Art, Media, and Performance Academy

The Art, Media, and Performance Academy (AMP) is a small school-within-a-school emphasizing visual, media, and performing arts professional training. The Academy provides an integrated education for high school students from diverse backgrounds. Through rigorous academic inquiry, collaborative learning, and professionally guided arts training, the AMP
Academy cultivates 21st century citizens, blending intellectual curiosity and academics with
artistic discipline that prepares students for college and career.
Visual Arts
When our students take art classes within AMP they learn skills in multiple art fields. Students interested in visual art may explore the arts through several different mediums, including 3D, 2D, and digital media. These experiences will prove useful in every students' future endeavors, whether they decide to pursue a profession in the arts or elsewhere.
Performing Arts
When students take performing arts classes with AMP academy they will have the chance to participate in performances and entertainment at Monterey High School. They will also have opportunities to watch several shows and performances on AMP field trips. These experiences will help students discover different performing techniques. The courses will help students seek to accomplish their career in the performing arts.
Applications are due no later than 3 PM on December 18, 2020 .
AMP Team
Richee Stubblefield
AMP & Alpha Md-Z Counselor
Lauren McMercury
Lead Teacher
Maggie Albers
Science Teacher
Nicholaus Bourgeios
Individuals & Societies Teacher
Elizabeth Desimone
Math Teacher
David Swartz
English Teacher
Martha Tonkin
Digital Arts Teacher
Alicia Welch
Theatre & English Teacher
Community Partnerships

Community Partnerships

Open Ground Studios

Pacific Repertory Theatre

Paper Wing Theatre Company

Paraphrase Productions

Arts Council of Monterey County

West End Festival

Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula

Carmel Sunset Theater

Monterey County Theater Alliance

Carl Cherry Center for the Arts

Progress not Perfection

The Dali Expo

Monterey Peninsula College (MPC)

The Star Foundation

Monterey Jazz Festival

Chapman Foundation

Monterey Bay Aquarium

CA Logos

AMP Spotlight