A Brief History:
Venues & Amenities:
Since opening it’s doors in 1986, the Center has become a premier performing arts destinations with four main venues:
Segerstrom Hall: This opera-house style concert hall has nearly 3,000 seats and was the first venue built for the Center. The first performance was held in September of 1986. Performance series include: an International Dance Series, a Broadway Series, a Curtain Call Series and other shows.
Renee & Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall: Built in 2006, this concert hall has more than 1,700 seats, a private-donor room and two private salons. In addition to two concession stands, there is formal dining at Leatherby’s Cafe Rouge, and casual dining at The Market Center. Performance series include: a Concert Series, a Jazz Club Series, a Cabaret Series and a variety of special events.
Samueli Theater: A versatile venue, the Samueli Theater is a Cabaret-style theater with an option for stadium seating and a capacity of up to 1,200 guests. Performance series include: a Cabaret Series, a Jazz Club Series, the Off Center Series and a Family Series.
Founder’s Hall: This club-style banquet hall is the smallest of the main venues with a maximum of 600 seats.
There are three resident companies at the Center:
Pacific Symphony: This renown symphony orchestra is one of biggest musical groups of its kind formed in the last 40 years. The orchestra performs more than 100 concerts throughout the year including the popular “Pops” Series, the Cafe Ludwig chamber series, as well as performances by the Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra.
The Philharmonic Society of Orange County: Established in 1959, the Philharmonic Society is the oldest musical organization in Orange County. It presents performances from symphony orchestras and chamber ensembles, as well as soloists and other artists. The Philharmonic Society is also supports music education programs throughout the county through fundraisers and other volunteer efforts.
Pacific Corale: An award-winning choral organization with a professional core of 140 singers who perform approximately 20 concerts per year.
Dodge Education Center:
Admission & Membership:
Location & Address:
The Segerstrom Center is located in the heart of South Coast Metro Orange County, just east of the South Coast Plaza.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts
600 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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