Mission

Gonzaga dance students warming up at a rehearsal

The Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center is a place where the people of the Inland Northwest come together to experience moments of lasting inspiration, discovery, and understanding through the performing arts.

The Center is a connecting point where:

  • learners develop creativity, craft and discipline
  • artists share, grow, and teach
  • audiences find community, meaning, and purpose

The Center fulfills the Mission of the Gonzaga University College of Arts and Sciences through the creation of transformational experiences that:

  • encourage self-reflection on life, faith and knowledge
  • engage with meaningful problems in our local and global communities
  • pursue the cause of social justice
  • foster scholarly inquiry, creativity and collaboration