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2021-2022
Performance Program
Schedule Coming Soon

The Performance Program is patterned after a young performing company.

Placement in the program is by audition only. Students in this program comprise 

the competition teams that represent the school.

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Interested in Auditions?

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Company Level

 

Company Class Requirements

Placement is by audition only

  • Five days of 1.5 hours Technique

  • 2.5 hours Modern/Contemporary

  • 1.5 hours Hip Hop

  • 1.5 hours Jazz 

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • The Nutcracker - A full length ballet production presented by the WSPA Dance Co. in mid-December, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Anniversary Gala – A showcase of the upper level students in the Performance Program at the end of the year, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • NYCDA, California Dance Classics, Youth America Grand Prix 

 

Apprentice Level

 

Apprentice Class Requirements

Placement is by audition only

  • Five 2 to 2.5 hours Senior Pre-Professional technique with pointe

  • 1.5 hours routine

  • 1.5 hours additional rehearsals for production as needed

  • Meets 5 times a week

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • The Nutcracker - A full length ballet production presented by the WSPA Dance Co. in mid-December, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Anniversary Gala – A showcase of the upper level students in the Performance Program at the end of the year, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • NYCDA, California Dance Classics, Youth America Grand Prix

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Junior Apprentice A Level

 

Junior Apprentice A Class Requirements

Placement is by audition only

  • 2 hours Junior Pre-Professional technique

  • 1 hour pointe

  • 1.5 hours routine

  • Meets 5 times a week

*We highly recommend these optional classes (by audition only, additional fees apply): Jazz Junior Apprentice, Modern Junior Apprentice, & Hip Hop Jr. APT

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • The Nutcracker - A full length ballet production presented by the WSPA Dance Co. in mid-December, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Anniversary Gala – A showcase of the upper level students in the Performance Program at the end of the year, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • NYCDA, California Dance Classics, Youth America Grand Prix

Junior Apprentice B Level

 

Junior Apprentice B Class Requirements

Placement is by audition only

  • Three 1.5 hours technique

  • 1 hour pointe

  • 1.5 hours routine

  • Meets 4 times a week

 

*We highly recommend these optional classes (by audition only, additional fees apply): Jazz Junior Apprentice, Modern Junior Apprentice, & Hip Hop Jr. APT

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • The Nutcracker - A full length ballet production presented by the WSPA Dance Co. in mid-December, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Anniversary Gala – A showcase of the upper level students in the Performance Program at the end of the year, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • NYCDA, California Dance Classics, Youth America Grand Prix

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Junior 4 Level

 

Junior 4 Class Requirements

Placement is by audition only

  • Two 1.5 hours technique

  • 1.5 hours routine

  • Meets 3 times a week

 

*We highly recommend these optional classes (by audition only, additional fees apply): Jazz Juniors, Modern Juniors, Hip Hop Juniors

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • The Nutcracker - A full length ballet production presented by the WSPA Dance Co. in mid-December, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Anniversary Gala – A showcase of the upper level students in the Performance Program at the end of the year, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • Competitions TBA

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Junior 3 Level

 

Junior 3 Class Requirements

Placement is by audition only

  • 1.5 hour technique

  • 1.5 hour routine

  • Meets 2 times a week

 

*We highly recommend these optional classes (by audition only, additional fees apply): Jazz Juniors, Modern Juniors, Hip Hop Juniors

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • The Nutcracker - A full length ballet production presented by the WSPA Dance Co. in mid-December, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Anniversary Gala – A showcase of the upper level students in the Performance Program at the end of the year, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • Competitions TBA

 

Junior 2 Level

 

Junior 2 Class Requirements

Placement is by audition only

  • 1.25 hour technique,

  • 1 hour routine

  • Meets 2 times a week

 

*We highly recommend these optional classes (by audition only, additional fees apply): Jazz Juniors, Modern Juniors, Hip Hop Juniors.

