MTCA 2022 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Musical Theatre Competitions of America

MTCA is a three-day Musical Theatre Festival

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!

Taylor Loudermann

Tony Nominee

Jerry Mitchell

Tony Award-Winning Choreographer

Stephanie J. Block

Tony Award-Winning Actress

Mean Girls Cast Reunion 

Erika Henningson

Curtis Holland

Grey Henson

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Christopher J. Hanke

Host and Masterclass Educator

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MTCA is the PREMIERE National Educational Musical Theatre Competition in the USA!

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2021 Registered Groups

  • ACTING UP! THEATRE FOR YOUTH
  • AMERICAN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY QCHS
  • AMERICAN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY, UTAH
  • AMERICAN SCHOOL FOUNDATION - MONTERREY
  • BAY AREA PERFORMING ARTS & CASTING - BAPA
  • BORN TO PERFORM STUDIO
  • CARYL CRANE YOUTH THEATRE
  • CHRISTIAN ARTS AND THEATRE
  • DURANT ROAD MUSICAL THEATRE
  • DYNAMIX
  • ENCORE HIGH SCHOOL OF THE PERFORMING ARTS
  • EUPHONY
  • FAITH CONSERVATORY OF THE FINE ARTS
  • HUB PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL
  • HUSTON SCHOOL OF MUSIC AND THEATRE
  • LA COLINA JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL - OUTBURST
  • MERCURY THEATRE COMPANY
  • O, OSTLUND
  • PACIFIC RIDGE
  • PMT YOUNG ARTIST SERIES (YAS!)
  • PORTSMOUTH HIGH SCHOOL
  • PROJECT PERFORMER
  • QUEEN CREEK BENJAMIN HIGH SCHOOL
  • SINGOUT - DIABLO
  • SPOTLIGHT MUSICAL THEATRE ACADEMY
  • TESORO HIGH SCHOOL
  • THE CENTER STAGE STUDIO
  • YOUTH THEATRE CARSON CITY
  • YOUTH THEATRE AT THE U

*talent / performance, locations and dates subject to change.

Musical Theatre Festivals Educational Foundation

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"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

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