Maraya Performing Arts is Founded with Love and Solidarity.

Our mission is to create and foster a welcoming safe space for creative expression and to uplift marginalized voices through the performing arts. We center Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in our teaching practices and trainings. Welcome to the Maraya pamilya (family in Tagalog)! We embrace and joyfully welcome allies from all backgrounds to join in unity; together, we can enact positive change for many generations to come!

What Is Maraya Performing Arts?

Maraya Performing Arts (MPA) is a new, socially-engaged performing arts center in Chula Vista, California designed around our core principles of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion.

We envision Maraya Performing Arts Center as a creative safe-haven, artistic hub and home for dancers, actors, musicians and creators; students and teachers; and multigenerational audiences in South Bay San Diego and beyond.

Programs include multigenerational classes in dance, music, and theatre. There is something here for everyone!

Maraya also offers professional development trainings in the 'business of making art.' These trainings will be designed for artists, arts nonprofits, arts board members, teaching artists, and arts small businesses.

We recently opened our doors during the pandemic on February 20, 2021!

Services Provided:

  • Multigenerational training in Dance, Music, Theatre for youth and adults
  • Professional development workshops in arts business administration (grant writing, fund development, strategic planning, etc.)
  • Artist networking events
  • Studio space rentals for meetings and events
  • Wedding Dance Choreography
  • General Choreography & Entertainment Production Services for corporate general sessions or corporate meetings
  • Rental Space for Birthday Parties (themed birthday parties may include dance class or Karaoke)
  • Arts nonprofit consulting services