Who We Are
The Columbia Theatre Association for the Performing Arts is a private non-profit organization that operates the Columbia Theatre, an architecturally significant 1925 historic venue restored by the citizens of Cowlitz County.
To enrich the cultural lives of the people of the Lower Columbia region through the enjoyment of the performing arts, arts education, and related activities.
The Columbia Theatre’s 5 year plan is to be the recognized leader in providing consistent, high-quality entertainment and expanded programming for the diverse communities of Southwest Washington.
Enrichment: Adding value to the life experience
Involvement: Community participation
Arts Education: Teaching appreciation
Preservation: Maintaining a historic facility
Stewardship: Managing all our resources