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The Tower Theatre invites high school students from throughout

the Pacific Northwest to attend the first annual

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A conference empowering high school students from across the Pacific Northwest to use performing arts to find their social voice and be catalysts for change.

 Workshops – Keynotes – Performances – Student Showcases

Pacific Northwest High school students: You are invited to attend this two-day conference! The goal of “Stage the Change” is to inspire, teach, and help attendees employ the performing arts to find their social voice to become responsible global citizens and catalysts for change.

May 20 – 21, 2022

In Bend, Oregon


Keynote Speakers

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Anthony Rapp
Broadway (RENT, If/Then), Film, TV Star and Author

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Elizabeth Woody
Author, Museum Director, Former Oregon Poet Laureate

Full 2-day Conference All-Access is $20.

Keynotes and Facilitators

Workshop Schedule

Submit for Student Showcases


Register by clicking here


Stage the Change Schedule

Friday, May 20, 2022

1:30 pm – 6 pm                                                                   Tower Theatre Lobby

          Welcome packets/registration open in Tower Lobby


6 pm – 6:30 pm                                                                    Tower Theatre

          Group Welcome/Orientation  


6:30 pm – 7:30 pm                                                               Tower Theatre

          Keynote: Anthony Rapp                                         


8 pm – 9:15 pm                                                                    Tower Theatre

          Live at the Tower: Anthony Rapp in Concert         


Saturday, May 21, 2022

9:30 am – 10:30 am                                                            Tower Theatre

          Keynote: Elizabeth Woody


11:30 am – 5 pm Workshops                                              COCC & OSU-Cascades

          11:30 am – 1 pm    Workshop 

          1:30 pm – 3 pm      Workshop 

          3:30 pm – 5 pm      Workshop 


5 pm – 6:45 pm Dinner Break    On your own


7 pm – 8:30 pm                                                                   Tower Theatre

          St​udent Showcases


8:30 pm – 9:30 pm                                                              Tower Theatre

          Dessert Reception Sponsored by Bonta