Location, Mailing Address and Phone Numbers
Mailing List
Assistive Listening Devices
Volunteers Needed
Employment Opportunities
Home Companies
Performing Arts Committee
Center Staff

Location, Mailing Address and Phone Numbers

The Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts is located at 500 Castro Street (corner of Castro and Mercy streets) in downtown Mountain View.

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
City of Mountain View
Post Office Box 7540
Mountain View, CA 94039-7540

    Ticket Office: 650-903-6000 (24 hours)
    E-mail: (Tickets): performingarts@mvcpa.com
    (Comments/Questions): customerservice@mvcpa.com
    Administrative Office: 650-903-6565
    Administrative Fax: 650-962-9900
    Lost & Found: 650-903-6568
    Emergency Contact (during a performance): 650-740-0093

Mailing List

If you would like to receive information about events at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, please call Ticket Services at 650- 903-6000 to have your name added to our list of patrons.

Assistive Listening Devices

Assistive listening devices are available free of charge in the lobby at performances. MainStage is equipped with a Sennheiser SZI1029 infrared system (induction loops available for MainStage only). SecondStage is equipped with a Telex FM Assistive Listening System.


Volunteer at the Center

The enthusiasm and dedication of the Center's 300 volunteers help to make the Center a success. Join the fun and support the arts by becoming an MVCPA usher or lobby host. for information, email liz@mvcpa.com.

Employment Opportunities

Current openings include these positions:

Theatre Technicians (Hourly)
The Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts is looking for people with a minimum of two years experience in technical theatre. Working knowledge of standard theatrical equipment (computerized stage Lighting, sound effects & reinforcement and stage rigging) is a must. The qualified applicant must have a professional and friendly working rapport with clients, volunteers & patrons and demonstrate fantastic customer service skills, integrity and reliability. Position requires excellent communication and organizational abilities as well as grace under pressure. (Majority of the work will be on evenings and weekends.) $13.33—$20.54 per hour. To Apply.

Home Companies

The Center is proud to serve as host to its Home Companies: Peninsula Youth Theatre, and TheatreWorks. These arts organizations spend a significant portion of their seasons in this facility and contribute to the overall success of the Center.

Performing Arts Committee

The Performing Arts Committee (PAC) is a Council-appointed, volunteer committee of five regional citizens who advise the Mountain View City Council on matters pertaining to the Center for the Performing Arts. Appointees serve two-year terms and meet once a month.

PAC Members:
Raymond Chan
Carol Donahue
Ellen Murray
Daniel Palay
Lucia Milone Williams

Center Staff

The Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts is a division of the City of Mountain View's Community Services Department, J.P. de la Montaigne, Director.

W. Scott Whisler, Executive Director
Michele Roberts, Marketing & Public Relations Manager
Cindy Miksa, Business Manager
Jennifer Poret, Booking Coordinator
Bernadette Fife, Technical Services Manager
Gary Voss, Ticket Services Manager
Liz Nelson, Audience Services Manager
Steven Crandell, Senior Stagehand
Morry Goldstein, Senior Ticket Representative
Caroyln Marie Len
, Senior Ticket Representative

Please Note

  • Everyone must have a ticket, regardless of age.
  • For the comfort of all patrons, smoking is not permitted in the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts building.
  • Due to contract restrictions and the dangers posed to performers, cameras and recording devices are prohibited in the theaters during most events.

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