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!


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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.


Take a moment to stop by our education blog, where we keep the community up to date with all that’s happening in our Creative Connections Programs!