The Arts at Cal Lutheran
The visual and performing arts have been a vital part of Cal Lutheran since being founded in 1959. We continue to champion the arts by presenting and promoting cultural and educational events on and around our Thousand Oaks campus.
Our performance ensembles are open to all students by audition. These include:
- Cal Lutheran Choir
- Women's Chorale
- University Symphony
- Wind Ensemble
- Jazz Improvisation Ensemble
- Percussion Ensemble
Areté Vocal Ensemble
Areté is an innovative professional ensemble of vocal artists based in Thousand Oaks, California.
Their vocal and choral repertoire includes works from all periods of music history, with special attention given to contemporary, ethnic, experimental, improvisatory, and "cross-over" music.Areté Vocal Ensemble
Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival
Established in 1997, the Kingsmen Shakespeare Company puts on two outdoor stagings of the Bard's plays each summer.
As Cal Lutheran's professional theatre company, it also runs a wide variety of educational programs for K-12 and college students.
Theatre Arts Department Productions
Students participate in several major productions each year, including musicals, original films, dance, improvisational theatre, and the Blackbox series.
If it's straight-up comedy you love, check out the CLU Improv troupe, which performs in the Preus-Brandt Forum every other Thursday night.
Kwan Fong Gallery
of Art & Culture
Located in the Soiland Humanities Center, the Kwan Fong Gallery holds continuous exhibitions by many nationally recognized artists as well as Cal Lutheran faculty and students.
William Rolland Gallery
of Fine Art
Located adjacent to William Rolland Stadium, the William Rolland Gallery features several exhibits throughout the year accompanied by parallel educational events.