Trek Theater is a community of volunteers providing Eugene with free, family friendly entertainment since 2013. Auditions are always open to the public, and you don’t even have to be a Trekkie to join! In the summer of 2023, Trek Theater will celebrate its 10th anniversary with another out-of-this-world production and more bad puns. @trektheater on Facebook and Instagram
University Theatre offers five main stage shows per year. The shows take place in the Miller Theatre Complex which offers both the Robinson Theatre (300 person capacity) and the Hope Theatre (125 person capacity). University Theatre offers the opportunity for all students to participate as actors, directors, designers, choreographers, playwrights, composers, musicians, technicians, publicists and more. Follow University Theatre on all social media channels @uotheatrearts
At Upstart Crow Youth Theatre, theatre is a team sport - and every kid plays! UCYT offers a variety of educational and performance opportunities in theatre, music, and dance for ages 5-18. With classes, camps, and productions, there’s something for everyone at the Crow! Find us at ucyt.org or @upstartcrowyouththeatre on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok.
The Very Little Theatre is a volunteer organization running on membership power since 1929; auditions and backstage positions are open to the public. VLT produces five mainstage productions and two Stage Left productions each season, and other programs include Minority Voices Theatre—uplifting historically marginalized voices; and Reader’s Theatre—bringing theatre to local aging care facilities. Come see our newly remodeled theatre in beautiful South Eugene! Follow us on Instagram @verylittletheatre and Facebook @TheVLT.
The Wildish Community Theater is a nonprofit performing arts venue located in downtown Springfield. Since it opened in 2006, the Wildish has collaborated with performing arts groups to present thousands of projects. As a midsized theater with renowned acoustics and state-of-the-art technology, the Wildish is the perfect venue to produce a musical, a private corporate event, or a benefit concert. Consider us for your next creative event!
Since 1978, Rose Children’s Theatre’s mission has been to strengthen our community by empowering children and their families through the experience of the magic of theater. We have three objectives: to inspire children who have the dream to perform on the stage; to help build family relationships through direct participation in producing a play; and to provide the community with top-quality children’s theatre. Facebook/Instagram: rosechildrenstheatre
Oregon Contemporary Theatre creates outstanding performances and programs that inspire curiosity, challenge expectation, encourage dialogue and support positive change. OCT produces contemporary works representing the best of Broadway, Off-Broadway, reimagined classics and premieres featuring Eugene’s top talent alongside professional guest artists. OCT’s intimate theatre is in the heart of downtown Eugene.
Spanning two centrally located downtown properties, the Metro features a wide selection of house-made food and beverages, beer, wine, and cocktails, and can comfortably accommodate well over 300 moviegoers in its seven auditoriums. The wide range of capacities allow for unusually diverse and energetic programming: niche-market documentary, foreign, and independent films play alongside the latest blockbusters, and still leave plenty of room for special events and private parties!
Joshua Caraco is a humble student of the West African Kora. He was a recipient of a 2022 Lane Arts Individual Artist Grant and an Oregon Community Foundation Creative Heights Grant with partner Tumelo Michael Moloi. In addition to performing, Josh is a co-creator and producer of @sanibonani_theshow. If you are looking for solo music for an event, a lively theater performance, Kora lessons, or advice on writing your own grant and producing your own show, Joshua is a local gem.
Eugene Opera is a regional opera company committed to providing meaningful artistic experiences by presenting live musical performances. Eugene Opera works to deepen community members’ connections between art and life by ensuring that diverse and relevant stories are represented. Eugene Opera embraces its role to increase audience engagement, support local and emerging artists, and enrich the lives of youth through education. Follow @eugeneopera (Facebook/Twitter), @eugene_opera (Instagram).