Oregon Contemporary Theatre hosts a number of special events each year, including play readings, the NW 10 Festival of Ten-minute Plays, and more. Follow the pages below to get more information on upcoming events.
Oregon Contemporary Theatre's annual benefit, Experience OCT, supports OCT's professional theatre productions and exceptional, life-long education programming. The evening's festivities include local food and drinks, a silent auction, a wine wall, and performances by incredible local talents!
Oregon Contemporary Theatre is a regular co-producer of the popular NW10 Festival of Ten-minute Plays, an annual festival taking place in the late spring of each year. Find out more about this year's festival, past festivals, and how you can submit your script for NW10!
Oregon Contemporary Theatre and Northwest Ten are proud to present readings of all-new short plays and selections of full-length works as a part of Supporting Woman Artists Now (SWAN) Day and the 365 Women a Year Project.
Writing Your Perfect Ten: A Workshop with Paul Calandrino and Connie Bennett
Saturday, March 24, 12PM - 3PM
Interested in playwriting but not sure where to start? Get your creativity flowing with this workshop, led by Northwest 10 co-founders and playwrights Paul Calandrino and Connie Bennett. Learn about structure, character, dialogue, and theatricality, and be on your way to writing the perfect 10-minute play!
Everyone has a play in them -- why not write yours this October? Meet up with other writers at weekly write-ins, and challenge yourself to write a ten-minute, one-act, or full length play in a month! Free events hosted by OCT, and open to writers of all experience levels!
Ever wonder how a designer created an effect? What helped an actor to make a moment real? What a director thinks a play is all about? Now is your chance to ask! Following each Sunday matinee performance of the regular season, OCT hosts a post-show discussion with several members of the cast and production team.