Performing Arts

Performing Arts Brings Us Together: Meet Costumer Lauren Reece

Prior to joining Mount Madonna School (MMS) in 2023, costumer Lauren Reece obtained a B.A. in fashion with an emphasis in design from Arizona State University. She joins MMS with much enthusiasm for her new role. Social media coordinator Carly Wheelehan recently…

Gilroy Dispatch, Morgan Hill Times and Hollister Free Lance Mount Madonna School to Present “Into the Woods”

Gilroy Dispatch, Morgan Hill Times and Hollister Free Lance: “Mount Madonna School to present ‘Into the Woods’,” January 4, 2024. On Jan. 27 and 28 at 2:00pm, Mount Madonna School (MMS) will present its high school production of “Into the Woods.” “The…

Enhancing Imagination: Performing Arts Character Projects

Creative self-expression, academic excellence and positive character development are hallmarks of a Mount Madonna School (MMS) education, and are infused throughout the preschool through grade 12 curriculum. The performing arts Character Project, designed for students grades six through 12, consists of three…

Morgan Hill Times, Mount Madonna School Prepares for “Elf The Musical Jr.”

Morgan Hill Times, 11/22/23, “Mount Madonna School prepares for ‘Elf The Musical Jr’.” Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a…

Self-Expression, Connection, Transcendence: Music Teacher Holly Ota

Holly Ota is the new Mount Madonna School (MMS) performing arts music director and middle and high school music teacher. Holly has been educating Santa Cruz County music students since 1991. She holds a M.M. in piano performance and pedagogy from Northwestern…

Self-Expression, Connection, Transcendence: Music Teacher Holly Ota

Holly Ota is the new Mount Madonna School (MMS) performing arts music director and middle and high school music teacher. Holly has been educating Santa Cruz County music students since 1991. She holds a M.M. in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from Northwestern…