Spring Break: Improv and Scene Study

Spring Break: Improv and Scene Study

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Monday-Friday, 9:30-3:30pm
This one-week intensive provides a fast-paced, exciting approach to theater. Take two classes each day as you rotate between energy-filled improvisation and skill-building scene study.  Supervised lunch break is included.

Price: $325 Instructor: Nick Condon Holly Wigmore Ages: 8-11 Level: BEG/INT

Spring Break: Improv

Spring Break: Improv

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Monday-Friday, 12:30-3:30pm
Spontaneous acting! Learn to let go and act in the moment with games and exercises that develop essential performance skills: creative thinking, comedic timing, ensemble work, and on-the-spot performance.

Price: $160 Instructor: Nick Condon Ages: 12+ Level: BEG/INT

Spring Break With Shel

Spring Break With Shel

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Monday-Friday, 9:00-12:00pm
"If you're a dreamer, come in!" Develop and perform your own show based on Shel Silverstein's hilarious poetry and also the classic tale of The Giving Tree. Acting games and engaging imagination combine for fun, focused learning.

Price: $160 Instructor: Chelsie Thomas Ages: 6-7 Level: BEG

Spring Break: Acting Foundations

Spring Break: Acting Foundations

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Monday-Friday, 12:30-3:30pm
Ideal for new actors looking for a fun intro to theater! Use theater games and exercises to learn characterization, improv, concentration, voice, and movement. A great first acting class for building skills and confidence.

Price: $160 Instructor: Chelsie Thomas Ages: 7-9 Level: BEG

Beginning Acting: Focus

Beginning Acting: Focus

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Mondays, 4:00-6:00pm
Perfect for the aspiring actor. Use theater exercises, scenes, and monologue study to further develop characters, improve focus, and gain performance technique. This fun and dynamic class will bring out the actor in you!

Price: $170 Instructor: Julie Akers Ages: 8-11 Level: BEG

 

Young Actor's Workshop (A)

Young Actor's Workshop (A)

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Mondays, 4:30-6:00pm
A weekly "workout" in acting! Develop focus, memorization, and character creation skills. Use your imagination while creating an original showcase of individual work, collaboration, and storytelling.

Price: $140 Instructor: Chelsie Thomas Ages: 6-7 Level: BEG

Magical Mondays

Magical Mondays

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Mondays, 10:15-11:15am
Act, play, and let your imagination soar. Create characters and stories in this lively class that teaches focus, collaboration, and storytelling, all while having a magically good time!

Price: $90 Instructor: Amy LaRosa Ages:3.5-5 Level: BEG

Beginning Acting: Character Creation (A)

Beginning Acting: Character Creation (A)

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Tuesdays, 4:00-6:00pm
Use theater exercises and techniques to create unique characters and make strong choices on stage. Explore movement, voice, and improvisation in a great class to bring out the actor in you! 

Price: $170 Instructor: Piper Tuor Ages: 7-9 Level: BEG

Music and Make Believe

Music and Make Believe

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Tuesdays, 10:15-11:15am
Unleash your imagination as you journey through magical stories and musical moments. Explore singing, movement, and games while focusing on early musical development and performance.

Price: $90 Instructor: Amy LaRosa Ages: 3.5-5 Level: BEG
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Creative Dramatics: The Very Hungry Caterpillar (A)

Creative Dramatics: The Very Hungry Caterpillar (A)

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Tuesdays, 4:30-6:00pm
Join the eating action in The Very Hungry Caterpillar. An exciting introduction to performance skills and discovering your creativity in a small class designed for focused learning. Plus, meet a member of OCT's The Very Hungry Caterpillar show cast!

Price: $140 Instructor: Kristin Hailstone Ages: 5-6 Level: BEG

Stories On Stage

Stories On Stage

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Tuesdays, 3:15-4:30pm
Bring fantastic characters to life through your favorite stories, poems, and fairy tales. Theater games, acting skills, and creativity combine for fun learning as you find your own dramatic flair.

Price: $120 Instructor: Kristin Hailstone Ages: 4-5 Level: BEG

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Creative Dramatics: The Very Hungry Caterpillar (B)

Creative Dramatics: The Very Hungry Caterpillar (B)

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Wednesdays, 3:15-4:30pm
Join the eating action in The Very Hungry Caterpillar. An exciting introduction to performance skills and discovering your creativity in a small class designed for focused learning. Plus, meet a member of OCT's The Very Hungry Caterpillar show cast!

Price: $120 Instructor: Holly Wigmore Ages: 4-5 Level: BEG

Heroes and Heroines (A)

Heroes and Heroines (A)

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Wednesdays, 4:30-6:00pm
Be your favorite superhero - or villain! Learn theater games and acting skills while playing characters like Wonder Woman, Spider-man, or create your own fantastic friend. An exciting acting escapade.

This class is sold out! Click below to be added to the Wait List. 

