Through generous contributions from our family 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!


Download our 16-17 Education Outreach Packet

Educational Outreach – We utilize our Washington Center Presented Events, introducing students to live performances and touring professionals via in-school workshops, performances, and student matinees at our main stage theater.

10% Student Discounts – Students age 18 and younger, or students of any age with valid Student ID, receive a discount of approximately 10% per ticket at most Washington Center Presented Events.

$10 Student Rush – On the day of most Washington Center Presented Events, $10 tickets are available, in person, at the box office . Rush seats are only available with valid Student ID, and are subject to availability.

Anacker Scholarship – A monetary scholarship presented to one graduating high school senior in Thurston County intending to pursue a career in the arts.

Our Gallery – Open to the public for viewing by appointment, or to ticketed patrons 1 hour prior to an event; The Washington Center gallery has been proud host to many artists and artist’s guilds since it’s inception!

Prelude Performances – Ideally suited for musical groups of up to 5 members, this series offers the musicians the chance to perform in the our lobby before Main Stage shows or Art Gallery Receptions.

Young Arts Ambassador Program – Teens and young adults are provided the opportunity to develop leadership, workforce, and life skills in order to achieve their highest potential as citizens in the global community.

Find out what the Young Arts Ambassadors are up to by visiting the Young Arts Ambasador Blog!