Theatre & Dance Season and Events

2018-2019 Performances for Theatre and Dance

Unless otherwise noted, all performances will take place in the Tom Miles Theatre, Warner Hall on the Forest Grove Campus. Tickets can be purchased online in advance.

Fall 2018

Reading Series

September 7-9

Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson.

October 18-21

Directed by Ellen Margolis.

At the beginning of the 20th century, a young woman claims her place in the world of astronomy. Based on the true story of Henrietta Leavitt.

Studio to Stage: Senior Capstone Victoria Perez

November 3, 9 am to 4 pm

Autumn Choreographers Concert (ACC)

November 15-17

ACC in its 16th season will feature three guest choreographers showcasing their new work performed by Pacific Dance Ensemble. Phoenix, Arizona based choreographer and master ballet teacher, Aaron Gilbert and two dance alumni, Shaun Keylock, who directs Shaun Keylock Dancer ( in Portland,  and Lindsey Ragsdale contemporary ballet choreographer from Eugene, Oregon.

Winter 2019

Giving Voice: A Senior Showcase

February 7-10

Teatro Barbara
Capstone projects reflecting bold visions and diverse experiences.

Spring 2019

They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay! by Dario Fo   

March 14-17

Directed by Jacob Coleman

Resistance, groceries, and a couple of men trying to keep up with their clever wives. Written by Italy's premier comic playwright and clown.

Dance Works XVI  

April 25-27

Dance Works XVI celebrates its 16th season with presenting faculty and guest artists works performed by Pacific's pre-professional university company, Pacific Dance Ensemble.  This season Season, we welcome Trevor Wilde, Portland based choreographer and dancer.

Choreographers Informal 

May 3, 5pm

The Choreographers Informal features aspiring student choreographers work from the course Choreography I and II.  Students create an original composition and light and costume their work under the mentorship of dance faculty, costume designer, and lighting designer. The event is free.