Camarillo Academy of Performing Arts

Ventura County Dance and Theater Arts Studio

Come Grow With Us

The place to learn and develop through the years

Classes for ages 18 months through adult



How to Register: In Person: We will begin registering continuing students at CAPA on Saturday, June 27 at 10AM.  New students may register in person at CAPA on Monday,...

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About Us

About Us

Preschool to Pre-Professional Since 1999, it has been our privilege and pleasure to bring the performing arts to students in Ventura County. With a state-of-the-art...

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The Studio

The Studio

Move your mouse over any of the studios for specific information regarding that studio. Click on a studio to take a peek inside. Studio 1 Total area: 565 sq. ft....

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“CAPA helped me to grow in many ways: Technically, my classes gave me advanced skill and strength. Artistically, my teachers, especially my mentor, Miss Ashley...

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Our Classes

Learn more about our programs below and come grow with us!

Our Faculty

Learn from our amazing teachers

  • Stephanie Briones (SB)


  • Lauren Wilkins (LEW)

    Artistic Director, CAPA and YDA

  • Jo Bliss (JB)

    Preschool, Mommy and Me

  • Maggie Danielson (MD)


  • Ashley Feinsinger (AF)

    Lyrical, Contemporary, Jazz, Tap

  • Thaïs Leavitt (TL)


  • Tera Lodico (TL)

    Ballet and Jazz

  • Courtney Gleaves Sessions (GS)

    Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Acrobatics