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SPRING BREAK 2017

March 26, 2017

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CAMP 1 | SHORT FILM PRODUCTION (Age 12-18)

MON-FRI 9am-12pm

6 unforgettable days!  This camp will teach the participants acting techniques for film and television based on Alexander Schottky’s many years of experience. We will write, shoot, and edit several short films with the participants throughout the 6 day workshop. This will be a great experience for young aspiring actors and filmmakers!

Projects professionally edited and uploaded online for easy sharing with friends and family!

Alexander Schottky (Instructor) has a long and successful career as a television and film actor in Germany. He won several awards for his role as Dr Pfund in the German TV show “Nikola” which ran for 9 seasons from 1996-2005. He founded and operated SchauspielK ids Inc. – a TV and Film acting school for children and young adults in Germany from 2002 to 2007 and he was the director of the acting department of FilmSchool Asia in the Philippines in 2008 before moving to Los Angeles.

$225

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CAMP 2 | ON-CAMERA AUDITIONS (Age 12-18)

MON-FRI 12:30pm-2pm

Get ready! This camp will teach young actors how to audition on-camera; cold reads, commercial auditions, casting room, etiquette, preparation and more.  Auditions in the Casting Room will be filmed!  (Students must be able to read).  

John Medeiros is an actor, director, and instructor with a BFA in Theatre from UC Santa Barbara.  John Medeiros is an experienced commercial actor, in addition to working in film, directing and performing on stage, and the Artistic Director of Ojai Valley Improv.

$155

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CAMP 3 |  CREATIVE FILM (Age 10-16)

MON-FRI 2pm-5pm

This camp focuses on developing creative film projects: Interviews, music videos, skits and more! Campers enjoy working in front of the camera to create their own film projects.  Projects will be edited and posted online to share with friends and family. Sign-up with a friend!

Kytriena Payseno holds her B.A. in Theatre and Literature from The Metropolitan University of Denver, and her M.A. in Acting from The University Essex in England.

Projects professionally edited and uploaded online for easy sharing with friends and family!

$215

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CAMP 4 |  THEATRE ARTS CAMP (Age 7-12)

TUES-FRI 9am-12pm (4 days)

4 exciting half-day drama workshops filled with warm-up and theatre games, exercises in scene study and acting for stage, and “Body Talks” movement (with music).  Participants must be able to read.  Taught by Kytriena Payseno.

Kytriena Payseno holds her B.A. in Theatre and Literature from The Metropolitan University of Denver, and her M.A. in Acting from The University Essex in England.  Kytriena toured with The Denver Civic Theatre for 7 years, and Kaiser Permanente Theatre Education Program. Kytriena works as an actress, director and theatre educator teaching in local community theatres and schools.

$165

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CAMP 5 |  TOTS THEATRE (Age 4-6)

MON, WED, FRI 9am-10:30am (3 workshops)

3 special workshops of theatre games, music, movement, costumes and characters!  Children get their start in theatre with these fun workshops just for tots.  SPACE IS LIMITED / Taught by Makay Fouchi and Daena Bleu Santoyo

$85

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It’s Showtime! Disney’s The Lion King Jr

December 24, 2016

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February 3-5, 2017 ~ LAST CHANCE TO SEE THE LION KING JR!
All ages afterparty, raffle, appetizers, and special concessions with mulled wine for adult guests (Saturday) and special Q & A with the Actors (Sunday)
 
Learn more on our NEW website! https://www.oyespresents.org/

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Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio

Production of

Disney’s The Lion King, Jr

A Broadway Junior Production

Music and Lyrics by

Elton John & Tim Rice

Additional Music and Lyrics by

Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin,

and Hans Zimmer

Book by

Roger Allers & Irene Mecchi

Based on the Broadway production directed by

Julie Taymor

 

ENCORE!! 3 SHOWS ADDED!

February 3, 4, 5

Friday, 6pm, Saturday, 6pm, Sunday 1pm

ENCORE TICKETS INCLUDE:
Friday 6pm show ~ Encore OPENING NIGHT SHOW
 
Saturday 6pm show | 7:30pm After-party for all ages!
7:30-9:00pm Celebration party with special concessions, mulled wine, and appetizers! Dance, raffle & awards party for all ages!!!
 
