Cleland Community Theatre

The Cleland Theatre, located in the Penticton Community Centre at 325 Power Street, is Penticton's Community Theatre. The Theatre seats 443 with complete technical equipment, lighting and sound.

The Cleland Community Theatre hosts national and international performers, symphonies, school groups, comedians, noteworthy speakers and community groups. Find tickets to our next performance or find your production's next venue at Penticton's Cleland Community Theatre.

For more informaton on tickets and rentals call the Community Centre at 250-490-2426 

Upcoming Events! | Theatre Seating & Tickets | Where to Find Us Rental & Technical Information





  Upcoming Events!

 Here is what's happening at the Cleland Community Theatre:



Volkswagen Presents Warren Miller's "Line of Descent"

Date: November 24, 2017


This year, don’t miss Warren Miller’s Line of Descent, presented by Volkswagen. Travel the globe, by land, Wair, and sea, exploring the ties that bind us. Visit skiing icons who have made the mountains their home and raised the next generation of winter adventurers. Go from New Zealand, home to some of the Southern Hemisphere’s deepest lines, to the French Alps, where native son Jean Claude Killy’s legacy fills Val-D’Isere hearts with pride. In Norway, a Canadian ski patroller enjoys the company of his Norwegian brethren, and in British Columbia, the Provo brothers discover the powsurfing stashes of Mustang Powder Lodge. 
Cruise through the Northern Rockies with Kalen Thorien by motorcycle and rip the rugged terrain of Jackson Hole with legends like Tommy Moe and Jess McMillan. For 68 years, ski families have cheered on the official kickoff to winter with the ski film company that started it all and this year is no different. As the family grows, the traditions grow richer in Volkswagen presents Warren Miller’s Line of Descent. Deeper and fresher than ever. 

Tickets: Will be available for sale October 1 at local ski and board shops

Time: Doors at 6:00pm show at 7:00pm

Price: $15.00 


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Children's Showcase - Kikeyambay

Date: November 26, 2017


Journey through the tales, costumes, music and dance of Africa with Kikeyambay. Engaging theatrics, explosive rhythms, dazzling dances and community song bring stories to life.


Tickets: available here, Tumbleweed Gallery, Penticton Arts Council office, or Oliver Veterinary Hospital.

Time: Doors at 1:30pm show at 2:00pm

Price: single tickets are $12.00, season tickets are $30.00


Charles Ross in One Man Star Wars Trilogy

Date: December 12, 2017


Charles Ross brings the Oone-Man Star Wars to Penticton retelling the classic trilogy in 60 minutes, no costumes, no props, no sets, all the characters, the music, the ships, and the battles. Come experience this global sensation from London's West End, Off Broadway, Dubai, the Sydney Opera House and Lucasfilm. 


Tickets: Penticton Art Gallery or by calling 250-493-2928

Time: Doors at 6:45pm show at 7:30pm

Price: $20.00 - Adults

           $10.00 - Students

One Man Pride and Prejudice

Date: December 13, 2017


The One Man Pride and Prejudice waltzes through Jane Austen's world capturing all the emotion and lust of the original books in one hilarious perfromance comprising of one man taking on ten characters which he punctuates with contemporary pop culture references bringing this well-loved story into the present day.


Tickets: Penticton Art Gallery or by calling 250-493-2928

Time: Doors at 6:45pm show at 7:30pm

Price: $20.00 - Adults

           $10.00 - Students


Children's Showcase - Tim Sars and Tiny Islands At the Mardi Gras

Date: January 28, 2018


A quartet of masterful musicians engulf kids in the irresistible, can’t-sit-still jazz of the 1920s and ‘30s with tunes by legends Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, Fats Waller and more.


Tickets: available here, Tumbleweed Gallery, Penticton Arts Council office, or Oliver Veterinary Hospital.

Time: Doors at 1:30pm show at 2:00pm

Price: single tickets are $12.00, season tickets are $30.00


Snowed In Comedy Tour

Date: February 3, 2018


The Snowed In Comedy Tour has turned in to a Canadian success story. Celebrating it’s tenth year. In a market still dominated by American acts with American TV credits a small Canadian comedy tour has managed to succeed. Like the Tragically Hip they have done it by touring and making more and more people laugh year after year.  The tour has now performed in Australia, The US, France, and Switzerland. The 2017 tour received numerous Standing Ovations and was the most successful to date. It has now grown to become one of the largest comedy tours in Canada.


