SD SCPA Theatre

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The SDSCPA department of theatre holds it a moral imperative to see that all students are offered the sequential training necessary to be audition ready and portfolio ready for post-secondary success in our program disciplines of acting, musical theatre,

Operating as usual


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Online Apparel Store: Search by year or name "Matilda" "Happy Accidents" "Romeo & Juliet" "Lighting a Spark"

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**Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical Jr. opens this week!
February 29th-March 9th
**Creative Arts Exhibition: Happy Accidents opens soon!
March 7th-9th
**New Mainstage apparel is available in the SDSCPA Online Apparel Store! Search by year or name "Matilda" "Happy Accidents" "Romeo & Juliet" "Lighting a Spark"

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Select a date! Bring the family and friends! Open to the general public. ROALD DAHL'S MATILDA THE MUSICAL JR
February 29th - March 9th, 7:00 pm/2:00 pm, Tickets $10-$20

Florence Johnson Grand Theatre, SDSCPA
2425 Dusk Drive, San Diego

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APPLAUDING all of you for your dedication to students and arts education. Also, recognizing our own faculty, Colette Hopper and Tamara Paige. We give you a STANDING OVATION! Congratulations.

🌈 Shoutout to the amazing educators who make a difference in the arts! 🎉 Congratulations! Your dedication and creativity shape the artistic future of our students. 🎨👏 Tag an outstanding educator you want to celebrate today!


Another SDSCPA experience is waiting for you! Opening night is Friday, October 13th. Scan the QR code or click the link to buy your tickets.

Another SDSCPA experience is waiting for you! Opening night is Friday, October 13th. Scan the QR code or click the link to buy your tickets.

Need a blanket for the outdoor performance? Order any of the SDSCPA embroidered blankets through the SDSCPA Online Apparel Store. Find 3 styles to choose from too!

Special recognition and thanks are given to the creator of the Odyssey masks: Sue Dye.


Looking for your ARTS family? Check out SDSCPA!

The SDUSD School Choice "Priority Window" to apply for the 2024-2025 school year is now open until November 15, 2023. Share among arts friends and families.

Complete the form and schedule an audition on October 21, 2023.

SDSCPA Community Connection 08/20/2023

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Based on current storm-related projections, the first day of school will be postponed to Tuesday, August 22nd due to safety concerns for staff and students. Monday, August 21 will now be a non-instructional work day, in order to assess the extent of the storm’s impact on our facilities.
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SDSCPA Community Connection CALENDARS & BELL SCHEDULE STAFF FORMS & CONTACTS OPERATIONS School Calendar Daily Bell Schedules Core Academy Dates Early Release Bell Schedule & Dates After and Before School Tutoring and Activities Admin & Office Contacts Counseling Department 8th Grade News & Information ...



We've dropped our ticket prices! Join us at Humphreys by the Bay for our 45th Anniversary Celebration!


JOIN US AND APPLAUD GAIL MCKINNEY and JUDI QUIETT! These San Diego SCPA arts educators will be honored at the San Diego SCPA 45th Sapphire Anniversary Benefit on June 17th at Humphrey's by the Bay. SDSCPA and Friends of SCPA invite you!

SHARE A MEMORY, PHOTO, OR VIDEO about either or both of these former SDSCPA educators. Upload files and comments to this form to become part of this special tribute.

To purchase tickets to attend the benefit, visit

Are you in the SDSCPA Alumni Outreach database? Add your name:

Photos from SD SCPA Theatre's post 05/04/2023

APPLAUSE and STANDING OVATION to the ONCE UPON A MATTRESS cast and crew! SPECIAL THANK YOU to SDSCPA faculty Rayme Sciaroni (director and music director), Colette Hopper (assistant director), Aaron Mulder (conductor), Stephanie Steiner/Tech Theatre Class (properties design), Harrison Lange (scenic design), Aaron Rumley (lighting design) and additional Theatre faculty: Roxnne Carrasco, Jason Madddy and Ellen Warkentien.

