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Tell us YOUR Soraya story

posted:  13 days 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:  27 days 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:  27 days 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:  41 days 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:  42 days 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.


A Glance Backward as We Move Forward

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  48 days ago

A year has passed since we closed The Soraya and retreated to the safety of our homes.


2020–21 Virtual Highlights

   Joey Solano   posted:  48 days ago

We’re so happy we connected with so many of you in the safety of your homes during the past year with our online programs. Here are a few of our...


A final bow for The Soraya’s resident ballet company

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  55 days ago

Even as light emerges at the end of the tunnel, the struggle to stand up the arts sector, post-pandemic, is merely beginning.


A Tribute to Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

   Debra Levine   posted:  55 days ago

It was a gem of a dance company: a sleek, risk-taking, youthful, uber-trained crew of mega-movers. Anna Kisselgoff, writing in The New York Times, called them “A breath of fresh air!” 


Soraya Stories: Rosanne Cash

posted:  57 days ago

In 2019, Rosanne Cash made her 2nd appearance at The Soraya, performing from her latest album, She Remembers Everything, with husband and collaborator, John Leventhal. One of the country’s pre-eminent singer-songwriters, Cash has released 15 albums of extraordinary songs that have earned four Grammy Awards and nominations for 11 more. 


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