Theater Arts

Creating art on the stage for the Orcutt Community.

About Us

Orcutt Academy High School Theatre Arts is based out of beautiful Orcutt, California and is made up of high school students who want to explore the theatre arts in a project-based environment.

Through two major productions and a showcase each year, students apply, develop, and hone the skills of the stage while also learning and applying skills necessary for effective group membership.

The classes provide a stimulating yet safe environment to conquer fears, take risks, and step outside one’s comfort zone to create art and entertainment.

There are two theatre courses at Orcutt Academy:

Drama is a yearlong course that introduces students to body movement, voice, stage acting, auditioning and production through the project-based method of learning.

Technical Theatre is a class where students learn the elements of crew and backstage work including management, design (e.g. lighting, scenic, costume, sound, and prop design), and production through the project-based method of learning.

Upcoming Shows


May 2021

This parody follows Cinderella, Belle, and The Snow Queen (Ellie, not that copyrighted character from a recent Broadway Musical and animated feature production) as they battle it out to be the reigning princess of the land. Who will win? Who will die? Find out this May!

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Currently our district only provides a once-a-year stipend to its advisor of $1,400. All other funds to costume, set, advertise, and equip the theater must be raised by the team.

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Past Shows

Fall 2020 – “The Murder Monologues”

Spring 2020 – “Romeo and Juliet”

Fall 2019 – “Puffs”

Spring 2019 – “Murder in the Peacock Lounge”

Fall 2018 – “The Witches”

Spring 2018 – “Snow White”

Fall 2017 – “Sherlock Holmes and the Siege of 221b”

Fall 2016 – “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”

Spring 2016 – “And Then There Were None”

Home of the Spartans!

  • Best High School National Ranking US News & World Report - September 2023
  • Accrediting Commission for Schools Western Association of Schools and Colleges
  • 97% Students who Earn College Credit through Concurrent Enrollment
  • 60% Student Population with a 3.5 - 4.0 Grade Point Average
  • 100% Highly Qualified Teachers
  • 18 CIF Sports Across Divisions
  • 650 Total High School Students
  • 8th Percentile National Ranking among Eligible High Schools in the Country
  • 95% A-G Eligible upon Graduation
  • 2008 Year Orcutt Academy High School was Founded

Academy Admissions

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