Eric Hutchinson Live in Torrance

Eric Hutchinson LIVE!

Easily Register Your August 8th, 2020 Spot For Eric Hutchinson LIVE at 6:30 PM PST Here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/113789930746 Until we can get back to bringing you live performances in the theatre that you can share with others, we will continue to bring you live entertainment events directly to your home. While your sofa may be a…

Janet Klein – TOCA Backstage and TOCA To Go!

JANET KLEIN JOINS TOCA TO GO International touring artist, Janet Klein brings her unique and fun style to TOCA To Go. Janet Klein has performed for TOCA before. If you were lucky enough to catch one of performances, you know how fun her song is and how authentic her voice is. She is truly one…

Jeff Bordes – South Bay Festival of the Arts!

TOCA’s SouthBay Festival of the Arts was supposed to be on Saturday June 27th. However, due to the Covid 19 pandemic, we had to cancel the event. Still, with all that’s going on in the world, we’d still like to share the arts with you that weekend. On Friday June 26th at 7pm, TOCA will…

Magic up close

Magic Up Close – Jonathan Levit and George Tovar

One of the shows that we had lined up for this season before we had to postpone everything was Magic Up Close. This is one of my favorite shows that we produce. Changing the Nakano Theatre into a very intimate performance area, we bring in magicians to present a full length presentation of magic up…

Imported Bride Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation

Imported Bride

Back in May 2015, we produced a new play written by Jane Yeh. Imported Bride is an original comedy set in Los Angeles in the 1990s at the “Scholars Restaurant” in Chinatown, where everyone — from the owner to the wait staff — holds a master’s or doctorate degree. Since we are unable to bring…

Brenda way interview

Choreographer and Founder of ODC Dance: Brenda Way

As I am fond of saying… “I appreciate dance, but I don’t always understand it.” So, I thought I would chat with someone who might help to understand this often underappreciated art form. Brenda Way received her early training at the School of American Ballet and Ballet Arts in New York City. She is the…

tommy chong interview

TOCA Backstage – Tommy Chong

The TOCA Backstage podcast has been a way for us to share some insight on the artists that are will be performing on our stages. Now, with the Convid-19 issues and the remaining shows in our season being postponed, I reached out to friends to see if they knew of anyone that might be interesting…

TOCA Backstage – Kelly Freemon Craig

When it was decided that we wouldn’t be able to bring you interviews of the artists in our season due to the postponement of shows, I reached out to a number of people that I thought would be interesting to speak with. Kelly Freemon Craig, award winning film director and screenwriter was gracious enough to…