Capezio Dance Theatre Shop 982 El Monte Ave, Mountain View, CA94040 Capezio Dance Theatre Shop sells professional dancewear and dance shoes for all ages. The shop is clean and…More well-stocked, featuring a wide array of brand name items and gifts. It specailizes in pointe shoes fitings as well as offering gymnastics and ice skating apparel. Capezio offers discounts to teachers and performers, as well as on large group orders.
The Pear Avenue Theatre was opened in 2002 by a group of artists who believed in the importance of theater. The…More theater wanted to give the community of Mountain View a venue in which to see some interesting and fun plays.
The theater has a list of plays that it will be doing each year. Each play runs for about a week, with multiple productions. Some plays are long-time favorites, while others are original plays written by members of the guild.
The Peninsula Youth Theatre (PYT), a non-profit arts organization, provides local children over three and a half…More years of age with the opportunity to sing, dance and act in an environment that builds self-esteem and character. These children can then audition to perform in a musical theatre production.
Over 5,200 children since 1992 have taken part in PYT's vast array of CenterStage musical performances, which have included "Annie," "The Wiz," "The Pirates of Penzance," and "Seussical," just to name a few. Thousands have participated in the theatrical arts progams and almost 200,000 Bay Area children have seen the shows.
PYT does offer scholarships for a maximum of two children per family in need. Scholarships do not cover the costs of costumes or other production-related expenses.
For the Mountain View community, PYT offers a 10-week drama course for children in both public and private schools through their program "School Play in a Box." At the end of the program, the students perform for their school and parents.