Plan Your Visit

Directions & Parking

NWCT is located at 1819 NW Everett Street, Portland, Oregon, in the historic Northwest Neighborhood Cultural Center in the vibrant Nob Hill neighborhood. Click here for GoogleMap directions.
Free parking is available in the NWCT lot located directly behind the theater on NW Flanders.
On-street parking is available in the surrounding neighborhood.
Please note:  Parking in Northwest Portland can require patience and planning. NWCT recommends all patrons pad their trip with extra travel time. A good rule of thumb is to arrive a minimum of 30 minutes before show time.
NWCT is located on several major bus lines running through Northwest Portland, and is just a few blocks from the streetcar, and from MAX lines that run near PGE Park. Visit TriMet’s website to plan your visit using public transportation.
NWCT’s location is also bike-friendly, and is located on streets with dedicated bike lanes and “Green Box” intersections. Bike lock areas are available outside the theater and around the neighborhood.


NWCT is located in the historic Northwest Neighborhood Cultural Center in the vibrant Nob Hill neighborhood of Portland, Oregon.
The building is fully accessible, and features a theater with 330 full view seats and 320 limited view seats. Numerous rooms are used as classrooms, performance venues, meeting and event spaces, as well as several administrative offices. Off-street parking and a paid surface lot are available nearby.  (For more about the building, including current partners and future plans, click here.)

Seating Chart

NWCT’s theater features assigned seating in cushioned pews. Additional cushions are available to use for free during performances. Click on the image below for a larger, printable PDF.

NWCT Seating Chart


Will-call is located in our lobby and tickets are available for pick-up one hour before performance time. Tickets are held under your last name. If you have lost or forgotten your tickets, our Box Office staff will be happy to print you a new copy.


Soundtracks, NWCT shirts, and other gifts are available for all Mainstage performances and during most class times. Donor Circle Members receive 10% off all gifts.


NWCT operates in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and makes every effort to accommodate all patrons to the theater. Please see below for services offered:
Wheelchair access is located at our 19th Street entrance (near the parking lot). Inside, there is an elevator to take patrons from the lobby to the theater. Please feel free to call before your arrival so that a staff member may be ready to assist you. Wheelchair accessible seating and restrooms are also available.
Audio-described performances are scheduled for all our productions. Call the Box Office for audio described show dates and times.
Sign-interpreted performances can be scheduled with prior notice. Please call the Box Office before booking tickets to make arrangements.
If you or someone in your group requires assistance or other accommodations, please call 503-222-2190 to speak with a member of our Box Office staff.

Area Shopping & Dining

NWCT’s Nob Hill neighborhood is home to some of the city’s best restaurants and shops. The following eateries are located within walking distance (approximately three to five block radius) of the theater:

Pizza Schmizza 


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