Meet the artists and preview their programs before you book at our annual Artist Showcase. Additional information about the annual showcase is available by calling 714.556.2122, ext. 4310 or visiting SCFTA.org/showcase.
Please have your first, second and third choice of dates available per your school’s master calendar when making booking arrangements. Most artists are extremely popular and dates can go quickly. Other artists have a limited availability based on touring schedules and are only available select times of the year. Artist availability is listed in our catalog and on our website or you can call for more information.
Events may be cancelled with a minimum of seven business days notice prior to the performance date without penalty. Performances cancelled within seven days of the performance date for any reason other than weather or Force Majeure are subject to 50% of the total performance fee. Performances cancelled for any reason within 48 hours of the performance date are subject to the full fee. Cancellations must be made in writing.
A confirmation packet will be sent to you approximately 6 weeks prior to your performance date.This packet will include two copies of a confirmation letter (one to be signed and returned prior to your performance), an invoice, artist technical requirements, teacher evaluations, scholarship information (if your performance is eligible) and teacher guides (if available).
Artists will reserve a performance date based on a verbal confirmation from the school with the Center’s Arts Teach staff. Confirmations can be made via email or the phone. Once a date has been confirmed verbally or in writing, a fee will be charged to change dates. See rescheduling for additional information.
Please submit paperwork at least two weeks prior to the scheduled performance date if your school district requires and independent contractor agreement, hold harmless form or similar paperwork from the Center.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts does not require a deposit for Arts Teach assemblies and workshops. Full payment is requested 15 days prior to your performance date.
Many artists offer Family Night programs and are available for weekend performances. Prices may be higher for evening and weekend events. Please call for more information.
Arts Teach artists are independent contractors who are covered by Segerstrom Center for the Arts' insurance policies. Proof of insurance is available should your district require it. Requests for documentation need to be submitted to the Center's Arts Teach staff at least two weeks in advance of your performance.
Some workshops may require a per-student material fee. Fees are listed with each artist. Please provide accurate participant numbers to ensure proper materials are available.
Outside of Orange County, a minimum of two performances in the area on the same day may be required from some artists. If your school needs only one performance, you may be asked to find a partner school for the other performance.
Payment for performances and workshops is due at Segerstrom Center for the Arts 15 days prior to the date of performance. Please do not give payment
to the artists. Checks are to be made to Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Please include the provided invoice with your payment. If your school
has a strict policy of withholding payment until services are rendered, please
submit purchase order to the Center 15 days in advance of your performance.
Prices listed in this catalog are for daytime, school assemblies, workshops and residencies and are effective July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012. Evening and weekend performances or performances at non-school venues are subject to additional fees. Please call for details.
The maximum capacity for assembly performances is between 350 and 400 students, depending on artist selected. Capacity for workshops varies and is listed with each artist. Please follow these guidelines and book accordingly. Artists may refuse booking requests if student capacity exceeds maximum limits.
Artist assemblies are approximately 45 minutes in length and workshops are 60 minutes in length, unless stated otherwise. Residency sessions are typically 45 minutes in length, but can be increased or decreased if needed. Additional fees may apply for longer sessions.
A fee of $25 will be charged should a school need to change a confirmed booking date. Please confirm your dates and times with the school’s master calendar before calling to make booking arrangements to avoid this additional fee.
Artists provide their services at reduced fees in order to keep prices affordable to schools. Occasionally, an artist may have to reschedule a confirmed booking to accommodate a more remunerative professional engagement. If an artist reschedules a confirmed booking, fees to the school will be reduced by $50 for the inconvenience.
Residency and mini-residency fees are based on four or more classes per day. Residency and mini-residency programs are available for three or fewer classes at an increased rate. Please call for pricing
Scholarship credit opportunities are available for weekday, in-school assemblies only. Evening and weekend performances, special events and workshops do not qualify. Scholarship credit is for assembly fees only and does not include travel fees. The Center offers a 20% scholarship credit to qualifying public and private schools. Scholarship funds are limited and are not guaranteed. Detailed scholarship information is sent with every confirmation packet for eligible performances.
The Center is currently revising the teacher guides and supplemental materials for all Arts Teach programs. If guides are available, they will be sent with your confirmation packet approximately six weeks before your performance date or can accessed on our website. Please make additional copies and distribute as needed.
Each Arts Teach artist has basic technical requirements that are required for your venue. A list of your specific artist's technical requirements is included in your confirmation packet and can be found on each artist's webpage SCFTA.org/artsteach.
A standard daily travel fee of $30 will be charged to schools between 50 and 75 miles distance from Segerstrom Center for the Arts and a standard daily travel fee of $60 will be charged to schools more than 75 miles distance from Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Larger artist ensembles may charge additional travel fees. All travel fees will be disclosed prior to making a final date confirmation.
Additional program information, artist biographies, images, teacher guides, technical requirements and video footage are available on our website. Online booking is also available. Please visit SCFTA.org/artsteach to supplement the information in our annual artist catalog.
Workshops provide participants with the chance to actively engage with the arts. They are designed to provide students a hands-on introduction to an art form. Workshops are also an excellent preview of our more in-depth artist residency programs.