The Bret Harte Theater serves as a unique educational, artistic, and cultural center for Bret Harte High School in Angels Camp, the community and region. Their mission is to nurture creativity and collaboration while providing practical skills to the students of Bret Harte High School through applied experience. In addition to preparing students of the arts for college and careers as artists and craftsmen, the Bret Harte Theater serves the general student population as a viable educational resource that is readily available for utilization by all academic disciplines. Essential to their mission is the production of a broad range of plays and concerts for a diverse audience in a professional theatrical environment.
The theater is also available to the community to use for public performances to be enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. Check our calendar of events for popular Bret Harte Theater performances like The Nutcracker Ballet, Mark Twain talks and other public performances.