El Camino High School’s Elly-nominated and award-winning drama program features beginning and advanced drama courses. They produce several plays each year and a large-scale Broadway musical with actors, singers, dancers, a live full orchestra, professional choreography, costumes, sets and more!

El Camino is the only high school in the San Juan Unified School District with an active chartered troupe of The International Thespian Society (ITS), an honor society for high school actors. El Camino also regularly participates in acting and script writing competitions at the San Juan Theatre Festival at American River College every year. Course offerings include beginning through advanced drama, Radio, and Television.

The performing arts department regularly schedules over 90 music concerts & theatrical productions per year with as many as 600 audience members in attendance at each performance.