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PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre

800 S College Dr, Santa Maria, CA 93454-6399
+1 805-922-8313
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We saw this wonderful production of "Lend Me A Tenor" on opening night in Solvang. It is terrific!

The cast is amazingly talented. Joe and George are out of this world and perfect in their roles... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bonsall, California
Loved Absolutely Everything!

This production was out of this world! The singing, dancing and dialogue could not have been easy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Santa Barbara, California
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For more than 50 years PCPA - Pacific conservatory Theatre has been presenting exemplary theatre and providing excellent training with a resident company of theatre professionals. Begun in the summer of 1964, founder Donovan Marley laid the ground work for a year-round professional theatre company. PCPA remains the only resident professional company on the Central Coast producing consistent quality entertainment for the community while training thousands of actors and theatre technicians for a career in theatre.
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800 S College Dr, Santa Maria, CA 93454-6399
+1 805-922-8313
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The cast is amazingly talented. Joe and George are out of this world and perfect in their roles. The entire cast is super talented, making this a fun, fun event!

Thank cajun12017
Reviewed 1 week ago

This production was out of this world! The singing, dancing and dialogue could not have been easy but the performers were flawless in their timing and made it look easy! It was so much fun...We enjoyed the whole experience so much I bought my son...More

Thank 805london1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must visit if you are traveling on the central coast. But you probably need to be sure to have reservations in advance. This is a not too large live theater with a staff of regular paid actors, which also incorporates college level...More

Thank 972glendap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Top shelf productions with the best professional and student performers. Good for the whole family, visitors or all by yourself.

Thank GeeAMouse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been season subscribers for two years and the plays keep getting better which we thought was impossible to do. The quality of the shows is amazing and their choices are always entertaining and enlightening. Take advantage of shows at either the campus theater...More

Thank tmcdevitt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live.three hours away from Solvang but made the trip to see Beauty and the Beast last week. Was it worth the drive? Absolutely -- a million times. The production was the best small venue live theater I have ever attended and trust me, I...More

Thank love2travel1211
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended "Beauty and the Beast" while on vacation in California. It was a beautiful, comfortable outdoor venue with all seats having a great view. It was top-notch in every way: the actors, singing, sets, everything. Highly recommend.

Thank sjharman4
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great Theater with outstanding actors! Just saw "Lend Me A Tenor" and it was fabulous! I really look forward to the plays at this theather!

Thank Evie C
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome place and always has great venues for family outings and for fiends to have a great time. Outside open air makes this place a refreshing, comfortable, relaxing, positive environment.

1  Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a lovely venue and quality theater! Very good value for the money. Suitable for adults or teens.

Thank LisaThompsonkw
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Steve B
11 January 2017|
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Response from PCPA_Theatre | Property representative |
Hi Steve, You Can't Take it With You - Marian Theatre from Feb 16 - Mar 5 The Whipping Man - Severson Theatre from Mar 9 - 26 Lend me a Tenor - Marian Theatre from Apr 20 - May 14 and again at the Solvang Festival... More