Sunday 1pm show | 2:30-3:00pm Post-show Q & A
Q & A with the Actors – find out from the actors what it’s like to work on The Lion King Jr, and perform with OYES!

Admission

$10 – Children under 13 (General Seating)

$12 – General Admission (General Seating)

Admission to the Saturday night celebration and Sunday Q&A included in the ticket price.

Join us for exciting youth performances for all ages!

Tickets $10/$12 

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IMPORTANT – OYES TICKET POLICY

We have been selling out performances (HOORAY!)

Please read our ticket policy:

  • ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL. SORRY, NO REFUNDS
  • ALL WILL-CALL TICKETS MUST BE CLAIMED BY START OF SHOW (showtime)
  • ANY TICKETS NOT CLAIMED BY START OF SHOW WILL BE RELEASED TO GUESTS ON OUR WAITING LIST
  • SEATING IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE.
  • TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR BASED ON AVAILABILITY.
  • PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY SO YOU MAY FULLY ENJOY YOUR LIVE THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE
  • LATE SEATING MAY NOT BE ACCOMMODATED

 

Winter Holiday Concert 2016

November 26, 2016

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Live Music for All Ages!

OYES Youth Choir

The Lion King Ensemble Choir

Ojai Youth Orchestra

Rockin’ It Old School Senior Chorus

Songs to delight the soul and spark the spirit sung by Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio Youth Choir and Ensemble Choir members directed by Julija Zonic. Joining in the celebration will be the Ojai Youth Orchestra, directed by Thomas Fredrickson, and the Rockin’ It Old School Senior Chorus directed by Smitty West. Join us!

Sunday, December 11

5pm

$10

Tickets available online and at the door.

Seating is first come, first serve.

Handicap accessible.

VENUE:

Ojai Valley Community Church

Main Sanctuary

907 El Centro St, Ojai, CA

Join us!

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The Lion King Ensemble Chorus – Fall 2016

August 17, 2016

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THE LION KING JR ENSEMBLE CHORUS (Ages 11-16) 

Instructor/Directed by: Julija Zonic

Starts September 22.  

Performance December 11 with the OYES Winter Concert, and January 13, 14, 15 with the Performance Company Cast of The Lion King, Jr. 

 The Lion King, Jr Ensemble Chorus will learn and sing music from the Broadway Junior Musical, The Lion King, Jr and perform in The Lion King, Jr production. Vocal technique, musical direction and performance technique.  Performance based class.

  • Thursdays
  • 6:15-7:15pm
  • Tech week rehearsals: January 11, 12 @ 6-8:30pm, Jan 19, 26 @ 3:30-6:30pm
  • Showcase performance: December 11
  • Performances:
    • Scheduled performances: January 13-15 (with the Performance Co cast)
    • Optional performances: January 20, 21, 22 (with the Tigers cast)
    • Optional performances: January 27, 28, 29 (with the Lions cast)
  • Cost: $125

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NEW VENUE

Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio

OVCC Youth Center

907 El Centro Street, Ojai, CA 93023

For more information contact OYES

info@ojaiyes.org
805-646-4300

To register at the door please call our office.

 

 

OJAI WINE WALK – Wine Tasting for a good cause!

April 12, 2016

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OJAI WINE WALK

WINE TASTING BENEFIT EVENT

SATURDAY, APRIL 16 5pm-9pm 

 10 WINE TASTINGS

10 SHOP & GALLERY LOCATIONS

10 SELECT WINERIES

SOUVENIR GLASS

KIDS NIGHT OUT (kids care movie & pizza night provided)

$45 WINE WALK PASS ($55/door)

TOUR: Ojai Arcade & Plaza

CHECK-IN: Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio (OYES), 316 E. Matilija St., Ojai, CA 93023

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Ojai Wine Walk Tour – This fun evening out for adults will take guests on a sunset wine-tasting tour through Ojai’s charming Arcade Plaza.  Wine tastings will take place at 10 Arcade shop locations along the Arcade route and feature tastings by 10 local and imported wineries.  All guests of the Ojai Wine Walk benefit event are invited to gather after the tour at The Vine, located at 308 E. Ojai Avenue, Ojai, CA.

This fundraising event shall benefit the Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio (OYES). OYES is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization offering enrichment courses in youth drama and performing arts, entertainment for all ages.

