To tell stories, build community, and pursue equity through the production of new and existing theatrical works.
Stage Left Theater is founded on the belief that live theater provides a mechanism for interpersonal interaction not provided by television and movies, that it should be a force for political, intellectual and social stimulation, and should be relevant to the daily lives of the audience and the players. We seek to broaden the involvement of the general population by engaging issues of topical value and stimulating the analysis and discussion of the structure and goals of society.
Stage Left Theater Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization registered in the state of Washington. It was founded in December, 2011 with the goal of providing an alternative theater experience in Spokane. Our current venue, formerly a retail space, was purchased in January, 2012, by Stage Left Properties LLC, and was renovated to serve as a theater. This work was completed in early 2013, whereupon it was leased to Stage Left Theater Association. We produce 5-6 Main Stage Productions, 4 Festivals, and multiple Special Events every season.
• LONELY PLANET : Top 12 productions in the nation, American Association of Community Theatres
• CORPUS CHRISTI: "Best of the Inland Northwest" Silver Award 2022
• I AM MY OWN WIFE: "Best of the Inland Northwest" Bronze Award 2021
• 2021 Spokane Arts Award in the category of INCLUSION
• 2021 Governor's Arts Heritage Luminary Award: Jeremy Whittington, Managing Artistic Director
• 2022 Twink Lynch Organizational Achievement Award, AACT
We put safety first as we navigate the global pandemic and the requirements necessary to ensure the well-bring of our casts, crews, staff, and patrons. For a full list of our current precautions, sign up for our monthly newsletter, or contact Front-of-House Manager, Joy Wood at BoxOffice.StageLeft@gmail.com
Want to be involved in an upcoming Stage Left production? Send a 2 minute audition video, along with your resume and headshot, to us at AUDITION.STAGELEFT@GMAIL.COM
Please label all files with your name (ie: "JeremyWhittington_headshot")
Interested in debuting your play or monologue in an upcoming Stage Left production? Send your script to us at
and you may just be our next playwright! Please include page count and cast size on your cover page or in the body of your email.
Stage Left stands with members of all marginalized, oppressed, brutalized communities in their fight for equality and justice. At the center of everything we do is JUSTICE. We hope you walk away from each of our productions feeling inspired and motivated to help create change in the world and in your community.
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