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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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PCPA is awesome

I love each and every performance this group puts on, especially when it's in Solvang. I used to have season passes to the Pantages in LA when I lived down there. PCPA puts on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Orcutt, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I love each and every performance this group puts on, especially when it's in Solvang. I used to have season passes to the Pantages in LA when I lived down there. PCPA puts on an almost equal performance. It's good, I tell ya!

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Santa Maria, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Have visited PCPA theaters in both Solvang and Santa Maria on several occasions, most recently for Man of La Mancha. The high caliber of performance and reasonable ticket prices make for a very enjoyable evening. We've also attended several holiday shows in Santa Maria including both Mary Poppins and Peter Pan with our kids and grandkids. It is a great... More 

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Nipomo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The PCPA did a fantastic performance in Man of LaMancha. It was very entertaining and the show performers were professional. Just fantastic

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Fresno, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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
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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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