Tanya or Louis McKay 
North County DanceArts, Inc. 


 Monday, July 16 through Friday, July 20th  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 

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North County DanceArts Studio 
12750 Carmel Country Road
Suite 103
San Diego, CA 92130

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Tanya or Louis McKay 
North County DanceArts, Inc. 

Register Now for North County DanceArts' 2018 Musical Theater Workshop - Come Alive!


Come Alive! Learn the secrets of the Stage,vocal coaching,'s all here in North County DanceArts' 2018 Musical Theater Workshops! Open to all NCDA students and non-students - Ages 6 and UP.

The Cost: 

$135.00 Per Participant

Bring With You:


  • Comfortable Clothes
  • Light snack for mid-break Monday - Thursday
  • Dance Shoes (Instructor to determine)
  • A Desire to Perform
  • A Great Attitude and a Willingness to try New things!

The Instructors:

Louis A. McKay, Jr.

A native of San Diego, Louis McKay practiced his art until the age of 20 when he was chosen to dance with the Debbie Reynolds Show. 
With Debbie, Louis traveled all over the world performing on stage and many TV specials.  He was featured in performances such as The People's Choice Awards, Liberace Special, The Bob Hope Special, Johnny Carson's Tonight Show, The John Davidson Show, The Mike Douglas Show, the Barbara Mandell Show, and The Sonny and Cher Show.

Louis is an accomplished vocalist and dancer and has taught master classes in 43 or our 50 states, with his largest class being over 1,000 students.

Louis has studied with greats such as Gower Champion, Ron Lewis, Michael Peters, Toni Stevens, Sal Dano and many more.

Dr. Robert Giarcello

Robert returns to North County DanceArts for his fifteenth year of working voice with our musical theater group. 

Robert is an accomplished composer, teacher and performer.  His works have been performed by many such as the CSU Orchestra and Wind Ensemble, Dr. Leland VaIL, Dr. Robin Cox, SDSU's Saxtet, The New Music Ensemble, Nova Ensemble, and the Oasis Chamber Ensemble.

He has performed with the San Diego Symphony, the Long Beach Symphony and Chorus, the LA Master Chorale, Dr. Paul Salamunavich, and the Opera Pacifica under Henry Venanzi.

Robert currently teaches voice and piano privately.


What to Expect:

North County DanceArts' 2018 Musical Theater Workshop will focus on the song "Come Alive!" from the movie 'The Greatest Showman", winner of 3 awards at the 75th Golden Globe Awards and 1 Oscar Nomination at the 90th Academy Awards.

This workshop includes:

  • One hour of vocal coaching with renowned voice coach, Robert Giarcello
  • One hour of dance choreography with Louis McKay
  • In-house performance at the North County DanceArts' studio
  • Pizza party on Friday, July 20th 
  • Opportunity for participation in NCDA's 2018 "Dream" Dance Showcase, Friday, July 27th @ 7:00 pm and Saturday, July 28th @ 12:00 noon  and 7:00 pm performances
  • Costumes 'made up' of items from home
  • A lot of Fun with some Cool people

Register Now!

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