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Fine Arts & Communication

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Milissa Carey, M.A.

Music & Theatre Arts Instructor

Fine Arts and Communication Division

(650) 949-7582


Foothill campus
Office: 1704
Office Hours:
By Appointment


Milissa Carey joined the faculty of Foothill in 2003 in both the theatre and music departments. Milissa teaches Acting, Singing for the Actor, Musical Theatre Repertoire, History of the American Musical and is a member of the team taught Multi-Cultural Music in America team. At Foothill, she directed productions of Shrek, Side Show, South Pacific, She Loves Me, Sunday in The Park With George, Forum, Spring Awakening, Little Shop of Horrors, All Shook Up and Working. Other directing credits in the Bay Area include work with companies like A.C.T MFA Program, Broadway By The Bay, Los Altos Stage Company, California Conservatory Theatre and Opera Academy of the West. Milissa is also on the faculty of the American Conservatory Theatre�s MFA program and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
Milissa is a member of Actors Equity Association and has performed with many Bay Area companies, including Center Repertory Theatre, Theatreworks, American Musical Theatre of San Jose, Centralworks, Pacific Alliance Stage Company, Thick Description, 42nd Street Moon and Foothill�s own Foothill Music Theatre. She toured the US and Canada on the 25th Anniversary Broadway National Tour of Evita under the direction of Hal Prince. Her training includes a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Master of Music from the University of Southern California, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, and American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco.

Personal Quote:

"Practice makes progress." And, Goethe: "Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it."

Last update: 2021-05-13
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