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • The Nutcracker - A full length ballet production presented by the WSPA Dance Co. in mid-December, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Anniversary Gala – A showcase of the upper level students in the Performance Program at the end of the year, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • Competitions TBA

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Junior 1 Level

 

Junior 1 Class Requirements

Placement is by audition only

  • 1 hour technique

  • 1 hour routine

  • Meets 2 times a week

 

*We highly recommend these optional classes (by audition only, additional fees apply): Jazz Juniors, Modern Juniors, Hip Hop Juniors.

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • The Nutcracker - A full length ballet production presented by the WSPA Dance Co. in mid-December, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Anniversary Gala – A showcase of the upper level students in the Performance Program at the end of the year, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • Competitions TBA

 
 

Jazz Company Level

 

Jazz Company Class Requirements

In tandem with the Ballet Performance Program

Placement is by audition only

  • 1.5 hours Jazz Technique/Routine

  • Five days of 1.5 hours Ballet Technique

  • 2.5 hours Modern/Contemporary

  • 1.5 hours Hip Hop

  • 1.5 hours Jazz 

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • Anniversary Gala – A showcase of the upper level students in the Performance Program at the end of the year, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • NYCDA, California Dance Classics, Youth America Grand Prix 

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Jazz Apprentice Level

 

Jazz Apprentice Class Requirements

In tandem with the Ballet Performance Program

Placement is by audition only

  • 1.5 hours Jazz Technique/Routine

  • Five 2 to 2.5 hours Senior Pre-Professional technique with pointe

  • 1.5 hours routine

  • 1.5 hours additional rehearsals for production as needed

  • Meets 5 times a week

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • The Nutcracker - A full length ballet production presented by the WSPA Dance Co. in mid-December, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Anniversary Gala – A showcase of the upper level students in the Performance Program at the end of the year, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • NYCDA, California Dance Classics, Youth America Grand Prix

Jazz Junior Apprentice Level

 

Jazz Junior Apprentice Class Requirements

In tandem with the Ballet Performance Program

Placement is by audition only

  • 1.5 hours Jazz Technique/Routine

  • 2 hours Junior Pre-Professional technique

  • 1 hour pointe

  • 1.5 hours routine

  • Meets 5 times a week

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • Anniversary Gala – A showcase of the upper level students in the Performance Program at the end of the year, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • Competitions TBA

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Jazz Juniors Level

 

Jazz Juniors Class Requirements

In tandem with the Ballet Performance Program

Placement is by audition only

  • 1.5 hours Jazz Technique/Routine

  • Two 1.5 hours technique

  • 1.5 hours routine

  • Meets 3 times a week

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • Anniversary Gala – A showcase of the upper level students in the Performance Program at the end of the year, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • Competitions TBA

 

Modern Company Level

 

Modern Company Class Requirements

In tandem with the Ballet Performance Program

Placement is by audition only

  • 1.5 to 2 hours of Modern Technique/Routine

  • Five days of 1.5 hours Ballet Technique

  • 1.5 hours Hip Hop

  • 1.5 hours Jazz 

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • Anniversary Gala – A showcase of the upper level students in the Performance Program at the end of the year, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • Competitions TBA

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Modern Company Schedule

Monday

5:30pm-7:30pm Ballet Technique/Routine

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Malu Rivera-Peoples

Ballet Technique & Routine

Tuesday

6:30pm-8:00pm Ballet Technique

8:00pm-9:30pm Jazz 

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Alexis-Nichole Pineda

Jazz

Wednesday

4:30pm-6:00pm Hip Hop

6:00pm-7:30pm Ballet Technique

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Jessie Munoz

Hip Hop

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Melissa Batesting

Hip Hop

Thursday

4:00pm-5:30pm Ballet Technique

Friday

4:00pm-6:00pm Modern

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Alexis-Nichole Pineda

Modern

Saturday

11:00pm-12:30pm Ballet Technique

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Modern Apprentice Level

 

Modern Apprentice Class Requirements

In tandem with the Ballet Performance Program

Placement is by audition only

  • 1.5 to 2 hours of Modern Technique/Routine

  • Five 2 to 2.5 hours Senior Pre-Professional technique with pointe

  • 1.5 hours routine

  • 1.5 hours additional rehearsals for production as needed

  • Meets 5 times a week

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • Anniversary Gala – A showcase of the upper level students in the Performance Program at the end of the year, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • Competitions TBA

