The National Committee on Dramatic Arts (CDA), under the Subcommission on the Arts (SCA), is one of the 19 national committees of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the cultural arm of the government. It is composed of sectoral and organizational members both from theater organizations and groups and individual practitioners of the field. It functions as a coordinating body of the theater networks all over the country that consciously strive to sustain the broad range of theater activities especially the community theater and cultural action works in the region.

A liberating theater that recognizes and respects the cultural diversity among the Filipinos towards enriching the national identity.

The Committee commits itself to build and enhance the capabilities of theater workers towards the revitalization and consolidation of theatre work in the regions and in the setting up of mechanisms for the sustainability of regional and national work.

Jazmin Badong Llana, PhD Head                  Sining Banwa Albay Perfromance Collective, Inc.
Mr. Eric Canong Divinagracia Vice Head University of San Agustin Little Theater
Ms. Alma Celesthia Dumalag Aguja Secretary MSU Kabpapagariya Ensemble
Ms. Jenalyn Yambao Lai Asst. Secretary Malikhaing Katig and Entablado Performing Arts Group
Mr. Romualdo Mariano Protacio ExeCon Member Collective Arts of Students and Thespians
Mr. Casiano Cortado, Jr. ExeCon Member
Dr. Glecy Cruz Atienza ExeCon Member ALYANSA
Ms. Vannessa Ebron San Juan ExeCon Member Linang Arts and Culture Network, Inc.
Ms. Rosanna Quesada-Palm ExeCon Member Youth Advocates Through Theater Arts
Ms. Ma. Rosalie Abeto Zerrudo ExeCon Member Enigmata Creative Circle, Inc.
Ms. Effie May Narciso Palomo ExeCon Member ZNHS Young Thespians Guild

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