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Our events take place at our beautiful College campus located at
28000 Marguerite Pkwy., Mission Viejo, CA.
(1 block east of the I-5 freeway at the Avery Pkwy. exit., Orange County)
unless otherwise noted.

 

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Piano Master Class with Irene Peery-Fox

Date: 
Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

FA 101
$10 general; $7 seniors; $5 students
 

Concert Pianist and Professor  of Piano at Brigham Young University, Irene Peery-Fox,irene_peery_fox_for_web.jpg conducts a master class. Saddleback students will perform.

Ecce Cor Meum

Date: 
Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 7:30pm to Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 2:30pm

Saturday, May 16 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 17 at 2:30 pm

SIR PAUL MC CARTNEY'S
ECCE COR MEUM

Join the Saddleback Community Chorale and Symphony Orchestra in a performance of these two rarely performed works. The program will start with Ralph Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on the Old 104th featuring pianist Kirill Gliadkovsky in this tour de force for piano, orchestra, and chorus.eccecormeum.jpg

Sir Paul McCartney's classical oratorio Ecce Cor Meum, written in memory of Linda McCartney, will receive its Orange County premier featuring soprano Melissa McIntosh Landis.

Hear Sir Paul's music in a way you have never heard before!

McKinney Theatre
$15 general; $10 students/seniors

 

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A Concert of Thanksgiving

Date: 
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre

FREE Admission (donations accepted to benefit Mary’s Kitchen)
This yearly concert features ensembles from the Music Department. The concert is free with a free-will offering to benefit Mary’s Kitchen, a non-profit program that feed our disadvantaged community.college_choir_for_web.jpg

Jazz Lab Ensemble Concert

Date: 
Monday, November 30, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre
jazz_lab_performance.jpg$10 general; $7 students/seniors

Come hear our talented ensemble perform great jazz.

 

Commercial Music Ensemble Concert

Date: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

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FREE
Saddleback students perform classic rock, folk, hip hop and original compositions.

A Feast of Lights

Date: 
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 7:30pm to Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 2:00pm

Friday, December 4 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 5 at 2 & 5 pm
Sunday, December 6 at 2 & 5 pmchoirs_and_symphony.jpg

A FEAST OF LIGHTS
SADDLEBACK COLLEGE CHOIRS AND SADDLEBACK COLLEGE SYMPHONY
McKinney Theatre
$20 general, $15 students/seniors
 

The Saddleback College Choirs and Symphony present A Feast of Lights, which has been a holiday tradition for over 25 years! Perhaps one of the oldest traditions at Saddleback College, this year’s program will highlight both old and new holiday favorites for chorus and orchestra. Get the holiday season started off with this sparkling concert for all ages!  Special hors d’oeuvres provided by Saddleback College’s exquisite Culinary Arts program.

 

Jazz Faculty in Concert

Date: 
Monday, August 24, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors
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Join the Jazz Faculty as they kick off the school year with an eclectic mix of original music and great jazz standards. This wonderful ensemble features our entire jazz Faculty: Jerry Pinter on saxophone, Ron Stout on trumpet, Jamie Rosenn on guitar, Luther Hughes on bass, Paul Johnson on drum, Ariel Alexander on saxophone, Adam Bravo on piano, and Director of Jazz Studies Joey Sellers on trombone.

Jazz Lab Ensemble Concert

Date: 
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Monday, October 5 at 7:30 pm
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McKinney Theatre

$10 general; $7 students/seniors
Don’t miss this great performance from our talented jazz lab ensemble.

 

October Winds

Date: 
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors

The Saddleback College Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Maestro Yorgos Kouritas, presents their first concert of the fall semester.


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Saddleback Symphony Orchestra Concert

Date: 
Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors

The Saddleback Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Maestro Yorgos Kouritas, presents a program that will brighten the new season.

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Big Band Concert

Date: 
Friday, October 16, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre
2014bigband1.jpg$10 general; $7 students/seniors

The Saddleback College Big Band will perform in the wild diversity style of large ensemble jazz from the swing music of the swing era to freshly inked charts and world premieres.

