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

Alex Alansalon

Alex Alansalon

Joshua Aran

Joshua Aran

Lottie Arnold

Lottie Arnold

Andrew Banderas

Andrew Banderas

Courtney Ekstrom

Courtney Ekstrom

Nick Fawcett

Nick Fawcett

Vanessa Fichter

Vanessa Fichter

Reid Gregory

Reid Gregory

Guenael Gwegwe

Guenael Gwegwe

Nazareth Hailey

Nazareth Hailey

Griffin Hanson

Griffin Hanson

Nolan LeMay

Nolan LeMay

Sophie Long

Sophie Long

Sophia Joy

Sophia Joy

Christian McCooey

Christian McCooey

Stella McSween

Stella McSween

Hadley Nelson

Hadley Nelson

Chiya Newman

Chiya Newman

Annabelle Oglesby

Annabelle Oglesby

Joey Orozco

Joey Orozco

Renee Ortega

Renee Ortega

David Perez

David Perez

Jessica Peters

Jessica Peters

Rosie Quintana

Rosie Quintana

Justin Roslinda

Justin Roslinda

Alexis Rosinsky

Alexis Rosinsky

Amanda Russell

Amanda Russell

Josh Tiede

Josh Tiede

Katie Turton

Katie Turton

Jason Wells

Jason Wells

Edella Westerfield

Edella Westerfield

2nd Year Acting

Amber Busse

Amber Busse

Robin Castillo

Robin Castillo

Audrey Cirzan

Audrey Cirzan

Christopher Coffey

Christopher Coffey

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

Jill Price

Jill Price

Faith Richter

Faith Richter

Nick Schiro

Nick Schiro

Ella Serrano

Ella Serrano

1st Year Technical Theatre

Angel Cortez

Angel Cortez

Lou Forehand

Lou Forehand

Abigail Fruge

Abigail Fruge

Lexie Guzik

Lexie Guzik

Lincoln Heuring-McBride

Lincoln Heuring-McBride

Paige Lutkus

Paige Lutkus

Faye Quintero Nuñez

Faye Quintero Nuñez

Weston Wilding

Weston Wilding

2nd Year Technical Theatre

Eli Aguilla Ochoa

Eli Aguilla Ochoa

Alan Huerta

Alan Huerta

Risso Mulholland

Risso Mulholland

Lachlan Oster

Lachlan Oster

Ashley Rauras

Ashley Rauras

Preston Smith

Preston Smith

Lollipop

Lollipop "Lolly" Tolan

Brianna Virgen Ballesteros

Brianna Virgen Ballesteros

Acting Interns

Noah Esquivel

Noah Esquivel

Gisela Feied

Gisela Feied

Stephanie Roman

Stephanie Roman

Johnny Valerio

Johnny Valerio

Technical Theatre Interns

Emma-Rae Carson

Emma-Rae Carson

Kennedy Frick

Kennedy Frick

Hadley Gilpatrick

Hadley Gilpatrick

Mel Johnson

Mel Johnson

Lauren Katherine

Lauren Katherine

Hannah Mullins

Hannah Mullins

Paige Weissenburger

Paige Weissenburger

Parker Katona

Parker Katona

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