Peppy Garner and Darnell Whitt School of Dramatic Arts (SoDA)


PacRep's Peppy Garner & Darnell Whitt School of Dramatic Arts (SoDA) offers quality performing arts training in a safe and nurturing environment, where students build self-esteem and creative confidence, as they learn to express themselves onstage.

Due to the ongoing impact of the coronavirus, and for the safety of everyone, we highly recommend students 5 and up be vaccinated. Masks may be required in indoor locations.

The Indoor Forest Theater is located on the lower floor of the Outdoor Forest Theater stage, at the corner of Santa Rita Street and Mountain View Avenue in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. 

The SoDA scholarship fund makes it possible for everyone to attend. Just ask! 

Download the Financial Aid Request form and submit with your application today.  If you have any questions,
please do not hesitate to contact 
us at (831) 622-0700 or on email at

Special Thanks to the support from 

School of Dramatic Arts Instructors 

Summer Instructors
Shaquira Robinson SoDA Instructor
  Instructor: Shaquira Robinson
Tanya Olson SoDA Instructor   Instructor: Tanya Olson


Mickie Mosley SoDA Instructor
  Instructor: Mickie A. Mosley
Sarah Gaudoin SoDA Instructor
  Instructor: Sarah Gaudoin
Justin Gaudoin SoDA Instructor
  Instructor: Justin Gaudoin
Corinne Agro SoDA Instructor
  Instructor: Corinne Agro
 Instructor: Palmer Davis

  Instructor: Corey Wright


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