2018-2019 Festivals

Varsity Division Fall Festival
October 20, 2018
Canyon High School
19300 Nadal St. Santa Clarita, 91351
Oct 20 Varsity program download

Junior Varsity / Middle School Fall Festival
November 3, 2018
Woodrow Wilson Middle School
1221 Monterey Road, Glendale, 91206

Fall Festival Categories:
0. Tech Theater – Sets/Lights (Disney Musicals)
I. Tech Theater – Costume Design (Disney Musicals)
II. Tech Theater – Graphics/Publicity (Disney Musicals)
III. Audition Monologue
IV. Straight Cut – Open Drama
V. Open Comedy
VI. Student Original
VII. Large Open Drama
VIII. Large Open Comedy
IX. Musical – It’s Nice to be Nominated
(Scenes must come from a musical that was nominated for and did not win the Tony Award for Best Musical)

Fall 2018 Category/Rule Highlights

Download the information from the August 25 meeting at Canyon High School

Festival Job List for Teachers

 “Kid-Friendly” versions of the Tech Events for Fall


Interested in judging at DTASC? Click here to register for either festival.

Shakespeare Festival Mandatory Meeting – January 26, 2019

Charter Oak High School
1430 E Covina Blvd, Covina, 91724

9am-2pm (New Teachers at 8am)

Shakespeare Combined Festival - April 27, 2019
Citrus Hill High School
18150 Wood Rd, Perris 92570

Shakespeare Festival Categories
0. Tech Theater – Sets/Lights/Graphics
(Featured plays; Hamlet & As You Like It)
I. Tech Theater – Court Costumes
II. Tech Theater – Character Costumes (Featured plays; Hamlet & As You Like It)
III. Audition Monologue
IV. Straight Cut - Death Scenes
(Scene must feature the death of a character)
V. Clowns & Fools – Scenes must feature a character perceived to be a fool or a clown – jesters accepted)
VI. Women With Power
VII. Large Group Dramatic – Open

VIII. Large Group Comedic – As You Like It
IX. Modern Musical Based on Shakespeare


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2017-2018 Festivals

Shakespeare Festival Results
Detailed Results – Varsity Division
Detailed Results – Junior Varsity Division
Detailed Results - Middle School Division

Shakespeare Festival Categories:
0. Tech Theater – Sets/Lights/Graphics (Featured plays; Titus Andronicus & Taming of the Shrew)
I. Tech Theater – Court Costumes
II. Tech Theater – Character Costumes (Featured plays; Titus Andronicus & Taming of the Shrew)
III. Audition Monologue
IV. Shakespeare Bare Stage – Open, Straight Cut, No Chairs
V. Wizarding World of Shakespeare – Scenes must feature magic, wizardry, sorcery, etc.
VI. Breeches
VII. Large Group Dramatic – Titus Andronicus; Middle School ONLY: Open Drama
VIII. Large Group Comedic – Taming of the Shrew
IX. Shakespeare the Musical


Fall Festival Results:
Complete List of Winners from all Festivals
DETAILED RESULTS – Varsity Festival
DETAILED RESULTS – Junior Varsity Festival
DETAILED RESULTS – Middle School Festival

Fall Festival Categories:
0. Tech Theater – Sets/Lights (Alice In Wonderland)
I. Tech Theater – Costume/Makeup (Alice In Wonderland)
II. Tech Theater – Graphics/Publicity (Alice In Wonderland)
III. Audition Monologue
IV. Straight Cut – Leading Ladies (At least one of the main characters must be a female.)
V. Horror/Thriller Plays
VI. Student Original – Based on a Painting, Renaissance to 1970
(Bring two images of the painting. One for the Master Cuttings Form, one for the judges to see).
VII. Large Group Open Drama
VIII. Large Group Open Comedy
IX. Open Musical



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2018 DTASC Scholarship Recipients
Congratulations to all of our DTASC Scholarship Recipients and to everyone who auditioned.

Mario Lomeli Scholarship:
Michaela Mahoney -Verdugo Hills HS
Julianna Goldsmith - Archer School for Girls
Sami Staitman - Calabassas HS
Alexa Jones - PV Peninsula HS
Isabella Navarro - PV Peninsula HS
Dominique Payne - Carson HS
Tatiana Martinez - California HS

Our 2018-2020 DTASC Board of Directors:


Susan Eiden

Exec. Vice President

Stephen Whelan

Varsity Vice President

Roger Graziani

JV/Middle School Vice President

Barbara Zatarain


Lynn Lanning

Recording Secretary

Bill Garrett

Membership Secretary

Joshua Brady

Varsity Registrar

Marcia Barryte

JV/Middle School Registrar

Scott Hunter


Art Miller

Advocacy Coordinator

Gai Jones

President Ex-Officio

Brian Bozanich


Michael Nevarez

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Nicole Pedroche

Social Chairperson

Christine Kolb

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