Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

500 Castro St
Mountain View CA  94041

Phone: (650) 903-6000

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

The Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts is the vibrant heart of downtown Mountain View, home of world-class theatre, dance, and music along with visual arts exhibits, lectures, and corporate events. Since 1991, millions of patrons have experienced thousands of amazing performances on the Center’s three stages.

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The Ugly Duckling

The Ugly Duckling
09:30 am - 01/19/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Peninsula Youth Theatre Friday, January 19, 2018 at *9:30 am,*11 am and *12:30 pm Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm The timeless...

The Ugly Duckling - An Autism/Sensory Friendly Performance

The Ugly Duckling - An Autism/Sensory Friendly Performance
05:00 pm - 01/20/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Peninsula Youth Theatre in association with MVCPA Saturday, January 20 at 5 pm The timeless Hans Christian Anderson tale about finding your place...

The 121 Concert

The 121 Concert
05:00 pm - 01/21/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Solanoo Sunday, January 21 at 5 pm Over 40 young musicians ages 4-17 performing guitar/piano/vocal music. Performance is 3 hours long with one 20 minute...

Wallace Stegner Lecture with Bill Bryson

Wallace Stegner Lecture with Bill Bryson
08:00 pm - 01/30/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Presented by Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) Tuesday, January 30 at 8 pm Bill Bryson is an American-born author and UK resident most...

Wallace Stegner Lecture with Gina McCarthy

Wallace Stegner Lecture with Gina McCarthy
08:00 pm - 02/13/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Tuesday, February 13 at 8 pm Gina McCarthy is the former administrator for the United States Environmental Protection Agency under President Barack Obama and one...

Stink and the World's Worst Super Smelly Sneakers

Stink and the World's Worst Super Smelly Sneakers
09:30 am - 02/16/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Peninsula Youth Theatre Friday, February 16 at *9:30 and *11 am Saturday, February 17 at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm Stink Moody just knows that his sneakers...

Gilbert & Sullivan's The Gondoliers

Gilbert & Sullivan's The Gondoliers
08:00 pm - 02/17/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

A pair of handsome Gondoliers suddenly become kings and humor and exuberance abound as they attempt to adjust to their new social status. Set by the sun-dappled,...

The Gondoliers

The Gondoliers
08:00 pm - 02/17/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Lamplighters Music Theatre February 17 at 8 pm February 18 at 2 pm Gilbert & Sullivan's effervescent and brilliant collaboration, written at the very...

Dance Series 1

Dance Series 1
08:00 pm - 02/22/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Smuin Contemporary American Ballet Thursday, February 22 at 8 pm Friday, February 23 at 8 pm Saturday, February 24 at 2 and 8 pm Sunday, February 25...

Magic & Mystery: Illusions from Around the World

Magic & Mystery: Illusions from Around the World
08:00 pm - 03/02/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Magique Bazaar Friday, March 2 at 8 pm Join the Magique Bazaar for illusion, dance, quick-witted comedy and live music by award-winning world music...

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast
02:00 pm - 03/03/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Peninsula Youth Theatre Saturday, March 3 at 2 and 7:30 pm Sunday, March 4 at 1 and 6:30 pm Friday, March 9 at 7:30 pm Saturday, March 10 at 2 and...

Faces of Love: Divas of Arab Music

Faces of Love: Divas of Arab Music
08:00 pm - 03/03/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by ZAWAYA Saturday, March 3 at 8 pm Aswat Women Ensemble performs songs originally sung by the Arab World's most beloved female singers. Each song portrays...

Kev Orkian in Concert - The Guilty Tour

Kev Orkian in Concert - The Guilty Tour
07:00 pm - 03/10/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Armenian Healthcare Association of the Bay Area Saturday, March 10 at 7 pm Kev Orkian, a British comic pianist of Armenian descent, brings his brand-new...

St. Patrick's Day In Ireland Mountain View

St. Patrick's Day In Ireland Mountain View
07:00 pm - 03/13/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Kerry Irish Productions, Inc. Wednesday, March 13 at 7 pm An authentic St. Patrick's Day celebration, with "rip-roaring music, song, and dance...a...

SoundByte Symphony 2.0

SoundByte Symphony 2.0
07:30 pm - 03/16/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Mission Chamber Orchestra Friday, March 16 at 7:30 pm An hour-long conert of themes from your favorite movies, TV shows and symphonic works: Star...

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
07:30 pm - 03/16/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Upstage Theater Friday, March 16 at 7:30 pm Saturday, March 17 at 7:30 pm Sunday, March 18 at 7:30 pm Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is perhaps...

