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
October 11th-13th, 2019
2020 Vision: Building a New Future
The landscape of theatre education has changed drastically in the last two years–and it’s both exciting and overwhelming. This year’s conference will help educators get on top of these changes, and prepare for what comes next in theatre education in California. The California Educational Theatre Association is pleased to present its annual Fall Conference, 2020 Vision, in collaboration with the Pacific Conservatory Theatre (PCPA).  The conference will take place on their campus, October 11th – 13th, 2019 in beautiful Santa Maria, CA.

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Southern High School Theatre Festival
January 17-19, 2020
Fullerton High School, Fullerton


NorCal High School Theatre
Festival Monologue Competition
January 18, 2020
Westmont High School, Campbell
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CETA Middle Stage Fest
February 2020
Smedburg Middle School, Elk Grove
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California Youth in
Theatre Day -- CYIT 2.0
March 10, 2020
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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