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Theatre Arts

Welcome to the CCMS Theatre Community!

Theatre Arts at CCMS

Culver City Middle School has an incredible Theater Arts program available to 6th, 7th & 8th graders!  Starting the 2020-2021 school year there will be TWO opportunities for 6-8th grade students to take Theatre Arts as an elective, in addition to the FREE after school Performances program open to all students interested in performing in the school productions. Follow us on instagram (@culvercitymstheatre) or email Mrs. Balboa ( for more information!

CCMS Theatre

Performances Production Spring 2021

Peter Pan Jr.

April 30-May 2, 2021

Donate to CCMS Theatre/Performances:

Follow the link below, click middle school, then CCMS Performances Donations and select an amount

toWe appreciate your interest in giving your support to CCMS Theatre. The program covers all costs for students including licensing, scripts, costumes and other production needs. If you would like to support our program, all donations are used to sustain the program costs and your donations ensure that it can continue to be free for all students to participate. We appreciate your support and cannot do this without you! Please submit any questions :


Show Program






Advanced Theatre

Year-Long Elective

Auditions for 2021-2022

advanced theatre

Part I: Organization Application
Due by March 19th (Link here)
Part II: Audition Self-Tape
Due by Friday, April 16, 2021
Contact Mrs. Balboa with any questions!

Enjoy some photos from our previous productions: 

Digital Cabaret Spring 2020

Due to Coronavirus, our spring show Willy Wonka Jr. was canceled. In place, students came together digitally to put together a series of acts, forming the "Digital Cabaret" check out the padlet of their performances here

The Music Man Jr. 

High School Musical Jr.
Hairspray Jr
Theatre Arts Electives
The Theatre Arts electives are a great way to participate in theatre during the day! Whether you want to learn how to get out of your comfort zone and get comfortable speaking in front of a class, or you want to challenge and refine your acting skills in preparation for auditions for AVPA at CCHS, another arts high school, or professional/community auditions, there's something for everyone! 
How to Join:
Exploration of Theatre Arts (Semester-long)
  • No prerequisites and ALL grades (6-8) can join!
  • Sign up on your course selection sheet NOW! 
Advanced Theatre Arts (Year-long)
  • Audition required or a grade of an "A" in Exploration of Theatre or Advanced Theatre
  • ALL grades (6-8) eligible to join!
  • Applications for the 2021-2022 school year are OPEN! 


The Performances program is primarily run after school with rehearsals twice a week and performances on weeknights and weekends. In this program students have the opportunity to perform in a play in the Fall and a musical production in the Spring semester. Students who prefer a role off of the stage also have the chance to participate in the productions through backstage crew work such as sets, props, costumes, hair, makeup and other technical theater roles. There are also leadership opportunities for student director roles in music, acting, and dance.
Rehearsals in the Fall will be Mondays and Thursdays from 2:00-3/4 depending on the rehearsal.