Price: $140 Instructor: Holly Wigmore Ages: 5-6 Level: BEG

Homeschool Theater: Way Into the Woods

Homeschool Theater: Way Into the Woods

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Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00pm
Just for homeschool students! Discover stories that take place in the forest: Into the Woods, The Jungle Book, and more! Act out charismatic characters while you sing lively music, learn basic choreography, adapt stories for the stage, and put together an impressive production.

Price: $160 Instructor: Mark Steering Ages: 7-12 Level: BEG/INT

Beginning Musical Theater: Wicked Musicals

Beginning Musical Theater: Wicked Musicals

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Wednesdays, 4:00-6:00pm
Gain musical theater skills by presenting songs from the wickedly good musicals The Wizard of Oz, Wicked, and The Wiz! Act out beloved characters while you sing lively music, learn basic choreography, and put together an impressive musical showcase. 

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Price: $170 Instructor: Mark Steering Ages: 7-10 Level: BEG

 

Wild Wednesdays

Wild Wednesdays

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Wendesdays, 10:15-11:15am
Come play, laugh, and learn! Join the theatrical adventure as you discover the stage. Have a blast acting out stories and characters, learning silly songs, and playing theater games. Fill your Wednesdays with fun!

Price: $90 Instructor: Holly Wigmore Ages: 3.5-5 Level: BEG

Dance For Stage: Modern Musicals

Dance For Stage: Modern Musicals

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Wednesdays, 4:00-6:00pm
Experience modern dance choreography, including hip-hop, creative movement, physical story telling, and more. Improve dance skills and styles, rhythm, and character development by performing original choreography from contemporary musicals.

Price: $170 Instructor: Diana Schultz Ages: 11-14 Level: ALL

Harry Potter (A)

Harry Potter (A)

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Thursdays 4:00-6:00pm
Enter the magical world of Harry Potter! Improve acting skills as you bring Harry and his charmed friends to life. Create, write, and perform your original scenes using characters from J.K. Rowling’s landmark adventure series.

Price: $170 Instructor: Sullivan Mackintosh Ages: 9-12 Level: BEG/INT

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Page to Stage: Frog and Toad (A)

Page to Stage: Frog and Toad (A)

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Thursdays, 4:30-6:00pm
Join best friends Frog and Toad as they sled down hills and swim in the pond. Perform scenes and songs from the show and book series. An exciting class that teaches collaboration and storytelling. Includes 2 tickets to OCT's A Year With Frog & Toad dress rehearsal on 5/4/18.

Price: $140 Instructor: Emma Stewart Ages: 6-7 Level: BEG

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Improv Troupe (B)

Improv Troupe (B)

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Saturdays, 3:00-5:00pm
Spontaneous acting! Learn to let go and act in the moment with games and exercises that develop essential performance skills: creative thinking, comedic timing, ensemble work, and on-the-spot performance.

Price: $150 Instructor: Claire Aldridge Ages: 8-11 Level: BEG/INT

Improv Troupe (A)

Improv Troupe (A)

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Saturdays, 1:00-3:00pm
Spontaneous acting! Learn to let go and act in the moment with games and exercises that develop essential performance skills: creative thinking, comedic timing, ensemble work, and on-the-spot performance.

Price: $150 Instructor: Nick Condon Ages: 12+ Level: BEG/INT

 

On Camera: Commercial Acting (B)

On Camera: Commercial Acting (B)

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Saturdays, 11:00am-1:00pm
Learn essential skills of the professional on-camera actor focusing on commercials. Use real commercial scripts to perfect cold reads, prepared pieces, ensemble work, and on camera techniques to help you book the job!

Price: $160 Instructor: Karen Maseng Ages: 8-11 Level: BEG/INT
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Beginning Acting: Character Creation (B)

Beginning Acting: Character Creation (B)

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Saturdays, 11:00am-1:00pm
Use theater exercises and techniques to create unique characters and make strong choices on stage. Explore movement, voice, and improvisation in a great class to bring out the actor in you!
Price: $150 Instructor: Chelsie Thomas Ages: 7-9 Level: BEG

Musical Theater: On Broadway

Musical Theater: On Broadway

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Saturdays, 11:00am-1:00pm
Perform numbers from contemporary musicals that are currently on Broadway: from Dear Evan Hansen to Once on this Island! Use ensemble and solo skills to increase confidence and build vocal technique.
Price: $150 Instructor: Jeff Childs Ages: 12+ Level: BEG/INT

Stage Combat

Stage Combat

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Saturdays, 3:00-5:00pm
From sword play to street brawls—award-winning fight choreographer John Armour shows you the pain-free way to create a variety of realistic fight scenes. An energetic class in creating stage illusions like the pros. (For mature teens) 

Price: $160 Instructor: John Armour Ages: 13+ Level: ALL

Intermediate Improv

Intermediate Improv

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Saturdays, 3:00-5:00pm
Take improv comedy to the next level! Learn the ins and outs of scene work, new short form games, and master the art of saying "Yes!" Prerequisite: Improv Troupe or Triple Threat Comedy. 

