The Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts is a historic theater located in the heart of downtown Reno and the Riverwalk District. With the theater temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they face significant financial consequences. To date, the Pioneer Center has cancelled over 50 performances, resulting in substantial revenue losses for the theater. As a nonprofit arts organization, these unexpected losses have a tremendous financial impact on the organization, staff, and community.
After more than 50 years of operating, they are now turning to the community for help. The organization asks community supporters, and past attendees to consider donating to the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts to support the hometown theater. Donations are more critical now than ever and will help raise the curtain when they return. Until then, it will provide essential resources to maintain the iconic facility, stay engaged with the community, support key Pioneer Center staff, and prepare for the moment when they can bring everyone together once again.
While they eagerly await the time when they can share in the joy of live performance again, Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts remains steadfast in their commitment to their nonprofit mission and the community. The organization states that they are committed to the belief that the arts are an essential part of our community’s quality of life and well-being. By donating to the organization, individuals support the continuation of the mission to facilitate and present the highest quality performing arts programming in northern Nevada.
About the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts
Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts (PCPA) is a private, nonprofit 501(c)3 cultural organization. PCPA owns and operates the Pioneer Center, a 1,500-seat theater located at 100 S. Virginia St. in the heart of downtown Reno, Nevada. The Pioneer Center is the largest performing arts facility in northern Nevada and features a distinctive gold-anodized geodesic dome. In recognition of its historical and architectural significance, the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts is listed in the National, State, and City Registers of Historic Places.
To learn more about Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts or how to donate, visit https://pioneercenter.com/, For administrative services call 775-686-6610