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The Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA) offers four distinctive, spacious, and elegant facilities that are ideal for creating a lasting impression and a memorable event. We offer the finest in theater technology with uncompromising old-world elegance. Our staff works daily with major entertainers – so let us treat you like a star and provide you with the same red carpet treatment for your special event!

Rental Proposal Form 

Theater Rental Questionnaire

  • DATE AVAILABILITY: The CCPA is available for rent based on Season performances. Email rentals@cerritoscenter.com to check venue availability and booking requirements.
  • The CCPA requires $5,000,000 EVENT LIABILITY INSURANCE for any event that is held on stage or being filmed on location at the theater. Insurance information, sample certificate, and filming requirements are provided online.
  • The CCPA offers complimentary PARKING to all guests. Parking and directions to the theater are available under the Plan Your Visit section of the website.
  • To confirm a RESERVATION, a fully executed signed contract and 50 percent of your total estimated expenses are due soon after your contract meeting. The final balance and insurance documents are due 30 days prior to the event. A detailed timeline will be attached to the CCPA’s Agreement.
  • There are currently five primary SEATING CONFIGURATIONS for rental clients, based on theater availability. The seating plots vary from Drama/Lyric Recital – 920 seats (small recitals); Lyric Theater – 1,391 seats (musical theater, dance, Pop music); Cabaret Dining – 1,500 seats with 67 small cocktail tables on the Orchestra floor (Jazz, popular music); Concert Hall – 1,629 seats (Orchestra in a 3/4 round acoustical environment); and Arena – 1,721 seats (Popular music in 3/4 round).
  • THEATER RATES are based on a 14-hour per day rental fee. Additional charges are calculated for all labor, production equipment, instruments, Ticket Office set-up, and Emergency Medical Technician services. All events at the CCPA must utilize the facilities ticketing system and staff. Volunteers may be required in some areas, which will be discussed as part of your estimate. No discounts are available for renting the theater.
  • THEATER RENTAL INFORMATION is available at cerritoscenter.com or by calling 562-916-8510 and requesting a packet on current rental rates and event insurance details.

Contact Us

Cerritos Center
for the Performing Arts
18000 Park Plaza Drive,
Cerritos, CA 90703
Phone: 562-916-8510

Ticket Office:
562-916-8500 or
1-800-300-4345
Email Ticket Office

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