Costume Design


Dramatic Production

MMET Media

MMET Popular Music

Musical Theatre


Technical Theatre

Do you have
what it takes?

APA Students are passionate & 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 the HBUHSD School Board policy.

Audition Timeline

Step 1

Oct - Jan


for the Academy

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

Download Application

Step 2

Oct - Jan


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 3



with workshops

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

Apply to Workshops

Step 4

Early February


your phone

APA staff will notify both parent/guardian and student of the audition time one week prior to the scheduled dates. Expect a call!

Step 5

Early February


are here to begin

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

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Last updated 03/18/2019

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