During this year of global pandemic, we all need the comfort of something familiar. So while we’re still closed to the public for live performances, we’re working in partnership with the City of Olympia to bring some much-needed cheer downtown for the holidays.
This event was scheduled for November 6, 2020. Rescheduled date to be announced We are working to reschedule Kareem Kandi for a future date. Tickets will be automatically transferred to the rescheduled date as soon…
This event was originally scheduled for June 4, 2020. Tickets for the original date will be honored at the door. The Temptations started serving up soul hits in the 1960s and founding member Otis Williams is still going strong on stage with singers Ron Tyson, Terry Weeks, Larry Braggs and Willie Greene Jr.
Please join us for this year’s reimagined gala, coming to a home near you on July 23, 2020. Dress up! Dress down. You’re in charge here. It’s free to participate, though we encourage your generosity […]
Administration Jill Barnes Executive Director, ext. 104 Alyssa Bleckwehl Development and Marketing Coordinator, ext. 102 Chad Carpenter Event and Operations Director, ext. 107 Brittania Kerschner Art Gallery Manager Roger McIntosh Production Manager, ext. 320 Saird […]
Gallery Information and Applications. For more information on gallery exhibits, or to submit an exhibit application, connect with our Gallery Manager:. Brittania Kerschner / Art Gallery Manager / [email protected] / 360-753-8585 ext. 106. Prelude Series Inquiries. For assistance with our Prelude Series, please contact our Development and Marketing Coordinator:
Box Office. Tue - Sat: Noon - 5:30 PM And two hours before any ticketed event (360) 753-8586 boxoffice[email protected] Administration (360) 753-8585
Below is a list of current job openings: Please turn in a completed Washington Center job application in addition to any other required materials listed in the job posting.
This event was originally scheduled for April 9, the new date and time is May 19, 2021 at 7:30. Tickets purchased for the April date will be honored. Special Engagement* “Pink Martini is a rollicking […]
Join us for an Olympia tradition! This year we bring the circus to town with The Greatest Showman, starring Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams.This bold and original musical is packed with belt-it-out hits like “This is Me,” “Rewrite the Stars,” and “A Million Dreams.”
4/17/2020: Boogie From the Bayou – Rescheduled to August 6, 2021 Presented by: the Washington Center for the Performing Arts, Location: Washington Center Main Stage. 4/23/2020: “Perk up, Pianist!”– RESCHEDULED to May 8, 2021 Presented By: the Washington Center for the Performing Arts, Location: Washington Center Black Box
2020-21 Season Announcements! Due to a mandate from Governor Jay Inslee in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, indoor and outdoor live events are currently prohibited. Select events for Fall 2020 are on sale with physically […]
Editors Note: I recommend listening to the soundtrack while you read. I’ve been enjoying creating “themed” days for myself and my family. We’re having fun creating playlists for our themes like Motown, a lunch lady playlist, Hello Monday!, Billy Joel, Dolly Parton, and Sir Elton John.But the soundtrack that has been with me daily since January is the Broadway musical Hadestown.
We call ourselves the South Puget Sound’s largest performing arts facility, and it’s true! Opening in 1985, our facility has hosted thousands of events, with almost 2,000,000 people crossing our threshold. We are a gathering […]
This event was originally scheduled for May 16 There is a new date scheduled for September 18, 2021 at 7:30 PM.Original show tickets will be honored. Baurice Nelson Presents HaHaPalooza 2020. A Comedy Showcase, featuring an all-star lineup of comedians.
The Kenneth J. Minnaert Center is located on the Olympia campus of the South Puget Sound Community College. Parking at the Minnaert Center and the South Puget Sound Community College is free. The parking lots […]
The Washington Center for the Performing Arts is committed to accommodating your accessibility needs. If you have needs other than those listed here, please contact our helpful Box Office Staff.
A regional performing arts center is fundamental to the cultural pursuits of our community and vital to a better quality of life. As a not-for-profit – Tax ID 91-1182866 – serving the arts and culture sector, The Washington Center relies on the generosity of the community to fulfill our mission.
