2022-2023 - ASSEMBLIES

Explore world cultures, discover a story in movement or celebrate an American classic. Our roster of internationally renowned dance artists brings the best the world has to offer to your school or event.

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THE ALLEY CATS Music By bringing their own contemporary style to the tunes from the ’50s and ’60s, The Alley Cats present fun, interactive and informative assemblies. Starting at $1,270
ANAHEIM BALLET Dance Classically trained dancers energetically bring traditional and contemporary repertoire to life, engaging audiences of all grade levels. Starting at $970
ARTE FLAMENCO DANCE THEATRE Dance Clarita’s extensive knowledge of dance and easy rapport enhances these richly textured programs highlighting a variety of dance throughout several regions of Spain. Starting at $920
BABA THE STORYTELLER Music World-renowned Kora musician and storyteller breathes life into African culture through songs, African harp playing, interactive games, storytelling and much more in these vibrant programs. Starting at $320
BACKHAUSDANCE Dance Beautifully trained dancers with an eclectic and dynamic dance vocabulary explore modern themes through athletic, lyrical, contemporary movement to create meticulously sculpted dance works. Starting at $970
BETH SUSSMAN Music Juilliard-trained classical pianist Beth Sussman makes classical music fun and accessible in her humorous and interactive programs.

A free, 20-minute Kindergarten assembly is available if one, full-length assembly is booked on the same day. Starting at $400
BOXTALES THEATRE COMPANY Theater Exquisite masks, movement, music and storytelling are seamlessly weaved together to bring myths and folktales from around the world to young audiences. Starting at $400
THE BULLY DUDES Theater Talented artists Keith Berger and David Prather team up to deliver a one-two punch in this exceptionally informative, delightfully humorous and poignantly thought-provoking program about the very serious subject of bullying. Starting at $920
CARL WEINTRAUB Theater A veteran of stage and screen, Carl Weintraub pulls from his vast theatrical experience and library of stories to craft specially tailored performances that nourish, captivate and enchant audiences. Starting at $720
THE CHAMELEONS Theater World-renowned artists use their spell-binding talents in programs that are a celebration of the magic of theater and mime. Starting at $400
CLASSICAL BLAST Music World-renowned mime artist Sharon Diskin and classical pianist Beth Sussman team up to bring classical music to life with their unique blend of mime and music. Starting at $770
THE COLLABORATORY Theater This ensemble blends its sense of humor with its diverse theater background to motivate and inspire youth to deal with problems they encounter in their daily lives. Starting at $300
DANCING STORYTELLERS Dance This duo of talented artists transports audiences with exceptionally crafted programs that blend the contemporary with the traditional. Experience mythical legends and stories of India through dance and storytelling in their program “Indian Mythology and Me”, or learn the cycles of nature through South Asian music and dance in their STEAM programs “The ‘Sum’ of All Things” and “Nature’s Cycles: Planting and Farming”. Starting at $400
DANZA AZTECA XOCHIPILLI Dance Danza Azteca Xochipilli is the combined dance and instrumental talent of one family who has preserved and performed the Aztec culture and history through stories, music and dance for over 20 years. Starting at $820
DAVID PRATHER Theater Actor-storyteller David Prather pulls out all the stops in high-energy,engaging programs artfully crafted to stimulate an interest in poetry and language. Starting at $720
THE DOO-WAH RIDERS Music Described as "high-energy country with a Cajun twist," The Doo-Wah Riders bring their original blend of country music to the stage with instruments ranging from fiddles to accordions and everything in between. Starting at $1,270
GOT RHYTHM! Dance Tap dancer and drummer extraordinaire, Channing Cook-Holmes, presents rhythm tap in its purest form, with live instrumentation, through a contemporary look at the origins of tap dance and the masters of the art. Starting at $1,645
ISLAND INSPIRATIONS Dance Internationally award-winning performers take you on a memorable journey through Polynesia to discover the magic and traditions of its legendary people. Starting at $820
JAZZY ASH AND THE LEAPING LIZARDS Music Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards are the first and only New Orleans Jazz band just for kids and families.

For the 22-23 season, only the pre-recorded assembly Fly Through My Window will be available. Jazzy Ash will be touring her new musical North, commisioned by Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

Follow precocious Lawrence and his mother, Minnie, as they escape the Deep South and travel North through the Underground Railroad to seek freedom in this new musical commissioned by Segerstrom Center. Their route through the Louisiana bayous, the bustling city of New Orleans, and the young town of Lawrence, Kansas introduce Lawrence, Minnie, and the audience to the diverse, multi-faceted lives of Black Americans during this time period. While acknowledging the realities of slavery, North brings out the full experience of freedom-seekers: optimism, bravery, playfulness, wonder, suspense, and mystery.

