The Colonial Theater was originally constructed in 1925. It is now known as The Colonial Center for the Performing Arts. The building is three-stories tall and is located in Downtown South Hill, Mecklenburg County, Virginia.
The Colonial Center is listed on the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Virginia Landmarks Register, and on the National Park Services National Register of Historic Places.
A Slideshow of Past Performances
Art Gallery Opening Celebration in honor of Southside Community Services Board’s Annual Consumer Art Contest winners – and Lisa Clary’s poetry and prose exhibit.
Thursday, July 11 – 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
This event will be open to the public; admission is free-of-charge and will include light hors d’oeuvres, sodas, and water, and a cash bar offering Rosemont wines and an assortment of beer will be available.
Click on “Art Gallery” under “Events” at the top of this page for more information.
Families Embracing Autism Together (F.E.A.T.)
Presents “Temple Grandin” – A Documentary Film
Friday, August 23
Admission is free-of-charge. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for a pre-show reception.
Film screening to begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium.
Click the link below for advance tickets.
Please Note: PROCESSING FEES APPLY TO ALL CREDIT CARD ORDERS PLACED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, OVER THE PHONE, AND IN THE BOX OFFICE. TO AVOID THESE FEES, PLEASE VISIT THE BOX OFFICE BETWEEN 8:30 A.M. AND 4:30 P.M. MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, AND PURCHASE TICKETS WITH CASH OR CHECK.
Gift Certificates – Need a gift, incentive, or recognition award for someone you know? The Colonial Center now offers gift certificates starting at $15.00 each and increasing in amounts of $5.00 increments up to $50.00 total. There are no fees for this service. Ask a staff member today about how you can take advantage of this offer.
Flex-Passes – Colonial Center Flex Passes are available for purchase! These passes entitle the recipient to six tickets to C.A.T.S. Community Theatre Events! Use them all at once or spread them throughout the year; it’s your choice! Flex-Passes are $75 each and may be purchased on this site under the Events tab above. For questions, more information, or assistance in purchasing a Flex-Pass, please call the box office at 434-262-4170.
Tours and Visits – Please call ahead if you would like to see the theater area. We do not make that space accessible unless we have advance knowledge of the visit. It is our pleasure to show our space if we are prepared. As always, our box office and galleries are open Monday-Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm. Thank you for your understanding.
The Colonial Center
220 South Mecklenburg Avenue
South Hill, Virginia 23970
Return Policy: No refunds or exchanges.
Accepted Credit Cards: Visa, Mastercard, Discover