Four international comedians come together to create one amazing show with each bringing a unique and hilarious take providing something for everyone. Just for Laughs winner Dan Quinn is back along with the wild man MC Craig Campbell. The $25,000 great Canadian laugh off winner, Paul Myrehaug, returns this year as well as 5 time Canadian Comedian of the year nominee, Pete Zedlacher. Don’t miss out on the comedy show called “Better than the Just for Laughs tour” and “Delivers a Flurry of Laughs”.


Pete Zedlacher

5-time nominee of the Canadian Comedy Award for Best Male Stand-up

Sirius XM's nation-wide comedy competition earning him the title of Sirius XM's Top Comic

8 appearances at Montreal's Just For Laughs Festival

Halifax And Winnipeg Comedy Festival


Dan Quinn

Winner of Canadian Competition at Just for Laughs

Comedy special on comedy network

Opened for Rob Schneider, Russell Peters

Best of Fest Moncton Comedy Festival

TV Special on Check TV


Craig Campbell

Michael Macintyre's Road show

Russell Howard's Good News

Dave's one Night Stand

Former Ed The Sock host

Just For Laughs


Paul Myrehaug

CBC’s the Debators

$25,000 Great Canadian Laugh off winner

Just For Laughs

Comedy Now on CTV



Time: Doors at 7:00pm show at 8:00pm



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Children's Showcase - Robinson Crusoe + Friday

Date: March 4, 2018


Set sail on a comic adventure filled with miscommunication, history and heart! This imaginative retelling by award-winning Axis Theatre shows the importance of cultural differences and empathy.


Tickets: available here, Tumbleweed Gallery, Penticton Arts Council office, or Oliver Veterinary Hospital.

Time: Doors at 1:30pm show at 2:00pm

Price: single tickets are $12.00, season tickets are $30.00


Colin James Blues Trio

Date: March 22, 2018


From the prairies of Saskatchewan to the stages of the world, sharing his talent with some of the greatest and most influential musicians of all time, Colin James
has quietly and steadily established himself as one of Canada’s greatest musicians.

A little over a year ago, the 6 time Juno Award Winner released his 18th album
entitled,  "Blue Highways". On this award winning cd, Colin James pays tribute to some of his long time blues idols including Howlin’ Wolf, Buddy Guy, Robert Johnson, Freddie King Jr., Peter Green, Jimmy Reed, and William Bell just to name a few. This collection of  some of James’ favourite blues tracks was named the Best Independent Blues Rock CD at the 2017 Independent Blues Awards in August.

Tickets: On sale Friday, November 24, 2017, at noon.

Cleland Community Theatre

Time: Doors at 7:00pm show at 7:30pm

Price: $48.00

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Theatre Seating and Ticketing

The Cleland Community Theatre has 443 seats and 4 designated spots for persons in wheelchairs.
There is elevator access to the theatre, cloakroom, washrooms, ATM, vending machines, parking for persons with
disabilities and valid decal and volunteer ushers to help make your visit enjoyable.
You can view our theatre seating chart to see seat locations. Most tickets are sold through the Penticton Community Centre Reception but some events choose to other sources. Check the event's details for ticket information. 

Would you like to be a volunteer usher? Do you have excellent communication and customer service skills? We offer flexible schedules and you earn rewards to exchange for free programs or theatre tickets. Submit the Volunteer Application Form to the Penticton Community Centre or email.

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Where to Find Us

The Cleland Community Theatre is located in the Penticton Community Centre,
325 Power St., Penticton BC, V2A 7K9. 


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 Rental and Technical Information

Rental of Penticton's Cleland Community Theatre includes 4 dressing rooms and green room.

Your rental package includes Cleland Community Theatre volunteer ushers to welcome your audience and assist with seating. A temporary liquor licence may be obtained from Liquor Control and Licensing. Please note that theatre rentals may require SOCAN licences; you can find information on application licenses and costs from SOCAN.

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