Ticket to Read
Linking literacy to theater by providing students with free theater tickets and companion books.
We offer programs that encourage literacy, public speaking, inspire healthy choices, and more.
Thousands of schoolchildren receive free tickets each year to attend performances.
Children 3 to 18 participate in classes that inspire confidence, creativity, and collaboration.
Young Playwrights for Change
Young Playwrights for Change is a national playwrighting competition for middle-schoolers.
Professional development opportunities to help teachers integrate arts into the classroom.
Young Professionals Company
Teens receive scholarships to participate in a year-long program of theater apprenticeships.
New Plays for Young Audiences
OCT regularly creates new scripts for the stage. Email for more info here!
Free programs for our community partners serving low-income youth. To learn more, email us here!