Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

the Center at night

The Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts enriches Silicon Valley audiences through enjoyment, celebration and interaction with the arts.

The Center 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 opening in 1991, millions of patrons have experienced thousands of amazing performances on the Center’s three stages.

Over 50 diverse Bay Area performing arts organizations, including the Center’s two acclaimed Home Companies, TheatreWorks and Peninsula Youth Theatre, provide a comprehensive and well-rounded season of performing arts at the Center.

Whether you enjoy theatre, classical ballet or contemporary dance, choral or instrumental music, or music and dance from around the world, you’ll find an amazing array of performing arts at the Center. Lecture series, travel films and family events add to the variety of offerings in this beautiful venue located on the corner of Castro and Mercy streets in lively downtown Mountain View.