Modern Apprentice Schedule

Monday

5:30pm-8:00pm Ballet Technique

Tuesday

4:00pm-6:30pm Ballet Technique

Wednesday

4:00pm-6:00pm Ballet Technique 

6:00pm-7:30pm Ballet Routine

7:30pm-9:00pm Jazz

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Cristina Fargas-Newell

Ballet Routine 

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Alexis-Nichole Pineda

Jazz

Thursday

5:30pm-8:00pm Ballet Technique

Friday

6:00pm-7:30pm Modern

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Alexis-Nichole Pineda

Modern

Saturday

12:30pm-3:00pm Ballet Technique

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Cristina Fargas-Newell

Ballet Technique 

Modern Junior Apprentice Level

 

Modern Junior Apprentice Class Requirements

In tandem with the Ballet Performance Program

Placement is by audition only

  • 1.5 to 2 hours of Modern Technique/Routine

  • 2 hours Junior Pre-Professional technique

  • 1 hour pointe

  • 1.5 hours routine

  • Meets 5 times a week

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • Anniversary Gala – A showcase of the upper level students in the Performance Program at the end of the year, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • Competitions TBA

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Modern Junior Apprentice Schedule

Monday

4:00pm-5:30pm Modern 

4:15pm-5:15pm Hip Hop *optional

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Alexis-Nichole Pineda

Modern

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Jason Rillera

Hip Hop

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Marina Cotton

Hip Hop

Tuesday

4:00pm-6:00pm Ballet Technique

6:00pm-7:30pm Ballet Routine

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Cristina Fargas-Newell

Ballet Technique & Routine 

Wednesday

4:00pm-6:00pm Ballet Technique

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Cristina Fargas-Newell

Ballet Technique 

Thursday

6:00pm-8:00pm Ballet Technique

8:00pm-9:00pm Ballet Pointe

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Cristina Fargas-Newell

Ballet Technique & Pointe

Friday

4:00pm-6:00pm Ballet Technique

4:30pm-6:00pm Jazz *optional

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Cristina Fargas-Newell

Ballet Technique

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Alexis-Nichole Pineda

Jazz

Saturday

9:00am-11:00am Ballet Technique

Sunday

10:00am-12:00pm Hip Hop *optional

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Jason Rillera

Hip Hop

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Marina Cotton

Hip Hop

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Modern Juniors Level

 

Modern Juniors Class Requirements

In tandem with the Ballet Performance Program

Placement is by audition only

  • 1.5 to 2 hours of Modern Technique/Routine

  • Two 1.5 hours technique

  • 1.5 hours routine

  • Meets 3 times a week

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • Anniversary Gala – A showcase of the upper level students in the Performance Program at the end of the year, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • Competitions TBA

Modern Juniors Schedule

Monday

6:45pm-8:00pm Hip Hop *optional

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Jason Rillera

Hip Hop

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Marina Cotton

Hip Hop

Tuesday

5:30pm-7:00pm Ballet Technique

6:30pm-8:00pm Hip Hop *optional

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Jessica Manalo Angeles

Ballet Technique

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Jason Rillera

Hip Hop

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Marina Cotton

Hip Hop

Wednesday

4:30pm-6:00pm Modern 

6:15pm-7:45pm Ballet Technique

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Jessica Manalo Angeles

Ballet Technique

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Alexis Nichole-Pineda

Modern

Thursday

No Classes

Friday

4:30pm-6:00pm Jazz *optional

6:00pm-7:30pm Ballet Routine

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Jessica Manalo Angeles

Ballet Routine

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Alexis Nichole-Pineda

Jazz

Saturday

No Classes

Hip Hop - The Company 

 

The Company - Performance Program Requirements

Placement is by audition only

  • One 2 hour rehearsal

  • One 4 hour rehearsal

  • Meets 2 times a week

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • Anniversary Gala – A showcase of the upper level students in the Performance Program at the end of the year, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Competitions TBA

