Metropolitan Educational Theatre Network (MET2) is a non-profit educational organization committed to providing young people with the unique opportunity to be active participants in the dramatic process as actors, singers, and dancers.
The program is distinct from adult theatre in motivation, presentation, and interpretation. It grows out of a desire to delight and instruct in beneficial ways which often enhance a child’s view of self and his or her ability to relate effectively to others. The instruction is based on a thorough understanding of the child’s mind, emotions, and the mastery of techniques which seek to give a student positive and unforgettable experiences.
Mr. Alex H. Urban, the organization’s founder, has designed a program which provides children with high quality creative learning experiences in the theatre arts…
MET2 proudly operates in four communities throughout Southern California.
Please check here to see which one of our groups will best serve you.
Our program in San Diego/North County has weekly workshops that meet at a PUSD school facility that is conveniently located from all areas.
Our program in the East San Gabriel Valley has weekly workshops that meet at Hurst Ranch in West Covina
Our program has weekly workshops that meet at The Torrance Cultural Art Center.
Our program in the San Fernando Valley has weekly workshops that are centrally located in the Northridge area.
Founder Alex H. Urban sadly passed away in 2007 at the age of 65. Mr. Urban was known throughout California and the nation for his work in the fields of creative drama and theatre for young people. An educator with lifetime teaching credentials in grades K-12 in both California and Illinois, he had...
I really like going to rehearsals because we learn a lot through theater games and I like making new friends. I think the way they cast is... ~ Macy, student, age 11