Recent Unsettling Events by Andrea Stolowitz, is the Portland Civic Theatre Guild’s New Play Award Selection for 2020 Fertile Ground: A City Wide Festival of New Works.

The Portland Civic Theatre Guild is delighted to announce that Recent Unsettling Events by Portland playwright Andrea Stolowitz will be the 2020 Fertile Ground New Play reading for the Portland Civic Theatre Guild’s Readers Theatre, Tuesday morning, February 4 at 10:30 am and February 5 at 7:30 pm, at The Sanctuary, home of triangle! Theatre…

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Fertile Ground 2020. We are seeking submissions deadline is August 1, 2019.

Portland Area Playwrights! Do you have a new play you would like read for Fertile Ground 2020? The Portland Civic Theatre Guild is seeking submissions from Portland Metro Area playwrights for a new play as part of Fertile Ground 2020. Submission deadline is August 1, 2019. DETAILS • The Portland Civic Theatre Guild will produce…

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2019 Award Winners

Mary Brand, founded the Portland Civic Theatre Guild in 1958. This $2000 Mary Brand Award is directed to individuals and programs that involve young people in theatre education as participants, observers, or students. This year’s grant will go towards teaching young artists how to choose, direct and produce their own work while being mentored by…

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2018 Leslie O. Fulton Fellowship Report Prepared by: Patrick Walsh

5/24/19 Much like theatre, oftentimes life does not go as planned. My original proposal to the Portland Civic Theatre Guild was to work with the Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble; helping to create a Shakespeare play within Queensland Correctional Facility in Australia. This was a trip that I was beyond excited about and had carefully worked on…

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2019-20 Season featuring three Portland playwrights

The Portland Civic Theatre Guild presents Featuring four intriguing plays from the world stage, and introducing three outstanding new works by Portland area playwrights!  October 1     Crooked Numbers **                                        by Ellen Margolis  directed by Micki Selvitella     …

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The Portland Civic Theatre Guild applications for awards and fellowships totaling $10,000.

The Portland Civic Theatre Guild renames The Portland Civic Theatre Award in Support of Theatre and seeks applications for awards and fellowships totaling $10,000. In honor of the memory of our inspirational member Isabella Chappell, the Portland Civic Theatre Guild announces that the Portland Civic Theatre Award in Support of Theatre will now be named the Isabella Chappell Award in Support of Theatre.…

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Thank you notes from 2 of 2018 Awards winner.

Staged letter 2018 Mary Brand Theatre for Youth Award, $2000 to Staged! Musical Theatre to help produce Spring Awakening. Patrick W letter 2018 Leslie O. Fulton Fellowship, $5000 to Patrick Walsh to travel to Australia to work with Queensland Shakepeare  Ensemble to create a production at a correctional facility. Portland Civic Theatre Award in Support of Theatre, $3000 to Twilight Theatre Company to pay for…

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Shakespeare’s Skull by Rich Rubin, is the Portland Civic Theatre Guild’s New Play Award Selection for 2019 Fertile Ground: A City Wide Festival of New Works.

The Portland Civic Theatre Guild is delighted to announce that Shakespeare’s Skull by Portland playwright Rich Rubin will be the 2019 Fertile Ground New Play reading for the Portland Civic Theatre Guild’s Readers Theatre, Friday evening, January 25 at 7:30 pm and Saturday morning, January 26 at 10:30 am, at The Sanctuary, home of triangle! Theatre Company.…

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The Portland Civic Theatre Guild: directors for the 2018-2019 season!

October – Foxfire by Susan Cooper & Hume Cronin will be directed by David Mitchem Brown.  David got his start acting and dancing at age 11 and enjoyed a busy stage career before taking time out to raise a family.  His return to performing has taken him to stages and film sets world-wide.   November – Grand Junction (a finalist…

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Samson Syharath 2017 Leslie O. Fulton Fellowship Report

Sometimes, fate doesn’t always play out as you plan. During my trip, I had intended to learn about traditional Laotian art and embrace a culture that I had not been exposed to. I soon discovered that there are many things that I did not know about Laos, or even about my family or the United…

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