Statement for Theater Conservatory

Santa Ana High School Theater Conservatory is a rigorous program that provides training in various acting techniques, voice and movement, character development, script analysis and directing.  Through practical and theoretical practice, students will study theater from all major schools and traditions and be prepared to perform, direct, discuss and write about theater from in all its forms and genres.  

Students will graduate as well-rounded, disciplined actor/directors, studying in a variety of theatrical styles with a strong foundation in acting technique and various schools of directing and always with an emphasis on stage performance.  We will be rigorously working to develop, support and encourage each student’s creative potential.

Master classes and guest artist residencies occur each term to allow students to work closely with renowned teachers, actors and directors.   Additionally, there are abundant opportunities to study and view professional theater performances in Los Angeles and Orange County.