8 Tens Festival 2013: The Saw .
Photo by Steve DiBartolomeo
Serving Santa Cruz County since 1985, Actors’ Theatre supports, champions, and provides an outlet for the performing arts, with an emphasis on the theatrical arts.
To this end, Actors’ Theatre:
Provides resources for theater artists to explore their creativities and develop their crafts.
Presents new and established works by local, national, and international authors.
Cultivates and maintains audiences for the theatrical arts.
Collaborates and partners with other groups to create a stronger presence for theater.
Holds playwriting contests for 10 minute format and full-length plays, bringing the winners’ plays to life on the stage.
Sponsors the Actors' Theatre Award for Theatre Excellence at Cabrillo College by awarding an annual scholarship to an outstanding student. Started in 2016, the inaugural recipient was Cabrilo Theatre Arts student Malia Machado.