Whittier Centre Theatre


The Whittier Center Theatre, built in 1960, is operated by the City of Whittier Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department.  This fully equipped, 400 seat theatre is housed in the Whittier Community Center and is used primarily for live theatrical productions.  It is home to Whittier Family Theatre, and serves many recreational and professional performing arts organizations in the area such as Whittier Community Theatre, Whittier's non-profit amateur theatre group. 


  • To educate young people in the theatre arts including acting, musical theatre, and theatrical production. 
  • To foster imagination, confidence, effective communication, group responsibility and the development of creative skills in an enjoyable, collaborative setting. 
  • To provide a range of culturally diverse theatrical experiences which inspire participants onstage and in the audience, and instill a sense of cultural and historical perspective. 
  • To nurture a lifelong appreciation of the arts among young people who will continue to support theatre, music, dance and other art forms as adults.

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Click here to see the Whittier Center Theatre Upcoming Events for Sept - Dec, 2015.

For more information: please contact (562) 567-9430

Upcoming Events

September 11-27    "Little Shop of Horrors"- By Whittier Community Theatre
September 27    CalProg Concert - Produced by Radiant Records
October 2    "Lights" - Music of Journey- Produced by Faux Music
October 4            Dance Recital- Produced by Studio Danza
October 7 & 8    Lip Sync Contest- By Women & Children's Crisis Center
October 16-25    The Wiz - Produced by the Whittier Family Theatre
November 6-22    "Diary of Ann Frank"- Produced by Whittier Community Theatre
December 1    Dance Recital- Produced by Dance Image
December 3    Charles Phoenix - Produced by Whittier Public Library
December 4-6    Dance Recital - Produced by Magical Steps
December 7-13    "Nutcracker" -  Produced by Claylee's Dance Academy
December 17 & 19    Dance Recital - Produced by Montebello Performing Arts
December 18    Dance Recital - Produced by Academy of Polynesian Arts
December 20    Dance Production- Produced by JP Dance Production


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