Theater

Arts and Culture Council of Truckee Tahoe
Non-profit 501c(3) organization to sustain local arts.
Contact: (530) 582-6762, www.acctt.org

Center for the Arts
Music, theatre and visual arts performances plus classes, and more.
Contact: (530) 274-8384, www.thecenterforthearts.org

Community Asian Theatre of Sierra (CATS)
Promoting Cultural Diversity through Multicultural Theater, Events, and Workshops in Western Nevada County.
Contact: (530) 273-6362, www.catsweb.org

Community Players of Nevada County
Contact: (530) 265-5115

Ewing Ventures
Ewing Ventures is now Quest Theaterworks

Lake Wildwood Theatre and Arts Club
Contact: (530) 432-3678

LeGacy Productions
Community theatre group.
Contact: (530) 913-2826, www.legacypresents.com

Miners Foundry Cultural Center
A historic location for weddings, performing events, meetings or conferences.
Contact: (530) 265-5040, www.minersfoundry.org

The Magic Theatre
One of the smallest and most charming movie theaters in the Western United States, the 62 seat Magic Theatre combines great films and high-quality presentation with a uniquely warm and intimate home-town environment.
Contact: (530) 265-2681, www.themagictheatre.com

Nevada County Performing Arts Guild
An award-winning nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public, and especially children, in the performing arts, producing full-scale theater productions with all-child casts.

Nevada Theatre
401 Broad Street, Nevada City, CA
The Nevada Theatre is the oldest original-use theatre building in California. Operated by the non-profit Nevada Theatre Commission, it is the venue for live theatrical plays by most of the area’s production companies, including LeGacy Productions, Sierra Stages, Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra, Paul Emery Presents and others. The Theatre also hosts numerous musical events, a film series (every Sunday night), film festivals, magic and variety shows and community events.
Contact: (530) 265-6161, www.nevadatheatre.com

North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center
17894 Tyler Foote Road, Nevada City, CA
(530) 265-2826
A unique building for a unique place with a unique culture. Hootenannies, concerts, poetry readings, shindigs, art shows, theater, weddings, and all around good times are hosted at the North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center on the San Juan Ridge in the Sierra Nevada Foothills of California. The Schoolhouse, a graceful example of Western Colonial architecture, was built by the mining community in 1875, and has a long tradition of serving the community as a school and public meeting hall for over a century.
Contact: (530) 265-2826, www.northcolumbiaschoolhouse.org

Off Broadstreet
Live cabaret “dessert” theater in Nevada City, CA featuring high-energy musical comedy.
Contact: (530) 265-8686, www.offbroadstreet.com

Paul Emery Presents
Music and theatre productions.
Contact: www.paulemerymusic.com

Quest Theaterworks
Quest Theaterworks is dedicated to socially relevant, message-forward theater. Using theater as a powerful tool to enrich and engage, educate and enlighten, Quest’s goal is to produce exciting live theater that will keep audiences talking long after they leave the theater. Quest Theaterworks has shows for all ages including a dedicated season of performances for children.
Contact: (530) 366-5888, www.QuestTheaterworks.org

Saint Joseph’s Cultural Center
A beautiful landmark monument and cultural center.
Contact: (530) 272-4725, www.saintjosephsculturalcenter.org

Sierra Stages
Sierra Stages is a community theater which enriches the cultural life of Nevada County by providing high quality, affordable and accessible performances for everyone.
Contact: (530) 346-3210, www.sierrastages.org

Synthetic Unlimited
Nevada County’s premiere alternative theater and music production company, bringing you original and experimental interpretations of classic dramas, from Shakespeare to Shepard, since 2003. Opening a new theater venue at 120 Joerschke Drive, Grass Valley, CA in January 2014.
Contact: (530) 913-2810, www.syntheticunlimited.org