A new home for
SYLVIA CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Sylvia Center is a new performing arts center in Bellingham, Washington. We provide affordable space for Whatcom County’s artists to rehearse, teach and perform, while also creating a central hub for arts audiences to discover and enjoy locally-created music, theater, and dance.
Learn more about our project in this video for our recently concluded Kickstarter campaign:
With your support, our Kickstarter campaign raised over $70,000 from nearly 600 backers in spring 2018 to help us open our ground floor facilities: a 150-seat main stage venue, the Lucas Hicks Theater; a 65-seat studio theater/rehearsal space; our entry lobby, which doubles as art gallery, box office, and bar; a second gallery/hang space; and new accessible restrooms.
We still have a lot of work ahead of us — your gift will help us continue construction and programming at the new arts center: donate today to help create a new home for locally-created performing arts in Whatcom County!
Mr. Burns, a post-electric play, by Anne Washburn | iDiOM Theater
FREE outdoor performances in the amphitheater at Maritime Heritage Park. After the collapse of society, humanity’s survivors retell an episode of The Simpsons and other snippets of pop culture, forming the myths and legends from which new forms of performance are created.Learn more >
SPECIAL RECEPTION for MR. BURNS, a post-electric play | iDiOM Theater
Please join us at Sylvia Center for the opening reception for MR. BURNS, a post-electric play, sponsored by Community Food Co-op! Your attendance at this event supports our program of FREE summer shows in Maritime Heritage Park: the Open Air Summer Rep!Learn more >
The Seagull, by Anton Chekhov – sponsored by Mallard Ice Cream | iDiOM Theater
FREE outdoor performances in the amphitheater at Maritime Heritage Park. When a famous actress and her entourage of family, staff, and admirers take up residence at her lakeside summer estate, they become entangled in the pursuit of attention and unconditional love.Learn more >
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