What I want to say but never will

What I Want to Say But Never Will” on Thursday May 4th and Friday May 5th at 7pm at Canyon Middle School room D-11

Go Fund Me

Since 2010 we have served over 270 students and presented over 65 productions. Our goal is to raise $10,000 by June 1st


Creekside Show - Seriously? Another Murder Mystery - Thursday May 11th and 12th at 6pm – at Canyon

Benefit – Show

A Soldier, a Cambodian refugee, a writer, a Buddhist, a leader with the local Occupy movement and college students collide in a local coffee shop. A new play being developed by CVDAA

Battles & Bedpans

Four brave adventurers . . a fantastical realm . . . A nefarious plot and...a group of terminally ill teens?

Summer Work Shops

While CVDAA. have a great Focus working with Schools throughout the School year, we also run some FANTASTIC Summer workshops . . . and yes we were shouting FANTASTIC!

"Won't You Charleston With Me" from The Boyfriend by Sandy Wilson, as choreographed by Laurie Gayle Brown

CVDAA is committed to providing expert training in the art of acting. Students are educated in a myriad of different acting techniques and we love to specialize . . .

Many of CVDAA's productions are developed and written by the students in collaboration with an instructor. This creates opportunities for young writers to grow in . . .

Each production is built from the ground up, so we encourage our participants to get involved with the technical side of performance. In the past. . .

CVDAA exists to encourage artistic theatrical expression by young people. With that in mind, we have sponsored many student directed and produced pieces. We . . .

Sponsored with thanks by 

Alameda Arts council

Amelda arts

Contact Details

Michael Lushington, President,
Castro Valley Dramatic Arts Academy

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Cell: (925) 216-8344 :

Equal Opportunity Organization:

Castro Valley Dramatic Arts Academy is an equal opportunity institution with respect to both education and employment. CVDAA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or handicap in admission, or access to, or employment in, its programs and activities as required by federal (Title VI, Title IX, Section 504) and state laws and regulations.


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What your donation to CVDAA can do:

  • $350 provides full tuition for our fall and spring scholarship students
  • $200 pays script photocopying costs
  • $100 pays for sets and costumes for one production
  • $1000 pays for one summer teaching position
  • $2500 pays for space rental for one class

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