The Elite Theatre Company Conservatory


The Elite Theatre Company Acting Conservatory is offered free of charge to residents of Ventura County ages 15 and up. The Conservatory will be led by Artistic Director Angela DeCicco.


Angela brings over 47 years of Theatre Experience to the position, including working as Conservatory Director at The West Coast Ensemble, under the Artistic Direction of Les Hansen. We are thrilled to have Angela leading this program at The Elite.

Artistic Director Angela DeCicco
Artistic Director Angela DeCicco

This extensive training program consists of classes in:

  • Business of the Business
  • Theatre Tech
  • Voice and Speech
  • Improv
  • Acting 101
  • Script Analysis
  • Character Development through Improvisation
  • Advanced Scene Study


Students will meet weekly at the theatre for classes, in addition to working with the Elite Theatre’s production staff throughout the year.


Those interested in participating in the Conservatory should prepare a monolog of their choosing to perform at an Audition TBD. For questions or additional information please contact the Artistic Director via email at