Welcome to the California Educational Theatre Association! (CETA)

CETA VISION: Every California student will experience the highest standards of theatre arts education.

CETA MISSION: The California Educational Theatre Association mission is:

  • To achieve sequential, standards-based, comprehensive theatre education
  • To promote equity and access to theatre arts education
  • To implement the California Credential for Theatre Arts
  • To recognize theatre excellence through awards and scholarships
  • To provide valued opportunities for theatre educators and students.

This mission encompasses pre-K through higher education throughout the State of California.

Upcoming Events:

CETA 2019 Annual Conference
“It’s a PLAY Date” at Asilomar
October 10th-13th, 2019
It’s a PLAY date for theatre teachers!  From October 10th to 13th, 2019, brush up your PLAY skills by Meeting Up at Asilomar.  Bring your top 5 plays to share and expand your repertoire of plays to use in class and in production.
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Southern High School Theatre Festival
January 18-20, 2019
Fullerton High School, Fullerton

NorCal High School Theatre
Festival Monologue Competition
January 17th-19th 2020
Westmont High School, Campbell
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CETA Middle Stage Fest
February 16, 2019
Sequoia Middle School, Pleasant Hill
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California Youth in
Theatre Day -- CYIT 2.0
March 12, 2019
Sacramento State Capitol
Join us at the state Capitol in Sacramento to advocate for theatre arts in education through performance, recognition, community engagement and legislative meetings. Take this opportunity for your students to show on a statewide scale that theatre matters, sharing their passionate voices with their political representatives.
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