On the Boards


Founded by artists in 1978, On the Boards introduces audiences to international innovators in contemporary dance, theater and music while developing and presenting new works by Northwest performing artists. Our primary activities are: the Inter/National Series, presenting artists from around the world; the Northwest Series, commissioning, producing and presenting works by artists and companies from our region; OntheBoards.tv, a video-on-demand platform presenting filmic versions of contemporary performances; the NW New Works Festival, an annual 2-week festival; and 12 Minutes Max, a monthly showcase of local artists.

How Your Donation Helps

88.9% of your car donation will go toward helping On the Boards with their project: Arts Production.

11.1% will go toward the project: OTB TV Development.



  • Community theatrical group
  • Other cultural or historical activities

Tax Status

IRS Classification: 501(c)(3) Public Charity established 1979

Your donations to On the Boards are tax deductible.

Grouping: Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).

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