West Performing Arts | Santa Cruz, CA

School Residencies

Bring WEST Teaching Artists directly to your school or organization.

Professional teaching artists, who work both locally and nationally, lead interactive workshops and residencies. We offer a wide variety of programs for students of all ages. Programs Available for Grades K-12

•    WEST carries Liability & Workman’s Comp Insurance
•    10% of after-school tuition applied toward scholarships
•    WEST handles all administrative duties

Explore all areas of theatre (or other school subjects) by using drama techniques. Programs range from multiple weeks to an entire school year. Classes take place during the school day as an arts education enrichment program or as after-school arts enrichment. Prices vary.  All materials supplied by WEST.

To book a Custom Theatre Arts Residency for your school contact education@WESTperformingARTS.com or call Terri Steinmann at 831.425.9378.


REACH FOR THE STARS, a partnesrship with Amesti Elementary supported by The SPECTRA program and Women In Philanthropy, offered  year long instruction in drama, dance, music and art.  Focusing on the importance of education, making positive choices and setting career goals, REACH FOR THE STARS concluded with an original  production featuring the talents of all 635 Amesti students performing for the Watsonville community.

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