Oregon Children's Theatre

Oregon Children's Theatre (OCT) is a children's theatre organization based in Portland, Oregon. Originally created by Sondra Pearlman as the "Theatre for Young People" in 1988, OCT became a resident company of the Portland Center for the Performing Arts in 1991.[1]

Oregon Children's Theatre
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Formation1988; 33 years ago (1988)
FounderSondra Pearlman

As part of the COVID-19 pandemic, the theatre received between $150,000 and $350,000 in federally backed small business loan from US Bank as part of the Paycheck Protection Program. The company stated it would allow them to retain 91 jobs.[2]


  1. ^ "Mission & History". Oregon Children's Theatre. Retrieved August 25, 2010.
  2. ^ Syed, Moiz; Willis, Derek. "OREGON CHILDREN'S THEATRE COMPANY - Coronavirus Bailouts - ProPublica". ProPublica. Retrieved 8 July 2020.

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