Featured Shows

Into the Woods (Solvang)
August 11, 2022 - August 12, 2022, 2 Shows - August 13, 2022, 3 Shows - August 14, 2022, 4 Shows - August 17, 2022, 5 Shows - August 18, 2022, 6 Shows - August 19, 2022, 7 Shows - August 20, 2022, 8 Shows - August 21, 2022, 9 Shows - August 23, 2022, 10 Shows - August 24, 2022, 11 Shows - August 25, 2022, 12 Shows - August 26, 2022, 13 Shows - August 27, 2022, 14 Shows - August 28, 2022, 15 Shows - August 30, 2022, 16 Shows - August 31, 2022, 17 Shows - September 01, 2022, 18 Shows - September 02, 2022, 19 Shows - September 03, 2022, 20 Shows - September 04, 2022, 21 Shows
Solvang Festival Theater

This magical musical brings everyone's favorite storybook characters together for a fractured fairytale like you’ve never seen. When the Baker and his wife learn that a Witch's curse…

Native Gardens (Santa Maria)
August 25, 2022 - August 26, 2022, 2 Shows - August 27, 2022, 3 Shows - August 31, 2022, 4 Shows - September 02, 2022, 5 Shows - September 03, 2022, 6 Shows - September 03, 2022, 7 Shows
Marian Theatre (Santa Maria, CA)

Gardens and cultures clash, turning friendly neighbors into feuding enemies in this hilarious comedy of good intentions and bad manners. Pablo, a high-powered lawyer, and doctoral candidate Tania,…

Native Gardens (Solvang)
September 09, 2022 - September 10, 2022, 2 Shows - September 11, 2022, 3 Shows - September 14, 2022, 4 Shows - September 15, 2022, 5 Shows - September 16, 2022, 6 Shows - September 17, 2022, 7 Shows
Solvang Festival Theater

Gardens and cultures clash, turning friendly neighbors into feuding enemies in this hilarious comedy of good intentions and bad manners. Pablo, a high-powered lawyer, and doctoral candidate Tania,…

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The PCPA Conservatory

PCPA Pacific Conservatory supports a unique, fully accredited vocational training program at Allan Hancock College for aspiring actors and theatre technicians.  It is the only training program, with an Equity theatre company with fully integrated community college Career and Technical Education programs, in the country.  PCPA has trained over 10,000 students in a program of practical and experimental training in the fields of acting and technical theater.

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Actor Training

Students at PCPA receive mentorship from professional artists in the studio, in classes, in one-on-one tutorials, and in the context of producing PCPA’s professional Equity productions.

Actor Training

Students at PCPA receive mentorship from professional artists in the studio, in classes, in one-on-one tutorials, and in the context of producing PCPA’s professional Equity productions.

a crew installing the props and scenery for Julius Caesar

Technical Training

The training models professional standards and practices through a master/apprentice approach. Students participate through invitation and advance based on demonstrated growth of skills and professionalism.

Technical Training

The training models professional standards and practices through a master/apprentice approach. Students participate through invitation and advance based on demonstrated growth of skills and professionalism.

Technical Theatre Internships

PCPA offers technical theatre internships in multiple areas of theatre. PCPA’s mentor-apprentice approach to training provides unique experiences with theatre professionals both resident and guests. As an intern you will be training directly with professionals in their respective fields.

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We are deeply indebted to the generosity and support of our many patrons, friends, and alumni members.