The Washington Center gallery has been proud host to many artists and artist’s guilds since the Center’s inception. While the gallery’s partnership with the Sew Many Stars quilters guild spans over 20 years, the space has offered several artists and curators the opportunity to bring visual arts to the community over the years.
Buy Tickets . Ballet Northwest is excited to bring Eugene Ballet to Olympia to present Mowgli – The Jungle Book Ballet featuring professional dancers plus local Ballet Northwest dancers.Experience the spirited adventures of Mowgli as he befriends and grows up with Baloo the Bear, and battles the larger-than-life Shere Khan the Tiger and Kaa the Snake.
Through generous contributions from our community of supporters, we are able to host a wide range of educational and outreach opportunities! Check out these terrific options and spread the word; get your students involved with live performance at The Washington Center!
New Date in 2021! This event was originally scheduled for May 19, 2019. Tickets purchased for the original date will be honored. A former Miami Dolphins cheerleader, Fulbright scholar, television correspondent, and field biologist who discovered a new species of lemur in Madagascar, Mireya Mayor energizes audiences everywhere.
This event was originally scheduled for June 7, the new date has been scheduled for April 3, 2021. This is not your grandfather’s magic show. This is the show that will have you asking “How […]
Sponsorship is a wonderful way to connect your business with Washington Center patrons. Your company will receive a range of recognition in season materials based on sponsorship level. Sponsors also receive additional benefits such as […]
The Washington Center for the Performing Arts www.washingtoncenter.org 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 34 10 10 10 10 10
Having hosted over 6,000 events since opening in 1985, our facilities are perfect for every occasion! Our friendly and helpful staff is always willing to go the extra mile, making sure your event goes off without […]
The Washington Center for the Performing Arts will transition this summer’s annual gala to an online experience. The CENTER Stage “Virtual” Gala will be available for all for free by tuning in to the YouTube live event at 7:00 PM on July 23.
Our annual report has just been released, and we’d love for you to read it and remember the great times we shared, and understand the reality we confront.
This event has been cancelled and all tickets will be refunded. If you are a ticketholder and haven't heard from the Box Office by September 25, 2020, contact them at [email protected] Seating plan: Our new…
Click here for Box Office Information. Click here for Contact Information. The Washington Center for the Performing Arts is located in the heart of Downtown Olympia and is the premier venue for the Arts in the South Puget Sound.
Our are a committed, loyal group of friends and community members. From 30 year veterans to brand new members, we are always seeking out new connections; seeking people who want to come volunteer with us […]
Hailed by NPR as “one of America’s defining voices of freedom and peace,” soul/gospel legend, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and civil rights icon Mavis Staples continues to be a vocal sensation of …
Back by popular demand! Two of the greatest bands of all time face off in a high-energy, adrenaline-pumping musical showdown. The Fab Four, represented by tribute band Abbey Road will engage in a barrage of hits against premier Rolling Stones tribute band Satisfaction.It’s a face-off you won’t want to miss!
Welcome to the 20th season Birthday Bash of Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia (SOGO). We have a lot in store for you as Maestro Cameron May presents inspirational programming all season long. The Winter program […]
Our mission: We inspire audiences and artists of all ages through live performances, enriching the vibrancy of our community. Our vision: To deliver diverse, affordable, high-quality performing arts programs; To support the artistic interests of […]
Covid-19 Impact and Theater Information Updates . Box Office Hours. Our Box Office staff is working on reduced hours. Please leave a message by calling our Box Office at (360) 753-8586 or by sending an email to [email protected] will get back to you as quickly as possible!
FRIENDS of The Washington Center are people like you: patrons of the arts. Your gift provides access to the arts, education, and diverse programming. Contributions to the FRIENDS program ensures that The Washington Center continues […]
The Women of Color in Leadership Movement along with community partners are hosting Tim Wise, anti-racist educator and activist. Come support this event. Learn and share in this opportunity and help our community grow to […]