OYES: Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio

Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio

Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio

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Upcoming classes

Schedule | Spring 2015

SPRING SCHEDULE 2015


MONDAY

3pm-5pm - Seussical Jr | Lions Cast class rehearsal 

5pm-7pm – Seussical Jr | Performance Company class rehearsal 

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TUESDAY

5:30-7:00 – Film Production (Ages 8-14)

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3:30-5:30 – Seussical, Jr | Tigers Cast class rehearsal


WEDNESDAY

3:30-4:15 – TOTS Musical Theatre ~ Seussical! (Ages 4-6) 

3:30-5:30 – Tech Class – Technical Theatre/Stage-Craft (Ages 8-14)

5:30-6:30 – Youth Improv (Ages 8-14)

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THURSDAY

5:15-6:15 – OYES Youth Chorus (Ages 6-14)

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FRIDAY – Classes TBA

SATURDAY – Classes TBA


SUNDAY  Workshops – Learn More / Register

Live Puppet Theatre Workshop – Make a puppet and bring it to life through story.  Students create a variety of puppets; from sox to life-size.  Students learn to work with their puppet and create a live theatre experience. || AGES 7-18 || 3 Sundays; MAR 15th – 29th || 4pm-7pm ||  $135

The Body Talks/Physical Theatre Workshop – Students will morph their bodies to tell a story and create a world of possibilities. Play with musical tones and enhancing movements. || Ages 7-80 || 3 Sundays; APR 12th-26th || 4pm-7pm ||  $135

Young Adult Acting Workshop – Young actors build stage technique, stage presence, body movement, vocal qualities and practice cold reading. || Ages 11-20 || 3 Sundays; FEB 1-15 || 4pm-7pm ||  $135

Adult Acting Workshops! LEARN MORE

Class Descriptions

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Register Here for Seussical, Jr!

 

v2.techTECH CLASS – Stage Craft  – Register Now

Learn the ropes of stage craft!  Hands on crafting a set and working behind the scenes.  Assist backstage during performances (optional). || Ages: 8-14  || JAN 28 – MAY 6 || Wednesdays 3:30-5:30- Tuition $250

v2.filmFILM PRODUCTION – Register Now

Students will create a music video; conduct OYES interviews, do scene work, learn basics of screen acting and hands on experience behind and in front of the camera. Projects showcased at the OYES Main Stage. || Ages 9-18 || JAN 27 – MAR 17 || Tuesdays, 5:30-7:00 || Showcase March 29 - Tuition $225

YOUTH CHOIR - Register Now

OYES Youth Choir is lead by professional singer, Julija Zonic.  Improves musical ear, pitch, and tone!  For all levels. || AGES 6-14 || JAN 29 – JUN 6 || Thursdays 5:15-6:15 || Showcase JUN 6 (Tickets $10) Class Fee: $60

v2.improvYOUTH IMPROV - Register Now

Lead by actor, John Medeiros.  Improv theater games and techniques playfully develop youth drama skills, creative problem solving and team-work abilities!  For all levels. || AGES 8-14 || JAN 28-APR 29 || Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 || Showcase APR 29 - Tuition $175

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Children participate in a weekly class rehearsal and perform in a Seussical musical showcase performance.|| AGES 4-6 || JAN 21 – MAY 10 || Wednesdays; 3:30-4:15 || Showcase May 10 (Tickets $10) –  Tuition $285


Sunday Workshops

Live Puppet Theatre Workshop – Make a puppet and bring it to life through story.  Students create a variety of puppets; from sox to life-size.  Students learn to work with their puppet and create a live theatre experience. || AGES 7-18 || 3 Sundays; MAR 15th – 29th || 4pm-7pm ||  $135  Register Now

The Body Talks/Physical Theatre Workshop – Students will morph their bodies to tell a story and create a world of possibilities. Play with musical tones and enhancing movements. || Ages 7-80 || 3 Sundays; APR 12th-26th || 4pm-7pm ||  $135  Register Now

Young Adult Acting Workshop – Young actors build stage technique, stage presence, body movement, vocal qualities and practice cold reading. || Ages 11-20 || 8 Sundays; FEB 1-15 || 4pm-7pm ||  $285  Register Now

v2.glee02Glee Camp coming this summer!

 

 

Seussical Jr Spring 2015

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Seussical, Jr is loaded with music and dance, with lots of opportunities for solo and ensemble performances.  Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life in this fantastical story.

Ages 7-11 & 12-15 – Lions & Tigers Casts

Ages 4-6 – Tots Cast

Performance Company Cast (by audition)

 

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE


REHEARSALS

Choose a cast to join! – Class rehearsals start January 19th
  • Mondays, 3:00pm-5:00pm – LIONS CAST
  • Tuesdays, 3:30pm-5:30pm – TIGERS CAST
  • Wednesdays, 3:30pm-4:15pm – TOTS
  • Mondays, 3:30pm-5:30pm – PERFORMANCE COMPANY CAST (by audition) 
AUDITIONS
Select your audition when you register.
  • Performance Company: JAN 13th, 3pm-5pm
  • Lions Cast: JAN 14th, 3pm-5pm
  • Tigers Cast: JAN 15th, 3pm-5pm 
 PERFORMANCE DATES
  • May 1st-3rd (Performance Company)
  • May 8th-10th Lions & Tigers & Tots casts

TUITION FEES

Youth Musical

  • $285 Early Registration (12/5-12/19)
  • $315 Regular Registration (12/13-1/10)
  • $350 Late Registration after January 10th

Tots Musical

  • $285 

PAYMENT PLANS AVAILABLE

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LEARN MORE:

OYES’ musical productions are lead by theatre enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to sharing their craft.  Each production is unique; providing varied opportunities for students to learn music, stage-blocking, new characters and general behind-the-scenes of being in a stage-production.

