Founded in 1982, PassinArt is the longest-producing African American theatre in Oregon providing an artistic platform for African American artists and artists of color to showcase their work.

2022 marks 40 years of this non-profit 501(c)3 producing mainstage productions, theatrical workshops for youth and adults, staged readings, and unique cultural events in the Portland Metropolitan area.

Original Co-Founder Connie Carley, Producing Artistic Director Jerry Foster and featured performer Taylore Mahogany Scott spoke with PRP’s Veronica Bisesti to discuss  the PassinArt40 Living Legacy Fund as well as upcoming theatrical events including:

Play Reading Mondays – April 25 (A Song for Coretta by Pearl Cleage) and May 2 (Joe Turner’s Come and Gone by August Wilson)

Sweet Taste of the Arts Building Cultural Bridges – May 14, 2022

NEAT (a play by Charlayne Woodard) – running April 15 thru May 8 (for specific show dates/times and to purchase tickets click here)

Listen (below) to the full Community Voices episode and visit the PassinArt website for more details on any of the upcoming events.

PassinArt – Passing on Art, Culture, and History from One Generation to Another



Veronica Bisesti
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