Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts, INC.
The Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts (CCTA) is a well-respected arts nonprofit with 40 years of experience and service to the youth of the Baltimore-Washington area. It was founded in 1972 by Toby Orenstein with a mission to educate through the arts by creating theatrical experiences that inspire thought, action, creativity and change. CCTA serves approximately 30,000 children annually with a CONSERVATORY program of classes, camps and workshops; THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS offering performances for schools; and an OUTREACH PROGRAM that makes theatrical experiences accessible to low income and special needs youth. CCTA is very proud of the fact that every members of its instructional staff is either a state-certified educator, holds a theatrical degree or is a working theatrical artist.