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PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre

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Address: 800 S College Drive, Santa Maria, CA 93454
Phone Number: +1 805-922-8313
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Description: For more than 50 years PCPA - Pacific conservatory Theatre has been...
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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Solvang Festival Theater

Watching a play under the stars in an amphitheater of this quality is very enjoyable! Literally every seat in the house provides an excellent view! Staff was friendly and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Watching a play under the stars in an amphitheater of this quality is very enjoyable! Literally every seat in the house provides an excellent view! Staff was friendly and helpful. The "stars" of the play, (My Fair Lady) were fantastic! Really liked Erik Stein's rendition of Alfred P. Doolittle. He was hilarious!

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Santa Barbara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

PCPA always puts on a fantastic production. My Fair Lady was no exception. Great acting, singing & dancing. Always leave PCPA with a huge smile on my face. Can't wait for Man of La Mancha. PS....be sure to bring a blanket, nights get cold in Solvange.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The acting is superb...amazing performances. We've been to several but failed to review until now. Do not pass up on an opportunity to go to the plays. I've never been to one that wasn't great. Because the venues are so close to the actors you feel part of the play.

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Santa Maria, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Great place to take the family. The shows are always professionally done and never disappoint. Will definitely go back.

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Santa Maria, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Have seen several productions at the PCPA and so far this has been the best.Well, performed. Can't wait to go see it again in Solvang.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Simply amazing. What a fantastic evening. My FairvLady was done so well, I sat in my seat with an uncontrollable grin the entire time. PCPA is a amazing and Santa Maria is lucky to have it!

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Ojai, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The productions put on by PCPA are ALWAYS excellent! During the cool months we attend them in Santa Maria's Marian Theatre and in the warmer summer months we see the plays at the Solvang Outdoor Theatre.

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Merced, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I have had season tickets for two years now and I haven't seen a bad performance yet. The students and instructors, who make up a sort of repertory company, are talented, professional and always a delight. Do you love musicals? You're in luck, they produce several each season, including some original ones. I highly recommend them to residents and visitors... More 

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Orcutt, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Great place for professional live theater. Never seen a show, I didn't like here. The students are amazing! Great atmosphere, fun and entertaining!

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Nipomo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We have been going to see the plays at PCPA for years. They have top notch actors/actresses in the plays. Even though some are students, they are outstanding. We have never seen a bad play or players all these years.

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Additional Information about PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre

Address: 800 S College Drive, Santa Maria, CA 93454
Phone Number: +1 805-922-8313
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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