Monte Vista Christian School leads the way with a well-rounded performing arts program for middle school and high school students in Santa Cruz County. Recently, middle school and high school students performed in the musical Little Women and dazzled audiences. Monte Vista Christian School recently completed construction on the Don Price Performing Arts Chapel which now serves as the performing arts center for this Watsonville school. This performing arts center is a hub for the drama, music, and theatre programs and with multiple classrooms and practice rooms, as well as an auditorium equipped with 450 seats. Student-performers from areas such as Gilroy, Morgan Hill, Santa Cruz, Watsonville, and San Jose benefit from state-of-the-art sound and lighting. Vocal Arts Director Dr. Tony Dehner leads vocal instruction with more than 30 years of experience, and was a three-time Grammy Music Educator Semi-Finalist. Monte Vista Christian School offers opportunities for students to perform in plays and musicals throughout the year, and offers skilled instruction throughout all aspects of putting on productions.