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PassinArt: A Theatre Company presents the 2023/2024 Theatre Season

“Change Gonna Come” STAGE PRODUCTIONS Blues for an Alabama Sky by Pearl Cleage directed by William (Bill) Earl Ray Previews: September 27 & 28September 29 – October 22, 2023 Black Nativity by Langston Hughes directed by Jerry Foster Preview: November 22November 25 – December 10, 2023 Yohen by Philip Kan Gotanda Co production with Portland Playhouse […]

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Seven Guitars Profile: Telvin Griffin

Telvin Griffin

Telvin Griffin is channeling David Ruffin as he plays Floyd “Schoolboy” Barton in PassinArt’s production of Seven Guitars by August Wilson. Ruffin, one of the Temptations’ classic five, had such a captivating, charismatic style.  “We call it swag now,” Griffin says.  “It’s what makes people want to take that ride with you. Floyd wants you […]

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Black Nativity 2023

Black Nativity

By Langston HughesDirected by Jerry FosterNovember 25 – December 10, 2023 Brunish Theatre4th Floor, 1111 S.W. Broadway Ave.Portland, OR 97205 PassinArt: A Theatre Company presents Black Nativity by poet and playwright Langston Hughes. Based on the traditional Nativity story, the spirit-filled, inspiring gospel song play features traditional Christmas carols performed in a gospel style with a […]

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PassinArt: A Theatre Company presents the 2022/2023 Theatre Season

A Song for Coretta by Pearl Cleage directed by William (Bill) Earl Ray Preview: September 21, & 22Runs: September 23 – October 9th, 2022 Black Nativity by Langston Hughes directed by Jerry Foster December 1 – December 4, 2022 PassinArt: A Theatre Company presents Black Nativity by playwright and poet Langston Hughes. Based on the […]

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Summer Intensive Acting Workshop

3 Day Intensive Acting Workshop taught by William (Bill) Earl Ray Dates: July 15, 16, 17, 2022  Locations:  Friday, July 15th 6612 SE Ogden St.  Saturday, July 16th and Sunday, July 17th   412 NW Couch St. Suite 301 Each day will consist of an 8-hour day with a 1 hour lunch break  Day one Concentration  Memory […]

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