Step behind the footlights for a unique and exciting tour of the Portland Center for the Performing Arts. These award-winning facilities come to life as your tour guide weaves a tale of theatre magic.
- Find out how the 1920's Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall and the new Newmark and Dolores Winningstad theatres have become part of one of the busiest performing arts center complexes in the nation.
- Learn fascinating details about the unique architexture and design elements of the state-of-the-art theatres. Hear anecdotes about the theatres' colorful past and interesting facts about its current tenants.
Free Public Tours
- Wednesdays at 11 a.m.
- Saturdays every half hour from 11 a.m–1 p.m.
- The guided tour lasts approximately one hour and includes Antoinette Hatfield Hall (formerly the New Theatre Building), which contains the Newmark and Dolores Winningstad theatres, and the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.
- To arrange for a private tour, call 503.248.4335. Tours leave from the lobby of Antoinette Hatfield Hall at Southwest Broadway and Main.
Tours are subject to availability of theatres. The Keller Auditorium, the fourth and largest of the PCPA's theatres, is located eight blocks from Antoinette Hatfield Hall and is not a part of the regularly scheduled tour.