Arts Groups

North Phoenix has a growing number of organizations dedicated to music, theater and art. Here are just a few of the most prominent ones.

Musical Theatre of Anthem

Non-profit group develops youth and adults within the field of performing arts while enhancing their intrinsic creativity and brokering their vast talents. MTA regularly puts on performances in Anthem. It trains and educates youth so they can become the artists, patrons, and leaders of tomorrow while providing opportunities to adults to empower them and foster their creativity. All youth who audition are cast. Performances are at various venues, including schools and churches.

North Valley Symphony Orchestra (NVSO)

This non-profit organization serves the greater Phoenix North Valley by building community through musical performance and education, while enhancing music appreciation through artistically engaging concert experiences for audiences of all ages, and providing multi-generational musicians a place to enjoy the collective art of making music. NVSO also supports two youth orchestras: one for high schoolers, one for middle-schoolers.

ProMusica Arizona

Founded in 2003, ProMusica Arizona (PMAZ) aims to enrich lives in the greater Phoenix area, with focus on the North Valley, through innovative, joint performances of its multigenerational chorale and orchestra. The non-profit organization has more than 100 musicians and singers. Performances are held at various venues, including the Orpheum Theatre, Herberger Theater Center, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Camelback Bible Church, American Lutheran Church of Sun City and Boulder Creek Performing Arts Center.

Sonoran Arts League

A non-profit organization dedicated to advancing art, artists and art education. With more than 650 members, the League organizes programs and events around the North Valley for people of all ages, experience and interests, believing that artistic awareness is essential to the well-being of life and community. Based in Cave Creek but cooperates with other communities, including Anthem, for events.

Starlight Community Theater

This non-profit community theater is dedicated to providing live theater to entertain and enrich the community and encourage youth and adult participation by providing growth and educational opportunities through a variety of theatrical experiences, both on and off stage.