Portal Players

Portal Players Dramatic Society is a volunteer membership-driven group with a board of directors and executive committee, overseeing theatre operations. We are located in Port Alberni, British Columbia, nestled between the mountains and ocean on Vancouver Island.

Portal Players Dramatic Society is a proud member of the Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce, Alberni Valley Community Arts Council and Theatre BC.

The Capitol Theatre, as an anchor to the Rotary Arts District, through PPDS, is proud to be a beneficiary of the Rotary Arts District Grant Program.
Thank you Arrowsmith Rotary!

Portal Players Dramatic Society is the main user of The Capitol Theatre, operating an annual season of three or four productions, plus a variety of additional events such as our improv nights, workshops, general membership meetings, board meetings, rehearsals, auditions, etc.

We plan our season and calendar of events approximately one year in advance. Proposals for your production are reviewed annually in February each year for consideration in the next season.

Contact us for more information.

2 thoughts on “Portal Players

  1. Hi I am new to town and would love the opportunity to get involved with a production. I was a part of the drama society in Hay River nwt as a child and took drama throughout school. I do understand auditions are the way on stage but I would love to be able to help with production as I am talented at makeup, and can help with set builds as well. If there is a good time to go to the theater to talk to someone that would be great?

    1. Hi Theresa!
      Thanks for contacting us – tonight is our AGM at the Capitol Theatre. Please join us at 7pm and you’ll get to meet the board members, many of whom are involved in this season’s productions as well as many other general members. My name is Janet Deakin, outgoing secretary for the board and I’d be happy to personally welcome you! If you’re on facebook, check out our Portal Players Dramatic Society page! Welcome to Port Alberni.
      Hope to see you tonight~

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