Kirkland's vibrant arts scene is fostered by the many performing arts organizations that hold performances in Kirkland throughout the year. To get a monthly events guide with Kirkland performances sign up for the electronic Tourism Events Guide.
International Ballet Theatre
International Ballet Theatre is committed to the preservation of classical ballet repertoire and presents productions that reflect traditional as well as original choreography.
Kirkland Performance Center
The Kirkland Performance Center, the City's premier theatre, plays host to more than 200 music, theatre and dance performances each year. The 400 seat theatre is spacious yet retains an intimate feel allowing the Kirkland Performance Center to enrich, educate, and entertain through performances that ignite the imagination and connect audiences and artists.
Kirkland Choral Society
Kirkland Choral Society’s diverse membership of nearly 100 talented voices is considered to be the Eastside’s premier community chorale. Kirkland Choral Society performs a wide-ranging repertoire of classical and modern choral masterworks sharing the beauty and rich heritage of music through live performances that uplift and inspire our members and patrons.
Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra
The Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra (SRJO) is the Northwest's premier big band jazz ensemble. Founded in 1995, the 17-piece big band is made up of the most prominent jazz soloists and band leaders in the greater Seattle area. SRJO eastside performances are at the Kirkland Performance Center.
StoryBook Theater introduces young children in the Puget Sound area to live theater with original, interactive musicals written especially for 3–10 year olds and their families. StoryBook Theater shows are hilarious, 55-minute musicals filled with music, laughter, whimsical costumes and quirky characters, guaranteed to delight the entire family.
Studio East Training for the Performing Arts was founded in 1992 to provide theater arts education for children on the Eastside.
Washington Wind Symphony
The Washington Wind Symphony is comprises of dedicated musicians who gather for the enjoyment of the preservation of classic wind band literature. They perform a popular four concert season at the Kirkland Performance Center.