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July 5, 2022 9:00 am -
July 16, 2022 3:00 pm
200 W. Ridge Rd (Downtown Rochester)

Open to ages 7-12; Two week camp
July 5-16, 2022, Monday-Friday from 9AM-3PM
Performances Friday, July 15 at 7PM; Saturday, July 16 at 2PM; Saturday, July 16 at 6PM;
Camp and performances at the Kodak Center Studio Theatre
Director: Courtney Larkin
Vocal Director: Rebecca Kemp
Choreographer: Lizzi Lou
Tuition: $350 ($330 early bird tuition by March 15, 2022)
Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto your stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime.  Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – A Musical Adventure JR. follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.

Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before an admiring public and with regular meals provided for them. Not content to leave well enough alone, Marty lets his curiosity get the better of him and makes his escape — with the help of some prodigious penguins — to explore the world!

Filled with outlandish characters, adventure galore and an upbeat score, Madagascar JR. will leave audiences with no choice but to “Move It, Move It!”

OFC’s kid camp shows are typically 60-minutes in length and include full cast musical numbers as well as opportunities to feature soloists, specialty dancers, and supporting characters. Oftentimes these are Junior (Jr.) productions which are a 60-minute version of a full Broadway show, the Jr. versions reduce verses in long songs, cut subplots or unneeded musical numbers, and make the scripts easy to read and memorize for student performers. Compared to school year OFC programs, these will be a bit larger scale than our Elementary School shows, but a bit more time efficient than our Middle School shows – to ensure all students have a fantastic experience. Auditions are held on the first day, with materials taught by the instructors; all students who register will be in the show with our “no cut” policy. Directors are ready to meet all students at their respective experience level and feature their skill sets appropriately, no matter how long they have been performing.

Ask about our before-care and after-care program!

July 5, 2022 9:00 am -
July 9, 2022 2:00 pm
200 W. Ridge Rd (Downtown Rochester)

Open to ages 4-7; One week camp
July 5-9, 2022, Monday-Friday from 9AM-2PM (longer days because of no July 4th camp)
Performance Saturday, July 9 at 11AM
Camp and performance at the Kodak Center Studio Theatre
Director: Marissa DelVecchio
Tuition: $300 ($285 early bird tuition by March 15, 2022)

Don’t fall into the rabbit hole! Alice in Wonderland Pint Sized is perfect for your first theatre experience! Focusing on skills in acting, singing, and dance — instructors will lead campers in learning a short 12-15 minute full stage production. Campers will be introduced to costumes, sets, props, and more all while having fun on stage! Each camper is guaranteed a role in the show. Perfect for kids coming out of their shell or for those ready to take center stage and hit their spotlight!

Camp is centered around public speaking, confidence building, and having fun. Oftentimes, the students will assist the instructor with writing the script for their short show – focusing on the beginning, middle, and end of the story, as well as which characters will have each line. Each student is guaranteed a role in the show with our “no cut” policy, and auditions are worked into their class material, rather than official auditions that could make little ones nervous.

Ask about our before-care program!

July 5, 2022 9:00 am -
July 9, 2022 5:00 pm
3450 Winton Pl (Brighton)

Open to ages 13-18; One week intensive camp
July 5-9, 2022, Monday-Friday from 9AM-5PM
Performances Friday, July 8 at 7PM; Saturday, July 9 at 12PM; Saturday, July 9 at 3PM; Saturday, July 9 at 7PM; Auditions held in advance in June. Two casts, no ensemble.
Camp and performances at the OFC Creations Theatre Center
Director & Vocal Director: Hunter Ekberg
Choreographer: Caeli Carroll
Tuition: $330 ($300 early bird tuition by March 15, 2022)
***This camp is a one week teen intensive***

Charles Schulz’s beloved comic comes to life in Clark Gesner’s classic musical, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The whole gang is here: bossy Lucy is hopelessly in love with piano prodigy Schroeder who doesn’t give her the time of day, perfectionist Sally is still mocking blanket-toting Linus, Snoopy is in the doghouse, and “blockhead,” himself, Charlie Brown, is in rare form. Brief vignettes span the months from Valentine’s Day to Beethoven Day, from wild optimism to utter despair. The sweet, joyful innocence of the Peanuts gang is maintained, but a fresh insouciance and playfulness is revealed. Whether you’re keen to fly with the Red Baron, moon over the Moonlight Sonata, or just do your best to find “Happiness,” You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown is a crowd-pleasing classic for teens performers to reflect on their youth.

OFC’s teen intensive program (or Pre-Professional Program) is geared towards students considering a future career in the performing arts. This camps is an “intensive” where the show is auditioned, rehearsed, and performed in a short time period. These are full Broadway or off-Broadway length shows with difficult material, and oftentimes are shows with smaller casts with a limited or no ensemble. Those auditioning and registering for Pre-Professional Teen programs should be prepared to commit themselves to a rigorous rehearsal process with the expectation of work being done at home and outside of the rehearsal room.  Directors of the Pre-Professional Teen programs assume those participating want to be performing professionally after high school and will be pushed accordingly, to their fullest potential. Directors hope to bring a glimpse into the professional rehearsal process to prepare students for college, community, and NYC/LA mirrored opportunities. Rehearsals are adjusted based on the needs of the show. By dress rehearsals, costumes, set pieces, and props will be added to enhance the production which will be open and advertised to the public. It is encouraged that all participants not only have previous theatre experience but are also striving towards performing professionally as a career.

