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 March 2014 - June 2014

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

Upcoming Events

March 6-15  Candide            (Presented by La Serna High School)
March 21-29  Spring Show    (Presented by Bishop Amat High School) 
April 3-5  Spring Show    (Presented by St. Paul High School)
April 11 -12  Spring Show    (Presented by California High School)
May 9-18  Peter Pan         (Presented by Whittier Family Theatre) 
May 21  Dancing with Stars  (Presented by Whittier Community Foundation)
May 23  Shine Production    (Presented by SHINE Theatre Arts)
May 24  Folklorico Show     (Presented by Danza Folklorico Puro Corazon)
May 30-June 15  Charlie's Aunt         (Presented by Whittier Community Theatre)
June 20-22  Dance Show            (Presented by Dance Image)
June 27-29  Dance Show           (Presented by Tracy Dee Dance Academy)