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Community Focus
For All, Multicultural
Location
Anchorage, AK
Anchorage Opera (AO) is one of the largest producer of the performing arts in Alaska and one of America’s leading regional opera companies. As the center of opera in Alaska, AO provides the finest operatic experiences to residents and visitors, while also serving as a professional resource for American artists, administrators and technical staff, helping them to refine their talent and perfect their craft.
Community Focus
Afro-Latinidad, African American, Asian & Pacific Islander (API), Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC), Hispanic, Indigenous, Latinx, Native American, For All, Multicultural, German, Italian
Location
Seattle, WA
The festival began in 2006 after Cyrus Khambatta, Executive Artistic Director for Khambatta Dance attended an Artistic Director Leadership training program with a grant from The Paul G. Allen Foundation and began to realize a long, stirring desire to connect audiences with dance through the festival environment. After a decade in which his own Khambatta Dance was invited to numerous international festivals, each with its own particular take on dance, he found the excitement and fervor with which audiences digested dance works to be a stimulating environment in which to create.
Community Focus
Mexican American, Hispanic, Latinx, For All, Multicultural, Mexican
Location
Portland, OR
The Portland Latin American Film Festival (PDXLAFF) serves the community as a non-profit cultural promoter under the guidance of the Hollywood Theatre. We are dedicated to showcasing perspectives of Latin American culture through an exploration of Latin film and increasing the visibility of Latin American cinema locally. PDXLAFF presents films with universal appeal that can be enjoyed by native Spanish, Portuguese, and English speakers, and other lovers of the Latin culture. To receive email notifications about upcoming screenings. We screen at the Hollywood Theater.
Community Focus
People with Disabilities, Gender Non-Conforming, LGBTQ, Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC), Queer, Trans, Two Spirit, Indigenous, Latinx, For All, Multicultural
Location
Tacoma, WA
Destiny City Film Festival’s mission is to use the power of vibrant cinematic storytelling to curate an engaged community audience for independent film. Part of that mission is providing a safe space for stories that have not historically received equal representation. We strive to be inclusive, welcoming, accessible and encouraging of all BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, and Disability communities and all marginalized voices as we continue to evolve and learn.
Community Focus
For All, Multicultural
Location
Olympia, WA
We believe we write our future with the stories we narrate, and we are committed to co-creating a more inclusive, connected, and just world. We envision a local community that honors, seeks out, and is shaped by the many histories, identities, and stories that reflect the people we are in this place.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Mount Vernon, WA
The mission of the Lincoln Theatre is to entertain, inform, and inspire our diverse community through cinema, live performance, and educational programs while preserving the historic Lincoln Theatre.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Issaquah, WA
Community Focus
For All, Multicultural
Location
Victor, ID
The 70-year-old legacy of entertainment and culture in Teton Valley, formerly known as Pierre's Playhouse, lives on as Pierre's Theatre. Our vision is to ensure that everyone in the community, young and old, will have easy access to art programs, theatrical experiences, and cinematic influence.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Vashon, WA
Vashon Center for the Arts (VCA) was founded in 1966 and is the oldest art center in the state of Washington. We provide quality arts experiences to our community, and educational and exhibit opportunities for emerging and professional artists.
Community Focus
African American, Black
Location
Portland, OR
African American producing theater company whose mission is to entertain, educate & inspire artists.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Idaho Falls, ID
Our mission, in cooperation with other arts organizations, is to educate our community and enrich its quality of life by promoting, advocating, and presenting a broad spectrum of visual and performing arts in eastern Idaho. The Idaho Falls Arts Council is a private nonprofit organization which owns and operates the Willard Arts Center, the Colonial Theater, and ARTitorium on Broadway, and provides administrative services for the Idaho Falls Civic Center for the Performing Arts
Community Focus
For All, Multicultural
Location
Tacoma, WA
The Sister Cities Council of Tacoma advances Tacoma as a global city and promotes peace through mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation through citizen diplomacy – one individual, one community at a time – for the benefit of Tacoma and its sister cities.

To accomplish its mission, The Sister Cities Council of Tacoma develops programs in the areas of cultural arts and tourism, global education, government relations, and international business.
Community Focus
North American, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC), Women
Location
Seattle, WA
Brown Soul Productions develops and produces new work by women of color.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
The Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center of the University of Washington is part of The Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity. The Kelly ECC has a wealth of resources and opportunities available to students including student advising, organizational development, personal growth, and referrals to different departments and programs.
Community Focus
Culture, North American, East Asian, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), African American, South American, American (US), Central American, Asian, Black, Jewish, Latinx, Native American, Japanese, Settler
Location
Seattle, WA
Living Voices is a nationally touring educational theatre bringing life to history through the power of live theatre, video, and personal discussion
Community Focus
Culture, For All
Location
Seattle, WA
ArtsWest produces artistic events that provoke conversation, incite the imagination and use live theater as a powerful agent of change.
Community Focus
Culture, North American, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC)
Location
Seattle, WA
We facilitate educational workshops, multi-day professional development symposiums, and administer school-based residencies that use theatre to examine racialized identity development in participants of all ages. Our pedagogy is centered in arts-based education.
Community Focus
South Asian
Location
Bellevue, WA
A performing arts organization with a mission to create performing opportunities for artists of South Asian descent. We have music, dance, and theatre wings.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Seattle, WA
Jet City Improv has been Seattle’s premiere improvised theater company in Seattle since 1992.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Seattle, WA
Award Winning Live Theatre In Seattle, WA. Giving voice to the dignity and diversity of the human experience. Showcasing Professional and Emerging Talent in the Seattle Area.