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Santa Clarita Arts

Santa Clarita Arts

Art Education

California Institute of the Arts
24700 McBean Parkway
Valencia, CA 91355-2340
Telephone: 661 255-1050

Founded in 1961 by Roy and Walt Disney, CalARTS was the first U.S. higher education to offer undergraduate (BFAs) and graduate degrees (MFAs) in both visual and performing arts. Schools include Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and Theater.

Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center @ College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355
Box Office: (661) 362-5304

$18.3 million, 47,000 square foot facility that seats 886 in the proscenium theater with a state-of-the-art sound system as well as a Black Box theater. The Performing Arts center offers a wide range of shows and performances highlighting community art groups, rising new artists, college theater, music, dance, and world-class entertainment.

Organizations and Festivals

International Family Film Festival

Telephone: 661-257-3131
Held at Raleigh Studios in the heart of Hollywood, 5300 Melrose Avenue, March 11 - March 14, 2010. Deadlines for submissions is December 11, 2009

Santa Clarita Valley Film Festival
P.O. Box 220220 Santa Clarita, CA 91322-0220
Telephone: (661) 251-0274

A non-profit organization highlighting short independent films appropriate for all audiences and features a film competition for all selected works from both professional and student film makers.

An online outlet dedicated to the large amount of local artists, especially in the Santa Clarita Valley area.

Santa Clarita Artists Association - Making Visual Art Visible
26893 Bouquet Canyon Rd., Ste., C, #305 Santa Clarita, CA  91350-2374
Telephone: (661) 244-7689

A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting artistic ideas and skills in the Santa Clarita Valley through various means including Community Outreach programs, member meetings, and scholarship opportunities.

Performing Arts

Canyon Theatre Guild

24242 Main Street (formerly San Fernando Rd, also called Newhall Ave.) Newhall, CA 91321-2911
Telephone: (661) 799-2702

Providing live theater to the Santa Clarita Valley for over 35 years. Ten full scale productions each year. Voted "Best Live Theater" for the area nine times.

Repertory East Playhouse
24266 Main St.,Newhall, CA 91321
Old address for mapping and GPS systems: 24266 San Fernando Rd. Newhall, CA 91321
Telephone: (661) 288-0000

REP is a theater and member of the L.A. Stage Alliance offering professional plays and productions throughout the year in their 81 seat theater. They have performances at 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays and 2pm on Sundays.

Santa Clarita Ballet Company
26455 Rockwell Canyon - Santa Clarita, CA 91355
Telephone: 661-251-0366

Providing the community with quality, semi-professional ballet theater in partnership with the Santa Clarita Ballet Academy. http://www.finitesite.com/scballet/scba/SCBAindex.htm 

Musical Arts

Men of Harmony - Santa Clarita Valley's Barbershop Chorus
24700 Valley Street, Santa Clarita, CA
Telephone: 661-259-6109

A chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America, Inc. now simply the Barbershop Harmony Society, as the Santa Clarita Valley Men of Harmony. Meets every Tuesday night at 7:30pm and welcomes all guest and prospective members.

Santa Clarita Master Chorale
P.O. Box 800459 Santa Clarita, CA 91380-0459
Telephone: (661) 254-8886

Established in 1998, the Master Chorale under the direction of Allan Robert Petker provides three concerts per year in December, March, and May/June. Performances include a wide range from all time periods and varieties of the chorale gamut.

Santa Clarita Valley Blues Society
PO Box 220575 Newhall, Ca. 91322-0575

Established in 1993, this non profit organization affiliated with the International Organization "The Blues Foundation" in Memphis, Tennessee is dedicated to promoting the Blues music art form in and around the Santa Clarita Valley. Membership meetings and Blues jams are held each month.

Santa Clarita Valley Concert Band
Telephone: (661) 251-6926
Founded in 1984, the Band serves as a local opportunity for adult amateur musicians to use and build their musical skills. They practice weekly, year round, and hold performances 16 times each year.

Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road Santa Clarita, California 91355
Telephone: (661) 255-1626

SCVYO is a non-profit for ages eight years old and older, regardless of ability to pay. It features the Prelude Strings, Intermediate Orchestra, and the Symphony of the Canyons. SCVYO rehearses in Pico Canyon Hall and performs in the Performing Arts Center at the College of the Canyons

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