View all 15 photos (right-click and download) of student work in this AMAZING production. The SDSCPA student is a SCHOLAR, CITIZEN, PROFESSIONAL, and ARTIST.

Did you miss the amazing ONCE UPON A MATTRESS production? Enjoy the slides and plan on joining us for the next Mainstage event: REVOLVE/EVOLVE, a high school dance concert! Only 4 performances on THURSDAY, May 4th, FRIDAY, May 5th, and SATURDAY, May 6th at the Florence Johnson Grand Theatre, 2425 Dusk Drive, San Diego 92139. Open to the public. For all ages. Learn more about it on the Facebook Event page:


All are welcome to join us. Great family fun!

Photos from San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts's post 03/22/2023

Thank you SDUSD VAPA. Applause to all.


Last chance to listen to ABBA tunes and watch a talented cast and crew at SDSCPA perform MAMMA MIA! Next performance is TODAY at 2:00 pm - closing performance is tonight at 7:00 pm.


SDSCPA FUN continues with MAMMA MIA! A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget! Only 3 dates and 4 performances left.

See you at the Florence Johnson Grand Theatre Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or maybe all three!
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Every year, the California Educational Theatre Association (CETA) adjudicates Fall productions at high schools in four areas throughout the entire state of California. In addition to Fall adjudications, the festival weekend offers a variety of opportunities that encourage artistic growth for both students and teachers. These offerings include workshops led by industry professionals, adjudicated scene competitions, space for BIPOC students and educators, and scholarship opportunities. The Festival celebrates CETA's Mission to create spaces where Every California student will experience the highest standards of theatre arts education.

SDSCPA's production of She Kills Monsters won 2nd place in Area 4, which spans from the southern border of California all the way up through Riverside County. This was due to the passion and dedication of the hardworking Cast and Crew made up entirely of student artists.

It was an invaluable experience for SDSCPA students!


The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. March 2-11. Join us.


Live Your Passion.


Check out our Arts Summer Intensives 2022 Event Page

Join us.

Beginning Monday, July 5th, work with SDSCPA faculty, JASON MADDY, who holds an MFA from the University of Illinois Urban-Champaign and is a proud member of the Actor’s Equity Association. His San Diego Theatre credits include productions at San Diego Repertory Theatre, The Old Globe Theatre, Cygnet Theatre, North Coast Repertory Theatre, Moonlight Stage Productions, Ion Theatre Company, San Diego Musical Theater, Lamb’s Players Theatre, Intrepid Theatre Company, and others.

Teacher: Jason Maddy
When: July 5th- July 29th, 9am-1pm
Who: Available to current or incoming SDSCPA students.
This production is about having fun and exploring the craft of Acting through the poetic words of Billy Shakes. No experience necessary for participation.

If you know of other SCPA students who might be interested please email Mr. Maddy at [email protected] before sharing this registration form. We have a limited number of slots available for the production and it is first come first serve, so if you are interested please submit this form asap.


Students demonstrate mastery towards becoming college and career ready. Senior Acting and Musical Theatre Portfolio Juries!

What are behind these doors on December 7th-8th-9th? It is the SENIOR ACTING and MUSICAL THEATRE PORTFOLIO JURIES! Senior theatre students from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7th (Acting), Wednesday, December 8th (Musical Theatre), and Thursday, December 9th (Musical Theatre) in the Ole Kittleson Theatre will demonstrate their mastery towards becoming college and career ready.



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Videos (show all)

SDSCPA / FOSCPA 45th Sapphire Anniversary Benefit
SDSCPA VIRTUAL Prospective Families Meeting
APPLY to YoungArts: October 15, 2021
SDSCPA Theatre Department Meet N' Greet
More FUN found in Midsummer Dreaming: Funny, Fighting and Fairies workshop. Laugh with us! SDSCPA Summer Arts Intensives...
YoungArts Application is Open!
Teatro San Diego



2425 Dusk Drive
San Diego, CA

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 3pm
Tuesday 9am - 3am
Wednesday 9am - 3pm
Thursday 9am - 3pm
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