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Since 2013

Our Story

MCCA was created in 2013 by Coty Forno. Coty wanted to create a safe, positive, space for artists of all ages to be able to purse their passion,  discover their authentic voice, and build the self confidence to go out and make the world a better place. MCCA was founded on the belief that anything is possible if you put your mind to it.

Dream it. Believe it. 


Our Mission

To Motivate Compassionate, Courageous Artists by:

  • Committing to excellence in arts education

  • Creating a family focused, safe, and supportive environment

  • Promoting positive self-expression, acceptance 

  • Cultivating , kindness, diversity, and inclusivity, inside and     outside of the classroom

  • Empowering creativity

  • Focusing on hard work, perseverance, and resilience

  • Guiding artists to fulfill their dreams


Our Work

Our team provides exceptional education, compassionate support, and vested interest while guiding your child on their individual creative journey.  We work diligently to maintain a positive, safe environment for children to  freely explore creativity, individuality, and self-expression. Through arts education, we focus on integrity, leadership, personal responsibility, mindfulness, professionalism, and positive character building.


Our Philosophy

Mountain City Center for the Arts, LLC.  believes in the art of combining performance elements with a holistic approach. The focus is to provide superior training in the artistic mediums while focusing on creativity and exploration as a healing tool. We believe in the power of artistic training as not only an outlet for professional and artistic excellence, but also as a means of energizing, uplifting, and inspiring the human spirit.



Our faculty is comprised of top quality professional actors, directors, choreographers, dancers, singers, musicians, and educators. Through their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and training, they are able to create an eclectic yet unified educational experience. They are dedicated to providing students with the best training within a supportive and safe environment.



While attending MCCA students will: 

  • Receive exceptional, personalized instruction in the arts

  • Create a community and build lasting relationships with peers

  • Learn the importance of self-acceptance and individuality

  • Develop self-awareness, self-confidence, and self-esteem

  • Cultivate Social and Emotional Intelligence

  • Strengthen communication, listening, and problem solving skills

  • Cultivate a healthy mind and body relationship 

  • Engage in thought-provoking communication 

  • Enhance leadership skills

  • Encourage personal development

  • Build focus and self-motivation

  • Have fun and make lasting memories

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