Special Events

CETA is pleased to provide a variety of special events. Be sure to check back often for updates!

Thursday Evening Welcome Reception

Join the CETA Board for a “welcome toast” to celebrate the Conference! Held at the rooftop terrace of Berkeley Rep’s Medak Center, 2009 Addison Street.

Thursday Night Theatre

Join us Thursday evening at Aurora Theatre Company to kick off the conference! A free ticket is included in your registration.  Pick up your ticket at 7:00 pm for the 7:30 pm performance.

Fallen Angels by Noël Coward

Intimate. Insatiable. Insufferable.

Five years into their supposedly happy marriages, Jane and Julia’s perfectly polished lives are thrown into delightful disarray when an old flame announces his sudden return to London. Past passions and present desires – along with generous helpings of champagne – send the two friends into a frenzy of anticipation, jealousy, and determination to choose their own destinies.  Set in the glamorous 1920s, this classic from the famously witty and charming Noël Coward is a hilarious excavation of the complexities of love and desire.

“An irresistible romp!”The Los Angeles Times

There will be a talk-back following the production.

President’s Welcome

Join us for a special coffee reception with CETA President Gale Casewll and the CETA Board to welcome you on Friday morning!

Keynote Speakers on Friday

Join us on Friday morning, for inspiring conversations. Guests to be announced soon!

Friday Night Theatre

The Matchbox Magic Flute


Theatrical powerhouse Mary Zimmerman (MetamorphosesThe Arabian NightsThe White Snake) triumphantly returns to Berkeley Rep with a mesmerizing adaptation of Mozart’s iconic Magic Flute, using only 10 singers and five musicians. Join Tamino on a daring quest to rescue the captive princess Pamina. Encounter dragons, birdmen, and trials by fire in this enchanting microcosm of wonder where magic and music intertwine. Hailed as “a box of treasures, a haze of marvels, a banquet of dreams,” by The Chicago ReaderThe Matchbox Magic Flute will transport you to realms of imagination and wonder.


Tina Muñoz Pandya, Lauren Molina, Monica West and Russell Mernagh (standing, left to right) and Billy Rude in “The Matchbox Magic Flute” at the Goodman Theatre.

Photo by Liz Lauren

CETA Awards

Join us for CETA’s special Awards Banquet and celebration, honoring individuals and organizations that have made an important contribution to educational theatre!

Theatre Tour

Join in a special tour of Berkeley Rep, just for CETA.

Theatre Library Sale

Our retiring members often donate their theatre libraries to CETA. Take advantage of these great collections and often one-of-a-kind treasures!  All proceeds benefit our scholarship funds.

Regional Meet and Greet

Our Regional Meet and Greet is just one of the opportunities you’ll have to connect personally with your fellow theatre educators!  Be sure to join us for coffee and cocktails, where important connections are often made!

New Teacher Mentoring

We’ll have a special session for new theatre educators to orient them to CETA, plus all of the opportunities in the state, including festivals, organizations and more.  CETA will also provide connections between new educators with experienced mentors.


All-Conference Session on theatre ed funding, Theatre credential, advocacy, CETA Annual Business Meeting and Elections.