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  • ABOUT US


    Santa Cruz Performing Arts (SCPA) is a nonprofit, charitable organization whose mission is to provide classes, programs, and events where individuals can develop skills in music, dance, and theater, thereby fostering self-esteem and an appreciation of the arts.
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    You may donate to SCPA and/or pay for services to SCPA through this page. Please note that this is for payments only, not registrations. Use the Registration page to register for programs.

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  • Bring the whole family to
    FREE RECITAL PERFORMANCES OF



    5:30 - April 19 - Aptos Academy of Performing Arts 7970 Soquel Drive

    5:30 - April 23 - Louden Nelson Center - 301 Center Street, Santa Cruz

  • UPCOMING EVENTS

  • LET IT GO!

    Summer Camp
    AGE 7-14
    Learn Comedy, Play Games and Sing your favorite songs from: FROZEN, THE LITTLE MERMAID, & BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. This course covers beginning dance and vocal technique and concludes with a recital-performance on the last day for friends and family.

    MON-FRI from 3:00 - 5:30 pm
    SANTA CRUZ VETERAN'S MEMORIAL BLDG - June 15th to June 26th.
    APTOS ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS - July 6th - July 17th

    Tuition: $300.00 USD

    Registrations are now open, click here to save your spot (and here to invite your friends and show your support on our Facebook page)!!!
  • YELLOW SUBMARINE SING-A-LONG



    ALL TOGETHER NOW!
    Come in Costume and Sing-Along! Online ticket purchase coming soon!

    Join your hosts, Ben Jammin and Arindam Krishna Das for this classic film with subtitles. Prizes will be given out for best and most original Pepperland costumes! Yellow Submarine Sing-Along is a fundraiser to help bring affordable performing-arts training and experiences to Santa Cruz County families.

    June 27th - 7:00pm
    @ The Rio Theatre
    1205 Soquel Ave


    Ticket cost: $10.00 USD
    Click here to RSVP via Facebook!