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Community Theatre Alliance


Oregon Community Theatre Alliance aims to provide support, education and networking – which elevates community theatre as a whole. 

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About OCTA

Oregon Community Theatre Alliance

Founded in 20--, the mission of Oregon Community Theatre Alliance is to ------------ and has made tremendous impact thanks to the help of members and volunteers from theatres across Oregon. Please join us by supporting our efforts to connect with other theatre makers around the state and share resources!

OCTA Network

Partners in Oregon Community Theater

Defining Community Theatre

Community Theatre refers to theatre primarily produced by and for residents of a local or regional geographical area. Artistic, technical, and administrative staff members, including musicians, may be paid as full-time, part-time, or contract employees. Auditions for productions must typically be open to the general public. While actors in productions are often volunteers, they may receive stipends, travel reimbursement, complimentary tickets, or other forms of compensation. Actors may be members of Actors’ Equity Association or other professional unions, but may not be compensated at a professional (Equity) “living wage” scale for their performance in standard community theatre productions, and must conform to the applicable contract or code required by their representative union. The primary distinctive characteristic of Community Theatre is that auditions are announced and open to members of the community (the general public).

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OCTA provides educational and networking opportunities for community theatres groups throughout Oregon by meeting for monthly theatre chats online, an annual conference of workshops and presentations, and the bi-annual One Act Fest. In addition, OCTA encourages leaders to meet, network and share resources through our social media sites.



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There is no cost to receive updates and information, but we encourage you to join and enjoy all the benefits of membership.

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Upcoming Events

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Contact Us

PO Box 1406, McMinnville, Oregon, 97128

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