Ecce Cor Meum

Date: 
Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 7:30pm to Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 2:30pm

Saturday, May 16 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 17 at 2:30 pm

SIR PAUL MC CARTNEY'S
ECCE COR MEUM

Join the Saddleback Community Chorale and Symphony Orchestra in a performance of these two rarely performed works. The program will start with Ralph Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on the Old 104th featuring pianist Kirill Gliadkovsky in this tour de force for piano, orchestra, and chorus.eccecormeum.jpg

Sir Paul McCartney's classical oratorio Ecce Cor Meum, written in memory of Linda McCartney, will receive its Orange County premier featuring soprano Melissa McIntosh Landis.

Hear Sir Paul's music in a way you have never heard before!

McKinney Theatre
$15 general; $10 students/seniors

 

BUY NOW!

October Winds

Date: 
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors

The Saddleback College Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Maestro Yorgos Kouritas, presents their first concert of the fall semester.


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Saddleback Symphony Orchestra Concert

Date: 
Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors

The Saddleback Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Maestro Yorgos Kouritas, presents a program that will brighten the new season.

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A Feast of Lights

Date: 
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 7:30pm to Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 2:00pm

Friday, December 4 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 5 at 2 & 5 pm
Sunday, December 6 at 2 & 5 pmchoirs_and_symphony.jpg

A FEAST OF LIGHTS
SADDLEBACK COLLEGE CHOIRS AND SADDLEBACK COLLEGE SYMPHONY
McKinney Theatre
$20 general, $15 students/seniors
 

The Saddleback College Choirs and Symphony present A Feast of Lights, which has been a holiday tradition for over 25 years! Perhaps one of the oldest traditions at Saddleback College, this year’s program will highlight both old and new holiday favorites for chorus and orchestra. Get the holiday season started off with this sparkling concert for all ages!  Special hors d’oeuvres provided by Saddleback College’s exquisite Culinary Arts program.

 

Jazz Faculty in Concert

Date: 
Monday, August 24, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors
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Join the Jazz Faculty as they kick off the school year with an eclectic mix of original music and great jazz standards. This wonderful ensemble features our entire jazz Faculty: Jerry Pinter on saxophone, Ron Stout on trumpet, Jamie Rosenn on guitar, Luther Hughes on bass, Paul Johnson on drum, Ariel Alexander on saxophone, Adam Bravo on piano, and Director of Jazz Studies Joey Sellers on trombone.

Jazz Lab Ensemble Concert

Date: 
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Monday, October 5 at 7:30 pm
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McKinney Theatre

$10 general; $7 students/seniors
Don’t miss this great performance from our talented jazz lab ensemble.

 

Big Band Concert

Date: 
Friday, October 16, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre
2014bigband1.jpg$10 general; $7 students/seniors

The Saddleback College Big Band will perform in the wild diversity style of large ensemble jazz from the swing music of the swing era to freshly inked charts and world premieres.

Jazz Lab Ensemble Concert

Date: 
Monday, November 30, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre
jazz_lab_performance.jpg$10 general; $7 students/seniors

Come hear our talented ensemble perform great jazz.

 

BONNIE AND CLYDE

Date: 
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 7:30pm to Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 2:30pm

April 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 at 7:30 pm
April 12, 19 at 2:30 pm                                             

BONNIE AND CLYDE
Music by Frank Wildhorn
Lyrics by Don Blackbonnie_clyde_2.jpg
Book by Ivan Menchell

McKinney Theatre
$15 general; $10 students/seniors

A thrilling and sexy musical with a non-traditional score combining blues, gospel, and rockabilly music. Fearless, shameless, and alluring Bonnie and Clyde's electrifying story of love, adventure, and crime captured the excited attention of the entire country. Now, the most notorious couple of the twentieth century takes on a whole new adventure: the stage. 

Not recommended for audiences under 15.

For more information about this show, click on link below.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonnie_%26_Clyde_(musical)

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TALKING WITH...

Date: 
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 7:30pm to Saturday, May 9, 2015 - 7:30pm

May 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9 at 7:30 pm
May 3 at 2:30 pm   
 
TALKING WITH…..
By Jane Martin
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Studio Theatre
$15 general; $10 students/seniors

Thought-provoking  monologues from idiosyncratic female characters who amuse, move and frighten, always speaking from the depths of their souls. They include a baton twirler, a fundamentalist snake handler, an ex-rodeo rider, and an actress willing to go to any length to get a job. 

Not recommended for audiences under 15.

For more information about this show, click on link below.

