Representing Mt. Carmel H.S. in the Senior Acting Scholarship competition at CETA:

Winter  Sherrod

Reed Wagner

Claire Keefer

Congratulations to all our performers. We will perform a scene from Spoon River at CETA! Very impressive.

CLICK to see 2015 Main Stage and Festival of Scenes winners 

  Return your field trip forms to the Drama Classroom before winter break, Friday Dec 19th

2015 CETA Southern High School Theatre Festival

Each year CETA holds its Southern High School Theatre Festival during the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend. The weekend offers a variety of opportunities for artistic growth for high school students and their teachers. The three-day Festival showcases four Main Stage plays selected from four regions of Southern California: Los Angeles, Orange County, the Inland Empire, and San Diego County. Additionally, eight schools are selected to perform 10-minute scenes from their productions for the Festival’s SceneFest. The CETA Southern High School Theatre Festival is open to all high schools across the state of California.
Festival Weekend

January 16-18, 2015

Plummer Auditorium
Fullerton Union High School
201 E. Chapman Ave.
Fullerton Ca 92832

Click here to visit the CETA website for more information

The Drama Club will be participating in CETA's theatre festival in Fullerton, California this January.  This event is packed with classes, workshops, and excellent high school theater.  It is an opportunity for students to see the work of their peers and possibly the honor of performing a scene from our own show.

Cost: $140 per student (includes festival registration fees, bus transportation, hotel and breakfast).  Students need to bring money for lunch and dinner.

Forms are due no later than Friday December 19, 2014.  Checks payable to MCHS Drama.  Forms available in the Drama Classroom G40. 


2014-2015 Season

Learning From Live Theater: Students realize gains from theater trips - Research : Education Next

 Field trips to live theater enhance literary knowledge, tolerance, and empathy among students, according to a study. The research team found that reading and watching movies of Hamlet and A Christmas Carol could not account for the increase in knowledge experienced by students who attended live performances of the plays. Students who attended live performances of the play also scored higher on the study's tolerance measure than the control group by a moderately large margin and were better able to recognize and appreciate what other people think and feel.


Want to help out with our productions this year?  Please consider making a donation to benefit this wonderful program. We’re a 501(c)(3) corporation which means your donation is tax deductible.  Click the paypal button on the right, or add a donation to your ticket order (seatyourself button on right).
Or mail a check made out to MCHS Drama Boosters to:
Mt. Carmel High School Drama Boosters
P.O. BOX 720903 San Diego, CA 92172-0903

Thank you for your support!