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March 13, 2020

Notice of Show Postponement

Postponed – March 28 KORESH DANCE ~ La Danse Koresh Dance Company, scheduled to perform on March 28 at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts, has been postponed to a date that will be announced as soon as it is confirmed. Executive Director Jill Barnes announced, “We are working to find a mutually agreeable…
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February 7, 2020

Ladies of Laughter

The Ladies of Laughter Funny & Fabulous Tour includes winners and the best talent from its national competition. It started out as an annual videotape comedy competition in New York to honor a fellow woman in comedy who helped so many others get their start. Since its inaugural year when the contest went “live” in…
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January 30, 2020

2020 OLYMPIA DANCE FESTIVAL!

PRESENTED BY BALLET NORTHWEST & THE WASHINGTON CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS The 11th annual Olympia Dance Festival Features 13 dance groups from the area performing ballet, contemporary, hip-hop, tap, jazz, ballroom, Middle Eastern, Irish, Chinese dance, and more! Featuring special guests from Cirque du Soleil and music from the Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia.…
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September 24, 2018

Accepting 18-19 Prelude Applications

We are excited to announce that applications are now open for our Prelude Series! Ideally suited for musical groups of up to 5 members, this series offers the groups the chance to perform in our lobby before Main Stage shows or Art Gallery Receptions. Since 2014, our Prelude Series has provided both ambiance for theatergoers and an opportunity for…
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May 14, 2018

2018 Anacker Scholarship Awarded to Caddie Derby and McKenzie Goff

The Washington Center is excited to announce two winners of this year’s Anacker Scholarship for the Arts. Since 2014, the Washington Center Anacker Scholarship for the Arts has been awarded to High School seniors from Thurston County who plan to pursue a career in the arts. The scholarship was founded by former Washington Center Board…
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