Our History

BPA marked its 60th Anniversary 2016 - 2017 Season by celebrating all that we have realized and all that we have yet to explore.

What arose from the impassioned and insightful quest of a handful of volunteers in 1956 flourishes still today. Bainbridge Performing Arts has emerged as a community theater in the very best sense of the phrase – serving as a fulcrum for the artistic heart of the island and offering a growing/gathering space for the creative collaborations of actors, musicians, singers, writers, poets, dancers, and designers.

 

60th Anniversary Celebration

BPA has entertained Bainbridge Island and beyond for more than six magic-filled decades, and we wouldn’t exist without the generous support of our friends, neighbors, community organizations, and local businesses. You have our enduring gratitude.

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Timber lodge

 

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Circus Tent


1956

Down in the Valley

1957

Song of Norway

1958

Merry Widow

1959

Brigadoon