Welcome Students & Families!

San Clemente High School Drama is an award-winning performing arts program where students receive a top-notch arts education in both Theater Performance and Stagecraft.

Each academic year, the program produces: two mainstage musicals, one straight play, one holiday revue and one coffee house revue. Drama courses are offered during the school day. Additionally, our program offers a variety of activities in which students can become involved including: the OC Cappies, Improv, Drama Club, and International Thespian Society.
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Our Creative Team


Kirsti McCleary


Kirsti received her B.A. in psychology from Occidental College, Cum Laude. She received her Master of

Lyndon Pugeda

Music Director

Lyndon is excited to return to SCHS Drama after working on Into the Woods in 2016! His work

Susanna Vaughan


Susanna Vaughan is thrilled to serve on the creative team at Clemente High School.  She received her

Anna Klevit

Technical Director

Anna graduated magna cum laude from St. Mary’s College of California with a degree in Technical