Teachers' Weekend

Teachers' Weekend

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PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre in Santa Maria, California invites theater educators to participate in

PCPA’s Theatre Teachers’ Weekend

August 25 and 26

Registration is closed.

3 Options

Saturday and Sunday - $100 - includes two shows
Saturday only - $75 - includes two shows
Sunday only - $50

Theatre teachers can earn upper division units for attending PCPA’s Teachers' Weekend.

The weekend is designed to introduce theatre teachers to the immersive mentor/apprentice atmosphere of conservatory training in a professional environment.

The teachers will observe and work with professional actors, directors, and designers, who have a passion to teach.

The weekend includes: Working with professional actors, directors, and designers in workshops, observing a class in PCPA's Conservatory program, and attending PCPA's productions of Arcadia and Mamma Mia!

To reserve your space and to register
please contact Erik Stein at
or call (805)928-7731 ext 4119
or register online.
[click here]

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Saturday, August 25

9:00 am Welcome - Marian Lobby
Continental Breakfast provided

9:45 am Introduction to the Acting and Technical Theatre Programs
Marian Lobby

10:15 am Theatre Tour

10:45 am Audition Workshop - Severson Theatre

12:15 pm Lunch - on your own

1:15 pm Meet at the Box Office

1:30 pm Arcadia performance

4:30 pm Break
Dinner on your own

7:00 pm Solvang Box Office

8:00 pm Mamma Mia! performance

Sunday, August 26

PCPA's Rehearsal Studios

9:30 am Continental Breakfast provided

10:00 am Observe (and take part if you wish) a class in the conservatory
Viewpoints - a movement, gesture, and tempo based technique that enhances physical awareness, character development, and script exploration.

11:00 am Technical Theatre Workshop - Set Design on a Budget

12:00 pm Q&A - How can we be of service to you and your program.
i.e. PCPA Actors, Directors, Designers, and Technicians help you solve budget, labor, season selection, and casting challenges.

1:00 pm Goodbyes

*workshop subject matter subject to change
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Quotes from past participants:

“Heartiest congratulations to you all for a well presented, balanced, joyous, and insightful weekend. I haven’t stopped talking about it yet and I can’t imagine I will any time soon.”

“This event was very well thought out, carefully orchestrated, and executed with more courtesy and thoughtfulness than I’ve seen in a long time.”

“It was a terrific weekend - a perfect mix of really good theatre, class observation, collaboration with fellow teachers, and Conservatory workshops. I’m excited to take all of this back to my students.”

“The extras were beyond marvelous.”

“We had such a great time this weekend! Thanks so much for all you and the staff did to make us feel well taken care of!”

“We loved everything about the weekend!”

“I loved observing the students. I felt like we actually got to see their personalities.”

“Thanks again for providing this unique opportunity for us.”

“I am impressed beyond words.”
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805 928-7731
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805 922-8313

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