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The mission of World Stage Theatre is to provide exploration, experience, and exposure to underserved youth interested in the performing arts while providing culturally relevant, live performances and arts education for the community.

Imagine. Explore. Create. Grow.

The mission of World Stage Theatre is to provide exploration, experience, and exposure to underserved youth interested in the performing arts while providing culturally relevant, live performances and arts education for the community.

Make A Difference

Donate Your Time

Individuals, groups and entities can play many roles in helping advance our mission:

  • subscribe to our season of productions
  • enroll youth in our Imagination Express Arts Education Program
  • join our Sower's Circle
  • make a tax-deductible donation
  • participate in WST special events
  • spread the word about the work we do in our community
  • bring a group to the next production
  • sign up to receive our newsletter
  • follow us on Twitter: @worldstagepdx
  • follow us on IG: @worldstagetheatre
  • volunteer at our shows; front of house, concessions, ushers, box office, fundraisers, promotions

Donate Your Talent

We benefit from a variety of donated materials, supplies and professional services throughout the year that helps support our operations:

  • attorneys
  • accountants
  • performance venues
  • grant writers
  • costume designers
  • set designers
  • musicians
  • light / sound technicians
  • teaching artists
  • guest artists
  • choreographers
  • web content specialists
  • silent auction items
  • vans / trucks & other vehicles
  • costumes
  • equipment and set material
  • airplane tickets
  • lodging for guest artists
  • tools
  • etc

Donate Your Treasure

Individuals, groups and entities can join our Sower's Circle to help suport our ongoing operations.

$25,000 & above (Visionaries)

  • Metro
  • Regional Arts & Culture Council
  • Oregon Community Foundation
  • Collins Foundation
  • Meyer Memorial Trust
  • Shawnte & Shalanda Sims Family

$15,000 - $24,999 (Nobles)

  • Ronnie Lacroute

$5,000 - $14,999 (Warriors)

  • EPAP
  • Self Enhancement, Inc

$1,000 - $4,999 (Scribes)

  • Black United Fund
  • Center for Equity & Inclusion
  • University of Oregon School of Journalism & Communication
  • IBEW 48
  • OnPoint Community Credit Union
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Vancouver Ave. Baptist Church
  • Ricky & Carmen Pettiford Family
  • Kristin Warren
  • Umpqua Bank

$500 - $999 (Merchants)

  • Art & Hazel Price Family

$100 - $499 (Artisans)

  • Darnell & Linda Hurst Family
  • Donald & Wanda Warren Family
  • Eric & Velynn Brown Family
  • Gary & Dr. Alisha Hollands Family
  • Marlet Hurst
  • Eric Island
  • Daria Bradford
  • Tim & Helen Butler Family

$5 - $99 (Villagers)

  • Jomo & Rebecca Greenidge Family
  • New Seasons

Your commitment ensures that World Stage Theatre can:

  • Sustain the financial resources necessary to support artistic growth and new endeavors
  • Cultivate its youth education program to stimulate imagination, forster creativity,  freedom of expression and growth
  • Continue to be a platform for emerging artists and future visionaries
  • Perpetually shine the light of cultural understanding for both intergenerational & multicultural audiences