Welcome to C.A.T. – A theatre in the community, for the community

Join Us For Our Upcoming Shows:

Juneteenth Celebration

You are invited to join Community Actor’s Theatre as they celebrate JUNETEENTH.

Various fabulous vendors, absolutely fantastic free entertainment for all ages plus free parking. Join us for a day of Oak Park family fun and learning the history of Juneteenth!

Gates will open at 9:45am for this “FUN” event.

Saturday, June 17, 2023 from 10am to 5pm

C.A.T In The News

CAT Listed as Top Things To Do

By: The Culture Trip CAT has been featured as *one of the TOP PLACES To GO and to SEE in City Heights, San Diego*. Check us out at the following "LINK": http://bit.ly/20xqCHQ

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The ‘sound’ came on little ‘CAT’ feet…

By Curtis Long While attending performances at the theater, I was distracted by the emission of two inadequate speakers that were situated on the side walls, about midway between the front and back rows of the seats. I happened to mention this to Mrs. Jennie Hamilton,...

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Community Actor’s Theatre Gets a Facelift

Non-profit theatre reopens, invites community to get in on the act. Driving through the Oak Park neighborhood of San Diego many people probably passed the colorful little building on the corner of 54th and College Grove without noticing it until it up and disappeared...

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“Open Mic”



Please join us for “OPEN MIC” IN JULY FOR Poetry, Spoken Word, Comedy, Sing or Dance, Musical Instrument, Share, Magic Tricks, etc… all ages. (except May, November, & December) Sign-in between 6:30 & 7pm. $5.00 suggested Donation

*FACE MASK – OPTIONAL – HAND SANITIZING STATIONS ARE AVAILABLE. Enhanced air flow has been added. We thank you for your on-going support!!!


“Juneteenth Celebration”

Juneteenth, A Community Celebration – You are invited to join Community Actor’s Theatre as they celebrate JUNETEENTH ON SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2023, 10:00am to 5:00pm., at “Gloria’s Mesa” Amphitheatre, the opposite end of the beautiful Chollas Lake Park. About 3-4 blocks right down the hill from Community Actor’s Theatre.  VARIOUS FABULOUS VENDORS AND ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC, FREE  ENTERTAINMENT  plus Free Parking.  A Day of Oak Park Family Fun and learning the history of Juneteenth! There will be a variety of Vendors, so come prepared to shop! We need and appreciate your on-going support! Tell a few and bring a few! Bring a small pillow to sit comfortably on the cement bleachers/benches as you enjoy the wonderful music and entertainment. There will  also be an arts & crafts table for the little ones. Please also bring a cap or sunhat and sunscreen lotion. Come and stay all day!


CAT’s 8-Day Bahamas Cruise

Please consider joining us on CAT’s 8-Day Bahamas Cruise NEXT YEAR, on Saturday, April 6, 2024, Departing out of Galveston, TX.  A block of Cabins have been reserved and are READY to be Booked by you and patrons who’d like to join us. To view the info., and Book the cruise, go to: travmanity.com/expressyourself   (CAT’s New Fundraising, Travel Website)  “CLICK” on GROUPS”. Next page, CLiCK ON “DETAILS”, THEN CHOOSE YOUR CABIN. LAST, FILL OUT THE INFORMATION AND CLICK, “SUBMIT” FUN Cruise! If you need assistance,  please call, text, or email Jennie at: 619-581-2634 or 619-807-7059  jlou2@cox.net We Thank you!


Auditions: NONE AT THIS TIME. (See us on Facebook, LinkedIN, our Marquee or Poster at CAT theatre) Thank you for your interest.


CHILDREN & YOUTH AGES 7-15 – Acting Workshop Classes: FREE this time again, but students will be asked to sell more tickets for the culminating Show at the end of the session. NEXT SESSION: August 5-December 2, 2023, Saturdays from 10am to 12noon. Instructor: Miss Marvell.


 The adult acting workshop classes, every other Saturday from 10am to 1:00pm., August 5-December 2, 2023. Cost: $85.00 per student, a month. Instructor: Mr. Lorenzo. Register for either class, at your first class meeting.


“PIFFLE! IT’S ONLY A SNIFFLE” – by Ted Kaufman, directed by Marvell Hamilton-Bryant, performed by the acting workshop students, ages 7-15.  A Health Comedy on, how NOT KEEPING GERMS AT BAY, CAN CHANGE YOUR GREAT AND PERFECT DAY. “Monologues”, directed by Lorenzo Rodriguez, performed by the adult acting workshop class, ages 16 & up. Running one weekend only. May 26 & 27 at 7pm., Sunday, May 28 at 3pm. $10.00 General. Ages 5-10, half price. Ages 5 & under, FREE.  Pay at the Box Office with cash, money order, check, or $Cash App. (Pass Word: $CATheatre) 619-581-2634