La Farruca & Company: “Destiny of Fire”

La Farruca & Company: “Destiny of Fire”
07:30 pm - 03/17/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by The Flamenco Society of San Jose Saturday, March 17 at 7:30 pm Spend a special evening with Rosario “La Farruca” Montoya, one of flamenco’s...

Annual Showcase

Annual Showcase
03:00 pm - 03/18/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by New Century Dance Sunday, March 18 at 3 pm All student review - Adult ballet, Youth ballet and Chinese dance. This performance is 2 hours long with...

Wallace Stegner Lecture with Winona LaDuke

Wallace Stegner Lecture with Winona LaDuke
08:00 pm - 03/20/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) Tuesday, March 20 at 8 pm Winona LaDuke is a Native American environmentalist and executive director of Honor the...

15th Anniversary Gala Performance of Dance

15th Anniversary Gala Performance of Dance
06:30 pm - 03/22/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Fantasy Dance Studio supported by Theater YOU Thursday, March 22 at 6:30 pm 15th Anniversary of Fantasy Dance Studio. Our 15th year jubilee will focus...

Ganesha's Sweet Tooth

Ganesha's Sweet Tooth
09:30 am - 03/23/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Peninsula Youth Theatre Friday, March 23 at *9:30 am, *11 am, *12:30 pm Saturday, March 24 at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm A humorous origin story about how...

2018 Spring Showcase

2018 Spring Showcase
12:00 pm - 03/24/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Pacific Ballet Academy Saturday, March 24 at 12 and 5 pm Sunday, March 25 at 12 and 5 pm Pacific Ballet Academy of Mountain View presents its annual...

The Bridges of Madison County

The Bridges of Madison County
08:00 pm - 04/04/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Book by Marsha Norman Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown Based on the novel by Robert James Waller Directed by Robert...

Iolanthe Singalong

Iolanthe Singalong
02:00 pm - 04/08/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Lamplighters Music Theatre Sunday, April 8 at 2 pm A Lamplighters first - an Iolanthe Singalong! You may have joined us in recent years as a pirate,...

Iolanthe Singalong

Iolanthe Singalong
02:00 pm - 04/08/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Gilbert & Sullivans subversive political satire on how a government SHOULD be run. Featuring a shepherdess the lords all want to marry, her fiancé who is half man,...

Teen Open Mic Night

Teen Open Mic Night
07:00 pm - 04/27/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

City of Mountain View Youth Advisory Committee presents Teen Open Mic Night Friday, April 27 at 7 pm The City of Mountain View’s Youth Advisory Committee is...

Juana & Lucas

Juana & Lucas
09:30 am - 05/04/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Peninsula Youth Theatre Friday, May 4 at *9:30 am, *11 am, and 12:30 pm Saturday, May 5 at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm Juana lives in Bogota. She loves...

Ballet Fantastique

Ballet Fantastique
07:00 pm - 05/04/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Western Ballet Friday, May 4 at 7 pm Saturday, May 5 at 7 pm Western Ballet's annual mixed repertoire program features neoclassical masterpieces by...

Western Ballet's Beauty & the Beast

Western Ballet's Beauty & the Beast
01:00 pm - 05/05/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Western Ballet Saturday, May 5 at 1 pm Sunday, May 6 at 1 pm Join Western Ballet for a tale as old as time - presenting Beauty and the Beast, a full-length...

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
07:30 pm - 05/11/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Upstage Theater Friday, May 11 at 7:30 pm Saturday, May 12 at 2 and 7:30 pm Sunday, May 13 at 7:30 pm Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer observes...

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
02:00 pm - 05/12/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Peninsula Youth Theatre Saturday, May 12 at 2 and 7:30 pm Sunday, May 13 at 1 and 6:30 pm Friday, May 18 at 7:30 pm Saturday, May 19 at 2 and 7:30...

SVAC Life Orchestra 2018 Annual Concert

SVAC Life Orchestra 2018 Annual Concert
03:30 pm - 05/20/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by SVAC Life Orchestra Sunday, May 20 at 3:30 pm Highly acclaimed SVAC Life Orchestra presents its 19th annual concert showcasing a splendid combination...

Tamburitzans in Concert

Tamburitzans in Concert
08:00 pm - 05/21/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Pittsburgh International Folk Arts Institute Presenting their 81st season show entitled "PASSAGES" - Journey of our Ancestors Monday, May 21 at 8 pm Enjoy the...

Dance Series 02

Dance Series 02
08:00 pm - 05/24/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Smuin Contemporary American Ballet Thursday, May 24 at 8 pm Friday, May 25 at 8 pm Saturday, May 26 at 2 and 8 pm Sunday, May 27 at 2 pm Smuin’s...

