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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

CREW performances prices start at $750.00 for one show, $850.00 for 2 shows and $950.00 for 3 shows.



(619) 579-6197



237 East Main Street
El Cajon, CA 92020



M-Th 2:00pm–7:00pm

Sat   9:00am-3:00pm   

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Studio Holidays



Winter break

Spring break

Memorial Day

Independence Day

October 31st Closed

November 19th - November 25th
Classes will resume on Monday, November 26th, 2019

December 22nd - January 3rd
Classes will resume on Friday, January 4th, 2019

April 14th - April 21st
Classes will resume on Monday, April 22nd, 2019

May 24th - May 27th
Classes will resume on Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

June 29th - July 4th
Classes will resume on Friday, July 5th, 2019

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: July 8th thru July 13th at the Studio

Dress Rehearsal Date: July 26th, 2019
Annual Recital: July 27th, 2019