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Emily Tucker

Emily Tucker (Theatre Teacher, Director) –Mrs. Tucker has her B.A. in American Literature and Culture from UCLA, an M.A. in English Literature from SFSU, and received her teaching credential at SDSU while doing her student teaching at The School of Creative and Performing Arts of San Diego. She also has her CTE (Career and Technical Education) credential in the Arts, Media, and Entertainment sector.  She is a member of CETA (California Educational Theater Association), is the International Thespian Society Troupe Director for the CVHS Troupe #1090, and is the Theatre Arts Club Advisor.  She teaches Stagecraft (Honors), Drama 1, Advanced Drama, Actors’ Repertory, IB Theatre, and Drama Musical Comedy (the after school productions of straight plays and musicals).  She has directed over 30 plays and musicals since she first started at Capo in 2006.  She received the Capistrano Valley High School Teacher of the Year in 2012.

For more information on the Theatre Program at Capistrano Valley High School, visit the Drama website.  Email Mrs. Tucker with any and all questions at 


For inquiries about renting the theater facility, contact the Theater Manager, Rick Nichols, at or (949)364-6100 ext. 2707

Tucker and Lin-Manuel Miranda
Tucker and Lin-Manuel Miranda