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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Arts & Culture, Arts Education, Theater

Mission: San Diego Junior Theatre provides engaging, innovative and high-quality theatre education and productions to enhance the lives of children of all ages, cultural backgrounds, abilities and levels of interest.

Geographic areas served: San Diego County

Programs: Theatre productions - youths are both cast and crew for major plays before live audiences. Seven main stage productions and three off-site productions were presented to total audiences of over 30,000. Our activities are open to individuals of all races, creeds, and national origins.

education - instruction given to youths on various elements of theatre arts production. Over 5,000 children were served. Our activities are open to individuals of all races, creeds, and national origins.

Community Stories

2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters


General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

My daughters attended numerous classes and camps at Junior Theatre (JT). They were also members of the cast or crew for many JT shows/performances. It was wonderful to watch my daughters' self-confidence and abilities grow as they learned acting skills and took on more and more challenging roles. It is great to see how the multi-age groups work together; with older students helping younger students. And the staff and teachers are always very supportive of the students. My family has also subscribed to the JT season for many years. Performances provide a great opportunity for students to use their skills in front of an audience.


General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

San Diego Junior Theatre has done more for my son's personal development than any other other program he has been a part of. I am not sure where he would be today if not for SDJT. And he is not alone. After 10 years of involvement with SDJT, I can honestly say that it does more to prepare kids for life as an adult, regardless of whether or not they pursue a career in theater, than any sports or other extracurricular program available in San Diego. Thank you JT for helping my son become a man.