Coughlin Theater stage and balcony

Rent Our Spaces

Rental and Reservation Information

Your group may rent the Coughlin Theater, Recital Hall, lobbies, or patios at the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center for performances, private functions, and company or community events.

During our first year of operation (2019-20), rental opportunities will be limited due to scheduling and logistics requirements of our Presenting Series and Gonzaga University events.  Although we cannot promise that specific dates will be available in the immediate future, we're eager to work with organizations and events in the community. We encourage you to contact us for a tour and to let us know about your upcoming events (509-313-4776 or mwpac@gonzaga.edu).  We look forward to working with members of the community and sharing Miss Woldson's wonderful gift to the Spokane region!

To make a rental/reservation request, please follow these steps:

  1. View our Events listings (including Music and Theatre/Dance Department events) to see whether a performance has been scheduled for the date and space you would like to rent
  2. Review our Rental Rates and Information (PDF)
  3. Review our Scheduling and Use Policies (PDF)
  4. Complete the Space Request Form. (PDF file. Save the file to your computer and open in Adobe Acrobat for a fillable version of the form.)  Requests must include the date and time of your event, the venue(s) you are interested in, and event details.

We cannot check dates or confirm availabilty until you have submitted a Space Request Form with information about your event needs.

For events to be held in September through August, we will begin considering space requests in May. Space requests submitted outside this timeline will not be considered until May for the following year.  No advance requests will be placed on waiting lists.

Return the completed Space Request Form by email to mwpac@gonzaga.edu or mail the printed form to:

Facilities Rental -- MWPAC
502 E Boone Ave, AD Box 55
Spokane, WA 99258

We will contact you within ten business days of receiving your request to let you know whether we can accommodate your event and to discuss any additional questions or details. We will ask you to complete an Event Setup Form so we are aware all your requirements, including technical and ticketing needs. The Event Setup Form will also enable us to complete a cost estimate for your event. A 50% non-refundable deposit is due upon signing the rental agreement.

For questions regarding technical specifications, please email questions to mwpac@gonzaga.edu

Important Rental Guidelines

All rental activities must comply with Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center Theater Policies and applicable Gonzaga University Policies

The Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center will not knowingly rent facilities to persons, firms, agencies, or organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, handicap or disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, or veteran status.

All non-University groups using university facilities are required to complete and sign a user agreement to indemnify and hold harmless Gonzaga University.

As a tax-exempt charitable and educational organization, Gonzaga University is prohibited from directly or indirectly participating in certain political activities. Please see Gonzaga University's Policy on Political Campaign Activities for information about the use of University facilities for events of a political nature.

Contact the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center

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211 East DeSmet Avenue
Spokane, WA 99258
(509) 313-4776