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Mr. Craig Caven » Bio


Born in Northern California, Mr. Caven is relatively new to Central California, arriving in Porterville in 2012 to take up his current position as the Drama Instructor at Porterville High School.

Mr. Caven has over 40 years of experience in various aspects of theatre including educational, community, and semi-professional theatre. Although his specialty is acting (having appeared in over 100 productions in various acting roles), he has also served as a director, stage manager, set designer, costume designer, lighting designer, electrician, and stage hand.

*San Diego State University - B.A. in Theatre Arts (1989)
*University of California, San Diego - B.A. in History (1993)
*San Diego State University - Teaching Credentials in History and Theatre Arts (1994)

Current classes taught: Theatre Appreciation; Play Production

Faculty Advisor: PHS Drama Club; producer of all PHS Drama Club productions including the NIGHT of IMPROVS and NIGHT OF ONE-ACTS.

Productions directed at PHS: OLD SILENT MOVIE (2012); DRACULA (2013); CHARLIE and the CHOCOLATE FACTORY (2014); THE DAUGHTER OF ZORRO (2014).