Mission Statement:  The Monterey County Theatre Alliance is dedicated to promoting the quality, diversity and community of local live theatre and of the theatre artists in Monterey County.
Classes and Workshops
Youth and Adult Theatre Classes
Monterey Comedy Improv presents Improv Drop-In Classes which are open to anyone and are from 6:30 - 7:30 pm every Wednesday. Held at 205 Montecito Ave., Monterey. Montereycomedyimprov.com. $10 fee

​​MCTA Producing Member
Monterey Comedy Improv
620 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove
(831) 238-2399​
Mailing address:1120 Alameda Street
Monterey, CA 93940
various venues

   Pac Rep's School of Dramatic Arts
2017 Winter Youth and Adult Classes
Register for as many classes as you like! SoDA classes offer quality training in theatre skills. Teaching Staff provides a safe and nuturing environment for students to explore and expand their talents, and to express themselves on stage as they build self esteem and confidence.
Classes will be held at the Indoor Forest Theatre, Mountain View and Santa Rita, Carmel, CA
Further Info at SchoolofDramaticArts.org , or call 831-622-9175
Register Now
​​ARIEL Theatrical Conservatory Programs. 
ARIEL Theatrical is now accepting registrations for its Conservatory Programs:​  2017 Season​

​​ All rehearsals and performances unless otherwise noted are at the Karen Wilson Children's Theatre, 320 Main Street in Oldtown Salinas. For more information, to register or to purchase tickets go to www.arieltheatrical.org or call the Box Office at 831-775-0976, Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Join the ARIEL Cast
REGISTER NOW – –Youth ages 10 and up are invited to register to join Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts Gang as they discover the importance of friendship and respect, with a bit of fun along the way. Early bird tuition available through July 28. Rehearsals begin August 26 and performances are October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 & 21.
REGISTER NOW – –Cooperation takes on a whole new meaning when making soup – especially stone soup! This age old tale with a clever twist comes to life at ARIEL this fall. Children ages 5-12 are invited to register.
REGISTER NOW – How do you tell a story without uttering a word? Mime! Participants in grades K-12 will learn techniques to convey a wide range of emotions and keep an audience riveted, without reciting a single line. Use gesture, expression and movement to spin a tale, tall or otherwise. Space is limited so register today. Early bird discount if paid in full by September 1. ARIEL is an Ocean Grove and Inspire Charter School vendor.
Adult and College Theatre Classes
Interim Theatre Department Chair David Kersnar. 
  Hartnell College
A.A. curriculum in Theatre & Cinema includes

Receive training in all areas of performance and technical theater,
Participate in the Western Stage's Annual 2 x 4 Bash, contact Jmcgrath@hartnell.edu. .
Guaranteed transfer to CSU/UC
Participate in exciting extracurricular events, such as:
The  Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival
The CSU Summer Arts Festivals and programs.

For more information on the A.A. or A.A.T. programs, email mglazier@hartnell.edu

For audition opportunities and annual season, go to the " Auditions" " Playing Now", and " Coming Soon" respectively, pages of this web site or go to http://westernstage.com
  Monterey Peninsula College Theatre Arts Department

can be your first step to a career in the theatre locally and beyond. You can:

Receive the AA-Transfer degree in Theatre Arts.
Earn certificates and AA degrees in Acting, Directing and Technical theatre.
Experience hands on training in rehearsal and performance techniques and technical production while performing in or crewing main stage and studio theatre productions.

For more information about specific classes and programs go to www.mpc.edu and click on "Academic Programs" and then "Theatre Arts." You can also check the Theatre website at www.mpctheatre.com