NWCT New Works

NWCT's artistic mission to provide live theater experiences for young audiences that are fresh, engaging and relevant includes conceiving, developing and producing two or more original works for the stage each year.

Past Productions

Below, please find NWCT's mainstage production history.  Click the shows in red for information on licensing these titles.

Sherlock Holmes
Mary Poppins
James and the Giant Peach

Board of Directors

Carolyn Sheldon, President
Founder Child Development Specialist Program, Portland Public Schools
Don Barney, Vice President
Business consultant and strategic planner
Stephen Kafoury, Past President
Government relations, former member Portland School Board

David Tucker, Treasurer
CPA, PhD, Professor of Business and Accounting, Concordia University


Backstage information


Work With Us

Employment Opportunities

First Stage Teaching Artists

Join NWCT’s First Stage Outreach team and bring theater arts to children around the Portland Area.

Northwest Children's Theater & School provides theater arts education to thousands of preschool and elementary-aged students in over 80 schools. Our teaching artists support young actors in building original theater pieces and teach basic theater and life skills while working together as a theater ensemble.


'El Zorrito: The Legend of the Boy Zorro' review: A classic tale told with gusto

Sunday, May 06, 2012
By Richard Wattenberg, Special to The Oregonian

Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, the Northwest Children’s Theater and School presents a bilingual world premiere adaptation, “El Zorrito: The Legend of the Boy Zorro” — a rip-roaring, swashbuckling adventure for the young and the young at heart.

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