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Acting

Costume Design

Dance

Dramatic Production

MMET Media

MMET Popular Music

Musical Theatre

Orchestra

Technical Theatre

Do you have
what it takes?

APA students are passionate and committed

Both academically and artistically.

APA students are still students

First expected to mainatain a 3.0 APA GPA.

APA students are professional jugglers

Classes, rehearsals, productions, OH MY!

APA students must attend one of the high schools of the HBUHSD:

  • Edison High School
  • Fountain Valley High School
  • Huntington Beach High School
  • Marina High School
  • Ocean View High School
  • Westminster High School
  • *Coast High School
  • *Valley Vista High School

*Alternative Education Schools accepted by APA
Please Note: Out of district as well as inter-district transfers are possible as space and the district permits, but students MUST attend one of the comprehensive high schools that are part of the Huntington Beach Union High School District as per HBUHSD School Board policy.

2020-2021 Audition Timeline

Step 1

OCT - NOV

Apply

for the Academy

Where do you belong? Take a good, long look at the disciplines offered by APA, and once you decide, please complete this application.

New Student Application

Step 2

CURRENT APA STUDENTS

Those wishing to change their major or add a minor for 2020-2021 school year must complete and submit the Returning Student Application.

Returning Student Application

Step 3

NOV - DEC

Prepare

your material

There’s a big difference between nervousness and unpreparedness. Your legs can shake, but please know your stuff like the back of your hand.

Step 4

JAN

Rehearse

with workshops

Meet your competition, meet the instructors, and even meet lifelong friends. This is your shot at making a name for yourself before the big day.

Sign Up for Workshops

Step 5

JAN 24

Submit

your application

Make sure your application is something you're proud of. All applications must be submitted to the APA office by 3:00 p.m.

Step 6

EARLY FEB

Answer

your phone

APA staff will confirm your audition time with a parent or guardian. Expect a call!

Step 7

FEB 22, 23 & 29

Auditions

are here to begin

Get ready to dance, sing, or interview in suit & tie - it’s your time to shine! Read the application for each of our discipline's specific requirements.

Last updated 01/14/2020

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