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The Company Schedule

Thursday

8:00pm-10:00pm Hip Hop 

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Melissa Batesting

Hip Hop

Jolo Cabrera

Hip Hop

Sunday

4:00pm-8:00pm Hip Hop

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Melissa Batesting

Hip Hop

Jolo Cabrera

Hip Hop

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Hip Hop - Training Ground

 

Training Ground - Performance Program Requirements

 

Placement is by audition only

  • One 4 hour rehearsal

  • Meets 2 times a week

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • Anniversary Gala – A showcase of the upper level students in the Performance Program at the end of the year, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • Competitions TBA

Training Ground Schedule

Saturday

5:00pm-9:00pm Hip Hop 

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Alfred Remulla

Hip Hop

Jessie Munoz

Hip Hop

Aggie Loyola

Hip Hop

Hip Hop - APT

 

APT - Performance Program Requirements

Placement is by audition only

  • One 2 hour rehearsal

  • One 4 hour rehearsal

  • Meets 2 times a week

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • Anniversary Gala – A showcase of the upper level students in the Performance Program at the end of the year, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • Competitions TBA

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APT Schedule

Wednesday

7:30pm-9:30pm Hip Hop 

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Patrick Cruz

Hip Hop

Jason Rillera

Hip Hop

Matthew Montenegro

Hip Hop

Melissa Batesting

Hip Hop

Sunday

4:00pm-8:00pm Hip Hop

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Patrick Cruz

Hip Hop

Jason Rillera

Hip Hop

Matthew Montenegro

Hip Hop

Melissa Batesting

Hip Hop

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Hip Hop - Jr. APT

 

Jr. APT - Performance Program Requirements

Placement is by audition only

  • One 1 hour training rehearsal

  • One 2 hours routine

  • Meets 2 times a week

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • Competitions TBA

Hip Hop Jr. APT Schedule

Monday

4:15pm-5:15pm Hip Hop Training

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Jason Rillera

Hip Hop

Marina Cotton

Hip Hop

Sunday

10:00am-12:00pm Hip Hop Routine

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Jason Rillera

Hip Hop

Marina Cotton

Hip Hop

Hip Hop - Juniors

 

Juniors - Performance Program Requirements

Placement is by audition only

  • One 1.25 hour training rehearsal

  • One 1.5 hours routine

  • Meets 2 times a week

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • Competitions TBA

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Hip Hop Juniors Schedule

Monday

6:45pm-8:00pm Hip Hop Training

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Jason Rillera

Hip Hop

Marina Cotton

Hip Hop

Tuesday

6:30pm-8:00pm Hip Hop Routine

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Jason Rillera

Hip Hop

Marina Cotton

Hip Hop

 

Musical Theatre Company -

Pre-Professional 

 

MTC Pre-Professional - Performance Program Requirements

Placement is by audition only

  • One 1 hour voice/acting

  • One 1 hour routine

  • Meets 2 times a week

  • Additional rehearsals for the Musical Theatre Production

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • Musical Production – A Broadway musical featuring MTC in the Spring, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • The Nutcracker - A full length ballet production presented by the WSPA Dance Co. in mid-December, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Anniversary Gala – A showcase of the upper level students in the Performance Program at the end of the year, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area

  • Annual Recital Showcase - The end of the year culminating performances of both the performance program and general school students

  • Competitions TBA

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MTC Pre-Professional Schedule

Thursday

7:00pm-8:00pm MTC Dance

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LoRee Kenagy

MTC Dance

Sunday

7:00pm-8:00pm MTC Voice/Acting

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Katie Kerwin-Gielniak

MTC Voice/Acting

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Musical Theatre Company - Seniors

 

MTC Seniors - Performance Program Requirements

Placement is by audition only

  • One 1 hour voice/acting

  • One 1 hour routine

  • Meets 2 times a week

  • Additional rehearsals for the Musical Theatre Production

Annual Performances & Competitions include:

  • Musical Production – A Broadway musical featuring MTC in the Spring, co-sponsored by Artists in Motion Bay Area