Our commitment to a safe return to live theater

The Pentacle Theatre Governing Board has three important priorities: the physical health and safety of our patrons and volunteers the financial health of the organization compliance with all applicable health and workplace safety requirements Naturally, the recent change in Polk County’s risk level from extreme to high has many of you excited to get right…

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What’s Next proposal process defined

The Pentacle Theatre Governing Board has adopted a proposal process for virtual productions and other projects during the pandemic. The process is detailed here. For more information, contact Heather Dunkin Toller. The board has also approved COVID-19 protocols for any production that will bring people into the same room. Members of the What’s Next? Workgroup:…

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Pentacle Theatre changes lives

Dear Friend of Pentacle Theatre: You may not recognize me or my name. I haven’t really been in the lime light. But I’m writing to you about something very important to the both of us: Pentacle Theatre. You and I love our beautiful little theater in the woods. Undoubtedly, we have an endless list of…

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Meet Lifetime Member Lois Hanson

I am pleased to be able to introduce one of those rare Lifetime Members who has spent a Pentacle career in the house – from the rows of the theatre assisting on productions to caring for our patrons to cheering on three decades of performances. This Outstanding Performer in a Supporting Role spent three years…

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Heather Toller introduces new Lifetime Member Jeff Witt

I am honored to be here today and honored to be standing in front of you. Many of you have given so much to this organization and created so much magic together through volunteerism, ingenuity, and passion. And the person I am about to talk about is no exception. I became fast friends with this…

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2020 Bill & Phyllis Cross scholarship awards

Congratulations to the 2020 recipients: Maddie Blanchard – Tony Zandol Technical Arts Theater Scholarship Maddie will be attending the University of Wyoming in the fall to study theatre, dance and education. After getting my degree, she plans to pursue a career in performance, specifically in children’s theater and performing arts education. Alexandra Bolsinger – Tom…

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Lifetime Member: Nancy Moen

We are beyond proud and thankful for our lifetime members and would like to dedicate a few posts to share about them and the speeches that were made in recognition of their incredible involvement with Pentacle Theatre. “It is an honor to introduce this next Lifetime Member recipient. As I was looking back over the…

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COVID-19 Audience Update #7

May 29, 2020 By now, you know what’s coming when I send an email with this subject line: more sad news for you, our loyal patrons. On May 7, Governor Kate Brown announced that large gatherings will be canceled in Oregon through September. The announcement sent the Pentacle Theatre governing board to work on exploring…

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Pentacle to benefit from May 31 reading of “Sordid Lives”

THE DEL SHORES FOUNDATION PRESENTS  An All-Star Live Stream Benefit Reading of Del Shores’ Play SORDID LIVES Produced and Hosted by Emerson Collins & Del Shores SUNDAY, MAY 31, 5PM Pacific/8PM Eastern STREAMING ON YOUTUBE & FACEBOOK STARRING Cast from the Play, Film, TV Series & Sequel Newell Alexander, Rosemary Alexander, Bonnie Bedelia, Beau Bridges,…

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