Dawn Peterson first realized her love for musical theatre at the young age of 8 when she watched her brother perform in Brigadoon at Modesto High School under the direction of Eleanor Haines. Ms. Haines later became Dawn's High School teacher and long time mentor. Dawn is completing her 34th year as a private voice teacher and loving it! As a performer, Dawn began her career at the very young age of 3. Her first major role of Cinderella was with Modesto Performing Arts Association (MPAA) which later became Modesto Youth Theater. From there, Dawn's professional career blossomed, and she went on to perform many leading roles in musicals and opera. Being equipped with hundreds of performances, Dawn founded Center Stage Kids as a way to share her skills and challenge young hopeful stars!