Performing Arts Center


Effective December 14, 2022, The Chabot College Performing Arts Complex no longer requires proof of vaccination, negative COVID-19 test or universal masking for visitors attending in-person on-campus events. This includes visiting performers, visiting event staff and / or volunteers who are not employed by Chabot College. 

While these measures are no longer required, The Chabot College Performing Arts Complex highly encourages visitors to our venues to ensure they are up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccinations before working, performing in or attending our events. 

The Chabot College Performing Arts Complex will support any client renting our facilities who may opt to require stricter COVID-19 policies for cast, crew and / or patrons at their events. College employees will continue to have the option to request that others wear masks while present in their personal workspace.

Please note that proof of vaccination is still required for Chabot College staff members and for students attending in-person classes, per COVID-19 safety protocols implemented by the Chabot Las Positas Community College Board of Trustees.  (BP 7330 Communicable Diseases, & BP 5210 Communicable Diseases for Students).

Learn more about our district's COVID-19 protocols and guidelines here.

We are currently accepting requests for venue rentals through June 30, 2023. For rentals between July 1, 2023 and June 30, 2024, we will be accepting requests beginning February 1, 2023.

To request a date, please complete the Preliminary Request for Use form and Equipment Checklist below and submit these documents to

Please note that as of December 21, 2021, the Grand Court and large Amphitheater are not available for use.

For inquiries, we can be best reached at

Plan your next event at the Performing Arts Center.

First opened in 1967, the Performing Arts Center is a 1,432-seat auditorium, which functions as a full featured theater. Our landmark community theater was re-dedicated and renamed on November 3, 2010 to honor our founder, Reed L. Buffington.

Extensive features include:

  • 1432 Seat Auditorium, a gracious Full-Featured Theater
    • Premier East Bay Venue
    • Backstage features
    • Onsite professional support staff
    • Inexpensive parking fees

Available for:

  • Corporate Meetings
  • Conferences
  • Public Performances
  • Fund-Raising

Contact Us


Bernadette Fife
Theater Manager 
(510) 723-6976

Caroline Morrison-Pegg
Audience Services Technician
(510) 723-6794

Gregory Thomas
Audience Services Technician 
(510) 723-6732

Ney Hoato
Stage Technician 

Gene Hale
Stage Technician 

For information about general events at Chabot College, please view our Calendar of Events.

For general information, including Lost & Found, please contact:


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Renting PAC Facilities

We have 3 facilities that can be rented:

  1. Auditorium (PAC)
  2. Stage One (S1)
  3. Recital Hall

How to Rent



We are looking for qualified people in the following areas:

  • Student Assistants (Technical and Front of House)
  • Volunteer Ushers
  • Professionals in Lighting, Sound, Video & Rigging

If any of these positions fits your qualifications, please contact

We are also seeking a full-time Operations Co-Ordinator to join our permanent team. To view the job description and apply, please visit the CLPCCD Jobs Page.


We are currently accepting performance opportunities . To request a date, please complete the Preliminary Request for Use form and Equipment Checklist below and submit these documents to

Forms for 2023/2024