San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

255 Almaden Boulevard
San Jose CA  95113

Phone: (408) 792-4111

San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

You can find out what shows, concerts and events are coming to the Center for the Performing Arts at http://sanjosetheaters.org/center-for-performing-arts.

Built in 1972 by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, this Art Deco theater offers large windows throughout the entryways filled with natural light, allowing spectacular views of downtown San Jose. Ample spacing throughout entry areas are ideal for cocktail receptions or registration tables.

A full-service Box Office makes ticketing quick and convenient for all performances programmed at the theater.

The private Ridder Lounge is a swanky reception area for 150, located adjacent to the outdoor courtyard. It comes equipped with built-in concessions and a bar area, making it a perfect space to host VIP cocktail parties, serve as an event media room, or accommodate a post-event reception.

The private President’s Club, located just off the main entrance, comes equipped with built-in concessions and a bar area accommodating up to 50 guests. The room provides easy access to the dressing rooms and backstage areas.

Events at the Center for the Performing Arts are supported by full staging facilities, reception, box office, concessions, coat check for patrons, rehearsal rooms, VIP reception areas, and an elegant, intimate after-theater area.

The theater features continental-style seating (including no center aisle) with 2,608 seats.

There are four other performing arts buildings that resemble this building, including one in Phoenix, Arizona.

The Center for the Performing Arts is home to Ballet San Jose and Broadway San Jose.

FAST FACTS:
* 2,608 seats (including 20 ADA spaces)
* Top-Notch Production Capabilities
* Stage Size (WxH): 144′ x 40′
* Stage Proscenium Opening (WxH): 59′ 8” x 24′
* 99,445 total sq. ft.
* Several Dressing Rooms
* Rehearsal Space and 2 Chorus Rooms


The Center for the Performing Arts in San Jose, California is managed and operated by San Jose Theaters, a division of Team San Jose.

Follow @SJTheaters on Twitter for updates on CPA shows, discount tickets and more! (https://twitter.com/SJTheaters)

The CPA schedule and ticket links are posted on the Official Site @ http://sanjosetheaters.org/center-for-performing-arts.

Show Map Website

Business Information


Categories: Concert Venue, Performance Venue, Theatre




Report a Problem

Past Events

Showbiz - San Jose

Showbiz - San Jose
04:00 pm - 05/11/2018

At San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

As a leader in the competitive dance industry for 30 years, we strive to provide a professional, organized, fairly judged and competitive atmosphere for today's...

Stomp Tour (Saturday Matinee)

Stomp Tour (Saturday Matinee)
02:00 pm - 05/05/2018

At San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

We have an exclusive offer for JOD families both current and past to purchase discounted tickets to Stomp before it goes on sale to the public. It's an exciting...

Stomp Tour (Friday Show)

Stomp Tour (Friday Show)
08:00 pm - 05/04/2018

At San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

We have an exclusive offer for JOD families both current and past to purchase discounted tickets to Stomp. You have early access to these tickets since they aren't...

SAN JOSE Open-Captioned Performance of Finding Neverland!

SAN JOSE Open-Captioned Performance of Finding Neverland!
06:30 pm - 04/22/2018

At San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

The winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart,” says TIME Magazine. Vogue cheers,...

Finding Neverland the Musical Tour

Finding Neverland the Musical Tour
01:00 pm - 04/22/2018

At San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

We are excited to have joined with Broadway San Jose to offer our Joy of Dancing families discounted tickets to touring Broadway shows. To learn more about the...

SAN JOSE Open-Captioned Performance of Love Never Dies!

SAN JOSE Open-Captioned Performance of Love Never Dies!
06:30 pm - 03/18/2018

At San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

This story of boundless love, full of passion and drama, follows Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, one of the most successful musicals of all time,...

SAN JOSE Open-Captioned Performance of The King and I!

SAN JOSE Open-Captioned Performance of The King and I!
06:30 pm - 02/25/2018

At San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

Two worlds collide in the Lincoln Center Theater production of this “breathtaking and exquisite” (The New York Times) musical, directed by Bartlett Sher. One...

SAN JOSE Open-Captioned Performance of Rent!

SAN JOSE Open-Captioned Performance of Rent!
06:30 pm - 01/28/2018

At San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan...

SAN JOSE Open-Captioned Performance of Rent!

SAN JOSE Open-Captioned Performance of Rent!
06:30 pm - 01/28/2018

At San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan...

SAN JOSE Open-Captioned Performance of Beautiful!

SAN JOSE Open-Captioned Performance of Beautiful!
06:30 pm - 11/19/2017

At San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business...

An Evening With David Sedaris

An Evening With David Sedaris
07:00 pm - 11/12/2017

At San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, DAVID SEDARIS has become one of Americas preeminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through...

More Events

San Jose Tweets

727: Conspiracy Comedy
727: Conspiracy Comedy
RT @EchoplexMedia: The Local Love #Podcast is live in half an hour! #Radio #PodernFamily #NowPlaying #OnAir #SanJose #SanFrancisco #Oaklan…

CarpoolWorld
CarpoolWorld
#Carpool #SanJose -> #Sunnyvale I need a ride to work. Emergency car repair https://t.co/c7eOoJ5WwI

Damon LaRose
Damon LaRose
Here comes the #supermoon

EnsoNightclub
EnsoNightclub
Check out Josas Tacos by chefpeij every Friday and Saturday night on the back patio. The tacos are

TMJ-SJC IT Adm. Jobs
TMJ-SJC IT Adm. Jobs
Can you recommend anyone for this job in #SanJose, CA? https://t.co/L2gZwCI1Wf #IT

Roberto Ramírez
Roberto Ramírez
RT @Wellness_Rehab: Long-Term Sobriety is Achievable for Everyone With over 100 combined years of experience, we know what works, and we k…

TMJ-SJC Security Job
TMJ-SJC Security Job
If you're looking for work in #SanJose, CA, check out this #security job via the link in our bio: Security Officer… https://t.co/EQbAkrXPvL

GoldenDragonFortunes
GoldenDragonFortunes
#liondance #celebration for #lunarnewyear #chinesenewyear #2019 at westfieldvf #mall in #siliconvalley #sanjose… https://t.co/nliI9JGVxy

Elizabeth Westaway
Elizabeth Westaway
RT @KanyonLlc: #Pantheacon in #SanJose this weekend was lovely. And We had a wonderful time talking about connection, inclusivity, and ways…

@Antoinette
@Antoinette
RT @mayfairdentist: Wishing you a Very Happy New Year!!! #MayfairDentistry #SumanSra #DrSra #DDS #Dentistry #SanJose #SanJoseCA #SanJose…