Groundbreaking takes place for Idaho Central Spokane Valley Performing Arts Center

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — At 11 a.m. on Saturday, a groundbreaking took place for the new Idaho Central Spokane Valley Performing Arts Center!

Work on the building will begin this fall and is expected to be fully completed by June 2024.

The managing director of the facility,  Marine Rorholm, says the performing arts center will give local jobs for people looking to work in the theater industry.

“All of the artists, musicians, technicians and staff will be paid employees, so this is really going to provide a lot of jobs for the region,” Rorholm said. “Also, the revenue generated is really going to contribute to the economy, hospitality and tourism [of Spokane.] It’s a win-win for everyone.”

They also hope that the new facility can boost local tourism as well as the local economy.

The building is on East Mansfield near Mirabeau Park which will feature locally-produced theater shows and home-grown talent.

READ: Plans unveiled for $36 million Spokane Valley Performing Arts Center