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

Individual Giving Coordinator

In collaboration with NWCT marketing and development team, the Individual Giving Coordinator works to establish a comprehensive fundraising plan, and coordinates NWCT’s fundraising appeals, events, and behind-the-scenes development office. This position is full-time or 40 hours per week and reports to the Development Director.

Job Duties


'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.

Press Photos

Alice in Wonderland

Photo credit: ©2016 David Kinder
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