Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation

For over 20 years, the Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation has been providing the highest quality of performances and arts experiences to Torrance and the South Bay. In addition to our productions, we also work with schools, local businesses and nonprofits to help them succeed.

 

Saturday, September 26, 2015
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Show off your talent!

Sunday, September 27, 2015
Country Roads - John Denver Tribute

Looking like entertainment icon John Denver is one thing. Sounding like him, too, is – well, comparable to a “Rocky Mountain High” for the incomparable singer-songwriter Rick Schuler.

Saturday, October 3, 2015
Broadway-boys

Imagine watching a show with unparalleled vocals and explosive energy. Imagine classic songs being completely reinvented. Imagine an evening full of showtunes presented with a contemporary flare. You’ve just envisioned the Broadway Boys.

Friday, October 9, 2015 – Saturday, October 10, 2015
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Stan West is a blues man’s – blues man. Known the world over, Stan and his band have played it all but always come back to their one true passion – the blues, America’s music.

Sunday, October 11, 2015
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A true classic of American musical theater, this tale of life on the Mississippi from the 1880s to the 1920s is both a poignant love story and a powerful reminder of the bitter legacy of racism.

Saturday, November 14, 2015
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A fresh and funny salute to Americana, The Wonder Bread Years Starring Pat Hazell (former Seinfeld writer) is a fast-paced, hilarious production that gracefully walks the line between standup and theater.

Friday, November 20, 2015 – Saturday, November 21, 2015
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Multiple nominees for the 2013 Canadian Folk Music awards, ECMA’s & Music PEI Awards, Ten Strings And A Goat Skin are having the time of their lives Immersed in the music they love as a trad/folk/fusion bilingual trio.

Friday, December 4, 2015
New Orleans Christmas

A New Orleans Christmas with Jeff Bordes and Friends is a heartwarming holiday show mixing the spirit of Christmas with the soul of New Orleans. The whole family will love the lively arrangements of seasonal favorites led by jazz trumpeter Jeff Bordes.

Saturday, December 5, 2015 – Sunday, December 6, 2015
Sister's-Christmas-Catechism

It’s “CSI: Bethlehem” in this holiday mystery extravaganza, from the author of Late Nite Catechism, as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages – whatever happened to the Magi’s gold?

Monday, December 21, 2015
Art-&-Study-of-Taiko

Staff and students of Asano Taiko US and the Los Angeles Taiko Institute present contemporary and traditionally-inspired taiko repertoire in their end-of-year recital.

Sunday, January 10, 2016
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In Bellini’s bel canto masterpiece, a Druid high priestess betrays her people by falling in love with an occupying Roman soldier. When the soldier abandons her for another, her volatile mix of anger and guilt threatens the lives of the innocent and guilty alike.

Saturday, January 23, 2016
Metropolitan-Klezmer

METROPOLITAN KLEZMER, “One of the finest American klezmer bands” (Songlines Magazine), performs an exhilarating range of musical treasure with astonishing agility and refreshing depth.

Friday, January 24, 2016
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Story Pirates celebrates creative writing by students from coast to coast in a loud, hilarious sketch comedy musical performed by professional improvisers and musicians. The show is based entirely on stories written by elementary school students, and part of the show is made up on the spot by the kids in the audience!

Friday, February 5, 2016 – Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Long-acclaimed as one of the most versatile vocal performers today, Boyd seamlessly blends swing, jazz, pop, country, gospel and rock, bringing back the nostalgic charisma of a bygone era, while taking risks with his arrangements that truly show confidence in his talent.

Friday, February 12, 2016
Tapestry---Carole-King-Tribute

Tapestry: Tribute to Carole King faithfully recreates the glorious sound of a Carole King concert, leaving your audiences with memories of the great music she wrote and recorded.

Saturday, February 13, 2016
Big-Friendly-Giant

In David Wood’s exciting dramatization of Roald Dahl’s award-winning story, a 15-foot-tall vegetarian giant with vocabulary problems teams up with a little orphan girl called Sophie. Together, Sophie and her new “jumbly” friend, the BFG (Big Friendly Giant) devise a plan to save the children of England from child-eating giants.

Saturday, February 27, 2016
Dancing With The South Bay Stars V

Join us for this extra-special event where local South Bay “Stars,” paired with professional dancers, compete to raise funds for their favorite non-profits.

Sunday, February 28, 2016
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A Steampunk Anime Princess and her Magical Cabaret, inspired by the Dragonfly, and filled with her family and friends, brings talented artists from around the globe together in an awe inspring theatrical presentation.

Friday, March 4, 2016 – Saturday, March 5, 2016
Conganas

“CONGANAS” is a powerful Latin-Jazz & Salsa Quartet from Los Angeles who accomplishes the sound of a full ensemble.

Friday, March 11, 2016
M-Pact

Hailed “one of the best pop-jazz vocal groups in the world” by the San Francisco Chronicle, m-pact is respected worldwide as a cutting edge trailblazer in the realm of vocal music. Emerging from an age of auto-tune and overproduction, this ensemble has cultivated a new generation of ears hungry for the fresh, raw power of nature’s “first instrument” – the human voice.

Saturday, March 12, 2016
Shenanigans

Award-winning magician Eric Buss stars in this rapid-paced magic variety show that feels more like a party. He shares the stage with some of the best entertainers in the world, who also happen to be his best friends.

Sunday, March 13, 2016
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In the backwoods of Tennessee, a beautiful young woman is accused of indecent behavior after she is discovered bathing naked in a stream. Will the charismatic traveling preacher who sets his sights on her soul be her salvation, or her downfall?

Friday, April 8, 2016
Jimmy-Webb---Glen-Campbell-Years

Glen Campbell and Jimmy Webb were an unexpected pairing: a multi-platinum recording artist arch conservative and a child prodigy long-hair stoner songwriter. Yet, Campbell and Webb became one of the most successful musical collaborations of all time.

Saturday, April 9, 2016
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The second annual International short film festival where the audience selects the “Best of the Fest”! Come and see the best and the brightest from young filmmakers around the globe.

Sunday, April 10, 2016
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Thanks to her open heart and determination, Cinderella triumphs over her mean-spirited relatives in Rossini’s sparkling version of the story.

Friday, April 15, 2016 – Saturday, April 16, 2016
Big-Lucky

1 oz vintage swing, 1 oz retro lounge cool, a splash of roaring ‘20s fun and hipster chic, and a twist of sass.

Sunday, May 1, 2016
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During the Stunt Dog Experience you will witness some of the most incredible stunts ever performed by dogs. It’s not just a show, it’s an experience! The experience has amazing tricks, big air stunts, comedy antics, dancing dogs, athletic feats, and is the most entertaining show of its kind.

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