Kickstand Comedy is a nonprofit theater that seeks to serve the needs of our community—providing programming and educational outreach that helps people laugh, connect, and thrive together. Guided by a diverse and dedicated Board of Directors, we work tirelessly to advance our mission, our vision, and strive to make Portland comedy undeniable!
To transform and enrich the lives of performers and audiences through comedy. We address the ongoing needs of the community and its diverse perspectives through dynamic shows and community outreach events—creating equity across our organization and beyond while providing opportunities for performance, education, and laughter.
A thriving, diverse, equitable and representational comedy scene that compensates performers, and establishes Kickstand and its fans as an iconic institution in the Pacific Northwest.