The MTCA Experience


GROUP AND INDIVIDUAL COMPETITION: Schools and students have an opportunity to present a variety of categories for adjudication and feedback. Group categories include Ensemble, Musical Revue, and Showtune. Individual categories include solo, duet, monologue, musical theatre dance, costume design, hair & make-up design, and set design.

OPEN CALL AUDITION: Students are led through a traditional Broadway-style open call audition by award-winning Music Directors and Choreographers. Students audition for the opportunity to be cast to star in our finale production number. All schools will be represented.

PROFESSIONAL ADJUDICATION AND IMMEDIATE CLINIC OF MATERIAL PRESENTED: Groups and students receive an onstage clinic with adjudicators following performances.

MULTIPLE MASTER CLASS OPPORTUNITIES: Multiple Masterclasses are offered throughout the festival weekend.

DIRECT FROM BROADWAY PERFORMERS AND TEACHING ARTISTS: Broadway performers and teaching artists with industry experience work with students throughout the festival, offering insight, feedback, and education.

INTERACTIVE FUN FOR STUDENTS: Students are encouraged to meet and have fun during breaks from the festival. MTCA offers Technical Olympics and a closing night Dance party! Throughout the festival, you will find students playing theatre games, laughing, and engaging with one another, which is a part of what makes the MTCA experience special!

PROFESSIONAL CONNECTIONS: Directors are invited to meet and network with other professionals in your industry.

BROADWAY CALIBER FINALE PERFORMANCE: MTCA concludes with a direct from Broadway finale production featuring students cast from open call audition!

MTCA AWARDS CEREMONY: Awards are presented in all Categories, including Individual, Group, Triple Threat, and Sweepstakes Awards.


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


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“We thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of the competition. My students will remember this experience forever! MTCA was exactly what I was looking for for my students. You can bet we’ll return next year.”

~ Linda Kullmann, Director - Coronado Middle School Coronado, CA

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