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Dogfight

Date: 
Friday, October 16, 2015 - 7:30pm to Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 2:30pm

October 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 at 7:30 pm
October 18, 25 at 2:30 pmdogfight20-20mti20web20logo1.jpg

DOGFIGHT
A Musical

Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Book by Peter Duchan
Based on the Warner Bros. film and screenplay by Bob Comfort
Directed by
Musically Directed by
Studio Theatre
$15 general; $10 students/seniors

A young soldier learns the power of compassion when he plays a cruel joke on an unsuspecting girl. This hauntingly beautiful musical was praised by countless critics and nominated for numerous awards and won the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical. Based on the 1991 Warner Brothers film, Dogfight takes audiences on a romantic and heartbreaking theatrical journey that stays with you long after the performance.

 

Blackbird

Date: 
Friday, October 30, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Jonelle Allen in a One Woman Show Chronicling the Life of Florence Mills

Studio Theatre
$15 general; $10 students/seniors
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A multi-character one-woman show about the first legitimate African American Broadway star. Allen will showcase such iconic songs as I’m Just Wild About Harry, A Good Man is Hard to Find and Mills’ signature song, Blackbird. Through the magic of technology Allen will interact with Florence Mills and together they will bring her story to life.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Date: 
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 7:30pm to Sunday, November 8, 2015 - 2:30pm

November 5, 6, 7 at 7:30 pm
November 7, 8 at 2:30 pm              

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By William Shakespeare
Directed by Robert Pryor
McKinney Theatre
$15 general; $10 students/seniors

Written by William Shakespeare possibly between 1590 and 1596, this comedy play portrays the events surrounding the marriage of the Duke of Athens, Theseus and Hippolyta. These include the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of six amateur actors, who are controlled and manipulated by the forest fairies. The play is one of Shakespeare's most popular works for the stage and is widely performed across the world.

 

Summer of Theatre

Date: 
Friday, July 10, 2015 - 7:30pm to Friday, August 7, 2015 - 7:30pm

summer_of_theatre_l_poster.jpgAfter two successful nights of FREE musical theatre with Godspell on the upper campus quad at Saddleback College, the Department of Theatre Arts is thrilled to present two musical productions plus two jazz shows outside under the stars. FREE Admission!

 

 

 

 

Audition information for Grease and Mary Poppins can be found on our auditions page.

MainStage Kids Presents Summer Musical

Date: 
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 7:30pm to Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 2:30pm

Saddleback College's 2015 MainStage Kids will present a new musical next summer. Stay tuned for announcement as to which fun show they will be presenting.

Dates:

Friday, July 31st at 7:30 pm
Saturday, August 1st at 2:30 and 7:30 pm

McKinney Theatre

Winterdance 2015 Auditions

Date: 
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 1:30pm to Friday, August 21, 2015 - 7:00pm

Winterdance 2015 auditions will be held Thursday, August 20 at 1:30 pm, and Friday, August 21 at 7:00 pm in the dance studio, PE 301.  All dance combinations will be given at the audition.  Looking for all styles of dance.   Jazz shoes recommended. winter1.jpg

The Dance Collective 2016 Auditions

Date: 
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 1:30pm to Friday, January 22, 2016 - 7:00pm

The Dance Collective 2016 Auditions

Thursday, January 21 @ 1:30pm and Friday January 22 @ 7:00pm;  held in the dance studio, PE 301.  All dance combinations will be given at the audition.  Looking for all styles of dance.   Jazz shoes recommended. 

 

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Winterdance 2015

Date: 
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 2:00pm to Friday, November 20, 2015 - 8:30pm

Thursday, November 19 at 1:00 & 7:30 pm
Friday, November 20 at 7:30 pm

WINTERDANCE 2015
McKinney Theatre
danceblue1.jpg$13 (presale), $15 (at the door), children 7 years and under FREE but require an admission ticket.

Winterdance 2015, directed by Dorothy Anderson Garant, is choreographed by Dance Department faculty and guest artists; performed by Saddleback College dance students.  This popular yearly concert showcases numerous dance styles including ballet, modern, jazz, tap, hip hop and more.  Proceeds benefit concert expenses and student scholarships.