Check-in Location: OYES | 316 E. Matilija Street, Ojai, CA 93023 | 805-669-8045

Ojai, CA – Just 90 minutes north of Los Angeles, Ojai, California is a breath of fresh air. Ideal for romance, relaxation, culinary and outdoor adventures, Ojai is a place where one-of-a-kind takes on a new meaning. Charming boutiques, art galleries, bistros and wine tasting rooms are located in Ojai Village — within walking distance of several hotels and inns.

More Information at www.ojaiwinewalk.com

KIDS MOVIE & PIZZA NIGHT AT OYES — SPACE IS LIMITED!

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SATURDAY APRIL 16th
 — 5:30pm Drop-off /8:30pm Pick-up
 
  • DROP YOUR KIDS OFF AT OYES AND GO WINE-TASTING -Drop off by 6pm latest

Time: 5pm-8:30pm 

Location: Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio | 316 E. Matilija Street, Ojai, CA 93023 | 805-646-4300

Kids “movie & pizza” night including theatre games and entertainment will be available with purchase of your Ojai Wine Walk pass. Reservations required. Maximum 2 reservations per pass purchase. Space is limited.

PURCHASE HERE

Events | Spring 2016

February 20, 2016

NOW SHOWING – MAY 6th-15th 

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ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, JR

A Broadway Junior Musical presented by Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio

Tickets $10 General Seating, $12 Select Seating

For tickets and showtimes visit www.oyesisland.brownpapertickets.com

 


 

Oyes calendar of events March, April, May, 2016

  • Sunday, March 13th — Ojai Valley Improv Show — drop-in after Ojai’s Farmers Market!
  • Sunday, March 20th — Patrick Mureithi Concert – Touring the California Coast —  www.PatrickMureithi.com
  • Weekend, April 9th & 10th – A Child Left Behind, with Alan Aymie — Touring weekend production of LA TIMES CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED  SOLO PERFORMANCE!
  • Saturday, April 23rd — Ojai Shimmy Fest (belly dance festival) – An Ojai tradition and now a fundraiser for OYES!
  • Weekends, May 5th-15th — Once On This Island, Jr — A Broadway Junior Musical Production
  • Tuesday, May 17th —  The Peter Brotzmann Jazz Quartet In Ojai
  • Weekend, May 27th & 28th — Youth & Senior Choir Performances with Julija Zonic and Smitty West & Rockin It Old School Choir

 

MARCH

COMEDY: Improv Show! 

Date: Sunday, March 13

Time: 2:00pm

Tickets $10 at the door

After the Ojai Farmers Market ~ Ojai Valley Improv hits the stage with improv comedy show.  For general audiences. Not recommended for small children under the age of 5.  90-minute show. Proceeds benefit the Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio


CONCERT: Patrick Mureithi

 

Date: Sunday, March 20

Time: 6:00pm

Tickets: $10

316 E. Matilija Street

Ojai, CA 93023

Phone: 805-646-4300

www.PatrickMureithi.com

Patrick Mureithi is a Kenyan singer-songwriter who lives in Springfield, Missouri, USA.  His album, This I Believe, is a collection of songs that are influenced by Folk, Delta Blues and Reggae. Concert  features music and storytelling from his life and making of his documentaries in Kenya and Rwanda.  More at www.PatrickMureithi.com #ThisIBelieve

 


APRIL

“A Child Left Behind”

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Date: April 9 & 10

Time: Sat. 7pm, Sun. 2pm

Tickets $25

Venue: OYES Theatre

316 E. Matilija Street

Ojai, CA 93023

Phone: 805-646-4300

Buy tickets for A Child Left Behind

A critically-acclaimed solo performance about special needs, public education and every man’s first teacher. In celebration of Autism Awareness month of April. Written and performed by Alan Aymie.  Directed by Paul Stein. www.alanaymie.com #AChildLeftBehind #AutismAwareness


1st ANNUAL OJAI WINE WALK 

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EVENT DETAILS at www.ojaiwinewalk.com

Date: Saturday, April 16

Time: 5pm – 9pm

Location:  Ojai Arcade and Plaza. Check-in at OYES Theatre

316 E. Matilija Street

Ojai, CA 93023

Phone: 805-669-8045

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Enjoy the charm of Ojai’s Arcade at sunset on the Ojai Wine Walk tour.  Wine tastings will take place in retail locations and feature local and imported wine selections. This year, the OWW will benefit Ojai’s Youth Entertainers Studio.  Kids Care “movie night” provided at OYES theatre for the event.  Proceeds will benefit the Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio.  www.ojaiwinewalk.com  #OjaiWineWalk


Festival – Ojai ShimmyFest!

