Performing Arts in the Comox Valley
If you are looking to enjoy the performing arts while in the Comox Valley, you will not be disappointed as there are numerous events throughout the year, by top rated performers! You will be able to discover artist exhibitions, theatrical performances, plus dance, choral and musical offerings of all varieties. Performance events can be found throughout the Comox Valley and are listed on our monthly event listings.
Not to be left out are the multitude of authors and writers that call the Comox Valley home, including the 2019-2021 Comox Valley Poet Laureate, Lawrence J. W. Cooper. The duties of the Poet Laureate’s two-year term include creating written works which celebrate or commemorate significant community events, engaging the community in literature and literacy, and making poetry and spoken word arts accessible to all. The CVPL is available for public appearances and offers regular poetry-driven events throughout the year.
Sid Williams Theatre
The Sid Williams Theatre is the performance theatre in the Comox Valley. The theatre was originally opened as a movie theatre before being called “The Geiety Theatre” in the 1920’s, then called “The Bickle Theatre” in the 1930’s.
Comox Valley Youth Music Centre
CYMC Summer Academies have been delivering excellence in music education for youth since 1967. Providing students with daily classes, one-on-one mentorship, performance opportunities and 24/7 peer interaction; the camps continue to create an inspiring and memorable experience.
The Old Church Theatre Society
The “Old Church Theatre”, with its antique interior and exterior, presents a friendly ambiance and flexible space for various styles of performances and events.
Courtenay Little Theatre Society
For over 50 years Courtenay Little Theatre has been presenting plays and Event Nights for the local Community. Courtenay Little Theatre also helps young people in the Comox Valley who want to consider theatre as their post-secondary field of study by offering bursaries to local high school graduates.