Piano Master Class with Irene Peery-Fox

Date: 
Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

FA 101
$10 general; $7 seniors; $5 students
 

Concert Pianist and Professor  of Piano at Brigham Young University, Irene Peery-Fox,irene_peery_fox_for_web.jpg conducts a master class. Saddleback students will perform.

Ecce Cor Meum

Date: 
Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 7:30pm to Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 2:30pm

Saturday, May 16 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 17 at 2:30 pm

SIR PAUL MC CARTNEY'S
ECCE COR MEUM

Join the Saddleback Community Chorale and Symphony Orchestra in a performance of these two rarely performed works. The program will start with Ralph Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on the Old 104th featuring pianist Kirill Gliadkovsky in this tour de force for piano, orchestra, and chorus.eccecormeum.jpg

Sir Paul McCartney's classical oratorio Ecce Cor Meum, written in memory of Linda McCartney, will receive its Orange County premier featuring soprano Melissa McIntosh Landis.

Hear Sir Paul's music in a way you have never heard before!

McKinney Theatre
$15 general; $10 students/seniors

 

BUY NOW!

A Concert of Thanksgiving

Date: 
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre

FREE Admission (donations accepted to benefit Mary’s Kitchen)
This yearly concert features ensembles from the Music Department. The concert is free with a free-will offering to benefit Mary’s Kitchen, a non-profit program that feed our disadvantaged community.college_choir_for_web.jpg

A Feast of Lights

Date: 
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 7:30pm to Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 2:00pm

Friday, December 4 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 5 at 2 & 5 pm
Sunday, December 6 at 2 & 5 pmchoirs_and_symphony.jpg

A FEAST OF LIGHTS
SADDLEBACK COLLEGE CHOIRS AND SADDLEBACK COLLEGE SYMPHONY
McKinney Theatre
$20 general, $15 students/seniors
 

The Saddleback College Choirs and Symphony present A Feast of Lights, which has been a holiday tradition for over 25 years! Perhaps one of the oldest traditions at Saddleback College, this year’s program will highlight both old and new holiday favorites for chorus and orchestra. Get the holiday season started off with this sparkling concert for all ages!  Special hors d’oeuvres provided by Saddleback College’s exquisite Culinary Arts program.

 

angelsforthearts.jpgCLICK HERE FOR ANGELS SCHOLARSHIP FORM

Who we are….

Angels for the Arts at Saddleback is a fundraising and support organization for the Performing and Visual Arts at Saddleback College.  Angel members donate their time and talent to raise funds and assist with a variety of arts events on the campus.  The group is led by a volunteer advisory board of directors.

Why we exist…

Angel members believe in the importance of offering a full spectrum of arts to the community, with the college as the focal point.  These events bring together Orange County residents from all walks of life, for the purpose of enlightenment, entertainment, and inspiration.

 

What we do…

Angels for the Arts provide support for:

  • Scholarships for students in Visual & Performing Arts
  • Saddleback Civic Light Opera
  • MainStage Kids Children's summer program
  • Master classes with professional artists
  • Hospitality for guest artist performers and crew
  • Enhancements for arts patrons, such as the tram
  • Annual Fundraiser

 

April 11, 2015 at 7 pm
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BIG BAND SWING THING
Norman P. Murray Center

$25 per person; $40 for two

Back by popular demand, the Saddleback Big Band raises the roof once again with their 1940’s swing era music. You won’t want to miss this fun and popular dance party so get out your dancing shoes and enjoy an evening of festivities including beer, wine, appetizers and other exciting surprises. 


What you can do...

Call 949-582-4763 now to speak with us about how you can get involved in the Angels for the Arts, or just download our Membership Levels and Benefits for more information.

How to contact us….

Call the Angels Liaison at 949 582-4763

Email us at tmcconnel@saddleback.edu

Angels for the Arts
c/o Saddleback College, FA 304
28000 Marguerite Pkwy.
Mission Viejo, CA 92692

Memberships, contributions or ticket reservations can be made through the Fine Arts ticket office, open from noon to 4 PM, Wednesday through Saturday or by calling call 949 582-4656. In addition to cash and checks, our ticket office accepts VISA or MasterCard.

The Angels for the Arts is a member of the Saddleback College Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  Your contribution is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Angels Mission Statement

To raise awareness and financial support for the Saddleback College Performing & Visual Arts programs by attracting top artistic talent and funding for the cultural entertainment, education, and inspiration of the campus and local communities.