PCPA Conservatory

The 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.

PCPA performs its winter/spring season in two theatres in Santa Maria, the 440-seat thrust Marian Theatre and the 204-seat flexible black box Severson Theatre.  During the summer, the company also performs in the outdoor 700-seat Solvang Festival Theater.

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Technical

Technical

Student Roster

1st Year Acting

Amber Busse

Amber Busse

Robin Castillo

Robin Castillo

Audrey Cirzan

Audrey Cirzan

Christopher Coffey

Christopher Coffey

Aaron Corbeil

Aaron Corbeil

Phoebe Dubois

Phoebe Dubois

Maurus Dumalaog

Maurus Dumalaog

Cat Evans

Cat Evans

Alex Figueroa

Alex Figueroa

Kieran Flanagan

Kieran Flanagan

Manny Fuerte

Manny Fuerte

Dorian Green

Dorian Green

Kendall Green

Kendall Green

Tony Gutierrez

Tony Gutierrez

Julia Mae Abrams

Julia Mae Abrams

Grace Kitchen

Grace Kitchen

Bethany Langdon

Bethany Langdon

Alex Loder

Alex Loder

Elizabeth Martinié

Elizabeth Martinié

Jayson Maulé

Jayson Maulé

Brett Mollard

Brett Mollard

Samantha Nakagaki

Samantha Nakagaki

Jillian Price

Jillian Price

Faith Richter

Faith Richter

Nick Schiro

Nick Schiro

Ella Serrano

Ella Serrano

2nd Year Acting

Sierra Anastasi

Sierra Anastasi

Rhys Avants

Rhys Avants

Ekaterina Bouras

Ekaterina Bouras

Mary Bouton

Mary Bouton

Trevor Cruse

Trevor Cruse

Ksa Curry

Ksa Curry

Sydney Ennis

Sydney Ennis

Garrett Haven

Garrett Haven

Tyrone 'Rex' Jones

Tyrone 'Rex' Jones

Gracie Jurczyk

Gracie Jurczyk

Emma LeFever

Emma LeFever

Anna Magri-Moore

Anna Magri-Moore

Elenor Paul

Elenor Paul

Lewis Powell III

Lewis Powell III

Sarah Raines

Sarah Raines

Evelyn-Claire Smith

Evelyn-Claire Smith

Sabrina Solorzano

Sabrina Solorzano

Hanne Shaye

Hanne Shaye

Colin Toohey

Colin Toohey

Adrian Viecco

Adrian Viecco

1st Year Technical Theatre

Eli Aguilla Ochoa

Eli Aguilla Ochoa

Alan Huerta

Alan Huerta

Parker Katona

Parker Katona

Alexandria Lamanna

Alexandria Lamanna

Risso Mulholland

Risso Mulholland

Lachlan Oster

Lachlan Oster

Ashley Rauras

Ashley Rauras

Preston Smith

Preston Smith

Brianna Virgen Ballesteros

Brianna Virgen Ballesteros

2nd Year Technical Theatre

Emma Henson

Emma Henson

Jacob Irwin

Jacob Irwin

Bridget Brooks

Bridget Brooks

Gabe Zufall

Gabe Zufall

Technical Theatre Interns

Clare Cantus

Clare Cantus

Paige Deeds

Paige Deeds

Monika Goebel

Monika Goebel

Joanne Caño Gonzalez

Joanne Caño Gonzalez

Mel Johnson

Mel Johnson

Kristina Melsheimer

Kristina Melsheimer

Juan Miguel Jimenez

Juan Miguel Jimenez

Lauren Katherine

Lauren Katherine

Adriana Pinkerton

Adriana Pinkerton

Royce Peart

Royce Peart

Ashlynn Swauger

Ashlynn Swauger

Alumni

Robin Williams

Robin Williams

Zac Efron

Zac Efron

Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain

Kathy Bates

Kathy Bates

Vincent Rodriguez III

Vincent Rodriguez III

Kristin Stokes

Kristin Stokes

Joanna Jones

Joanna Jones

Boyd Gaines

Boyd Gaines

Patrick Page

Patrick Page

Meami Maszewski

Meami Maszewski

Dana Costello

Dana Costello

Roddy Kennedy

Roddy Kennedy

Kelly McGillis

Kelly McGillis

Richard L Hay

Richard L Hay

Harry Groener

Harry Groener

Robert Blackman

Robert Blackman

Mercedes Ruehl

Mercedes Ruehl

John Dexter

John Dexter

John Lacovelli

John Lacovelli

Sharen Davis

Sharen Davis

William Thomas Hodgson

William Thomas Hodgson