Region 8 Circuits

Circuit One,

Greater Orange County, California

Circuit One Coordinator,
Lori Siekmann

Concordia University, Irvine


  • Biola University
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • Chapman University
  • Cerritos College
  • Concordia University Irvine
  • Cypress College
  • Fullerton College
  • Golden West College
  • Irvine Valley College
  • Orange Coast College
  • Saddleback College
  • Santa Ana College
  • Santiago Canyon College
  • University of California, Irvine
  • Vanguard University of Southern California

Circuit Two,

Inland Empire, California

Circuit Two Coordinator,
Lisa Lyons

California State University, San Bernardino

  • Azusa Pacific University
  • Barstow College
  • California Baptist University
  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • California State University, San Bernardino
  • Chaffey College
  • Citrus College
  • Crafton Hills College
  • College of the Desert
  • La Sierra University
  • Mt. San Antonio College
  • Palo Verde College
  • Pomona College
  • Rio Hondo College
  • Riverside Community College
  • San Bernardino Valley College
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of LaVerne
  • University of Redlands
  • Victor Valley Community College
  • Whittier College

Circuit Three,

Greater Los Angeles, California

Christine Cummings
Mt. San Antonio College

  • Antelope Valley College
  • California Institute of the Arts
  • California Lutheran University
  • California State University, Dominguez Hills
  • California State University, Long Beach
  • California State University, Los Angeles
  • California State University, Northridge
  • College of the Canyons
  • East Los Angeles College
  • El Camino College
  • El Camino College Compton Community Education Center
  • Glendale College (California)
  • Long Beach City College
  • Los Angeles City College Theatre Academy
  • Los Angeles Harbor College
  • Los Angeles Mission College
  • Los Angeles Pierce College
  • Los Angeles Southwest College
  • Los Angeles Valley College
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Marymount California University
  • Moorpark College
  • Occidental College
  • Oxnard College
  • Pasadena City College
  • Pepperdine University
  • Santa Monica College
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Southern California
  • Ventura College
  • West Los Angeles College

Circuit Four, Arizona

Circuit Four Coordinator,
David Seitz
Glendale Community College, AZ

  • Arizona State University, Phoenix
  • Arizona State University, Tempe
  • Arizona State University, West Campus
  • Arizona Western College
  • Central Arizona University
  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College
  • Cochise College
  • Coconino Community College
  • Eastern Arizona College
  • Estrella Mountain Community College
  • Glendale Community College (Arizona)
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Mesa Community College
  • Mojave Community College
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Northland Pioneer College
  • Paradise Valley Community College
  • Phoenix College
  • Pima Community College
  • Scottsdale Community College
  • South Mountain Community College
  • University of Arizona
  • Yavapai College

Circuit Five,

Ventura County

and points north up to

San Francisco, California

Circuit Five Coordinator,
Joshua Machamer

California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo


  • Allan Hancock College
  • Bakersfield College
  • Cabrillo College
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • California State University, Bakersfield, California State University, Fresno
  • California State University, Monterey Bay
  • Cerro Coso Community College
  • College of The Sequoias
  • Columbia College
  • Cuesta College
  • Fresno City College
  • Fresno Pacific University
  • Gavilan College
  • Hartnell College
  • Las Positas College
  • Merced College
  • Modesto Junior College
  • Monterey Peninsula College
  • Porterville College
  • Reedley College
  • Saint Mary’s College of California
  • Santa Barbara City College
  • Santa Rosa Junior College
  • Taft College
  • University of California, Merced
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • West Hills College, Coalinga
  • Westmont College
  • If your school does not appear on this list, please contact Some schools in this geographical area participate in Region 7, and some participate in Region 8. 

Circuit Six,

Greater San Diego County

and surrounding areas

Circuit Six Coordinaor,
Gerilyn Brault
MiraCosta College


  • California State University, San Marcos
  • Cuyamaca College
  • Grossmont College
  • Imperial Valley College
  • MiraCosta College
  • Palomar College
  • Point Loma Nazarene College
  • San Diego City College
  • San Diego Mesa College
  • San Diego Mirimar College
  • San Diego State University
  • Southwestern College
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of San Diego

Circuit Seven,

Utah and Southern Nevada

Circuit Seven Coordinator,
Amber Lewandowski
 University of Utah

  • Brigham Young University
  • College of Southern Nevada
  • Dixie State University 
  • Fort Lewis College (Colorado)
  • Great Basin College
  • Salt Lake Community College
  • Snow College
  • Southern Utah University
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • University Of Utah
  • Utah State University
  • Utah State University Eastern
  • Utah Valley University
  • Weber State University
  • Westminster College
  • If your school does not appear on this list, please contact Some schools in this geographical area participate in Region 7, and some participate in Region 8. 

Circuit Eight,

Hawaiian Islands

and Pacific Rim Islands

Circuit Eight Coordinator,
Jessica Jacob

University of Hawaii-Manoa

  • American Samoa Community College,
  • Brigham Young University (Hawaii),
  • Chaminade University Of Honolulu
  • Hawaii Pacific University
  • Leeward Community College
  • Maui Community College
  • University of Guam
  • University of Hawai’i at Hilo
  • University of Hawai’i at Kapi’olani
  • University of Hawai’i at Manoa
  • Windward Community College
  • If your school does not appear on this list, please contact Some schools in this geographical area participate in Region 7, and some participate in Region 8. 

National Playwriting Program Circuit Coordinator

Robin Russin
NPP Chair
University of California-Riverside

Carol Damgen
NPP Co-Vice Chair
California State University, San Bernardino

Jennifer Kokai
NPP Co-Vice Chair
Weber State University

All schools within the region are eligible for the National Playwriting Program. The National Playwriting Program Chair schedules response sessions for all productions entered as a new play in Region 8.