About ECA

Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) opened its doors to the public in 2006. ECA, a non-profit organization hired by the City of Edmonds Public Facilities District, manages the facility.  ECA presents an array of outstanding performing artists from around the world, provides space, production management, and technical expertise for a variety of community partners and rental clients, and serves more than 75,000 patrons who enjoy the facility annually.

Refreshing ECA's 5 Year Strategic Plan

In April 2013, Edmonds Center for the Arts adopted a 5 Year Strategic Business Plan. The key outcomes were:


A vibrant Community in which the performing arts are woven into our daily lives and valued for their power to entertain, educate, and inspire.


To celebrate the performing arts, strengthen and inspire our community and steward the development and creative use of the ECA campus.


  • Creativity
  • Quality
  • Partnership
  • Service
  • Diversity
  • Stewardship
  • Transparency
  • Accountability

Additionally, 5 key focal points were determined:

  • Arts programming and outreach
  • Funding and finances
  • Facility maintenance and capital improvements
  • Facility redevelopment planning
  • Governance and organizational capacity

ECA needs your input. Click here to take a brief, 5-minute survey that will help shape the future of ECA.

Anima Allegra: Happy Soul - A Clown Show for the Entire Family

Anima Allegra is a truly unique performance of a new wave in Russian clowning tradition. The synthesis of pantomime, clowning, dance and circus acts, Anima Allegra is performed by the best clown-mimes

ECA Dementia-Inclusive Workshop: Re-Ignite the Mind with Improvisation & Play

Through improvisation and theatre games, Taproot Theatre leads classes that tap into the creative abilities of individuals experiencing early stage memory loss (ESML) and care partners. No memory requ

DeMiero Jazz Fest Evening Concert

Grammy-award nominee René Marie headlines the DeMiero Jazz Fest evening concerts on March 2nd and 3rd at 7 pm. She's joined by song stylist Dee Daniels, the All-Star festival Band, and student scholar


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