• About Next Stage Repertory Company

    Next Stage is Craterian Performances’ professional acting company under the artistic leadership of Doug Warner and the Craterian’s executive director, Stephen McCandless. Its mission is to explore, expand, and exalt the human spirit, and to engage, entertain and inspire audiences, through the professional staging of classic and new plays of artistic merit.

    The company typically produces four shows per year, ranging from comedies to “high art” dramas, from classic titles to original works, and small scale musicals.

    In order to fit within the Craterian’s busy event calendar, Next Stage produces small cast plays that tell great stories in simple settings. The company is also committed to making professional theater as accessible as possible for the entire community, and tickets are among the least expensive in the region.



    Adults interested in consideration for roles in the Craterian’s Next Stage Repertory Company (NSRC) productions of the 2014-2015 season are invited to audition at the theater on the afternoon of Saturday, May 17, by appointment. Actors should contact Doug Warner, NSRC Artistic Director, at dwarner@jeffnet.org in advance to schedule an audition. Bring a headshot and resume and be prepared to do a one-minute dramatic monologue and a one-minute comedic monologue. No singing will be required at this audition.

Next Stage Repertory Company Events

FRIMay 15


SATMay 23


Presented by: Craterian Performances' Next Stage Repertory Company

Sponsored by: Joe Collogne

May 15, 2015 at 7:30 PM
May 16, 2015 at 7:30 PM
May 17, 2015 at 2:00 PM
May 22, 2015 at 7:30 PM
May 23, 2015 at 7:30 PM

Tickets: All Tickets $15

THUMar 26


SATMar 28


Presented by: Craterian Performances' Next Stage Repertory Company

Sponsored by: Umpqua Investments, Inc.

March 26, 2015 at 7:30 PM
March 27, 2015 at 7:30 PM
March 28, 2015 at 7:30 PM

Tickets: All Tickets $15

Support the Theater

Discover how to keep the Performing Arts alive in your community!

Make a Donation

Become a Member

By becoming a member, you will enjoy a variety of benefits! Ticket pre-sale and other ticket privileges, rush ticket opportunities, tax deductible, and many more...

Learn More

The Theater Facility

All of the information regarding the location, history and the different uses of the theater.

The Experience

We look forward to seeing you!