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October 14, 2022

Washington Center to Reopen on November 4 following Summer Renovation

The Washington Center for the Performing Arts is finishing an $8.8 million capital campaign and renovation. The campaign helped overhaul the many components that are at the heart of every theater and has touched every aspect of the Center’s interior. The Center’s rigging, sound, and lighting systems were all upgraded. This summer’s renovation included 1,000…
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June 3, 2022

Washington Center Anacker Scholarship for the Arts 2022 Winner Announced

The winner of the 2022 Washington Center Anacker Scholarship for the Arts is Camille McLean. Camille is graduating from Olympia High School where she has served as concertmaster of the Chamber Orchestra. She has also been involved in Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia for six years including being the concertmaster for the Conservatory Orchestra. Camille…
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January 12, 2022

Washington Center to Receive $10,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

The Washington Center for the Performing Arts has been approved for a $10,000 Challenge America grant. The project seeks to expand diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in the arts. A highlight of the project includes technical theater production for a world-premiere Indigenous performance of “The Aunties,” in collaboration with Olympia-based Indigenous Performance Productions. This is…
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July 9, 2021

WASHINGTON CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS ANNOUNCES CAPITAL CAMPAIGN

  WASHINGTON CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS ANNOUNCES CAPITAL CAMPAIGN – Goal of $8.6 Million; 89% already committed –   (OLYMPIA, WA, July 9, 2021) The Washington Center for the Performing Arts announced last night during its annual Gala that they will be implementing the first comprehensive capital campaign since construction in 1985. With a…
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June 17, 2021

Washington Center for the Performing Arts Gala Goes Virtual

CENTER STAGE VIRTUAL GALA – Washington Center for the Performing Arts Gala Goes Virtual –   (OLYMPIA, WA, June 15, 2021) Following the successful online experience presented in 2020, Washington Center for the Performing Arts will once again be hosting their CENTER Stage Gala virtually. The event will be available to all for free by…
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