Special Events at the Academy Theater

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)

August 4 - 7:15 (doors at 6:30) - $10

Two drag queens and a transsexual travel across the desert to perform their unique style of cabaret.


The 2016 Northwest Puppy and Handler Titleholders Present: The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. Come Dressed in Drag, Leather, Pet Gear, Fur, Feathers or just be fabulous as we celebrate our communities and raise funds for Northwest Puppy and Handler Contest and AIDS Walk Portland 2016.   All Net Proceeds from the event will be split between the two groups.




The Princess Bride (1987)

August 5 - 11

While home sick in bed, a young boy’s grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.


The Goonies (1985)

August 12 - 18

In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate’s ancient treasure.


Batman (1989)

August 19 - 25

The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker.


Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

August 26 - September 1

The legendary Greek hero leads a team of intrepid adventurers in a perilous quest for the legendary Golden Fleece.


PDXtreme Fest

December 2 - 4

Showcasing horror, crime, dark comedy, and everything in-between. Tales of the grotesque, the limits of the psychological, and bumps in the night whatever the cause!




Rent the Academy Theater

Looking for a place to host a birthday party, film premiere, corporate meeting or other special event? The Academy Theater rents its auditoriums for private or public events and offers great party packages for children and adults. . . . Learn More ⇢


Babysitting is available at the theater for children ages 2 to 8 years at a cost of $9.50 per child for the length of the movie. Services are available Friday for shows after 3:30PM and before 8:00PM and Saturday - Sunday for all shows starting before 8:00 PM. Please call (503) 252-1705 to reserve a spot for y . . . Learn More ⇢