Orcas Center

917 Mt Baker Rd
Eastsound
Orcas Island
(360) 376-2281

The Orcas Center is the focal point on Orcas Island for community theater and the performing arts, presenting both local and professional artists. Over 40 performances a year has this center teeming with artistic activity. The facility features a 213 seat  theater, a multipurpose community room, a fully equipped kitchen, offices and a beautiful lobby that functions as a gallery for the visual arts. Our mission..."to encourage and present cultural, artistic, educational, and social opportunities that enhance the quality of life for the community." Orcas Center, as a multipurpose facility, also hosts trade shows, conferences, retreats, wedding and other receptions. 

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Upcoming Events

Orcas Island
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Sunday, April 27, 2014
1:00 p.m.
Orcas Center, 917 Mt. Baker Rd., Eastsound

Music Director James Levine returns to the Met podium to conduct Mozart’s beloved opera about testing the ties of love. The cast is filled with youthful Met stars: Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard are the sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella, Matthew Polenzani and Rodion Pogossov are their lovers, with Danielle de Niese as the scheming Despina.[more...]

Orcas Island
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Thursday, May 1, 2014
7:30 p.m.
Orcas Center, 917 Mt. Baker Rd., Eastsound

Academy Award winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens, Collaborators) in the title role of Shakespeare’s tragedy.

An aged king decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, according to which of them is most eloquent in praising him. His favorite, Cordelia, says nothing. Lear’s world descends into chaos.[more...]

Orcas Island
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November 14; November 15
7:30 p.m.
917 Mt. Baker Rd.

Change makers are rethinking how we inhabit our planet, and so can you, at Orcas Center’s 2nd annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival. This year’s short films combine stellar filmmaking, beautiful cinematography and first–rate storytelling with the festival theme of "emPOWERment", particularly as it relates to nature and human interaction with our environment.

Hosted by Orcas Center and the San Juan Preservation Trust. Wild & Scenic Film Festival inspires and ignites solutions, and creates positive probabilities to restore the earth and human communities.[more...]

Orcas Island
Sponsored by: 
November 14; November 15
7:30 p.m.
917 Mt. Baker Rd.

Change makers are rethinking how we inhabit our planet, and so can you, at Orcas Center’s 2nd annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival. This year’s short films combine stellar filmmaking, beautiful cinematography and first–rate storytelling with the festival theme of "emPOWERment", particularly as it relates to nature and human interaction with our environment.

Hosted by Orcas Center and the San Juan Preservation Trust. Wild & Scenic Film Festival inspires and ignites solutions, and creates positive probabilities to restore the earth and human communities.[more...]