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.
Mentorships & Youth 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.
Join the Cast
Adapted from Norton Juster’s beloved children’s book, this riveting musical features a melodious score by Arnold Black and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize and three-time Tony-winner, Sheldon Harnick. Young people, ages 6-18, will tell the story of Milo, Tock, Princesses Rhyme and Reason and others from the distant Land of Wisdom as they discover that in the quest for knowledge everything has a purpose.  

Rehearsals begin Tuesday, February 26 and performances are on April 5, 6, 12 & 13.

The Phantom Tollbooth TYA
Apr 5 - 13


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:
P.O. Box 1268, Salinas, CA 93902​​
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

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​​Celebrate the triumph of a homely little bird who discovers that taunting and teasing do not deter destiny. Children ages 5-11 are invited to participate in this musical tale that uncovers the hidden potential that lies within us all. Rehearsals begin April 8 and shows are on May 17 & 18.

The Ugly Duckling 
May 17 & 18 
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:
P.O. Box 1268, Salinas, CA 93902​​
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

Register Now
​​  This fur-raising adventure will have you seeing spots! Young people ages 6-18 are invited to kick-off summer at ARIEL with this two-week musical theatre camp. The camp runs Monday-Friday, 9 am-3 pm, and begins on June 10 with public performances on June 21 & 22. Space is limited so register early!
Disney's 101 Dalmations Kids
Jun 21 & 22 " 
Register Now
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:
P.O. Box 1268, Salinas, CA 93902​​
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
​​ MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)



Camps for Children, Young People & Adults

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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
Carmel Academy of Performing Arts
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MCTA Producing Member

California Academy of Performing Arts
Mission St & 8th Ave
Carmel, California
​, 93908
(831) 624-3729

http://carmelacademyofperformingarts.com

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

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 [email protected] 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