Mark your calendars for the party of the summer, as we celebrate 30 years of transforming lives! Join us for our Annual Evening Soirée - an evening of games, performances, and dancing under the night sky! Dinner will be served during our live auction, hosted by Ian Lindsay. Event proceeds fund free educational theater programs.

Date & Time
Saturday, August 26, 2017

The Castaway
1900 NW 18th Avenue, Portland
Parking conveniently located across the street at NW 17th & Upshur

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Auction Packages
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Cocktails & Hors d'oeuvres
Play-to-Win Games

Dinner Service
Live Auction & Performances

Dancing Under the Night Sky

Back to the Future

503-228-9571 x105

Includes admission, unlimited drinks, seated dinner, dessert, and live entertainment.

Table Sponsorship Opportunities
Contact Jessy Friedt
503-228-9571 x114

Event Co-Chairs
Amanda Carter-Jura & Susanne Penkin

Event Committee
Clare Abbene, Karla Arria-Devoe, Kate Bowman, Marci Crowson, Jami Curl, Rachel DeRosia, Andrew Eggert, Stan Foote, Jessy Friedt, Yasodha Gopal, Brett Hamilton, Allison Henry, Vatea Herman, RJ Hodde, Jeff Hurder, Ross McKeen, Amanda Nelson, Jessica Poehler, Stephanie Sheldon-Nevarez, Rebecca Semper, Diane Sonnenstein, Shannan Troyer

Presenting Sponsor


Luminaries: Corporations

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Luminaries: Individuals
Sonny & Diane Sonnenstein

Visionaries: Corporations


Visionaries: Individuals
Stan & Susanne Penkin
Arlene Schnitzer

Kregg Arntson & Ted Fettig
Bank of the West
Bill & Kate Bowman
Amanda Carter-Jura & Britt Jura
Rachel DeRosia
Dennis Edwards
Yasodha Gopal & Todd Caulfield
H. Dwayne Davis Properties
Brett & Jessica Hamilton
Heffernan Insurance Brokers
Allison Henry
RJ Hodde
Jeff Hurder
Kyle Iboshi & Laura Thalacker
KelliAnn Klindtworth & Travis Paakki
Portland’5 Centers for the Arts
Stoel Rives LLP
Shannan Troyer
Umpqua Private Bank
U.S. Bank
Karen & Rusty Wales
Wieden + Kennedy
Mark & Heidi Wilcox

Exclusive Wine Sponsor
De Ponte Cellars

Oregon Children’s Theatre (OCT) is the region’s largest nonprofit performing arts company for young audiences, reaching more than 120,000 children, parents, and educators in Oregon and southwest Washington each season. Our mission is to create exceptional theater experiences that transform lives. We believe theater and storytelling can educate, empower, inspire, and entertain in remarkable ways.

Now in its third year, OCT’s Annual Evening Soirée is a benefit supporting our goal to expand access and inclusion, so that all children, families, and communities have opportunities to learn and grow through theater and the arts.