A long and rich tradition

The drama program at Mount Dora Christian Academy has enjoyed a long and rich tradition in the community of Mount Dora.

Winter Production : MDCA Fine Arts Department presents two hilarious plays directed by Cheryl Abbate. “Hello Shakespeare” by Joseph P. Kochiss and “Shakespeare’s Inferno” by Jessica Johnston and Kirby Ann Whitte. Friday and Saturday at 7pm-Sunday at 2pm. General admission is $5 and reserved VIP seating is $15 which includes a snack and souvenir. For VIP tickets call 352-735-3349 or email [email protected]

Contact Information

Theatre Coach Cheryl Abbate: [email protected]

Previous Musicals:

  • Guppy Getaway, 2017
  • Godspell, 2016
  • The REAL Story of Little Red Riding Hood, 2016
  • The Emporer’s New Clothes, 2015
  • You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, 2013
  • Into the Woods, 2012
  • Catch a Dream, 2011
  • The Sound of Music, 2010 (slideshow)
  • Fiddler on the Roof, 2009 (slideshow)
  • Oliver! 2008 (slideshow)
  • High School Musical, 2007 (slideshow)

Previous Plays:

  • What Is This World Coming To?, 2015
  • Greater Tuna, 2012
  • Any Body for Tea, 2010
  • The Prayer, 2010
  • Arsenic and Old Lace, 2009 (slideshow)
  • The Diary of Anne Frank, 2008 (slideshow)


  • 2011 Winner of the Women’s Committee on Fine Arts Scholarship for Dramatic Monologue
  • ITS Troupe (International Thespian Society)
  • Jr. ITS Troupe for Middle School
  • Female Thespian of the Year
  • Male Thespian of the Year
  • 7 Year Club (A student must participate in the arts for all middle and high school years at MDCA)
  • Fine Arts Ambassador (A student must excel in multiple areas of the fine arts program to receive this award)