Important Update Regarding COVID-19:
Based upon the guidance provided by the California Department of Public Health, the Castro Valley Center for the Arts strongly recommends all attendees wear masks while inside of the CFA. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test is no longer required for entry.
The Castro Valley Center for the Arts (CFA) is a state-of-the-art venue, featuring the 514-seat Erma & Owen Smith Theatre and an Exhibition Hall with seating for up to 75.
The Smith Theater offers modern theatrical equipment, including Broadway-level sound and lighting systems. A new HD long throw projector is available on the main stage, perfect for high-quality, vibrant presentations and movies. The main stage is equipped with a sprung dance floor, perfect for dance recitals and theatrical productions.
The CFA features a spacious lobby, two well-lit dressing rooms, a 1,700 square foot green room, and easy access for backstage loading and unloading. We have partnered with AudienceView to provide a full-service box office, including on-site and online ticketing at an affordable price.