The experiences my daughter has received as a student at MCAA is exceptional.

— Lisa S.

Mission Statement

Mountain City Center for the Arts, LLC.  is a nationally recognized and award winning premier, inclusive performing arts facility offering the highest quality professional instruction in the arts with a focus on personal growth, self esteem, teamwork, and communication skills for all ages. The company is dedicated to enlivening passion, promoting collaboration, exploring creativity, strengthening the human spirit, and expanding cultural awareness and diversity within the community.


  • To become the premier arts training facility in the state of Maryland
  • To create a safe, supportive space where people of all backgrounds can freely explore creativity, connection, and collaboration
  • To provide opportunities for students and adults to receive professional quality arts instructions
  • To promote positivity, passion, and purpose inside and outside of the classroom
  • To build confidence, communication, leadership, and personal growth
  • To provide a space for students and adults to work alongside working professionals within the industry
  • To create opportunities for local artists to showcase their work and mentor young artists
  • To build connections and pathways for other artists to fulfill their personal and professional artistic goals
  • To create a healthier and happier community
  • To expand diversity and cultural awareness


Mountain City Center for the Arts, LLC.  believes in the art of combining performance elements with a holistic approach. The focus is to provide superior training in the artistic mediums while focusing on creativity and exploration as a healing tool. We believe in the power of artistic training as not only an outlet for professional and artistic excellence, but also as a means of energizing, uplifting, and inspiring the human spirit.


Our faculty is comprised of top quality professional actors, directors, choreographers, dancers, singers, musicians, and educators. Through their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and training, they are able to create an eclectic yet unified educational experience. They are dedicated to providing students with the best training within a supportive and safe environment.

How we came to be

What was once a dream, quickly became a reality. With passion and perseverance anything is possible. We look forward to seeing you grow within our walls.