The Yorba Linda Spotlight Theater Company is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing performing arts education and performance opportunities to the aspiring artists of Orange County and surrounding areas. Our mission is to provide a welcoming, fun and positive experience for all of our participants and produce high quality performances with professional technical elements. Besides our full-scale musicals, we also offer classes in Musical Theater, Dance, Drama, Voice and Piano.
We hope you will join the YL Spotlight family. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us!
Click on the photos below to learn more about our talented staff members and book you first appointment online on our Lessons page.
OCSA Director of Integrated Arts. Spotlight Show Director/Choreographer. Enjoys sharing her passion for theater with the next generation.
Elise Jackson Lamm
Spotlight Co-Founder. USC Society of Trojan Women Board Member. Screenwriter. Loves working behind the scenes to support our young artists.
Katie Jo McCauley
Studio Manager, Acting
Disneyland Youth Education Facilitator, Guest Talent Coordinator & Ambassador. Has loved performing since she was 8.
Magna Cum Laude BFA from Cal State Fullerton. Was the lead production singer for Holland America Cruise Line.
Musical Theater Minis, Director
Started teaching when she was 12. Loves creating fun programs to engage young performers.
Tapping since he could walk. Loves to bring his silly, funny and charming self into whatever he does.
Taught thousands of students around the world with the Young Americans College of the Performing Arts.
Boston Conservatory BFA in Musical Theater. Performed in several national tours. Actors Equity Association Member.
Has been dancing for 17 years. Trained in ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, lyrical, and musical theater styles.
First joined the Spotlight family as a student. BA in Education. Has been teaching Broadway Junior since 2013.
Spotlight Co-Founder. Specializes in Musical Theater and Pop genres. Past YL Spotlight Artistic Director.
Has been singing, playing piano, and handbells most of her life. Defines herself as a musician, slightly obsessed with Disney, the color green, gum, and Christmas Caroling!
Christopher W. Smith
Passion for Dual Piano work. Resident music director for the Musical Theatre Conservatory at Orange County School of the Arts. Also teaches at the Laguna Playhouse.
School Program Assistant
Enjoys sharing the passion that she has for the arts with kids and adults of all ages and abilities. Also does ballroom dancing.