporting film artists regionwide, and curating a wealth of film festivals: The Portland …

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Oregon Cabaret Theatre

ASHLAND’S MOST DELICIOUS DINNER THEATER Oregon Cabaret Theatre in Ashland sits alluringly close to the center of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, “oozing jazz-era charm” and serving up delectable dinner theater year-round. Steak and cake are among the many toothsome menu standards, and the specials have included all manner of characters, …

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