The Monterey County Theatre Alliance promotes awareness and appreciation of the quality and diversity of local live theatre by acting as a liaison between venues, artists and the public.
Classes and Workshops
Youth and Adult Theatre Classes
​​ARIEL Theatrical Conservatory Programs. 
ARIEL Theatrical  registrations for its Conservatory Programs:​  2018 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.
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The Velventeen Rabbit
​Apr 13 - 28 
REGISTER NOW   The Velveteen Rabbit
  
Young people ages 6-18 are invited to participate in the adaptation of Margery Williams’ classic children’s story. This heartwarming tale follows the quest of a stuffed rabbit to transform into a real rabbit through the love of his owner.

Rehearsals are Tuesday-Thursdays from 4-6 pm and Saturdays from 1-4 pm.

Rehearsals Begin: Tuesday, February 27 ♦ 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Parent Meeting: Tuesday, February 27 ♦ 5:30 - 6:00 pm
Rehearsal Schedule: Tuesdays - Thursdays 4:00 - 6:00 pm and Saturdays 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Performance Dates: April 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28
Fridays at 7:00 pm and Saturdays at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Ages: 6 - 18 Tuition: $250.00 Early Bird Tuition: $225 (Paid in full by February 9)
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MCTA Producing Member
ARIEL THEATRICAL, INC.
The Wilson Children's Theatre
320 Main Street, Salinas, CA
(831) 775-0976 or (831) 759-1530
Mailing address:
182 San Benancio Rd. Salinas, CA 93908
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

REGISTER NOW –  3 Nanny Goats Gruff

Young people ages 5-12 are invited to participate. A little song and dance will bring this charming musical to life. If you remember the classic childhood favorite, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, you’ll love this twist from the original story.

Rehearsals are Mondays and Thursdays from 4:00-5:30 pm.

Shows are on May 18 & 19. Space in the cast is limited so register today!
 
Rehearsals Begin: Monday, April 9 ♦ 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Parent Meeting: Monday, April 9 ♦ 5:00 - 5:30 pm
Rehearsal Schedule: Mondays and Thursdays 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Performance Dates: May 18 & 19
Friday at 7:00 pm and Saturday at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Ages: 5-12 Tuition: $185.00
  
3 Nanny Goats Gruff
​May 18 - 19
  
Join the Cast
MCTA Producing Member
ARIEL THEATRICAL, INC.
The Wilson Children's Theatre
320 Main Street, Salinas, CA
(831) 775-0976 or (831) 759-1530
Mailing address:
182 San Benancio Rd. Salinas, CA 93908
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)



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
Click here to register online
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
Montereycomedyimprov.com
various venues

Adult and College Theatre Classes
  Hartnell College​​
  
Hartnell College's newly renovated A.A. in Theatre & Cinema. The program offers guaranteed transfer to CSU/UC, with new curriculum and exciting opportunities in Theatre and Cinematic Arts. The program offers cutting edge opportunities in academic and professional theatre, collaborating with The Western Stage and participating in exciting extracurricular events. Email mglazier@hartnell.edu for more information on the A.A. or A.A.T. programs.


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 productions.

For more information about specific classes and programs go to www.mpc.edu  and click on "Academic Programs" and then "Theatre Arts."

​For audition opportunities and annual season, go to the "Auditions" "Playing Now", and "Coming Soon" respectively, pages of this web site or go to mpctheatreco.org