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   Do what you love. 

               Love what you do.


                  Since 2001, ARTS IN MOTION (formerly Rubios Performing Arts) has been giving San Diego students unique opportunities to learn and practice the performing arts. Founded by Chris Rubio, a veteran performer and former rehearsal director of the off-Broadway production STOMP, Arts in Motion offers instruction in dance, music and theater and is home to CREW, a percussion movement performance group, and ARMS WIDE OPEN.


                   ARMS WIDE OPEN is a non-profit organization offering performance arts opportunities to children and adults with special needs. Feel free to stop by and take a tour our facilities! Check out our 2016-2017 Class Schedule or our website at


   Tuition and Registration



(619) 579-6197



237 East Main Street
El Cajon, CA 92020



M-Th 1:00pm–7:30pm

Fri    4:30pm–6:30pm

Sat   9:00am-3:00pm        

Sun  Closed

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Studio Holidays



Winter break

Spring break

Memorial Day

Independence Day

October 31st

November 21st - November 27th
Classes will resume on Monday, November 28th

December 22nd - January 3rd
Classes will resume on Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

April 8th - April 16th
Classes will resume on Monday, April 17th, 2017

May 26th - May 29th
Classes will resume on Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

June 30th - July 4th
Classes will resume on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Closing dates will be posted on the bulletin as they occur.

Important Dates

Recital T-Shirts go on Sale in May

Congratulatory Ads are due by July 1st

Business Ads are due by July 1st

Recital Tickets go on sale June 1st

Picture day: June 12th thru June 17th at the Studio

Dress Rehearsal Date: July 28th, 2016 2017
Annual Recital: July 30th, 2017

*August is the month for camps

Our studio is always opened back up for another great year in September! (Right after Labor Day!)