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Performances:                       Check out the Video from Opening Night!
August 29th   - 7:00 p.m.
August 30th  -  2:00 p.m

Garfield Theater, La Jolla

NEW FALL SCHEDULE! - updated Aug. 7th

Peter Pan Reviews / Quotes

Michael Polin

San Diego Theater Scene:

“…every once in a  while - something very special happens when top talented youth perform this show (Peter Pan) - and last week, was one of those special events with the North County School of the Arts performance to a sold-out audience, at the David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre.  This show delivered a….”high flying hit”!”

“Let’s have hats-off to the excellent North County School of the Arts of Encinitas, founded and created by Pamela Laurent and her husband, Scott Gregory.  These are two fine individuals, whose vision serves all of San Diego theatre goers interest…but especially -  those of our children.  The last time I reviewed one of their shows was SHREK … and it was tremendous!”

Superlatives abound with this production, and they are all deserved - Wondrous, Spectacular, Awesome, Magical!”

Let us not forget the very formidable talent of Scott Gregory the veteran professional actor/opera singer - who very animatedly plays Peter’s nemesis, Captain Hook.  Scott’s mannerisms, facial expressions and voice, perfectly depicted every aspect of the fiendish Captain Hook…”

“Congrats to Pamela and Scott for creating such a unique and fun place, for students to learn and create … away from computers and video games. “ 

“I look forward to the future productions of the North County School of the Arts and encourage all of our readers to support such a fine theatre school and youth organization.”


"The show was fantastic!
We were all thoroughly impressed!" R.G.

"...What a spectacular show.
Boy do you put on first class productions.
You're amazing" F.G.


"...congratulations on  Peter Pan! It truly was a magical performance. We thoroughly enjoyed it and Morgan had a great time participating in the whole production process." A.V.


We loved seeing Peter Pan today!!  
… Thanks, and job well done! " T.R.


...I saw the Peter Pan performance on Saturday, what an impressive performance, we had a wonderful time! " H.L.


" Hi Pam and Scott!
Congrats again on an awesome show!!!! Scott you were AMAZING! I am so impressed!! Finally I got to see you live! "



Peter Pan

Smee, Wendy, Hook, Michael Peter and John!

Shrek, the Musical -  Press

“I look forward to the future productions of the North County School of the Arts and encourage all of our readers to support such a fine theatre school and youth organization...Congrats to Pamela and Scott for creating such a unique and fun place for students to learn and create …"

Michael Polin  - Performing Arts Reviewer for SD TheatreReviews.com

This is the award winning studio and production company where students of all ages, levels and abilities can stretch their wings, hone their skills and become comfortable in the world of theater arts. 

North County School of the Arts, based in Encinitas, CA serves the greater North County, San Diego area.    Students range from the casual student wanting to improve their vocal, acting and/or dance skills, to professionals needing polish and shine to help them achieve their dreams!  We have students performing in professional theater all over San Diego, Los Angeles, London' s West End, and throughout the United States and Europe.

Our commitment to having on staff only working professionals / performers helps our instructors better relate to, teach and motivate our students.  We want our students to use their instructors as a resource for real-world performing situations.

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Bye Bye Birdie - Garfield Theater, La Jolla

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August 29th   - 7:00 p.m.
August 30th  -  2:00 p.m

(760) 487-8568

If you live in Encinitas, Del Mar, Rancho Sante Fe, La Costa, Olivenhain, Solana Beach, San Diego, San Marcos, Carlsbad, or Carmel Valley, the NCSA is a convenient location for your dancing, singing or acting student.  We offer performance opportunities, classes and lessons for all levels of ability.  We help students of Musical Theater, Pop, Classical / Opera, Theater, Ballet and Dance achieve their goals.  If you love music, theater, dance, acting or fun, join our programs!

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