Discover a year-round theatrical paradise.
Welcome to Theatreland.
Oregon Shakespeare Festival began in 1935 and is the cornerstone of Ashlandâ€™s culture. The theatre community offers a variety of venues and plays that run throughout the year including Mondays, that are bright in Ashland. The Oregon Cabaret Theatre offers dinner, dessert and spirits. Camelot Theatre located in nearby Talent delivers a variety of shows. Ashland New Plays, Ashland Contemporary Theatre and Thanks for the Memories present community theatre in Ashland. SOUâ€™s Oregon Center for the Arts presents award-winning drama, comedy, and musicals. To see Performing Arts members, click here:
Dancing People Company (DPC) is Ashland, Oregonâ€™s cherished dance company. It is the only professional full-time modern dance group in all of Southern Oregon. Founded in 1994 by artistic director and choreographer Robin Stiehm, Dancing People Company is dedicated to presenting high quality, innovative modern dance that appeals to a wide variety of audiences. The five artists of DPC perform the directorâ€™s witty, evocative and entertaining contemporary choreography. Combining fluid movement with strong structure and beautiful partnering, DPC performs at their spring Salon Series; the OSF Green Show; summerâ€™s Dance in the Park, a free event at the Butler Band Shell; and other special performances around town. In addition to professional performances, DPC creates community-based workshops and performance pieces that empower through movement and creativity. For more info visit www.dancingpeople.com