July 11, 2022 9:00 am -
July 23, 2022 3:00 pm
200 W. Ridge Rd (Downtown Rochester)

Open to ages 13-18; Two week camp
July 11-23, 2022, Monday-Friday from 9AM-3PM
Performances Friday, July 22 at 7PM; Saturday, July 23 at 2PM; Saturday, July 23 at 7PM;
Camp and performances at the Kodak Center Studio Theatre
Director: Courtney Schutt
Vocal Director: Eric Schutt
Tuition: $350 ($330 early bird tuition by March 15, 2022)

Heathers The Musical is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers. But before she can get comfortable atop the high school food chain, Veronica falls in love with the dangerously attractive new kid J.D. When Heather Chandler, the Almighty, kicks her out of the group, Veronica decides to bite the bullet and kiss Heather’s aerobicized butt...but J.D. has another plan for that bullet. Heathers The Musical is a hilarious, heartfelt, and homicidal new show based on the greatest teen comedy of all time. Are you in, or are you out?

OFC’s teen camps feature a range of students who are bound for Broadway, enjoy performing for fun, and are first timers. OFC welcomes all teens to continue or begin their theatre journey in our teen program. Typically, the teen productions tackle a full Broadway or off-Broadway-length show, not a reduced version, with a script and score designed for adults and professionals. Auditions will be held on the first day, but all registered teens for the program will receive a part (or parts) in the show with our “no cut” policy (unless otherwise noted). While no previous experience is required, many students have been performing since they were in diapers. Directors are ready to meet all students at their respective experience level and feature their skill sets appropriately, no matter how long they have been performing. The experience should be fun and enjoyable for all participants, with a focus on putting on the best show possible.

*This show includes PG-13 content. We advise you to research this show further before signing up.

Ask about our before-care and after-care program!

July 11, 2022 9:00 am -
July 23, 2022 3:00 pm
3450 Winton Pl (Brighton)

OVER HALF FULL!

Open to ages 7-12; Two week camp
July 11-23, 2022, Monday-Friday from 9AM-3PM
Performances Friday, July 22 at 7PM; Saturday, July 23 at 2PM; Saturday, July 23 at 6PM;
Camp and performances at the OFC Creations Theatre Center
Director: Alex Ireijo
Vocal Director: Jon Benn
Choreographer: Caeli Carroll
Tuition: $350 ($330 early bird tuition by March 15, 2022

The Lion King JR. tells the story of the epic adventures of a curious cub named Simba as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and his destiny as king. Along the way, the young lion encounters a colorful cast of characters including spunky lioness Nala, charismatic meerkat Timon, and loveable warthog Pumbaa. To claim his rightful place on the throne and save his beloved Pridelands, Simba must find his inner strength and confront his wicked Uncle Scar. The Lion King JR. features classic songs from the 1994 film such as “Hakuna Matata” and the Academy Award®-winning “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” as well as additional songs penned for the Broadway production.

OFC’s kid camp shows are typically 60-minutes in length and include full cast musical numbers as well as opportunities to feature soloists, specialty dancers, and supporting characters. Oftentimes these are Junior (Jr.) productions which are a 60-minute version of a full Broadway show, the Jr. versions reduce verses in long songs, cut subplots or unneeded musical numbers, and make the scripts easy to read and memorize for student performers. Compared to school year OFC programs, these will be a bit larger scale than our Elementary School shows, but a bit more time efficient than our Middle School shows – to ensure all students have a fantastic experience. Auditions are held on the first day, with materials taught by the instructors; all students who register will be in the show with our “no cut” policy. Directors are ready to meet all students at their respective experience level and feature their skill sets appropriately, no matter how long they have been performing.

Ask about our before-care and after-care program!

July 18, 2022 9:00 am -
July 30, 2022 3:00 pm
200 W. Ridge Rd (Downtown Rochester)

Open to ages 7-12; Two week camp
July 18-30, 2022, Monday-Friday from 9AM-3PM
Performances Friday, July 29 at 7PM; Saturday, July 30 at 2PM; Saturday, July 30 at 6PM;
Camp and performances at the Kodak Center Studio Theatre
Director: Tammi ColombonVocal
Director: Rebecca Kemp
Choreographer: Maggie Nagar
Tuition: $350 ($330 early bird tuition by March 15, 2022)

The Sound of Music: Youth Edition. When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain. Her growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern Captain. They discover that Austria has been invaded by the Nazis, who demand the Captain's immediate service in their navy. The family's narrow escape over the mountains to Switzerland on the eve of WWII provides one of the most inspirational finales presented in theatre. Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony, Grammy and Academy Award winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song.

