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Events at a Glance

Fall 2018

The Fine and Performing Arts Division of Santa Ana College is proud to present a variety of programs for your enjoyment. Please join us for the outstanding selection of activities we have planned for our Fall semester. Events are open to both students and the community.

For detailed information about specific events, please call (714) 564-5661. Dates and events are subject to change.

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All events in PHILLIPS HALL THEATRE unless otherwise stated.


Paintings by Andrew West
February 2 - March 2 * Opening Reception: Saturday, February 2, 7:00 - 10:00PM
SAC Arts Gallery at the Santora Building 

Picture the Difference
Febrary 13 - March 28 * Opening Reception: Wednesday, Febrary 13, 7:30 - 9:00PM
SAC Main Art Gallery

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
By: Clark Gesner
Friday, Febrary 22 at 7:00PM, Phillips Hall Theatre
Though considered a "good man", Charlie Brown can't seem to win favor by his friends, battling misunderstandings before coming to realize what makes them truly happy in this musical based on the Peanuts characters.




 An Orchestral Celebration
An exciting collaborative concert with the Santa Ana College Music Department and Symphony Irvine under the direction of SCC Professor Binh Bu., SAC Professor Jungwon Jin will perform the Liszt Piano Concert No. 1 and the combined SAC andSCC Choirs will perform selections from Handel's Messiah
Saturday, March 2 at 7:30PM, Phillips Hall Theatre

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot
by Stephen Adly Guirgis
A hilarious, poignant, thought-provoking work, boasting a zany cast of charcters that asks one of the most plaguing questions in the Christian ideology: What happened to Judas Iscariot?
Friday, March 29 at 7:30PM, Phillips Hall Theatre
Saturday, March 30 at 7:30PM, Phillips Hall Theatre
Friday, April 5 at 7:30PM, Phillips Hall Theatre
Saturday, April 6 at 7:30PM, Phillips Hall Theatre
Sunday, April 7 at 6:30PM, Phillips Hall Theatre


High School Invitational Art Show
April 6 - May 4 *Opening Reception: Saturday, April 6: 7:00 - 10:00PM
SAC Arts Gallery at the Santora Building

Drag-U-Cation: The Fierce Queens Academy
Presented by the Department of Communication Studies in conjunction with the LGBTQ+ community and SAC Safe Space. This event introduces students to the history of drag queens around the world, includes a candid Q&A with local and world famous queens, and is part of a series of gender communication lectures in Professor Lockwood's classes.
Thursday, April 25 at 7:00PM


 Danceworks 2019 - Spring Dance Concert
An evening of contempary dance works choreographed, performed, and produced by student dance majors! Special performance by the Dance Tourning Ensemble, under the direction of Leann Alduenda.
Thursday, May 9 at 7:30PM, following by post-performance discussion
Friday, May 10 at 7:30PM
Saturday, May 11 at 2:30PM & 7:30PM

Annual Student Art Show
May 10 - June 5 * Opening Reception: Friday, May 10, 6:00 - 8:00PM
SAC Main Art Gallery

Big Band Concert: An Evening of Jazz
Friday, May 17 at 7:30PM

Guitar Ensemble
Saturday, May 18 at 7:30PM

Concert Band/Chamber Orchestra
Sunday, May 19 at 2:30PM

'Don Mariachi': Music from Mexico!
Friday, May 24 at 7:30PM

SAC Choir Concert
Saturday, May 25 at 7:30PM


By Bystedt & Egan
June 1 - July 6 * Opening Reception: Saturday, June 1, 7:00 - 10:00PM
SAC Art Gallery at the Santora Building

El Don Players present Voices: A Collaborative Work Experience
Saturday, June 1 at 7:30PM, Black Box Theatre
Sunday, June 2 at 6:30PM, Black Box Theatre

Hear Me: An Intermediate Action Showcase
Monday, June 3 at 7:00PM, Black Box Theatre

Dance Studio Night
Tuesday, June 4 at 7:00PM