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.
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Before checking out of PayPal, consider a donation to the   2017 scholarship fund.  It's quick and easy.  Every dollar helps to support two deserving high school graduates,  like our 2016 scholarship winner, Kent Burns​ .  

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 MCTA, P.O. Box 2531, Monterey, CA 93942.

A membership form can be found on the last page of the newsletter, or use the  on-line membership form button below.
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MCTA, a 501(c)(3) Tax ID #94-6163002,  is supported by grants, membership dues, and private donations.
  
Learn more about MCTA?   Attend a monthly Board meeting or any MCTA event.  Use the "Send us a Message" form below to ask a question.  Or call Terry Blum, Director of Communications at (831)372-0895.

Membership in the MCTA renews annually on January 1st. New members are invited to join any time.

Annual dues are $20 for Individual Members, (digital only newsletter)
$10 for Full-time Students  (digital only newsletter)
$30 for Affiliate Members and $60 for Producing Members
(There is an additional $10/yr for hardcopy newsletter to cover printing and mailing costs).
Show your MCTA membership card at the Venue's box office for Two-for-One Tickets

 Ariel Theatrical - any performance 

MPC Theatre Company - any performance

Pacific Repertory Theatre- any performance 

PaperWing Theatre Company - Fridays

Tom Parks Productions- any performance 

The Western Stage- any performance

​The Forest Theater Guild - Thursdays and Sundays excluding Films in the Forest

All Venues' two-for-one tickets are ​subject to availability
Beverly VanPelt, PaperWing Theatre Producing Member, announcing PaperWing's 2017 season.at the November Producers meeting, 
The Monterey County Theatre Alliance (MCTA), a non-profit organization, facilitiates communication, and resource sharing among Monterey County Theatre groups, individuals, and the community.  We also try to nurture the talents and resources of the theatrical community.
To meet our goals, MCTA:

  • Provides a monthly newsletter and web site. listing current productions, auditions, calendar of current and theatres' scheduled plays.
  • Works with local production companies to provide discounted (two for one) tickets at participating theatres and special events.
  • Posts theatre employment and opportunities on the web site and in the newsletter, e.g. "help wanted", "volunteers needed," internships available, and auditions.
  • Promotes youth theatre in Monterey County, posting classes, workshops, and productions at theatre schools and local public and private schools on the web site and in the newsletter.
  • Awards up to two scholarships a year for graduating Monterey County high school or community college students who have been accepted to college or will transfer to a college to study Theatre Arts.

  
Membership
  
MCTA membership levels include Individual, Affiliate and Producing members. 

Individual membership is available to any person interested in theatre.

MCTA Affiliates typically produce only one or two shows a year, whereas Producing members generally have a multiple shows per year.   MCTA advertises a Producing Member's entire season of shows as well listings for theatre employment and opportunities, e.g.  audition announcements and classes for actors,  help wanted, volunteers needed, internships available.
 
To support these and other activities, MCTA publishes a monthly newsletter, maintains an active web site, and has a strong social media presence on FaceBook.  
  
Gary Bolen, retired Chariman of MPC's Theater Arts Department
  MCTA's Board of Directors

The board meets  at 5:30 PM on the 3rd Monday of each month . Meeting locations usually alternate between PacRep's Golden Bough, Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel, and Western Stage's Green Room on the Hartnell Campus, 411 Central Ave., Salinas, CA.  All are welcome to attend. 2017  Board meeting schedule is:

March 20, The Golden Bough Theatre
April 17,  Green Room, Western Stage 
May 15, The Golden Bough Theatre
June 19, Green Room, Western Stage
July 17, The Golden Bough Theatre
August 21, Green Room, Western Stage
September 18, The Golden Bough Theatre
October 16, Green Room, Western Stage
November 20, TBA
December TBA​
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