Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center is the Crown Jewel of the South Bay arts scene. With its new bold, modernistic Grand Lobby, featuring a black Indian slate exterior, a granite water feature, stainless steel and cherry wood accents and a 21-feet high cherry ceiling, the 1,457-seat theatre is home to three prestigious and highly successful presenters:
Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities
RBPAC is proud to be called home to the largest producing musical theatre company in Southern California, the Ovation Award-winning Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities. RBPAC's official Resident Musical Theatre Company will conclude their 2010 Season with Beehive and 1940’s Radio Hour. On tap for 2011: She Loves Me, The Light in the Piazza, Company and Thoroughly Modern Millie.
Distinguished Speaker Series
RBPAC is honored to host the Distinguished Speaker Series, which has presented such dignitaries as Bill Clinton, Margaret Thatcher, Walter Cronkite, Dan Rather, Tom Brokaw, Colin Powell, Condoleeza Rice and Madeleine Albright. Their 2010-2011 Season includes former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, First Lady Laura Bush, LA Times columnist/author Steve Lopez, neurosurgeon/Emmy Award-winning CNN medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta, conservative columnist/author Peggy Noonan, Emmy Award-winning Travel expert/author Peter Greenberg and “Miracle On The Hudson” hero/pilot/author Chesley Sullenberger.
Los Angeles Ballet
RBPAC takes great pride in hosting the only professional ballet company based in the Los Angeles. Having completed its first four seasons to universal critical acclaim, Los Angeles Ballet announces its newest season, including the newly-choreographed holiday classic The Nutcracker, Celebration and Giselle.