Past Events

Our Great Tchaikovsky

Our Great Tchaikovsky
08:00 pm - 01/10/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Brilliant composer, Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, springs to life through the hands and insight of piano virtuoso Hershey Felder, whose time-bending tale of culture...

Children's Library Programs

Children's Library Programs
10:00 am - 01/09/2018

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by City of Mountain View Library Tuesdays-Thursdays, January 9 - March 7 All of these story times are designed to be fun, educational, and inspire families...

Nutcracker In China - Dream of the Golden Phoenix

Nutcracker In China - Dream of the Golden Phoenix
07:30 pm - 12/23/2017

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by New Century Dance Saturday, December 23 at 7:30 pm A magical peacock appears in a girl’s dream and promises four fantastic dreams of China’s golden...

10th Annual South Bay Holiday Gospel Concert

10th Annual South Bay Holiday Gospel Concert
07:30 pm - 12/22/2017

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir Friday, December 22, 2017 at 7:30 pm Expect to join in song with this award-winning interfaith, multi-racial, multi­cultural...

An Irish Christmas 2017

An Irish Christmas 2017
07:00 pm - 12/20/2017

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Kerry Irish Productions, Inc. Wednesday, December 20 at 7 pm AS SEEN ON PBS! A perfect family event. Take a journey through Christmas in Ireland...

51st Annual Messiah Sing

51st Annual Messiah Sing
07:30 pm - 12/18/2017

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Schola Cantorum Monday, December 18 at 7:30 pm This year marks the 51st year of Schola Cantorum’s presentation of Handel’s Messiah Sing Along....

A Traditional Christmas

A Traditional Christmas
03:00 pm - 12/17/2017

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Schola Cantorum Sunday, December 17 at 3 pm Experience an interactive Christmas concert where we invite you to sing along. Delight in familiar arrangements...

Snow Queen 2017

Snow Queen 2017
02:00 pm - 12/16/2017

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Two performances only! Reserve your tickets now! Friday, December 15, 2017 7:00 PM Saturday, December 16, 2017 2:00 PM Inspired by one of Hans Christian Andersen’s...

2017 Snow Queen

2017 Snow Queen
07:00 pm - 12/15/2017

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Bayer Ballet Company Friday, December 15 at 7 pm Saturday, December 16 at 2 pm When the Snow Queen’s spell captures a young boy, his best friend...

Snow Queen 2017

Snow Queen 2017
07:00 pm - 12/15/2017

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Two performances only! Reserve your tickets now! Friday, December 15, 2017 7:00 PM Saturday, December 16, 2017 2:00 PM Inspired by one of Hans Christian Andersen’s...

Oskar and the Eight Blessings

Oskar and the Eight Blessings
09:30 am - 12/08/2017

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Peninsula Youth Theatre Friday, December 8 at 7:30 pm Saturday, December 9 at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm Schooltime Shows: Friday, December 8 at *9:30...

The Christmas Ballet - 2017

The Christmas Ballet - 2017
08:00 pm - 12/06/2017

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Smuin Contemporary American Ballet Choreography by Michael Smuin and guest choreographers Wednesday, December 6 at 8 pm Thursday, December 7 at 8 pm Friday,...

CityLight Church presents Night of Worship

CityLight Church presents Night of Worship
07:30 pm - 12/01/2017

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

CityLight Church would like to extend an invitation to all in joining us for our Night of Worship! Our Night of Worship will take place at the Mountain View Center...

Night of Worship

Night of Worship
07:30 pm - 12/01/2017

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by CityLight Church Friday, December 1 at 7:30 pm This free worship experience is a gathering of love and unity and is open to the whole community. Featuring...

The Nutcracker - 2017

The Nutcracker - 2017
07:00 pm - 12/01/2017

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Western Ballet’s The Nutcracker is a holiday tradition filled with delight and fun for the whole family. Join Clara, Fritz and their friends as they celebrate...

27th Annual Nutcracker

27th Annual Nutcracker
12:00 pm - 11/24/2017

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Pacific Ballet Academy Friday, November 24 at 6 pm Saturday, November 25 at 1 pm and 6 pm Sunday, November 26 at 12:30 pm and 4 pm *Children’s shows: Act...

REEL ROCK 12 Mountain View, CA

REEL ROCK 12 Mountain View, CA
07:00 pm - 11/13/2017

At Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

WHAT: Get ready for climbing’s greatest stories, stars, and sends. REEL ROCK 12 premieres five new short films that will deliver heart-thumping action, big laughs,...

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