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2023-2024 DTASC Festivals

Fall Festivals:
Varsity Division, October 21, 2023
Royal High School in Simi Valley
1402 Royal Ave,
Simi Valley, 93065

JV & Middle School Divisions, November 4, 2023
Royal Oak Middle School
303 Glendora Ave
Covina, 91724

Registration links were emailed to all addresses signed in at the August 26 Mandatory Information Meeting. If you have not received this message, please contact no later than September 15

If you are interested in judging at the October 21 or November 4 Festival, please CLICK HERE to sign up.

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])
Additional Details for Acting Categories

Master Cuttings Form, Fall 2023 (must be turned in at Festival Check-In)

Shakespeare Festivals:
Combined Festival, All Divisions
April 20, 2024 (Location TBD)

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

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)


Spring Shakespeare Festivals:
All Divisions (Combined), April 20, 2024

Attention Seniors: DTASC and Lomeli Scholarship Applications are due
May 1
Info for 2023-2024 scholarships available in the Fall.


2022-2023 DTASC Festivals

Spring Shakespeare Festival
Combined Festival - April 22, 2023 
El Camino Real Charter High School
5440 Valley Circle Blvd
Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Middle School Division Results
Junior Varsity Division Results
Varsity Division Results


Fall Festival
Congratulations to all of our Fall Festival Participants!

Varsity Festival - October 22 @ Westlake HS
JV/Middle School Festival - November 5 @ Manhattan Beach Middle School



Room Chair Training Powerpoint

Room Chair Training Video

Middle School Spring Winners Shakespeare 2022

Junior Varsity Spring Winners Shakespeare 2022

Varsity Spring Winners Shakespeare 2022

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



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With your donation, you will be helping high school seniors to achieve their college degree in Theatre Arts. We appreciate your charitable donations in any amount.

DTASC is a 501(c)3 organization.

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