Schedule subject to change. 


3:00 – 5:30 pm • Registration Check-In in the Hotel Shattuck Plaza, Crystal Ballroom Foyer

Officially check-in for the conference from 3:00 – 5:30 pm. If you miss today’s check-in, you can still attend our theatre event and then check-in in the morning.

5:00 – 6:30 pm • Welcome Reception at the Medak Center Roof Terrace at Berkeley Rep, 2009 Addison Street

8:00 pm • Welcome to the Theatre!
(Meet at 7:45 pm outside the theatre and look for CETA sign)

Special Event: Kick off the conference with a ticket to Fallen Angels by Noël Coward at Aurora Theatre Comany!  See Special Events for more information on the production.



8:30 am • Welcome Coffee Reception and Registration Check-in open at Berkeley Rep, 2025 Addison Street

9:30 am • President’s Welcome to Conference

• President Gale Caswell
• Conference Overview
Special Event: Keynote Speaker

12:00 pm • Luncheon & Annual CETA Business Meeting in the Crystal Ballroom at Hotel Shattuck Plaza

Registration continues in the Crystal Ballroom lobby

“CA Educational Theatre Update”

Get the latest update on funding, the Theatre credential and the state of theatre education in California.

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm • Workshop #1 (See Workshop page to apply to lead a workshop)

Workshops to be held in Golden Bear 1, 2 & 3, the Campanile Room and at Berkeley Rep

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm • Workshop #2

5:00 pm • New Members Welcome!

Join President Gale Caswell and board members in the lobby bar and lounge for an informal orientation and cocktail!

5:30 pm • Dinner on your own • Consult Lodging and Travel page, or on app

8:00 pm • Special Event: The Matchbox Magic Flute and Post-Show Talk-back (?)

Adapted and directed by MARY ZIMMERMAN | Based on MOZART’S opera | In association with GOODMAN THEATRE | WEST COAST PREMIERE

10:00 pm • Late-night drinks and conversation, lobby bar and lounge.



8:00 am • Registration opens at Crystal Ballroom foyer, until noon.

8:00 – 9:00 am • Exhibits Open! Coffee with Exhibitors
Join our wonderful exhibitors, meet other members and share a cup of coffee in the Crystal Ballroom

9:00 am – 10:30 am • Workshop #3

10:30 am • Workshop session 3 ends >>> Time to Network and to Visit Exhibitors

11:00 am • Workshop #4

12:30 pm • Lunch on your own, Visit Exhibitors
Consult Lodging and Travel page, or on app

2:00- 3:30 pm • Workshop #5

4:00 – 5:30 pm • Regional Meet and Greet • Cocktails with the Exhibitors • Exhibitors Raffle

7:30 pm • Special Event: CETA Awards Banquet
Crystal Ballroom, Hotel Shattuck Plaza

10:00 pm • Late night drinks and conversation in lobby bar.



9:00 AM – 12:00 PM • All-Conference Professional Development Intensive at Berkeley Rep