Evergreen Theatre

The Evergreen Theatre at the Recreation Complex is a multi functional performance facility that offers various seating and performance configurations. Operated by the City of Powell, the Evergreen Theatre is well suited for musical performances, theatre productions, conventions, seminars and film presentations. With up to date sound and lighting systems, excellent acoustics, dressing and rehearsal rooms, it has been serving the artistic performance needs of the Community since 1975.

Many events occur annually at the Evergreen Theatre including the Pacifc Region International Summer Music Academy, Festival of the Performing Arts, International Choral Kathaumixw, Powell River Film Festival, and many more community funded events and performances. The City of Powell River was named the 2004 Cultural Capital of Canada.

As the largest theatre in Powell River, it can accommodate performances for up to 720 guest and for more intimate shows, it can be converted to a comfortable 240 seat compact theatre. A full compliment of theatre technicians can assist in the delivery of your next performance.

For booking information, please contact the Facility Booking Clerk at 604-485-8909.

If you have accessibility requirements, please contact our Facility Booking Clerk prior to purchasing your theatre tickets.

Theatre Rental Information

Upcoming Shows:

BC Movement Arts Presents: All Tours Dance Company

    • Tuesday, April 9th.  Doors open at 7:00, show starts at 7:30pm
    • $26 (youth 17 & under) GST included
    • $32 (adults) GST included 
    • General Seating
    • Tickets on sale at the Recreation Complex

AU Tour Dance Company, founded in 2024 by Arts Umbrella, is a new professional contemporary dance repertoire company from Vancouver, featuring 14 exquisite emerging dancers. This exciting new performance and creation company features innovative dance works from international choreographers that enhances and utilizes the skills of emerging dancers from British Columbia and around the globe. These beautiful professional dancers, who all graduated from Arts Umbrella’s world renown professional training program, represents the newest generation of artists of virtuosity and power. Under the artistic direction of Artemis Gordon, the company’s repertoire reflects the themes and influences of contemporary art and culture.

Time Will Tell Arts Presents: Sadhana: AN EVENING OF BHARATANATYAM

    • Saturday, April 27th. Doors open at 7:00, show starts at 7:30pm
    • $35 GST included
    • Tickets available at the Recreation Complex

This is a rare opportunity to experience the profound art of Bharatanatyam, the classical dance form of South India by one of Canada’s leading exponents of the artform – Sujit Vaidya. Bharatanatyam was born in the temples of South India and was performed as an offering to the Gods. It evolved over time to adapt to the stage, yet it retains its devotional flavour while allowing for the expression of numerous emotions through the use of music, acting, hand gestures, and intricate rhythmic compositions.

The show will feature a live orchestra of renowned musicians including flute virtuoso Raman Kalyan, soulful vocalist Ramya Kapadia and mridangam player Curtis Andrews. A special guest in the group is A. Lakshmanaswamy, the guru (teacher) of Sujit Vaidya visiting directly from India who will beconducting the orchestra and performing nattuvangam – the vocalization and accentuation of the dancer’s rhythmic footwork.

The Sutcliffes present:  The Beatles Red & Blue Anthology 1962-1970

    • Saturday, June 15th.  Doors open at 7:00, show starts at 7:30pm
    • 37.50 including GST.  General seating.
    • Tickets on sale at the Recreation Complex

The Beatles again changed rock history with the release of a career defining greatest hits collection fifty years ago.  Universally known as the Red and Blue albums, this four record anthology was the introduction to The Beatles’ music for subsequent generation.  From the first single (Love me Do) to the last (Let It Be) these albums traced the evolution of The Beatles as the greatest artist of the century.  The Sutcliffes will cover every phase of The Beatles and their hits from the moptop era to the psychedelic masterpieces and beyond the new exciting multi-media presentation.