OYES: Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio

Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio

Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio

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Class Descriptions

August 12, 2015

YOUTH Musical Theatre — REGISTRATION CLOSING  SOON!  AUDITIONS JAN 12-15 (Special extension to JAN 20th for those who qualify) ~ SIGN-UP

Youth participate in a musical production.  Weekly class rehearsals culminate in a weekend of performances on the OYES main stage.  Participants receive instruction for vocal and physical warm-ups, theatre games, stage and musical direction.  Performances are open to the public and tickets for all shows are $10/$12.

AGES 7-11 and 12-15

TOTS Musical Theatre — STARTS JAN 27 ~ SIGN-UP

Taught by Rachel Hunt. Children participate in a weekly class rehearsal and perform in a musical showcase performance on the OYES main stage.

AGES 4-6


OYES Youth Choir is Taught by professional singer, Julija Zonic.  Improves musical ear, pitch, and tone!  Special performance opportunities in addition to finale showcase choir performance with live band. For all levels.

Ages: 7-15


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

Instructor, John Medeiros, holds an a BFA in Theatre from UCSB, and has been in various commercials, films, plays, and other projects. John has been a member of various improv groups, including Ventura Improv Company, Straight Up, The Jimmy Mooks, and Ojai Improv Group.  John currently teaches improv at OYES and is the artistic director of Ojai Valley Improv.

Youth Ages 8-13   |   Teens Age 14-17

TECH CLASS (resumes in Fall 2016)

Stagecraft: Hands on crafting a set and working behind the scenes.

Lighting Design: Lessons in basic lighting design, taught by Claire Cleary

Sound Design:  Lessons in special effects sound and operation taught by Megg Sicotte-Kelly and Adam Dunn

Assist backstage during performances (optional).

Ages: 8-14