History/Awards

Awards

Westview Theatre Company’s awards for productions and individual student achievement have included:

  • 3 CETA Main Stage Winning Plays (1st place in SD region)
  • 4 CETA Scene Festival Winning Plays (2nd or 3rd place in SD region)
  • Many Fullerton Theatre Festival finalists and winners
  • Many National Youth Arts Awards nominees and winners
  • 5 Ben Vereen Awards finalists (formerly called Old Globe Awards)

Regional and Festival Awards

Alumni

Students from our program have gone on to study acting, theater tech, directing, and theater education at UCLA, NYU, UCSD, Boston U, Cal State Fullerton, Shenandoah Conservatory, Carnegie Mellon, San Diego State, and Western Wash U.  We have three alumni currently acting professionally in regional theater and national touring companies.  One of our WVTC alumni, Kelly Marie Tran, is in the cast of Star Wars: Episode VIII – 92129 Magazine Article

Past Directors

2002-10: Doug Smith
2010-12: Kristen Nevarez (Schweizer), Chris Wollman
2012-15: Chris Wollman
2015-16: Guest Directors – Jessica Bird, Robert Townsend
2016-present: Robert Townsend