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.

Flounder and dancing Mer sisters from The Little Mermaid
Technical

Technical

Student Roster

1st Year Acting

Julia Beise

Julia Beise

Lucas Bennett

Lucas Bennett

Natalie Bordwell

Natalie Bordwell

Aeiden Camacho

Aeiden Camacho

Lily Cameron

Lily Cameron

Anna Cardino

Anna Cardino

Aija Cohen Davis

Aija Cohen Davis

Gideon Feinstein

Gideon Feinstein

Haroute Giragossian

Haroute Giragossian

Lex Gonzalez

Lex Gonzalez

Michael Gould

Michael Gould

Noah Jackson

Noah Jackson

Alexander Kasten

Alexander Kasten

Sophie Kirby

Sophie Kirby

Jessie Kirkwood

Jessie Kirkwood

Odessa Laurie

Odessa Laurie

Lunabella Levin

Lunabella Levin

Ava Lovelace

Ava Lovelace

Victor Meneses

Victor Meneses

Hunter Oehlschlaeger

Hunter Oehlschlaeger

Kiara Plaza

Kiara Plaza

Gillian Rains

Gillian Rains

Holland Rolapp

Holland Rolapp

Kara Rosner

Kara Rosner

Ryan Satterfield

Ryan Satterfield

Kahvi Zvaleko

Kahvi Zvaleko

2nd Year Acting

Andrew Missael Banderas

Andrew Missael Banderas

Courtney Ekstrom

Courtney Ekstrom

Nikolas Fawcett

Nikolas Fawcett

Reid Gregory

Reid Gregory

Griffin Hanson

Griffin Hanson

Sophia Joy

Sophia Joy

Nolan LeMay

Nolan LeMay

Sophie Rhiannon Long

Sophie Rhiannon Long

Christian McCooey

Christian McCooey

Stella Cricket McSween

Stella Cricket McSween

Hadley Nelson

Hadley Nelson

Chiya Newman

Chiya Newman

Annabelle Oglesby

Annabelle Oglesby

Joey Orozco

Joey Orozco

Joshua Oscar

Joshua Oscar

Renee Ortega

Renee Ortega

David Garry Perez, Jr.

David Garry Perez, Jr.

Jessica Peters

Jessica Peters

Rosie Quintana

Rosie Quintana

Alexis Rosinsky

Alexis Rosinsky

Justin Roslinda

Justin Roslinda

Amanda Adair Russell

Amanda Adair Russell

Joshua Tiede

Joshua Tiede

Katie Turton

Katie Turton

Jason Wells

Jason Wells

Edella Oroz Westerfield

Edella Oroz Westerfield

1st Year Technical Theatre

Donna Cantu

Donna Cantu

Rylynn Coble

Rylynn Coble

Ella Costa

Ella Costa

Frankie Jensen

Frankie Jensen

Perse Kaden

Perse Kaden

2nd Year Technical Theatre

Angel Cortez

Angel Cortez

Lou Forehand

Lou Forehand

Abi Frugé

Abi Frugé

Lincoln Heuring-McBride

Lincoln Heuring-McBride

Paige Lutkus

Paige Lutkus

Faye Quintero Nuñez

Faye Quintero Nuñez

Technical Theatre Interns

Vicky Alvarez

Vicky Alvarez

Brenda Arcos

Brenda Arcos

Natasha D'Amico

Natasha D'Amico

David Genge

David Genge

Krys Newbury

Krys Newbury

Skyla Robison

Skyla Robison

Eli Aguilla Ochoa

Eli Aguilla Ochoa

Lollipop

Lollipop "Lolly" Tolan

Evin Salak

Evin Salak

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