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Western Washington Center for the Arts is a not-for-profit organization, dedicated to promoting the arts in Kitsap County, and particularly in Port Orchard and the surrounding communities. We are celebrating our 18th season in the "Little Playhouse on the Waterfront."


In February 2002, Western Washington Center for the Arts, formerly First Onstage Productions, began renovation of our current home, a 1918-historic building on the Port Orchard waterfront, creating a 74 seat venue for live theater. Our mission is to present, preserve and promote the arts, especially the theater arts.

WWCA is governed by a volunteer board of directors, elected from the community by members of WWCA. Membership in WWCA is gained by purchase of a season subscription or becoming a volunteer and paying a $10 membership fee. Ask us about becoming a member of WWCA or about becoming a member of the board of directors. WWCA is totally dependent on volunteers and always interested in "spreading the wealth" achieved through volunteering your time and your talents.

Artistic Director:  Rebecca Ewen

Current Board of Directors: Kyle Boynton, Abigail Dickson, Gary Fetterplace, Cindy Fitch, Carol Fogel, Steve Havert, Edd Jentzsch, Erik Lawrence, Angela McDermott, Chris Townsend, Scott Usher, Crystal Lee Yingling



WWCA is located at 521 Bay Street, Port Orchard, WA 98366, directly on the waterfront.  Our building is adjacent to the marina, across the street from Dick Vlist Motors.  Email us at or call 360-769-7469.


The theater building has only 6 - 7 spaces in the front; please use other parking if you are physically able. There is plenty of parking available near the theater on the street and in the marina parking lot (please use the perimeter parking spaces NOT the pull through spaces). 

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