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.

Click here to go to our Theatre Rental Page

Click here to go to our Whittier Family Theatre Page

Click here to see the Whittier Center Theatre Upcoming Events for January - June, 2015.

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

Upcoming Events

February 5 - 7    Cal Hi Spring Show - Produced by  California High School
February 13 & 14   "Alladdin" - Produced by  Whittier Junior Theatre
February 20- March 7   "Johnny Guitar" - Produced by Whittier Community Theatre
March 12 - 21    La Serna Spring Show - Produced by La Serna High School
March 26 - 28   Whittier Christian Show - Produced Whittier Christian High School
April 11    Folklorico Class Recital - Produced by City of Whittier
April 17 - 25    Bishop Amat Show - Produced by Bishop Amat High School
April 30 - May 2    St. Paul Show - Produced by St. Paul High School
May 8 - 17    "Annie" - Produced by Whittier Family Theatre
May 20 & 21    Dancing With Whittier Stars - By Whittier Community Foundation