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Date: Saturday, April 23

Time: 1pm – 6pm / 7pm – 10pm

Venue: OYES Theatre

316 E. Matilija Street

Ojai, CA 93023

Phone: 805-669-8045

Contact: k.knapic@yahoo.com

Ojai’s exciting festival of Middle Eastern dance and music featuring Tribal and traditional belly dance showcases, vendors, music and a nighttime cabaret of mesmerizing Belly Dance performances! Tickets 1pm-6pm $10.  7pm-10pm $20.  Ojai Shimmy Fest will be donating proceeds to Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio. #OjaiShimmyFest

REGISTER and/or  PURCHASE TICKETS for this event.


MAY

“Once On This Island, Jr”

Date: May 5th – 15th

Venue: OYES Theatre

316 E. Matilija Street

Ojai, CA 93023

Phone: 805-646-4300

www.oyesisland.brownpapertickets.com

A HEART-WARMING CARIBBEAN INSPIRED MUSICAL from the TONY Award-winning songwriting team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.  Youth performances for all ages!  Tickets $10.  Reserve your seats at www.oyesisland.brownpapertickets.com #OYES #IslandMusicalOyes


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DATE OF EVENT: Tuesday, May 17, 2016

EVENT NAME: The Peter Brotzmann Quartet In Ojai

DESCRIPTION OF EVENT: An evening with European jazz musicians, playing for the people of Ojai.

TICKET PRICES: $20.00

 

Spring 2017

January 8, 2017

OYES’ youth theatre program encourages CONFIDENCE, COMMUNICATION, CREATIVITY AND FUN!

 

DATES: TBA

Musical: Spring Session– AGES 4-6, 7-11, 12-16

 Auditions take place during the week prior to the start of class rehearsals (ages 7-16)

 

Rehearsals take place one day per week from 3:30pm-6:00pm 

Mondays: Lions Cast (performances June 9-11)

Tuesdays: Tigers Cast (performances June 2-4)

Wednesdays: Performance Company Cast (performances May 27-29)

Mondays 3pm-3:50pm: Tots Cast (performance June 11)

 

Performances: Performances in June

Rehearsals will be at: Ojai Valley Community Church, 907 El Centro, Ojai

 

GET ON OUR LIST FOR SPRING ANNOUNCEMENT –  send an email to registration@ojaiyes.org 


 

2017 YOUTH  | YOUNG ADULT  – CLASSES

Dialects I & II, Youth Choir, Ensemble Choir, Acting, Acting for Camera, Improv

 

GET ON OUR LIST FOR SPRING ANNOUNCEMENT –  send an email to registration@ojaiyes.org 

Class Schedule – Fall 2016

August 21, 2016

Visit ojaiyes.org/classes for details


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The Lion King, Jr Fall Musical (Ages 7-11, 12-15)

Schedule varies

 

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The Lion King Tots (Ages 4-6)

Mondays, 3:00-3:50

 

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Fun with Dialects 1 & 2  (Recommended for age 10+)

Mondays, 6:15-7:15

 

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Youth Improv! (Ages 8-14)

Wednesdays, 6:15-7:15

 

OYES Youth Chorus (Ages 7-11)

Thursdays, 5:oo-6:00

 

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The Lion King Ensemble Chorus (Ages 11-16)

Thursdays, 6:15-7:15

 

Visit ojaiyes.org/classes for details

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NEW VENUE

Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio

OVCC Youth Center

907 El Centro Street, Ojai, CA 93023

 

YOUTH CHORUS – Fall 2016

July 29, 2016

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OYES YOUTH CHORUS

Taught by Julija Zonic

 

OYES’ Youth Chorus is lead by professional singer, Julija Zonic, Youth Choir Director. Young singers will nurture healthy vocal technique, while  improving musical ear, pitch, and tone! Showcase performances joined by Rockin’ It Old School Senior chorus and backed by LIVE BAND the Fifth Dementia.  This course provides skilled vocal performance technique. For all levels.

