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.
OUR 2023 SEASON OF PERFORMANCE EVENTS HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED! CLICK THE “UPCOMING SHOWS” BUTTON AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE FOR MORE DETAILS.
2023 FREE WORKSHOPS – Schedule TBA soon!
Prior registration is required.
Call (434) 262-4170 for more information or to register.
All workshops and materials are provided free-of-charge and are made possible, in part, through funding provided by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional performing arts workshops will be added as time progresses. Listed below are our remaining 2022 workshops.
Now in the Main Gallery:
New Exhibit Coming Soon!
Click on “Art Gallery” under “Events” at the top of this page for photos of the current Gallery exhibits.
Now in the Craft Gallery:
NEW EXHIBIT COMING SOON
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.
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