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Soraya alums take center stage at The Kennedy Center Honors

posted:  6 days ago

On June 6, The Kennedy Center hosted its 43rd annual prestigious Kennedy Center Honors, presented uniquely without a live audience, celebrating the artistic legacies of Debbie Allen, Joan Baez, Garth...


Soraya Story: Dan Guerrero

posted:  22 days ago

Dan Guerrero is an award-winning television producer and a director of live arts and culture concert events at prestigious venues including the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion for the Los Angeles Opera, the Cite de la Musique in Paris, and the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Guerrero's time at The Soraya includes interviewing music legend Linda Ronstadt, directing the unforgettable mariachi opera Cruzar la Cara de la Luna, and hosting Nochebuena en Casa.


Soraya Story: Dee Larkin

posted:  36 days ago

“Christine and Owen Smith would be so proud of their role in this venue. I am so extraordinarily honored that they have permitted me to be a part of that...I’m just in awe of what [The Soraya] has brought to the Valley.”


Soraya Stories: Interns

posted:  49 days ago

The Soraya cares not just about the shows, but its audience members, the donors, and the students at Northridge.


Tell us YOUR Soraya story

posted:  2 months ago

We want to hear your story! One of the things I love most about my job is standing in the lobby with our patrons, hearing about their experiences at The Soraya.


There’s a note of optimism in the air!

posted:  3 months ago

After months of silence from state and local officials about the reopening of performing arts venues, suddenly there’s a flurry of activity and a glimmer of hope.


Soraya Stories: Kara Hill

posted:  3 months ago

Kara Hill, an award-winning architect and architectural historian, is the principal of Kara Hill Studio, a Minneapolis-based architecture firm. While at Hammel, Green and Abrahamson, Inc. 


Feed your curiosity. Go Behind-the-Screens with The Soraya.

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  3 months ago

What started as a necessity at the beginning of the pandemic, the only option for continuing some semblance of programming, has become one of my favorite things to do. Interviewing artists from their homes and sharing some of their work, usually performed in the most intimate and authentic ways, has added a new dimension to the performing arts.   


Soraya Stories: Richard Kaufman

   Joey Solano   posted:  3 months ago

Grammy Award-winner and CSUN alumni Richard Kaufman has devoted much of his musical life to conducting and supervising music for film and television productions, as well as performing film and classical music in concert halls and on recordings.


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