Heat Advisory: Sunday Performances

Due to the heat advisory in place throughout the Portland Metro Area for Sunday through Monday, the Sunday July 29th performance of The Complete Works will be cancelled. Concordia’s gorgeous central green does not ensure sufficient protection from the heat for...
The Wanton Summer Air

The Wanton Summer Air

There are many varietals of outdoor, free performance. This f*cked up city is home to many companies, with many different flavors of what role Shakespeare ought to play in our communal cultural life. I’ve always been fondest of PAE’s gentle, somewhat...

Shakespeare with Friends!

Free Shakespeare-In-The-Parks! Enjoy a summer evening of Romeo and Juliet at the historic Lone Fir Cemetery. Where?          In the Lone Fir Cemetery at SE 26th and Stark (enter off 26th). When?           Thursday, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday at 7 pm.  Final Show...
From the Chair: Grateful

From the Chair: Grateful

Most of you reading this don’t know me.  Even if you are hardcore followers of the Portland theater community or PAE, my name will not be familiar to you. I love being behind the scenes and making theater happen every summer in Portland and surroundings. I came to PAE...

The Romeo and Juliet Journey

  The first time I was cast in this play, I was living in San Diego for the summer, studying and performing with the British-American Youth Festival Theater. It seems unremarkable now, in this age of instagrams and overflowing selfie caches, but for my younger...
Announcing Our 49th Season!

Announcing Our 49th Season!

Portland Actors Ensemble/Shakespeare in the Parks is proud to announce our 49th season! For the first time since 2007, we’re proud to present Romeo and Juliet as our Twilight Tragedie. For this classic story of doomed love amidst communal strife, director Erica...
Paul Susi takes the Helm as Artistic Director

Paul Susi takes the Helm as Artistic Director

The Board of Directors of PAE is delighted to announce that Paul Susi, who has been serving as Interim Artistic Director, has accepted our offer to serve as Artistic Director of Portland Actors Ensemble. Paul’s vision for our future and his respect for the history of...
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