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.

Our Mission

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.

Our Vision

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.

Core Values

Enrichment: Adding value to the life experience

Involvement: Community participation

Arts Education: Teaching appreciation

Preservation: Maintaining a historic facility

Stewardship: Managing all our resources