California Presenters

  • UCSB The Granada Theatre
  • Soka Performing Arts Center, U of America
  • Broad Stage, Santa Monica
  • Art Power! at UC San Diego
  • SF Jazz
  • Artown, Reno
  • Center for Arts, Pepperdine U
  • Music Center Plaza
  • Mondavi Center, UC Davis
  • CSU Monterey Bay World Theater
  • OKGo at Stern Grove
  • Arcadia Performing Arts Center
  • La Mirada Theatre
  • Laxson Auditorium, CSU Chico
  • Carpenter Arts Center, CSU Long Beach
  • Performing Arts Center, Cal Poly
  • Muckenthaler Culteral Center, Fullerton
  • Ford Theatres, LA
  • Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
  • Ceritos Center for the Performing Arts
  • Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
  • Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
  • Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
  • Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center
  • Chan Center for the Performing Arts
  • Walt Disney Concert Hall
  • Sunset Center, Carmel

2015 Annual Membership Conference in San Jose

We are hard at work on the plans for the 2015 Annual Membership Conference, being held May 27-29, 2015. Registration will be open in early January.

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Making Meaningful Connections Dec 3 phone seminar

Have you ever wondered what the key characteristics are of cultural institutions that are genuinely engaging participants who reflect their communities’ changing demographics?

Our next Professional Development phone seminar for CP members is on Wednesday,  December 3 with Marcy Hinand, Principal for Helicon and author of their most recent groundbreaking report Making Meaningful Connections.  Ms. Hinand will be a giving a guided tour of the report’s findings ----that organizations who successfully engage diverse participants have made an explicit, sustained and organization-wide commitment to change, regardless of whether special funding is available. This commitment manifests itself in ways that both cut across the entire organization, and are expressed in specific components of their work.

Download the full report or infograph >>

Register >>

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A Trillion Reasons to Embrace Diversity

California Presenters held a phone seminar for CP members with Dan Guerrero, an award-winning producer of diverse programming for network and cable television and live arts and culture concert events, on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. Members can access the recording via our Members Only page.

Listen to recording >>

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California Presenters is supported by:

NEA logoCAC logoWESTAF logoCAC License logoWilliam & Flora Hewlett Foundation Irvine logo

Founded in 1985, California Presenters is a statewide coalition committed to connecting, engaging and developing performing arts professionals from organizations of different sizes and structures; and advocating for important issues in the presenting field.


Jordan Peimer named Executive Director of ArtPower!@UCSD

Jordan Peimer has been selected by the University of California, San Diego to serve as Executive Director of ArtPower! after a national search conducted by Arts Consulting Group. Peimer will lead the organization in building upon its music, dance and film series as well as developing new interactive programs for the campus and local community. His appointment became effective Oct. 6, 2014.


Dale Franzen steps down

Dale Franzen, who has led the Broad Stage in Santa Monica since its 2008 opening
and helped spur its creation at Santa Monica College, has stepped down as its
director in what she’s calling “an unbelievably happy ending.”

Read the LA Times article >>