Price: $150 Instructor: Nick Condon Ages: 9-12 Level: INT

On Camera: Commercial Acting (A)

On Camera: Commercial Acting (A)

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Saturdays, 9:00-11:00am
Learn essential skills of the professional on-camera actor focusing on commercials. Use real commercial scripts to perfect cold reads, prepared pieces, ensemble work, and on camera techniques to help you book the job!

This class is sold out! Click below to be added to the Wait List. 

Price: $160 Instructor: Karen Maseng Ages: 12+ Level: BEG/INT

 

Harry Potter (B)

Harry Potter (B)

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Saturdays, 9:00-11:00am
Enter the magical world of Harry Potter! Improve acting skills as you bring Harry and his charmed friends to life. Create, write, and perform your original scenes using characters from J.K. Rowling’s landmark adventure series.

Price: $150 Instructor: Sam Reiter Ages: 8-11 Level: BEG/INT
This class is sold out! Click below to be added to the Wait List. 

 

Heroes and Heroines (B)

Heroes and Heroines (B)

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Saturdays, 9:30-11:00am
Be your favorite superhero—or villain! Learn theater games and acting skills while playing characters like Wonder Woman, Spider-man, or make your own fantastic friend. Get ready for an exciting acting escapade.

Price: $130 Instructor: Chelsie Thomas Ages: 6-7 Level: BEG

Beginning Acting: Foundations

Beginning Acting: Foundations

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Saturdays, 1:00-3:00pm
Ideal for new actors looking for a fun intro to theater! Use theater games and exercises to learn characterization, improv, concentration, voice, and movement. A great first acting class for building skills and confidence.

This class is sold out! Click below to be added to the Wait List. 

Price: $150 Instructor: Julie Akers Ages: 7-10 Level: BEG

Beginning Musical Theater: Disney Stage and Screen

Beginning Musical Theater: Disney Stage and Screen

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Saturdays, 1:00-3:00pm
From movies to Broadway, Disney continues to present amazing musical hits. Learn the solid vocal and musical theater techniques you need to perform songs from The Lion King, Aladdin, Frozen, and more!

Price: $150 Instructor: Jeff Childs Ages: 8-11 Level: BEG

Page to Stage: Frog and Toad (B)

Page to Stage: Frog and Toad (B)

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Sundays, 10:00-11:30am
Join best friends Frog and Toad as they sled down hills and swim in the pond. Perform scenes and songs from the show and book series. An exciting class that teaches collaboration and storytelling. Includes 2 tickets to OCT's A Year With Frog & Toad dress rehearsal on 5/4/18.

This class is sold out! Click below to be added to the Wait List.

Price: $130 Instructor: Molly Gilbert Ages: 5-6 Level: BEG

Young Actor's Workshop (B)

Young Actor's Workshop (B)

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Sundays, 11:30am-1:00pm
A weekly "workout" in acting! Develop focus, memorization, and character creation skills. Use your imagination while creating an original showcase of individual work, collaboration, and storytelling.

Price: $140 Instructor: Molly Gilbert Ages: 6-7 Level: BEG

Theatre of the Absurd

Theatre of the Absurd

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Sundays, 1:00-4:30pm (No class on 4/29)
Explore characters and plays from the world of Theatre of the Absurd. Use playwrights such as Ionesco, Beckett, and Durang to expand perspective and performance beyond realism. 

Price: $150 Instructor: Matt Zrebski Ages: 14+ Level: ADV/YP

Playwriting: Microworks

Playwriting: Microworks

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Sundays, 10:00am-12:30pm (no class on April 29th)
This course exposes students to all the tools necessary for crafting short plays of great impact.  From the basics of dialogue to keeping audiences on the edge of their seats to avoiding writer’s block, students will walk away with the skills necessary to pen thrilling new scripts. 

Price: $130 Instructor: Matt Zrebski Ages: 14+ Level: INT/ADV/YP

YP Intensive: Audition Workshop

YP Intensive: Audition Workshop

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Sunday, April 29th 11:00am-5:00pm
Get help perfecting two contrasting monologues for professional auditions. Plus, focus on polishing all audition techniques: slates, transitions, etc.  An essential class for actors eager to venture into the professional sphere! Prep work required. 

Price: $65 Instructor: Stan Foote Ages: 14+ Level: YP

YP Intensive: Viewpoints

YP Intensive: Viewpoints

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Sunday, May 13th 11:00am-5:00pm
Viewpoints is an energizing and acclaimed technique that uses movement, improvisation, and playful exercises to uncover performance possibilities. Participate in and observe highly physical practices in space, time, story, shape, and kinesthetic response. 

Price: $65 Instructor: Val Landrum Ages: 14+ Level: YP