Established in 2005
MTCA brings together High Schools, Middle Schools, and Musical Theatre Studios from all over the world, for a weekend Jam-Packed with ALL things Musical Theatre. Our adjudicators are Broadway Actors, Choreographers, College Theatre Directors, and Disney Master Class Teachers. Categories include Groups Ensembles, Solos, Monologues, Duets, Musical Theatre Dance, Set Design, Hair and Makeup Design, and Costume Design. ALL students participate in a professional Open Call Audition for the opportunity to be cast in our Direct from Broadway Finale. MTCA offers Master Classes and Workshops for Students, Directors, and Chaperones. Saturday Nights Finale features performances from our Special Direct from Broadway Guests. The weekend concludes with a private awards ceremony!
MTCA 2021 WELCOMES OUR DIRECT FROM BROADWAY SPECIAL GUESTS
Taylor Louderman received a 2018 Tony nomination for her starring role as Regina George in Tina Fey’s hit Broadway musical Mean Girls. Other theater credits include playing Lauren in Kinky Boots and her Broadway debut originating the role of Campbell in Bring It On: The Musical. Television credits include Nick Jr.’s Sunny Day, NBC’s Peter Pan Live, CBS All Access’ The Good Fight, and HBO’s High Maintenance.
On Broadway, Christopher played opposite Daniel Radcliffe and Darren Criss in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying…(Bud Frump); Rent (Mark), Cry-Baby (Baldwin) and In My Life (JT). He has also appeared on screen with featured and recurring roles in Nashville, Devious Maids, Younger, Big Love, Odd Mom Out and Kevin Can Wait. Christopher is a highly regarded and in-demand acting teacher, sharing his love for theatre with students across the country.
Star of NEWSIES & BANDSTAND
*talent / performance, locations and dates subject to change.
"I’ve adjudicated this event for about a decade. Though the title has “competition” in it, it couldn’t feel further from it. It feels like a collaboration, a master class and a community all tied up with a sparkly gold ribbon. Get your students to this event as soon as you can!"
~ Cynthia McGarity - Master Teaching Artist, The Walt Disney Company