Segerstrom Center for the Arts is one of the nation’s most respected multi-disciplinary cultural institutions. It is Orange County’s largest non-profit arts organization. The Center remains committed to supporting artistic excellence and offering unsurpassed experiences to engage the community in new and exciting ways through the unique power of live performance and a diverse array of inspiring arts-based education and community engagement programs.Our story
Segerstrom Center for the Arts believes in the power of performing arts to transform lives and that the shared experience and exploration of the arts will help unite Orange County, creating a more culturally connected and vital community. We will help shape the Orange County of the future through meaningful collaborations with diverse communities, embracing creativity in all its forms and enabling a more inclusive, vibrant performing arts scene at the Center and across the region.
We will maintain the excellence of our core artistic and educational programs while demonstrating the entrepreneurial resolve to extend resources, know-how and creativity into these communities we engage. The Center will be transformed into a cultural center and dynamic town square deeply engrained in the fabric of our community, artistically ambitious, yet accessible to all, one that shines as the very model of the successful performing arts center of the future.
Equity & inclusion
At Segerstrom Center for the Arts, we celebrate the unique attributes, characteristics, abilities, and perspectives of each individual. We believe that an environment of inclusion infused with a variety of skills and experiences enables us to thrive.
Visit one of our six dazzling venues and experience the performing arts as you’ve never seen them before.
Board & staff leadership
The Board of Directors at Segerstrom Center for the Arts is comprised of approximately 50 community leaders with backgrounds ranging from business to law to public service. Board members serve on various committees and are actively involved in all areas of the organization including education, finance, long-range planning, fundraising, and more.Learn More
Venue rental information
Segerstrom Center's primary venues include Segerstrom Hall, the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall and the Samueli Theater. In addition to these main venues, the Center also includes a public plaza, an education center, inviting lobby spaces and terraces, and several studio and rehearsal rooms.
The Center can also serve as a venue for private parties, readings, presentations, seminars and other events.Get more info
Segerstrom Center for the Arts has been hailed as a unique achievement of community vision, initiative, artistic achievement and generosity. Because of our success and growth, career opportunities are available. In return for your hard work and dedication, the Center provides a pleasant work environment and offers an attractive compensation package to full-time employeesLearn More
Segerstrom Center for the Arts is always looking for enthusiastic individuals to volunteer on campus. As a volunteer, you will have an opportunity to meet many new people as well as see many quality performances. We value you and your interest and generous donation of time.Learn More
Segerstrom Center for the Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, dedicated to the presentation of a wide variety of significant national and international productions of music, dance and theater to the people of Southern California.Learn More
Our resident companies
Pacific Chorale serves Orange County with performances of great choral and orchestral masterworks. Under the direction of Robert Istad, the Chorale has established itself as one of the United States' finest choral groups.
Founded in 1978, Pacific Symphony has played a central role in the spectacular growth of the performing arts in Orange County, touching people with a rich array of musical programs and outreach activities.
Philharmonic Society of Orange County
The Philharmonic Society of Orange County is dedicated to presenting performances by musical artists of national and international stature and to the development and implementation of a wide variety of music education outreach programs.Learn More
Frequently asked questions
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Monday - Friday 10am to 2pm