About Us

The Sid Williams Theatre Society operates the theatre for the benefit of all residents of the Comox Valley.
We strive to be inclusive and accessible for all. We offer subsidized rates for non-profit renters, a ticket program for those without access to cultural events, and a bursary fund for graduating students to continue their education in the performing arts.

The Sid Williams Theatre Society is dedicated to the stimulation and enhancement of artistic, cultural, and recreation activities in the Comox Valley and surrounding regions through its operations of the Sid Williams Theatre.

To lead in the provision of professional theatre services for user groups and to offer a full range of theatre experiences suitable for diverse audiences.


We will strive to ensure that all activities presented at the Sid Williams Theatre are accessible, both physically and economically, to all area residents.

We are committed to providing a broad range of year-round theatre experiences from performers – local and global – that will appeal to audience members of all ages.

We will conduct business in a prudent and fiscally responsible manner. Services will be provided using safe and environmentally responsible practices.

We will strive for excellence in community cultural/recreational services through its choice of quality artistic selections; by providing expert rental, ticketing, and technical services; and with high standards for facility maintenance and safety.

Community Building
We will work to ensure awareness that the Sid Williams Theatre is operated by the theatre society on behalf of the City of Courtenay for use by all area residents.

Artistic programming activities include the Blue Circle Series, Sid Docs, Family Films, Bickle Theatre Originals, and Centre Stage events.

Learn more about programming

Funding Partners

Corporate Partners & Event Sponsors


Board of Directors

Our volunteer Board is responsible for the governance, policy development, fundraising, and advocacy of the Sid Williams Theatre Society.

Current Board Members

Darryl Calnan – President
Marty Douglas – Vice President 
Heather McFetridge – Treasurer/Secretary
Bill Anglin – Director
Naz Dizai – Director
Neil Havers – Director
Brian Mather – Director
Tansy Pauls – Director

Our Board of Directors is always interested in hearing comments, questions, or concerns from members of our community.
The board can be reached by dropping off a letter to the theatre or by mail:

Attention: Board of Directors
c/o Sid Williams Theatre Society
442 Cliffe Avenue
Courtenay, BC
V9N 2J2

All letters will receive a reply.

Interested in serving on our Board of Directors? Please email us with subject line “Becoming a Board Member.”