OYES: Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio

Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio

Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio

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SPRING BREAK 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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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 

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

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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

 

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

 

The Lion King Ensemble Chorus – Fall 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.

 

 

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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Spring into Summer Intensive — MAY 21-JUN 15

May 5, 2016

THERE’S STILL TIME TO JOIN! Kids Acting and Charlie Brown Musical have moved to Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

RSVP registration@ojaiyes.org  or 805-646-4300

Kids Acting 
with Casey Robbins

Tools of the Trade with Casey Robbins

  • Recommended for Ages 10-16
  • Tuesday & Thursdays – NEW DATES 
  • 3pm-5pm
  • May 24, 26, 31 | June 2, 7, 9, 14, 16
  • $215 (Bundle with Charlie Brown $395)
Every young actor needs a toolkit for auditions, movement, scene study, improv and acting! This 4-week intensive packs in a variety of youth drama and musical skills.  Culminates in a showcase! FIVE FUN STARS!
·       Auditions, Scene study, Monologues, Voice training, and Stage Movement
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Charlie Brown Review ~ Mini-Musical
with Casey Robbins

Musical Review with Casey Robbins    

  • Recommended for Ages 7-14
  • Class rehearsals: Tuesdays & Thursdays – NEW DATES
  • 5pm-6:30pm
  • May 24, 26, 31 | June 2, 7, 9, 14, 16
  • Tuition $215 (Bundle with Kids Acting $395)
 Play on the stage with scenes and songs in a Charlie Brown mini- musical review!     Exercises in voice, movement, and acting technique. Showcase performance.
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Physical Theatre Workshops
with Kytriena Payseno
  • Recommended for Ages 8-14
  • Saturday & Sunday
  • May 28 & 29
  • 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • Tuition: $90 (or $55 per day)
Students will morph their bodies to tell a story and create a world of possibilities. Play with musical tones and enhancing movements. Mini-showcase.
Clowning, Movement and Miming
with John Medeiros
  • Recommended for Ages 8-14
  • Wednesdays
  • May 18, 25 | June 1, 8 (4-week introduction)
  • 5:30pm-6:30pm
  • Tuition $55 (Bundle with Dialects 2 $90)
 A movement based class with pantomime, improv, miming, and professional clowning for young actors. Culminates in a  showcase performance.  (Enrichment for homeschool students.)
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  • Recommended for Ages 10-16
  • Mondays
  • May 23 | June 6, 13
  • 5:30pm-6:30pm
  • Tuition: $45 (Bundle with Clowning, Movement and Miming $90)
Students gain knowledge and skills in storytelling through the many dialects of the English language.  Fun and enriching experience tailored for young actors!

Registration@ojaiyes.org
Payment plans available.
Limited scholarships available for those who qualify.
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OJAI YOUTH ENTERTAINERS STUDIO
316 E. Matilija Street | Ojai, CA 93023 | Ojaiyes.org
“Preparing Ojai’s Youth For Life’s Stage!”

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