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PAMA Arts Academy

Performing & Multimedia Arts Academy

PAMA is the Performing and Multimedia Arts academy network at Corona del Mar High School (grades 9-12). PAMA academies are structured academic pathways with three to four years of student specialization in one of the following arts areas:



Instrumental Music

Musical Theatre


Visual & Media Arts

Vocal Music


Pathways are designed to ready arts students for industry-standard environments, connect students with professional arts networks, and cater to students' personal enrichment and enjoyment of the arts.

For more information, please contact our PAMA coordinator, Morgan Beckman, at, or email a PAMA pathway advisor based on the student's interest in a specified arts area.


PAMA Advisors

Andy Ball
Vocal Music & Musical Theatre

Morgan Beckman
Dance & Pep Squad
PAMA Academy Coordinator

Val Jamora
Instrumental Music

Vanessa D. Valdes
Visual Arts
& Animation (2D, 3D, & AP)

Elise Ybarra
Theatre & Musical Theatre

Chris Ziebarth
Digital Media Arts
& Photography (2D, 3D, & AP)