Visual, Applied, & Performing Arts Complex

VAPA

COVID-19 requirements apply to all Cabrillo performances in every venue whether you are a patron or a volunteer. Please scroll down for a complete list.

Cabrillo College's Visual and Performing Arts Complex offers state of the art facilities in all art mediums, as well as three performance venues: the Crocker Theater, the Samper Recital Hall and the Black Box Theater.

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2024 Spring Events

The Box Office hours are Thursday, Friday, & Saturday 12pm-6pm; plus in-person sales only 1 hour prior to events.

Contact us by phone at (831) 479-6154 or by email: cabrilloboxoffice at gmail.com with your name and phone number..

Please note that parking is free in Lot L during events.

COVID-19 VAPA PERFORMANCE SAFETY PROTOCOLS

* All patrons are encouraged, but not required to wear a mask covering their nose and mouth indoors and throughout the performance

* An N95, KN95, or a double mask is encouraged, but not required.

* All patrons are encouraged to be fully vaccinated, but it is not required.

* Food and drinks are not permitted in the venue with the exception of bottled water.

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Volunteer to Usher for Events or Help Take Tickets!

Send us an email letting us know what events you are interested in!

cabrilloboxoffice@gmail.com

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Cabrillo Theatre Arts presents: "Marie Antoinette"

Black Box Theater

April 12-28

Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30p

Sunday matinees at 2pm

Cabrillo Theatre Arts' Spring 2024 production of "Marie Antoinette" by David Adjmi, directed by Andrea Hart.

Photo: Steve DiBartolomeo

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TEDxSanta Cruz 2024

Crocker Theater

April 13 from 9:00am - 5:00pm

TedxSantaCruz 2024, "Rising Together," will be a day-long celebration of ideas, innovation, connection, and solutions to help meet our local and global challenges.

TEDxSantaCruz has sold out! There will be a livestream available on the day of the event. Please visit TEDxSantaCruz's website for more details

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Cantiamo! and Ensemble Monterey Chamber Orchestra

First Presbyterian Church, Monterey on April 13 at 7p

Peace United Church of Christ, Santa Cruz on April 14 at 5p

Cantiamo! will join the Ensemble Monterey Chamber Orchestra for off-campus concerts in Monterey and Santa Cruz. For more information and to purchase tickets visit ensemblemonterey.org.

Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre in Concert

Crocker Theater

April 20 & 21

A mixed repertory performance featuring Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre

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For information visit scbt.org.

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2023-2024 Santa Cruz Symphony Recital Series: Destiny Muhammad

Samper Recital Hall

April 21, 2024 at 2p

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Cabrillo Symphonic Chorus and Santa Cruz Symphony: Bach Mass in B Minor

Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz on May 4 at 7:30p

Henry J. Mello Center, Watsonville on May 5 at 2p

For information and tickets visit the Symphony's website.

Small Ensembles

Samper Recital Hall

May 8 at 12:30p

Join Cabrillo College's Small Ensembles in a Spring program of chamber music favorites for all instruments, in duos and other combinations of ensembles of up to twelve players.

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Cabrillo Strings Ensembles

Samper Recital Hall

May 9 at 12p

The Cabrillo Strings Ensembles will present music for strings, flute and percussion.

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Cabrillo Piano Department Concert

Samper Recital Hall

May 9 at 7:30p

Join the advanced pianists at Cabrillo College for their spring-themed recital of piano solos. Directed by Susan Bruckner.

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Cabrillo Youth Strings Chamber Recital

VAPA 5156

May 10 at 7p

The Cabrillo Youth Strings will present a Spring Recital featuring solos and ensembles performed by local youth. For more information visit their webpage.

Vocal Recital - Intermediate and Advanced Singers

Samper Recital Hall

May 10 at 7p

A presentation of vocal solos and ensembles by intermediate and advanced singers.

