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Founded in 1985, Actors’ Theatre has established itself as a vital part of the greater Santa Cruz area’s theatre community; known for its productions of classical, contemporary, and new plays, and home base for several highly popular Impr... more
At ARIEL, we feel our finest productions are not our plays but the responsible young people who come together in a positive, collaborative spirit to learn, perform and share experiences that they will carry with them for a lifetime. more
ARIEL Theatrical is a nonprofit organization offering year-round programs in theatre arts for children and adolescents. ARIEL seeks to use the art and discipline of theatre to help young people develop the skills and confidence they need to positivel... more
Traditional Blackbox Theatre Intimate theatre seating for 62 Wheelchair accessible Adjacent to lobby, gift shop and gallery On site kitchen and auxiliary classroom available more
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Cabrillo College's Visual and Performing Arts Complex offers state of the art facilities in all art mediums, as well as three performance venues: the Crocker Theater, the Music Recital Hall, and the Black Box Theater. The Cabrillo Performing Arts Co... more
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Cabrillo Stage is a non-profit, non-union, professional summer stock, musical theatre company dedicated to presenting full scale Broadway musicals to the greater Monterey Bay area. Producing a diversity of musical theatre works with the goal of educa... more
The Cherry Center sponsors 12 diverse visiting art exhibits throughout the year. The majority of these exhibits have been selected, organized and curated by the Center and range from historical to contemporary art, including painting, photography, ce... more
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2014 Season Celebrates "Bach and the Italians" Carmel Bach Festival’s 77th Season “Bach and the Italians” focuses on the music of Italy, with an evening of Italian opera, virtuosic works for violin, Felix Mendelssohn’s &... more
Chica Boom Productions Back by popular demand. Chica Boom Productions is proud to present, Trick or Treat, begining in October. Enjoy a sultry evening filled with comedy, singing, dancing and more!! For more information, check out our myspace... more
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The Center is home to a growing artist community, and has recently expanded with help from many community organizations and businesses. The Center's goal is to encourage and develop art and culture in the community by providing educational programs a... more
The World Theater at California State University, Monterey Bay is a 457-seat performing arts facility located in Seaside. The venue houses a professional live entertainment program, campus events and student productions, and concerts by local communi... more
DNA’s Comedy Lab, in downtown Santa Cruz, features stand-up, sketch, & improv comedy, live pod casts, award ceremonies, movie riffing, game shows, community-minded events and original Theatre. Located in the old Riverfront Twin movie Theatr... more
Since its inception, El Teatro Campesino and its founder and artistic director, Luis Valdez, have set the standard for Latino theatrical production in the United States. Founded in 1965 on the Delano Grape Strike picket lines of Cesar Chavez&rsqu... more
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The original founding Bohemian community theater troupe of Carmel.  Established in 1909 by the San Francisco Bohemian writers, poets and artists of the turn of the century - the likes of Jack London, Mary Austin, George & Carrie Sterling and... more
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Starlight, moonlight, and a peek of the Pacific, framed by towering Monterey pines and two huge open fireplaces, provide a majestic backdrop for this open-air theater. Come early and enjoy your own picnic supper before the performance. Bring a blanke... more
Beautifully remodeled, ready for your entertainment, welcome to the Salinas Fox Theater. This classic building is over eighty years old, with all the grace and charm of its art deco interior restored. Now Salinas not only has a venue for concerts and... more
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The Golden Bough Playhouse is the home of Pacific Repertory Theatre, the only professional theatre in Carmel and all of Monterey County. The playhouse features two different theatres: The 300-seat proscenium style Golden Bough Theatre that is us... more
When it opened on August 6, 1926, the Golden State Theatre was the last word in movie presentation, and it wasn’t a recorded word, as movies with sound were still over the horizon. Seating 1600 people, it was the largest theatre between San Francisco... more
The Indoor Forest Theater houses PacRep's School of Dramatic Arts, known locally as "SoDA", currently under the direction of Gracie Moore Poletti. The 2012 Fall semester, with 17 different classes for students ages 4 years and up, begins in early... more
Jewel Theatre Company (JTC) is the only year-round professional theatre company in Santa Cruz County. Now in our seventh year, we recently moved into our new home at Center Stage (formerly Actors’ Theatre) in downtown Santa Cruz and expanded ou... more
Live Event & Theatrical Production Company. Full Event Production from Concept & Design thru your entire event. We have full time Lighting Designers, Technical Directors, Set Designers, Grips, Stage Hands, Carpenters and Audio Engineers. Ou... more
MCT is the oldest continually operating community theater in Santa Cruz County, now in its 31st year and going strong.  We produce 4-5 fully staged productions each year, mostly at our home at Park Hall in Ben Lomond, but also at venues such as... more
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Mountain Community Theater is Santa Cruz County’s longest continuously running community theater company. MCT is a member-run non-profit organization that derives its support primarily from performance proceeds and charitable donations. The com... more
Pacific Repertory Theatre is the only professional theatre in Carmel and Monterey County. Known as PacRep, the company has announced its 31st season of plays and musicals in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Housed in one of the oldest theatre's in the city, t... more
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An exciting program for beginners and seasoned performers alike, PacRep's School of Dramatic Arts (SoDA) offers a full range of theatre arts development for all ages, staffed by professional teaching artists. In 2011,... more
Planet Gemini is Monterey's number ONE Comedy & Dance Night Spot! Featuring local and nationally known headlining comedians and major stars as seen on HBO, Comedy Central, Improv and more! more
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Some of the best acts to hit town play the stage of the Rio, a gracious theater built in 1946 to house a new 3-D Cyclorama movie screen. Nothing more complicated is on tap than popcorn, snacks and a few soft drinks, but since being retooled into a li... more
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Rising Sun Dance & Theater creates and tours enjoyable, heartwarming, deeply profound performances, and workshops in communities across the nation. Welcome aboard, Audience Members, Presenters, Teachers, Community Partners, Actors, Dancers,... more
The auditorium is on the National Register of Historical Places, and was awarded with a 2005 Art Deco Preservation Award from the Art Deco Society of California. more
A non-profit organization devoted to encouraging community participation in the arts. Our goals are to provide artistic inspiration by giving our community members the chance to view, enjoy and participate in the performing arts, and to encourage... more
The San Lorenzo Valley High theater department is a place of learning.  We teach, direct, and mentor many wonderful and talented students in support of the arts at SLV! more
Dedicated in 1940 in downtown Santa Cruz, the Civic Auditorium is classic California. Arched granite pillars cover the brick entryway and warm pastel colors fill the hallways to create an inviting, slightly deco atmosphere.  The Civic has hoste... more
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Santa Cruz Shakespeare (SCS) will carry on the tradition of professional, thought-provoking and passionate theater in Santa Cruz forged by its predecessor. In December, Shakespeare Play On (SPO) was founded, comprised of festival supporters, board m... more
SJS is a theatrical production company that focuses on nonconventional story telling and breaking new grounds in the theater experience. The belief that art can change the world is at the forefront of every project produced. SJS production staff... more
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The Sunset Center is the most active cultural facility on the Monterey Peninsula, home to distinguished performing arts groups including the Carmel Music Society, Carmel Bach Festival, Monterey Symphony, Chamber Music Monterey, and Sunset Presents.&n... more
A full service production company. Working on Festivals, Concerts, Events and Fundraisers. Handling sound, stage, lights, stage managing, crew plus more. more