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
   ARIEL Theatrical continues registration for its Conservatory Program.  
Programs vary by minimum age and complexity of material   
  
Register now for The Berenstain Bears on Stage, Five great stories come together in one fun, entertaining and heart-warming production that features everyone’s favorite family of bears. Rehearsals beginning August 27 and performances to be presented on Oct 7 - 22
Join the ARIEL Cast
  ​Register now for Little Red Riding Hood.  In this lively retelling of a classic Grimm Bros. tale, Little Red Riding Hood discovers the correct path through the woods.. Rehearsals beginning September and performances to be presented on Oct 18 -19
  
  
 Additional information is available by checking the ARIEL website at arieltheatrical.org or calling (831) 775.0976.
  
  ​Register now for A Year With Frog and Toad.  
This delightful production, collected from Arnold Lobel’s classic award-winning series of children’s books. highlights the two amphibious friends’ adventures.  Charming Frog and “worry-wart” Toad leap onto the stage, along with Snail, Turtle, Mouse, and the rest of the animal gang, for some kite-flying, sled-racing, cookie-munching fun!  Rehearsals beginning October 22 and performances to be presented on Dec 2 - 17
 This fall, ARIEL’s special day time class for home school kids will focus on the theme “The Man Behind the Mask.” Learn how to maximize the use of make-up and masks for the biggest impact on stage. The class is from 9:30-11:30 am and runs Friday, September 30 through November 18.
  
Youth Theatre Classes
  
Check back next year for PacRep's School of Dramatic Arts SoDA Summer Theatre Camps!
  
  
Check back next year for Summer Theatre Camps at The Western Stage!
  
Adult and College Theatre Classes
  
Hartnell College

has a newly renovated A.A. curriculum in Theatre & Cinema. You can:

Receive training in all areas of performance and technical theater,
Participate in the Western Stage's Annual 2 x 4 Bash.
Obtain guaranteed transfer to CSU/UC
Participate in exciting extracurricular events, such as:
The  Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, most recently in Honolulu Hawaii
Perform in a production at The International College Theatre Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland, in August, 2016
The CSU Summer Arts Festivals and programs.
Summer offerings include a new Introductory Film course.

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
For more information on 2 x 4 bash email Jmcgrath@hartnell.edu.
  
  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 or contact Gary Bolen at gbolen@mpc.edu.