Who can join?

OYES’ Seussical, Jr is a tuition-based musical production, featuring an EASY REHEARSAL SCHEDULE (once per week) intended to fit into the busy lives of your active family.  All registered students become a member of the cast!

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SEUSSICAL JR CHARACTERS INCLUDE:

HORTON THE ELEPHANT

GERTRUDE MCFUZZ

JOJO

MAYZIE LA BIRD
MR. MAYOR
MRS. MAYOR
SOUR KANGAROO
BABY KANGAROO
THE BIRD GIRLS
THE CAT IN THE HAT
THING 1
THING 2
THE WICKERSHAM BROTHERS
THE WHOS
THE GRINCH
JUNGLE CITIZENS
YERTLE THE TURTLE
HUNCHES
CINDY LOU WHO
MAX THE DOG
VLAD VLADIKOFF
GENERAL GENGHIS KAHN SCHMITZ
…AND MORE!

FILM PRODUCTION

 

AGES 9-18

JAN 20 – MAR 17

Tuesdays 5:30-7:00 || Showcase MAR 29 || Class Fee: $225 – Register Now

In this exciting new class, students will create a music video; conduct OYES interviews, do scene work, learn basics of screen acting and hands on experience behind and in front of the camera. Projects showcased on the movie screen at the OYES Main Stage!

YOUTH CHORUS

Taught by Julija Zonic

Ages 6-14
Thursdays, 5:15-6:15
JAN 29 – JUN 6 | Showcase JUN 6 | Class Fee $60 

Register Now

OYES Chorus  is lead by professional singer, Julija Zonic. Young singers will nurture healthy vocal technique, while  improving musical ear, pitch, and tone! For all levels

 

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

To register at the door please call our office.

 

 

TECH CLASS

   

Taught by Megg Sicotte-Kelly

Ages 8-14
Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30
JAN 28 – MAy 6 || Class Fee: $250

Learn the ropes of stage craft! Hands on crafting a set and working behind the scenes.  This fall, students will we part of the stage craft & backstage crew for our fall musical, Into The Woods! Students may also have an  opportunity to assist backstage during performances (optional).

 

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

To register at the door please call our office.

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YOUTH IMPROV

 

Taught by John Medeiros

Ages 8-14
Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30
JAN 28 – APR 29 || Showcase APR 29 || Class Fee: $175  Register Now

Lead by actor, John Medeiros.  Improv theater games and techniques playfully develop youth drama skills, creative problem solving and team-work abilities!  For all levels.

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

To register at the door please call our office.

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NEW! YOUNG ADULT ACTING WORKSHOPS

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Workshops Taught by Kytriena Payseno

Ages 13-19
Sundays 4pm – 7pm
FEB 1st, 8th, 15th || Showcase FEB 15th || $135  Register Now

Actors will learn how to dig deep into text, character (Hagen, Misner and Stanislavski), and analysis. We build our stage technique, stage presence, body movement and vocal qualities; while practicing cold reading. We will explore soliloquies, Improv, ensemble building, poems and scenes around the theme of Valentine’s Day.

Wk 1: Building intuition and impulse pick out a sonnet/poem/song/scene and break it down

Wk 2: Block and work vocal/body technique

Wk 3: Run throughs, ensemble connection, and showing, 6pm

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

To register at the door please call our office.

 

Adult Improv Ensemble

Lead by John Medeiros

Join the fun as we produce and stage improv, original sketch comedy, and short classic comedies from the likes of Neil Simon, Tom Eyen, Christopher Durang, Stephen Dietz and more.

COME JOIN US!

  •  Monday nights from 7:30-9:30pm.
  • Writers, Actors, and Improv Performers are all welcome, but you must be 18 and over to participate!
  • $10 to join/first class is free

WHAT IT IS
The class is intended to help the actor or improviser approach performance from a centered, organic place, and practice being fully present and genuine from moment to moment. The class teaches confidence, creativity, being in the now, relationships, creative living, group mind, being open to receive, saying yes, and above all, humor and fun!

SCHEDULING AND ADDITIONAL INFO
The class is ongoing, so that students may join at any time. The fee for the class is $10 per session. FIRST CLASS IS FREE!

THE INSTRUCTOR
John Medeiros has been acting for over 25 years. He holds an a BFA in Theatre from UCSB and studied with Theatersports and The Groundlings, and has been in various commercials, films, and plays. John has been a member of various improv groups, including Ventura Improv Company, The Crackerjacks, Straight Up, The Jimmy Mooks, and Ojai Valley Improv.

Monday Night Improv Class at Oyes in Ojai!
AT Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio (OYES)
316 East Matilija Avenue,
Ojai, CA 93023

For more information, call the offices at OYES and speak to Megg Sicotte-Kelly

805-646-4300 or email Megg@ojaiyes.org

 

ADULT ACTING SESSIONS

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SUNDAY ADULT ACTING WORKSHOPS 

For adult actors or individuals who would like to explore the art of acting. The classes will explore classic and modern texts, and experiment with monologues and scenes. Actors will focus on technique, and learn to follow impulses. 

Classes are lead by Kytriena Payseno, BA Theare, MFA Acting

Available in three sessions, or as a full 9-week course with a final showcase.  

Choose a single 3-Sunday session, or register for all three with a discount.  

Session I – Monologues3 Sundays, FEB 1, 8, 15,  7:30-9pm – $135 

Session II – Scenes + Monologues3 Sundays, MAR 15, 22, 29, 7:30-9pm – $135

Session III – Scenes, Monologues, + tech rehearsal and showcase3 Sundays, APR 12, 19, 26, 7:30-9pm – 135

FULL 9-week Course: $350

Register Here