Welcome to the PCC Theatre

PCC Sylvania Performing Arts Center Theater (PAC) | 12000 SW 49th Ave., Portland, OR 97219

Hairspray audition dates and times

All locations are on the Sylvania campus:

  • Tues 10/14
    • 2-4pm Dance Auditions, Little Theatre
    • 4-6pm Vocal Auditions, Little Theatre
  • Wed 10/15
    • 1-2:20pm Vocal/Acting, HT 123
    • 3:30-6pm Vocal/Acting, HT 123
  • Thur 10/16
    • 2p-6p Call-Backs, PAC Auditorium amp; Lobby

In addition to offering a full range of theatre arts classes, Portland Community College produces three mainstage productions each season. These shows are staged in our state-of-the-art, 400-seat Performing Arts Center located at the Sylvania campus.

PCC Theatre presents it's 2014-2015 season:

  • Fall: William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing
  • Winter: Hairspray, The Broadway Musical
  • Spring: The Glass Menagerie by Tennesee Williams

Tickets at the door, cash and check only. Prices:
$10 general public
$8 all students/seniors/PCC staff
$5 per groups of 10 or more

Much Ado About Nothing poster

Much Ado About Nothing

William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing takes us to the beloved banter between Beatrice and Benedick, the lover/rivals who jest and joust their way to true love. With unforgettable characters like Dogberry, Verges trying to counter the evil Don John, or the lovable Leonato, Margaret, Ursulla and Don Pedro clamoring to bring the lovers Hero and Claudio to the Friar to be married, this play offers the most laughs per minute than any other Shakespeare. Featuring work by designers Sarah Gahagan, Ashley Smith, DanHays and our talented students, this cast of 19 will bring you to laughter and love like no other play before.


  • Friday, November 7, 7:30pm
  • Saturday, November 8, 7:30pm
  • Thursday, November 13, 7:30pm
  • Friday, November 14, Matinee 11am
  • Saturday, November 15, 7:30pm
  • Sunday, November 16, Matinee 2pm

Hairspray, The Broadway Musical

Can Tracy Turnblad achieve her dream of dancing on the Corny Collins show? Can the youth of 1960's Baltimore change the division between black and white by bringing the city to it's feet, or will the adults who can't change bring them to their knees? This beloved musical will certainly bring you to your feet, if you can stop tapping them!


  • Friday, March 6, 7:30pm
  • Saturday, March 7, 7:30pm
  • Thursday, March 12, 7:30pm
  • Friday, March 13, Matinee 11am
  • Saturday, March 14, 7:30pm
  • Sunday, March 15, Matinee 2pm

The Glass Menagerie

This classic vaulted Tennessee Williams to the pantheon of Amercian playwrights and established his reputation as a visionary for the contemporary theatre. Join Tom, Laura and Amanda Wingfield as they navigate the treacherous territory of lost family, impossible expectations and desperation. This beautiful play recently revived on Broadway with Cherry Jones and Zach Quinto played to sold out houses for months! Come and see why The Glass Menagerie is considered an American classic!


  • Friday, May 8, 7:30pm
  • Saturday, May 9, 7:30pm
  • Thursday, May 14, 7:30pm
  • Friday, March 15, Matinee 11am
  • Saturday, March 16, 7:30pm
  • Sunday, March 17, Matinee 2pm