Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts

For the past 25 years, the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts at Whittier College has offered outstanding programs that reflect the diverse interests and cultural backgrounds of Southern California.

The Shannon Center yearly hosts the world famous Aloha Concert series, Inside Latin Jazz series, and the RealMusic Festival as well as well as a slate of eclectic, cultural, and family-oriented programming. In addition, the Shannon Center annually plays host to the Department of Theatre Arts' fall and spring productions, the Department of Music's J.S. Bach Festival, the Whittier College Writers' Festival, and numerous guest lectures, special performances, and holiday events.


Shane W. Cadman, Theatre Manager, Production Coordinator 
562.907.4200, ext. 4835

Ronald D. Maurer, Operations Assistant
562.907.4200, ext. 4901


6760 Painter Avenue, Whittier, CA