Who we are...

Originally formed over a decade ago as the extracurricular arm of a small technical theatre program, TEC has grown to include over one hundred members of the Westlake High School student body. It now has a direct impact on nearly every student in the district through its behind-the-scenes support of actors, athletes, and musicians alike.

Westlake Community Performing Arts Center


Television Broadcast Crew: Season 12

The Westlake Television Broadcast Crew is excited to announce its 12th year of producing content for all home and away varsity football games! New this year is a state wide distribution on channel 323 Time Warner Sports, 9am Sunday mornings. Go Chaps!

Shrek the Musical

A word from the Stage Manager, Zachary Thornburg-

When I think about musicals, Shrek isn’t exactly the first show to come to mind.  Having only seen the movie, I had trouble picturing a giant dragon chasing a talking donkey, while breathing fire on stage. To be honest, a lot of people including myself were skeptical and didn’t know what to expect. But, week by week as we put together an entire new stage and set, I became more and more intrigued by the show. Around that time, I started listening to the soundtrack of the Broadway version of the show and it didn’t take long for my view of the show to make a full 180. The next week, I got to hear the choir rehearse for the first time, and I had to do a double take because it sounded so similar to the Broadway recording. Needless to say, I couldn't wait to see the show come alive on our stage. Rehearsal week was insane... Click to continue reading

Our Mission Statement

The Westlake Technical Entertainment Crew works together to put on professional level productions while promoting leadership, camaraderie, and fun.