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Broadway powerhouse Megan Hilty will bring smashing vocals to Costa Mesa

Broadway star Megan Hilty will kick off the Segerstrom Center's Cabaret Series on Nov. 14-16.

Richard Young on what it takes to be one of the ‘Champions of Magic’

Oxford illusionist Richard Young is living his dream touring in the Champions of Magic show. And he is even more thrilled to...

Local Experts: How to use mental visualization to enhance performance [dancers]

Local Experts: How to use mental visualization to enhance performance [dancers]@competesportspr #dancers #mentalvisualization #dancetips

Podcaster James Kim chats about new fiction coming-of-age and coming out series

Podcast producer James Kim (“The Competition”) launched the coming-of-age and coming out podcast series “Moonface,” an indie-movie style fictional story about a...

Faces of OC: Sareen Tchekmedyian chats about starring in Broadway musical ‘Anastasia’

Faces of OC: Sareen Tchekmedyian chats about starring in Broadway musical 'Anastasia'

‘GLOW’ actress talks new funny podcast about motherhood

Writer-director and “GLOW” actress Kimmy Gatewood has combined her two worlds of entertainment and motherhood into one lighthearted and provoking podcast, “Mother...

9 fun, inspiring stories from Broadway queen Betty Buckley

Before the Broadway hall of famer and Tony Award-winning actress Betty Buckley returns to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa...

Q: As a dancer, how can I strengthen my core?

By Dr. Chris Koutures, Backstage SoCal contributing expertThere are a few certainties in the dance world. Legs...

Punk rock hot sauce teams up with OC brew

Gringo Bandito hot sauce teams up with Noble Ale Works for a one-night-only event in Anaheim on Oct. 8.

7 must-dos at Meet On Beach

The 21-mile long beach party Meet On Beach is going down on the historic corridor Beach Boulevard on Nov. 17. From La...

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Broadway powerhouse Megan Hilty will bring smashing vocals to...

Broadway star Megan Hilty will kick off the Segerstrom Center's Cabaret Series on Nov. 14-16.

Disney and CHOC lace up shoes for charity 5k...

By Mark Eades, Backstage SoCalGet your walking shoes ready, it’s time to start preparing for the 2018 CHOC Walk in the Park, presented by...

Q&A: ‘Currents’ electrifies Costa Mesa with dance-infused show

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the SoCal debut of internationally renowned Israeli performance troupe Mayumana on Saturday, April 6.

Lawrence Gowan of Styx talks ‘Mission’

Quick Q&A with vocalist/keyboardist Lawrence Gowan on the band's fans, latest album and the return of "Mr. Roboto."

Local Spotlight

4 reasons why you can’t miss Dana Point’s 45th Annual Boat...

Decked in exotic Tiki decor, the 45th Annual Boat Parade of Lights in Dana Point kicks off with a bang on Dec. 6.

Local Experts

Don’t Lose Your Step: Tips For Dancers to Stay in Shape in Isolation

Tips for keeping your body in shape and dance ready while at home – even without the studio or gym.

When the Curtain Rises – Returning to Dance in the COVID World

When the studios reopen and classes resume, dancers envision parading across the floor in the company of peers and wowing audiences hungry...

Dancers: Social Distancing and Home Isolation – Now What?

Now that essential social distancing/home isolation needs have replaced all the practices, rehearsals, performances, and competitions, what can dancers and performers do?

Athlete Eating Disorder: How to identify and get help

Eating disorders are one of the biggest risks faced by dancers, particularly women. The focus on size, shape and weight can put...

Backstage Q&A

Q&A with legend Herb Alpert: ‘Artists are our second responders’

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and visual artist icon Herb Alpert talks about why, more than ever, the world needs artists.

No theater? No problem! OCSA students will perform ‘Now. Here. This.’ virtually

Author of musical "Now. Here. This." Susan Blackwell reimagines musical with OCSA students to create virtual theater experience in a COVID world.

Soap opera diva Arianne Zucker talks live COVID charity event, new podcast & more

Soap opera fans can see their favorite daytime television stars virtually gather this Saturday, May 9 for the "Daytime Cares: A Live Event," a live variety show featuring soap stars of the past and present.

Legendary saxman Tom Scott is ready to bring the funk to O.C.

Grammy Award-winning iconic saxophonist, composer and arranger Tom Scott is coming to Orange County to perform his countless hits with his celebrated...