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2022-2023 DTASC Festivals

Mandatory Information Meeting
Saturday, August 27, 2022

830a (New Teachers)
Manhattan Beach Middle School
1501 North Redondo Ave,
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Fall Festival
Varsity Festival - October 22 @ Westlake HS
JV/Middle School Festival - November 5, Location TBD

Tech Theater/Design (Sets, Lights, Costume Design, Graphics/Publicity) - Alice In Wonderland

Audition Monologues (2 per division)

Small Group Categories (five-minute scenes)
Female Playwrights (Straight Cut Category)
Oscar Best Picture Nominees
LGBTQIA Playwrights

Large Group Categories (eight-minute scenes)
Open Drama
Open Comedy
Open Musical

Spring Shakespeare Festival
Combined Festival - April 22, 2023 - Location TBD
Featured Plays, Tech Theater Design - Julius Caesar & Twelfth Night

Audition Monologues (2 per division)

Small Group Categories (five-minute scenes)
Stand Up for Shakespeare (No Chairs Allowed) - Straight Cut
Supernatural Shakespeare (Plays that include any element of the supernatural)
Dreams and Prophecies — scenes with either dreams or prophecies as major elements

Large Group Categories (eight-minute scenes)
Large Dramatic Intent - Julius Caesar
Large Comedic Intent - Twelfth Night
Shakespeare Rocks! - use any rock music (any rock genre), hummed or sung, to enhance a play by Shakespeare with the songs' lyrics or Shakespeare's words


Room Chair Training Powerpoint

Room Chair Training Video

Middle School Winners 2022

Junior Varsity Winners 2022

Varsity Winners 2022

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Results for Fall Festival 2021 - Virtual DTASC

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Middle School Division Results
Junior Varsity Division Results
Varsity Division Results

Are you interested in hosting a future DTASC Festival?
Contact Seth Cohen

LOOKING FOR SCENERY? Have some scenery or props to rent out?
Check out the DTASC Member School Theatre Sharing website!


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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

Web Manager

Social Media Liaison

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