Citrus Colleges’ Visual & Performing Arts program has developed a unique production company model within our curriculum. By choosing us for your next event or production you will be adding exceptional value, while giving our students unprecedented training in their chosen fields.

100% of the money we earn goes to support our student’s education and our programs. Our students receive “real world” work experience while in college. Citrus College’s state-of-the-art facilities and our jobs training production model include audio recording studios, theatrical lighting design labs, set design and fabrication, and of course exceptional performers.


Night Shift band performing at Citrus Arts open house. Female singer up stage singing into microphone with male and female backup singers down stage.
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    This high-energy group performs the best music of classic rockers, R&B and contemporary artists. Night Shift annually performs in excess of 100 engagements for private and corporate parties as well as country club events and a summer tour in the Hawaiian Islands. Songs include hits such as: Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, Superstition, Midnight Hour, Shut Up and Dance, Lady Marmalade and Cake by the Ocean. From Aretha Franklin and Michael Jackson to Bruno Mars and Walk the Moon, the band's set list will keep your guests on the dance floor all night long. Regardless of the venue, Night Shift's professionalism and exceptional performances will inspire and delight audiences of all ages.

The Blue Note Orchestra

Citrus Arts big band Blue Note Orchestra's wind and brass section. Two female students on saxophones and three male students on flute.
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    This highly professional, critically acclaimed ensemble has been invited to play at the most prestigious jazz festivals in the world, including the celebrated Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, the North Seas Jazz Festival in Holland, the Luxembourg Jazz Festival and The Hawaiian International Jazz Festival. Our professional clients include the who's who of Southern California's society and entertainment elite. Our performing groups routinely produce special presentation packages for the Beverly Hilton hotel, The Ritz Carlton Huntington, The Langham in Pasadena, The National association of Home builders, National Hotrod Association, city of Glendale, DreamWorks, Wailea Marriott Maui and the Hyatt Regency Maui to name just a few.

    Our ensembles have also had the privilege to perform and tour with artists such as Arturo Sandoval, Sandy Duncan, Bob Newhart, Gwen Stefani, Melissa Manchester and Dale Kristien who starred opposite Michael Crawford in over 1700 performances of "Phantom of the Opera". Known for its ability to masterfully recreate traditional and contemporary big band styling's the Blue Note Orchestra's professional and entertaining performances prove to inspire and delight audiences of all ages.



    This subtle jazz quintet plays polite, swanky, acoustic jazz music that will add warmth and elegance to any event. The Castaways are best known for their ability to play in diverse settings. The group performs throughout California and the Hawaiian Islands for charity events, weddings, country clubs and exclusive Hollywood parties. The Castaways will add a touch of class to your function and will provide ambiance and warmth to your event. Audiences are charmed by the refinement of the music and the classic flair of this group.


Citrus signers performing during annual open house with Doug Austin conducting.
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    The voices are as beautiful and as clear as the bells that they ring. The holiday performances by the Citrus Singers are unmatched. This forty-member acapella choral ensemble performs in excess of 30 shows each holiday season for luncheons, parties and other events. The venues who hire this prestigious group range from high-end country clubs in the Coachella Valley and Southern California, to the Rose Parade and the Super Bowl. They’ve performed at some of Hawaii’s finest resorts, toured Europe and Asia, supported the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and entertained past Presidents and foreign dignitaries. Whether it’s the classic holiday show or the peppy pop show with the full orchestrations and choreography, the Citrus Singers will have you bringing them back year after year.


    Annually, the Women’s Ensemble performs in two titled shows, Christmas Is…(Fall) and their Pop Show (Spring). In December the group will embark on an extensive caroling schedule at prestigious venues throughout Southern California. This year’s Pop Show will be nothing less than fabulous as the ladies present The Song is You. Each year we rotate the repertoire between songs from Broadway musicals to those sung by your favorite artists on the radio. This production will showcase our versatile vocal style and mix it up with show stopping choreography!

    In May, we have the privilege of performing on an annual performance tour. The Women’s Ensemble has traveled to places such as: San Diego, Palm Springs, the Mexican Riviera, and the Bahamas.

    Ensemble members build relationships and make memories that last a lifetime. These young performers shine through their vibrant performances. A Women’s Ensemble production will make a great addition to your event.


Four column trussing with par and moving head lighting on sound stage.
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    The Emerging Theatre Technologies program is able to offer staging and lighting rentals for your big event! The students have on site, first-hand experience with setting up and running custom lighting trusses for all types of events. Students are trained to provide technology used in large venues such as Staples Center, the Pantages Theatre, and the Honda Center, and are able to recreate that “big concert” feel at your venue.

    ETT Rig Equipment:

    Lighting Consoles
    • GrandMA I
    • GrandMA II
    • HOG 4
    • Pearl 2000
    Lighting Instruments
    • Martin Vipers
    • Clay Paky Sharpys
    • Elation 5R
    • VL 2402
    • VL 2200
    • K9 Bulldog LED PAR
    • Colorado 2P LED PAR
    • Pixel Line Wall Washers
    • Sanyo XF45 10K
    • Panasonic 630 WVGA 5K
    • Strong Truss Trouper
    Truss Capabilities
    • Up to a 24’X32’, 14’ tall cage
    • Towers and Light stands available
    • Up to 24’X24’ Stage
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