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Awards & Honors

 

SVST is your award-winning professional regional theatre!

2024 Best Local Play of Last Year

Steve Martin's Bright Star takes the top prize in Music & Entertainment in the PNW Inlander's Reader's Poll!

2024 YWCA Women of Achievement

SVST Communications and Marketing Director Melody Chang Heaton named YWCA Woman of Achievement in Arts & Culture.

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2023 Governor's Arts & Heritage (GAHA)

Young Leader Award 

SVST Director, Production Manager and Director of Education accepts Statewide award from the Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA), Governor Jay Inslee and the Department of Commerce.

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2023 Greater Spokane Valley Chamber

Business Awards

Spokane Valley Summer Theatre is honored to accept this year's award for Innovation!

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2023 Best Local Play of the Last Year

Disney's Newsies takes the top prize in Music & Entertainment in the PNW Inlander's Reader's Poll!

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2022 Governor's Arts & Heritage honorees announced

Executive Artistic Director Yvonne A.K. Johnson receives the 2022 Community GAHA Award from Governor Inslee and the Washington State Arts Commission.

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2022 Greater Spokane Valley Chamber

Business Awards

Spokane Valley Summer Theatre and Spokane Valley Performing Arts Center are honored to accept Honorable Mention in Community Stewardship and Business Innovation, respectively!

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2022 Women in Business Leadership

Executive Artistic Director, Yvonne A.K. Johnson is named one of the "2022 Women in Business Leaders" by Spokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine (April Issue).

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Best Local Play, Live or Virtual, 2021

March 2022, Little House on the Prairie: The Musical (Regional Premiere) is voted "Best Local Play, Live or Virtual, in the past year" in the PNW Inlander's 2021 "Best Of" Readers Poll.

2021 Difference Maker

At the end of each year, The Spokesman-Review and its readers select area residents who have made a difference in the previous 12 months. In 2021, a year burdened with challenges, Executive Artistic Director Yvonne A.K. Johnson was honored.

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2021 Governor's Arts & Heritage Luminary Award (GAHA)

Little House on the Prairie: The Musical (Regional Premiere) also won the Washington State Governor’s Arts and Heritage Luminary Award, through the Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA), which recognizes organizations that used the arts and humanities to shine a light for their communities during the darkness of the pandemic.

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2021 Spokane Arts Nominations in Leadership

and Collaboration

The Arts Awards recognize the accomplishments of creatives, arts and cultural organizations, and local individuals committed to enriching our community through the arts.

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Best Local Play or Musical of 2019-20

March 2020, The Sound of Music is voted "Best Local Play, Live or Virtual, in the past year" in the PNW Inlander's 2019 "Best Of" Readers Poll.

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Best of the City 2018: Bronze

The Secret Garden was honored with a Bronze for "Best Local Play Performed in the Last Year" by the Spokane Coeur d'Alene Living Reader's Poll.

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