  • AGES 7-11
  • Thursdays 5:00-6:00pm
  • DATES: SEPT 15- DEC 11 (12 weeks + 1 showcase performance, tickets $10)
  • SHOW: DEC 11
  • Tuition $75

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NEW VENUE

Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio

OVCC Youth Center

907 El Centro Street, Ojai, CA 93023

 

For more information contact OYES
info@ojaiyes.org
805-646-4300

 

 

 

SHOWTIME! Disney’s Aristocats, KIDS

July 19, 2016

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Disney’s Aristocats, KIDs
This summer OYES presents Disney’s Aristocats, Kids. Everybody wants to be a cat in Disney’s enchanting stage adaptation of the animated film classic. What’s a cat to do? Madame’s jealous butler Edgar cat-naps Duchess and her Aristokittens and abandons them in the Parisian countryside. Luckily, Thomas O’Malley and his rag-tag bunch of alley cats come to their rescue! This feline adventure will have audiences tapping their feet to its cool, jazzy beat with a score that include the Disney favorites “The Aristocats,” “Scales and Arpeggios” and “Ev’rybody Wants to Be a Cat.”

Youth Performances
July 29, 30, 31

Friday at 6pm (TOTS & YOUTH)

Saturday at 1pm (TOTS & YOUTH) & 5pm (***YOUTH ONLY)

Sunday at 1pm (TOTS & YOUTH)

Tickets $10 – For all ages
General Seating

Venue:
OVCC Youth Center
907 El Centro St.
Ojai, CA 93023

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Disney’s Aristocats, Kids – SUMMER CAMP 2016

June 6, 2016

PARENTS/CAST MEMBERS:

Music Download Link: https://we.tl/huviKnNGCu

Tickets Link: www.oyesaristocats.bpt.me 


 

MUSICAL THEATRE SUMMER CAMP 2016

Everybody wants to be a cat in Disney’s stage adaptation of the animated classic motion picture! 

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This summer OYES presents Disney’s Aristocats, Kids.  Everybody wants to be a cat in Disney’s enchanting stage adaptation of the animated film classic. What’s a cat to do? Madame’s jealous butler Edgar cat-naps Duchess and her Aristokittens and abandons them in the Parisian countryside. Luckily, Thomas O’Malley and his rag-tag bunch of alley cats come to their rescue! This feline adventure will have audiences tapping their feet to its cool, jazzy beat with a score that include the Disney favorites “The Aristocats,” “Scales and Arpeggios” and “Ev’rybody Wants to Be a Cat.”

Youth Ages 7-15  |  Tots Ages 4-6

Participants in this three-week intensive camp will experience vocal training, dance instruction, improv & theatre games, acting skills, and have lot’s of fun!

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YOUTH CAMP

  • Ages 7-15
  • JULY 11-29
  • MON-FRI
  • 9am-1pm

Performances July 29, 30, 31

JOIN US AT OUR NEW LOCATION: 

OVCC Youth Center Stage | 907 El Centro St, Ojai, CA 93023

OVCC is centrally located, just a few minutes from downtown Ojai and easy access to Ventura and Santa Barbara

TUITION:  $299.00 Early/ $325 After June 20th (includes costume fee)

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TOTS CAMP with Rachel Hunt

  • Ages 4-6
  • JULY 5-28
  • TUE & THU
  • 10am-12pm

Performances July 29, 30, 31

TUITION:  $265.00 Early / $295 After June 20th (includes costume fee)

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GLEE CAMP – SUMMER CAMP 2016

June 1, 2016 - July 11, 2014

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GLEE CAMP with Kytreina Payseno

  • Ages 7 and up
  • Mon. – Fri
  • 9am-12pm
  • June 27– July 1st
  • *Showcase Performance at 5pm, Fri. July 1st – Tickets $10
  • Tuition $195

LOCATION:  Chaparral Auditorium, 414 E. Ojai Avenue

Glee Camp returns this summer with Director and Choreographer, Kytriena Payseno, leading a special one-week performing arts workshop. All participants will sing and perform solo and ensemble works that will be rehearsed, choreographed, and perform in a showcase on Friday, July 1st at 5pm

REGISTRATION IS STILL OPEN!

Tuition $195

 Save your Spot!  https://www.paypal.me/oyes

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