The San Diego Unified School District provide a standards-based sequential course of study and instruction in the dramatic arts as well as technical theatre from he middle school through high school advanced levels. Theatre students participate in school-wide musicals and plays, assuming various roles as actor, director, dramaturg, playwright and technical crew. SDUSD enjoys strong partnerships with the community providing students with increased opportunity to job shadow and experience and participate in theatre at a professional level. Students also perform in city, county, state and national level festivals and productions.

Theatre Standards and Pathways

Please visit our main SDUSD VAPA Department Theatre page for more information on Standards and Pathways.

Theatre Core Learnings

Theatre Lessons

  • Language Arts and Theatre Integration
  • Other Theatre Lessons:     Grade 3     |    Grade 4     |     Grade 5
  • For Science and Theatre Integration Lessons for Grades 3-5 click on the "Science and Arts Integration ITQ Lessons" link

Related Resources

Contact Us

San Diego Unified School District
Visual and Performing Arts Department (VAPA)
Instructional Media Center
2441 Cardinal Lane
San Diego, CA 92123

(858) 256-2700 - Phone
(858) 256-2708 - Fax




Marjorie Treger
Theatre Resource Teacher
(858) 496-1778