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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.

2022-2023 APA Audition Timeline

Step 1

OCT

Apply

for the Academy

Where do you belong? Take a good, long look at each of APA's nine disciplines. Once you decide, begin completing the APA application.

New Student Application

Step 2

JAN

Rehearse

with workshops

Meet the instructors and make new, lifelong friends. This is your shot at making a name for yourself before the big day...and a chance to meet others who share your passion!

APA Audition Workshops 2022

Step 3

JAN 21

Submit

your application

Make sure your application is something you're proud of! Remember: all applications must be submitted to the APA office by 3:00 p.m. on January 21st.

Step 4

EARLY FEB

Answer

our call

Our APA staff will relay your audition time with a parent or guardian. Expect a call! (And this year, be on the lookout for an email too.)

Step 5

LATE FEB

Auditions

are here to begin

Get ready to dance, sing, or interview in suit and tie — it’s your time to shine! Check the application for a breakdown of our APA audition requirements.

Step 6

MAR

Results

will be posted on this page!

Last updated 07/29/2021

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