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.

Music Programs & Ensembles
Student Ensemble

Student Ensembles

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
  • Mariachi Ensemble
Student Ensembles
Arete Vocal 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

Upcoming Music Events

ACC Holiday Drum Circle
Jazz Collective
Theater & Dance
Kingsmens Shakespeare

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 theater company, it also runs a wide variety of educational programs for K-12 and college students.

Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival

Theatre Arts

Theatre & Dance 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.

Theatre & Dance at Cal Lutheran

Upcoming Performances

Sorry, there are no upcoming events currently scheduled.

Visual Arts & Galleries
Kwan Fong Gallery

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.

Kwan Fong Gallery

William Rolland Gallery

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.

William Rolland Gallery