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Field Trips at Segerstrom Center for the Arts Starting at $400
JIM COGAN Theater Master storyteller, Jim Cogan, creatively incorporates sound, movement, a myriad of facial expressions and audience participation in his dynamic programs, which can be custom designed for your specific needs.  Starting at $400
JOURNEYS TO THE PAST Theater Jacque Nunez and her family bring to life Native American culture and history as they share their people’s indigenous tools, games, clothing, stories, instruments and songs. Starting at $400
KOREAN CLASSICAL MUSIC AND DANCE Dance This splendidly costumed ensemble boasts a rich and varied repertoire of exciting dances that are presented with the grace and elegance characteristic of this ancient dance form. Starting at $1,270
THE L.A. TROUPE Theater From the page to the stage, this multi-talented theater company takes classical works and makes the stories and language accessible and fun for students of all ages.  Starting at $400
MÁIRE CLERKIN – IRISH STORIES AND DANCE Dance Máire Clerkin is an internationally recognized Irish dancer, choreographer, teacher, actor and storyteller from London. Drawing on her family’s Irish heritage, she shares her favourite Celtic legends and invites audience participation with rhymes, body percussion, and – if space allows – fun dance routines! Starting at $620
MARK BECKWITH Music Mark Beckwith began writing songs and shows for children in 1988. He published his educational tunes worldwide for products such as Knowledge Adventure’s Jump Start series. Mark co-founded the popular duo Razzle Bam Boom in 1999. Since then he has performed at over 1000 schools. Starting at $695
THE MOONRAYS Music A group of funny guys blend four-part harmony with their love of education to teach important and relevant topics intended to empower children to be passionate and informed young citizens. Starting at $1,320
N8TIVEHOOP Dance World Champion Dancer, Terry Goedel, opens the door to Native American culture in an engaging, enriching, and dynamic Hoop Dance performance. Starting at $400
OBEDIAH THOMAS Music Obediah Thomas, a 20 year veteran professional performing artist and co-founder of the popular duo Razzle Bam Boom uses skilled vocals, comic talent, and a trumpet to deliver an important message on character education. Starting at $695
PACIFIC TRIO Music Virtuoso musicians representing Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Northern China will enchant your students with the music and instruments of China. Starting at $970
PACIFICO DANCE COMPANY Dance A leading international dance company, Pacifico Dance Company presents spectacular performances of Mexican folk dances. Their performance will educate and enlighten all communities while providing powerful insight to the culture and heritage of this rich tradition. Starting at $1,680
PAUL MORSE PRODUCTIONS Theater This talented theater company presents poignant and powerful programs celebrating diversity and cultural heritage. Starting at $400
THE PERFECT GENTLEMEN Music Keeping the tradition of vaudeville alive, these four gentlemen perform a repertoire of music, unsurpassed in its ability to entertain audiences of all ages. Starting at $950
PHANTOM PROJECTS THEATRE GROUP Theater Phantom Projects Theatre Group is a non-profit theatre company that have brought high-quality theatre to young people for over 20 years. Their aim is to strengthen the lines of communication between students, parents, and educators through inspiring and educational theatrical productions. Starting at $770
POWERHOUSE!!! PERCUSSIVE DANCE Dance This trio of talented dancers brilliantly combines innovative tap, precision clogging and explosive stomp to share percussive dance with audiences of all ages. Starting at $1,020
PUPPETS AND PLAYERS LITTLE THEATRE Theater Master puppeteers bring puppetry to life in hands-on workshops or in fantasy adventures combining classical marionettes, hand puppets and live performers with dazzling sets and music presented in a beautifully crafted, European-style marionette theater on wheels.

Outdoor space required for this artist. 
Starting at $645
RAMYA'S TRADITIONS OF INDIA Dance India’s rich cultural traditions of dance, drama and music shimmer as creator Ramya Harishankar weaves an evocative tapestry of motion, rhythm and colorful dress to bring stories and poetry to life. Starting at $920
RAZZLE BAM BOOM Music Musical-comedy duo Mark Beckwith and Obediah Thomas expertly use humor, song and theater in programs designed to make learning fun! 

An additional $100 fee will be charged for outdoor performances. Starting at $400
ROCHEL GARNER COLEMAN Theater Actor, poet and storyteller, Rochel Garner Coleman, presents entrancing portrayals of historical figures creating living experiences that sweep audiences into a world of imagination colored with the stuff of life.  Starting at $570
SIDE STREET STRUTTERS JAZZ BAND Music The Side Street Strutters have been delighting Disneyland audiences, theatergoers and students with their high-energy shows and student outreach programs since 1983.  Their repertoire covers a half century of classic American Jazz including Blues, New Orleans Dixieland, Swing, and Popular Jazz.  Their school programs are designed with content specific to each grade level and cover topics such as improvisation, Jazz styles, Jazz history and introductions to musical instruments. Starting at $400
STREET BEAT Music This STOMP-inspired, urban percussion group uses the ordinary and makes it extraordinary in an explosive percussion celebration that is sure to get your students moving. Starting at $1,300
TAIKOPROJECT Music The acclaimed TAIKOPROJECT is an ensemble of premiere taiko drummers dedicated to sharing their Japanese American culture and heritage with the community from TV appearances to school performances.

An additional $100 fee will be charged for outdoor performances. Starting at $400
TEN WEST Theater With their signature blend of physical virtuosity and inventive comedy, Ten West engages audiences of all ages in a unique theatrical style inspired by vaudeville, commedia and clowning that is as poignant as it is humorous. Starting at $1,220
UNIVERSOUL HIP HOP Dance Internationally acclaimed Hip Hop dancers unite together to perform this American-born art form that has connected and inspired people across the world. The electric movements ignite the power within, and instill the universal values of self-worth, kindness, and community. Starting at $1,420
VICTORIA BURNETT Theater Multi-talented storyteller, Victoria Burnett, fuses a mixture of story and music to delight and soothe the spirit and leave you with a song in your heart in her highly interactive and dynamic programs.  Starting at $695
VYBRATION Music Thrilling vocals, exquisite harmonies and energizing vocal percussion combine in vibrant programs featuring some of California’s most talented and dynamic a cappella performers. Starting at $1,420
WE TELL STORIES Theater This masterful group of theater artists uses a unique blend of storytelling and audience participation to bring literature, folklore and mythology to life.  Starting at $1,175
WILL AND COMPANY Theater This multicultural theater group is renowned for presenting exciting, literacy-building adaptations of classic works of literature in highly interactive performances where students from your school join the cast. Starting at $1,020