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2023-2024 DTASC Festivals

Shakespeare Festival:
Combined Festival, All Divisions, April 20, 2024 

Valencia High School
27801 Dickason Drive,
Valencia, CA 91355

Are you interested in judging at our April 20 festival? CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Download the online version of the April 20 Festival Day Program Here

Tech Design Categories: Featured Plays (As You Like It & Hamlet)
Set Design
Lighting Design (JV & Varsity Only)
Marketing & Publicity
Character Costumes
World Court Costumes

Acting Categories
Audition Monologue (5 minutes max)

Small Group (2-4 performers, 5 minutes max)
Real Housewives of Shakespeare (Straight Cut)
Student Original, from the Villain’s Eyes
Open Comedy (Straight Cut)

Large Group (3-6 performers 8 minutes max)
Large Drama - Hamlet
Large Comedy - As You Like It

Shakespeare In Rep (3-10 performers) -  Scenes from two different plays, one comedic and one dramatic (consecutive scenes, not a mashup)

Class of 2024: Click here for information about the 2024 DTASC Scholarships

Fall Festivals:
Varsity Division, October 21, 2023

JV & Middle School Divisions, November 4, 2023

Tech Design Categories: Gothic/Horror Plays
Set Design
Lighting Design (JV & Varsity Only)
Marketing & Publicity
Additional Details for Tech Categories

Acting Categories
Audition Monologue

Small Group (2-4 performers, 5 minutes max)
Look Ma, No Chairs (Straight Cut)
Shaw Gone Wilde (Plays by George Bernard Shaw or Oscar Wilde only)
Small Screen - Adapt a single episode of a television show.

Large Group (3-6 performers 8 minutes max)
10 Greatest American Plays (All scenes must be from plays on this linked list)
Open Comedy
Musical (3-10 performers, 8 minutes max)
Anything Goes (Any Musical from Broadway, Film, TV, Original [note: you don’t have to perform Anything Goes])


Attention Seniors: DTASC and Lomeli Scholarship Applications are due

Room Chair Training Powerpoint
Room Chair Training Video

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2022 DTASC Scholarship Recipients
Congratulations to all of our DTASC Scholarship Recipients and to everyone who auditioned.
Chloe Keller Smith, Calabasas HS
Julia Doty, Palos Verdes Peninsula HS
Miranda Romero, Arcadia HS
Madeline Magana, Palos Verdes Peninsula HS
Olivia Amigo, El Camino Real CHS

Mario Lomeli Scholarship Recipient
CETA and DTASC Co-Sponsors
Finn Myers, Verdugo Hills HS

2021 DTASC Scholarship Recipients
Congratulations to all of our DTASC Scholarship Recipients and to everyone who auditioned.
Maia Rose Correia-Fill, Valencia HS, Valencia
Shaelyn Parker Sui-Long Smith, Palisades CHS


Our 2022-2024 DTASC Board of Directors:

President - Seth Cohen

Exec. Vice President - Bill Garrett

Varsity Vice President - Stephen Whelan

MS/JV Vice President - Nicole Pedroche

Treasurer - Lynn Lanning

Recording Secretary - Elisa Griffin

Membership Secretary - David Levy

Varsity Registrar - Marcia Barryte

MS/JV Registrar - Chris Nelson

Advocacy Coordinator - Gai Jones

President Ex-Officio - Susan Eiden



DEIB Officer - Bernard Addison

DEIB Officer -Yvette Bishop

CETO Liaison

Social Committee Chair - Fawnda McMahan

Web Manager

Social Media Liaison

If you are reaching a DTASC Milestone year (10, 20, 25 years etc) please contact Barbara Zatarain