VIP Backstage: Annual Auction & Gala

October 20, 2016 in Events, KPC

The KPC annual auction and gala, VIP Backstage, was quite the hit on Saturday, October 15th at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. This year’s backstage theme made the night an exciting event, and was a new take on the 17 year tradition. With many local political figures including Representative Joan McBride, Representative Larry Springer, and Kirkland Mayor […]

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Experience Fall at KPC

September 29, 2016 in Events, KPC

This fall, we have something for everyone to enjoy. With the weather getting cooler, spend time at a show on a fall night out in Kirkland. KPC brings exciting artists like The Milk Carton Kids and Pickwick to the eastside. Tickets to all shows are on sale now, and ticket packages starting at $69 are still […]

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Much To Do About Summer

August 1, 2016 in Uncategorized

It’s summertime and there is no shortage of experiences to enjoy around Kirkland. Below we’ve curated a list of some of our favorites in our community, aside from coming to a show at KPC of course. But since our new season does not start until September, here is a list of things to do until […]

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Meet KPC’s Executive Director

July 22, 2016 in KPC

Jeff Lockhart has been the KPC Executive Director for the past two years, and has already made a name for himself in the Kirkland community. He has helped shape KPC into the theater venue it is today and we wanted you, our patrons to get to know him a little bit better. We asked Jeff […]

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Local Favorites

June 29, 2016 in Education, Events, KPC

We are excited to announce our Local Favorites series this season. These artists have been time tested at KPC with proven high quality performances, and ticket sales to prove demand. We are working with these groups and individuals to increase support from KPC to ensure that local arts can stay local. Local Favorites artists feature […]

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2016-2017 Season Programming

June 8, 2016 in Uncategorized

With our new 2016-17 season announced earlier this week, we asked Ryan Price, our Production Manager to write a post on how he programmed the season. After selling out more shows in our 2015-16 season than ever before, we are excited for this new season to be a huge success. Here is what he had to […]

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Volunteers Play a Vital Role

May 31, 2016 in KPC, Volunteers

Non-profits run on the generosity of volunteers, and Kirkland Performance Center is no exception. KPC has nine full time employees who are here every day curating the season, selling tickets, and doing all the behind the scenes work. While our workforce can lay out the blueprints for something amazing, it is the volunteer staff facilitating […]

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GiveBIG Open House, A Huge Success!

May 6, 2016 in Education, Events, KPC

This past Tuesday we opened our doors to our community with an open house, and what a success it was! Community members were welcomed in and offered a complimentary glass of wine while getting to meet KPC staff members, along with enjoying a few short performances. By partnering with some other local nonprofit  performing arts […]

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A New Brand for KPC

April 11, 2016 in Branding, KPC, Marketing, Uncategorized

Throughout this past season, Kirkland Performance Center (KPC) has been undergoing a re-brand. What does this mean and how does it affect you as a patron? Branding is an important part of the success of any organization, and KPC needed a fresh, new, and exciting brand to represent the theater and the performances it presents. You […]

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KPC is Now a TeenTix Partner!

March 15, 2016 in Education, KPC, Teens

This past season, Kirkland Performance Center (KPC) became a TeenTix partner to provide teens in Kirkland and on the Eastside the opportunity to attend shows at KPC for a very discounted rate. TeenTix is a free teen membership that gets youth aged 13-19 in to movies, concerts, theater, dance performances, art museums, and more for just $5. Sound […]

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