Special Events Archive

Co-curated by KT Kusmaul & Charles SmithOct 16: Performance Lab: In the Round

October 16, 2019

7PM in the Merrill Wright Theatre

Co-curated by Performance Lab Producer Charles Smith and artist KT Kusmaul.

STG and OtBThe Work of Robert Mapplethorpe: A Community Discussion

October 6, 2019

4:00 PM

This event is free, however RSVP is required. 

Join Sylvia Wolf (Henry Art Gallery, Exec. Director) and Michelle Dunn Marsh (Chief Strategist, Photographic Center Northwest) in discussion about the influential and controversial works of Robert Mapplethorpe. Mapplethorpe's photography explored themes of sexuality, race, identity, nature, classic portraiture and modern art exploration to name a few.

Ahamefule J. Oluo SUSAN: A Work-in-Progress Performance

August 8, 2019August 9, 2019

August 8 & 9 at 7:00 PM

Ahamefule J. Oluo SUSAN: A Work-in-Progress Performance

August 8, 2019August 9, 2019

August 8 & 9 at 7:00 PM

Justin Vivian BondHouse of Whimsy

June 21, 2019

Fri, Jun 21, 8 PM 

An alluring, edgy, and irreverent evening of Seattle’s own queer spirit leaders and cutting edge culture warriors—selected and introduced by Mx Justin Vivian Bond. Established favorites mingle with talented newcomers in a program of variety acts including performances by Mx Bond themself. Featuring Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, Cherdonna Shinatra, Nath Ann Carrera, and Ms. Briq House. 



Justin Vivian BondSummer Solstice Benefit Performance

June 20, 2019

Thurs, Jun 20, 8 PM 

"The greatest cabaret performer of their generation."
–Hilton Als, The New Yorker

Join us on the eve of summer solstice for a benefit cabaret performance with Mx Justin Vivian Bond, featuring songs, banter, razor-sharp social commentary, and real glamour. 

Tickets & Tables

NW New Works 2019

June 12 - 16, 2019

Welcome to the 36th annual NW New Works Festival! 

Since 1983, the NW New Works Festival (NWNW) has celebrated the dynamic arts community of the Pacific Northwest, showcasing established and emerging artists from a wide range of performance disciplines. Over its 36 years, NW New Works has become a touchstone for some of the most innovative emergent performance in our region. 

Joyce Rosario Lecture

May 11, 2019

Starting with the 18/19 Season a new program brings curators from around the world to Seattle, where they will conduct studio visits with local artists and deliver a public lecture about their work. Learn more about this series

Joyce Rosario
Sat, May 11, 3 pm  


General admission
$25 covers the average, per-ticket cost of staging this event

Spectacle Spectacular 14: I'LL BE YOUR MIRROR

May 4, 2019

Become famous at OUR factory.

Reflecting the vision of On the Boards
Peering into the future
Celebrating our creative community

Erin Markey Master Class With Erin Markey

May 4, 2019

Sat, May 4, 2019
The Studio Theater
11 AM – 2 PM