About Craterian Theater at The Collier Center for the Performing Arts
Welcome to the home of Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker in Medford! Craterian Theater at The Collier Center for the Performing Arts is the hub of performance activities for the community of Southern Oregon. The venue’s mission is to enhance the cultural opportunities of the region and increase community pride by operating a state-of-the-art, multi-purpose performance facility. The group organization also provides a forum for community events, a center for local, regional and national performing artists; and fosters the development of the performing arts. The theater is an anchor in downtown Medford’s urban renewal. The goals are to present quality productions that are within the economic reach of a broad spectrum of the community; encourage quality productions by local performing arts groups and other outside presenters; Provide educational programs relating to the performing arts, and becoming the focal point of a revitalized downtown contributing to the economic well-being of Jackson County. Craterian Performances is the membership-based, not-for-profit agency that owns and operates the Craterian Theater at The Collier Center for the Performing Arts.