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Cabrillo College Spring Dance Concert

Crocker Theater

May 10 & 11 at 7:30p

The Cabrillo College Dance Department presents its Spring Dance Concert, featuring work by students and faculty choreographers. Bridging the length of the county and moving across a variety of dance form including Hip Hop, Salsa, Folklorico, Ballet and more, this concert features the creativity of emerging dance makers and students.

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Cabrillo Chorale Spring Concert

Samper Recital Hall

May 11 at 7p

A celebration of Spring sung by the Cabrillo Chorale.

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Cabrillo Youth Chorus Spring Concert

Samper Recital Hall

May 12 at 3p

A celebration of Spring sung by the children and youth of the Cabrillo Youth Chorus.

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TWDCC Spring Showcase

Crocker Theater

May 12 at 3p

A showcase of Tannery World Dance & Cultural Center's Youth Program for the 2023-24 season.

Tickets available here beginning May 1st!

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Cabrillo Electronic Music Concert

Black Box Theater

May 14 at 7p

The Cabrillo College Music Technology and Recording Arts Program's second annual concert will feature original music created by students and faculty, designed to be sequenced, controlled, mixed and manipulated during live performance.

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Improv Follies

Black Box Theater

May 15 at 7pm

Cabrilo College Theatre Arts Department presents an evening of improvisation. Join the students in the Improvisation class, who perform fun and thought-provoking skits as their final exam.

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Cabrillo College Symphonic Orchestra

Samper Recital Hall

May 16 at 7:30p

The Cabrillo College Symphonic Orchestra will present its Spring 2024 semester concert.

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Big Band Jazz with the Cabrillo Jazz Ensembles!

Crocker Theater

May 17 at 7:30p

An Evening of Big Band jazz with Cabrillo College's jazz ensembles.

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An Evening of Vocal Jazz

Crocker Theater

May 18 at 7:30p

The award-winning Cabrillo Vocal Jazz Ensembles will present ensemble and solo jazz literature studied over the semester. The concert will present all styles of jazz and contemporary a capella ensemble singing. It will feature West Coast Voices, Jazz@3:00, Jazz@2:00, and a special guest artist.

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Symphonic Winds Spring Concert

Crocker Theater

May 19 at 3p

A concert of works for symphonic band performed by Cabrillo College's Symphonic Winds.

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Santa Cruz County Youth Symphony Spring Concert

Samper Recital Hall

May 19 at 3p

The Santa Cruz County Youth Symphony, featuring talented young musicians ages 12 to 18 from throughout the county, performs music by Rossini, Tchaikovsky, Copland, Elgar, and John Williams. The concert opens with a performance by Santa Cruz Chamber Strings, the orchestra’s new program for younger players

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Actors Showcase

Crocker Theater

May 20 at 7p

Students in the acting classes present scenes and monologues. Scholarship awards are also presented to Theatre Arts students.

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Westside Folk & Gospel Choir Concert

Samper Recital Hall

May 20 at 8p

The Westside Folk & Gospel Choir performs its Spring concert.

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Classical Guitar Ensemble Spring 2024 Concert

Samper Recital Hall

May 22 at 7p

Come share in the rich tradition of classical guitar music at Cabrillo! The Spring 2024 concert features members of the guitar department performing solos, duos, and larger ensemble works for guitar and other instruments.

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The Cabrillo Latin Jazz Ensembles

Black Box Theater

May 23 at 7:30p

The Cabrillo Latin Jazz Ensembles present an evening of classic Latin Jazz, from Mambo to Salsa, Cumbia to Samba, and more!

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Cabrillo Jazz Combos

Black Box Theater

May 24 at 7:30p

Jazz in the Box! The Cabrillo Jazz Combos will present an evening of Swing, Be-Bop, Hard-Bop and Cool Jazz.

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Pacific Voices 30th Anniversary Concert: Let Music Live!

Samper Recital Hall

June 1 at 7p

June 2 at 2p

Join Pacific Voices in celebrating 30 years of musical joy with LET MUSIC LIVE!
This concert features beloved favorites from our extensive repertoire. We look forward to sharing it with you.

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Earthsongs: Rise

Samper Recital Hall

June 22 at 3p

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