OFC’s kid camp shows are typically 60-minutes in length and include full cast musical numbers as well as opportunities to feature soloists, specialty dancers, and supporting characters. Oftentimes these are Junior (Jr.) productions which are a 60-minute version of a full Broadway show, the Jr. versions reduce verses in long songs, cut subplots or unneeded musical numbers, and make the scripts easy to read and memorize for student performers. Compared to school year OFC programs, these will be a bit larger scale than our Elementary School shows, but a bit more time efficient than our Middle School shows – to ensure all students have a fantastic experience. Auditions are held on the first day, with materials taught by the instructors; all students who register will be in the show with our “no cut” policy. Directors are ready to meet all students at their respective experience level and feature their skill sets appropriately, no matter how long they have been performing.

Ask about our before-care and after-care program!

July 25, 2022 9:00 am -
August 6, 2022 3:00 pm
200 W. Ridge Rd (Downtown Rochester)

Open to ages 13-18; Two week camp
July 25-August 6, 2022, Monday-Friday from 9AM-3PM
Performances Friday, August 5 at 7PM; Saturday, August 6 at 2PM; Saturday, August 6 at 7PM;
Camp and performances at the Kodak Center Studio Theatre
Director & Choreographer: Courtney Larkin
Vocal Director: Brianna Ross
Tuition: $350 ($330 early bird tuition by March 15, 2022)

The Addams Family, a comical feast that embraces the wackiness in every family, features an original story and it’s every father’s nightmare: Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family–a man her parents have never met. And if that wasn’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before–keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents.

OFC’s teen camps feature a range of students who are bound for Broadway, enjoy performing for fun, and are first timers. OFC welcomes all teens to continue or begin their theatre journey in our teen program. Typically, the teen productions tackle a full Broadway or off-Broadway-length show, not a reduced version, with a script and score designed for adults and professionals. Auditions will be held on the first day, but all registered teens for the program will receive a part (or parts) in the show with our “no cut” policy (unless otherwise noted). While no previous experience is required, many students have been performing since they were in diapers. Directors are ready to meet all students at their respective experience level and feature their skill sets appropriately, no matter how long they have been performing. The experience should be fun and enjoyable for all participants, with a focus on putting on the best show possible.

Ask about our before-care and after-care program!

July 25, 2022 9:00 am -
August 6, 2022 3:00 pm
3450 Winton Pl (Brighton)

Open to ages 7-12; Two week camp
July 25-August 6, 2022, Monday-Friday from 9AM-3PM
Performances Friday, August 5 at 7PM; Saturday, August 6 at 2PM; Saturday, August 6 at 6PM;
Camp and performances at the OFC Creations Theatre Center
Director: Alex Ireijo
Vocal Director: Jon Benn
Choreographer: Caeli Carroll
Tuition: $350 ($330 early bird tuition by March 15, 2022)

This thrilling and heartwarming coming-of-age story follows the strong-willed Moana as she sets sail across the Pacific to save her village and discover the truth about her heritage. Moana and the legendary demigod Maui embark on an epic journey of self-discovery and camaraderie as both learn to harness the power that lies within. With empowering messages of bravery and selflessness, Moana JR. is sure to bring out the hero within each of us.

Moana JR. features all the beloved songs from the film, written by Tony®, GRAMMY, Emmy, and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Lin-Manuel Miranda, Opetaia Foa’i, and Mark Mancina, including “How Far I’ll Go,” “Shiny,” and “You’re Welcome.”

OFC’s kid camp shows are typically 60-minutes in length and include full cast musical numbers as well as opportunities to feature soloists, specialty dancers, and supporting characters. Oftentimes these are Junior (Jr.) productions which are a 60-minute version of a full Broadway show, the Jr. versions reduce verses in long songs, cut subplots or unneeded musical numbers, and make the scripts easy to read and memorize for student performers. Compared to school year OFC programs, these will be a bit larger scale than our Elementary School shows, but a bit more time efficient than our Middle School shows – to ensure all students have a fantastic experience. Auditions are held on the first day, with materials taught by the instructors; all students who register will be in the show with our “no cut” policy. Directors are ready to meet all students at their respective experience level and feature their skill sets appropriately, no matter how long they have been performing.

Ask about our before-care and after-care program!

July 25, 2022 9:00 am -
July 30, 2022 1:00 pm
3450 Winton Pl (Brighton)

Open to ages 4-7; One week camp
July 25-30, 2022, Monday-Friday from 9AM-1PM
Performance Saturday, July 30 at 11AM
Camp and performance at the OFC Creations Theatre Center
Director: Lizzi Lou
Tuition: $300 ($285 early bird tuition by March 15, 2022)

We’ll save a perfectly sized chair for you at the theatre! Goldilocks Pint Sized is perfect for your first theatre experience! Focusing on skills in acting, singing, and dance — instructors will lead campers in learning a short 12-15 minute full stage production. Campers will be introduced to costumes, sets, props, and more all while having fun on stage! Each camper is guaranteed a role in the show. Perfect for kids coming out of their shell or for those ready to take center stage and hit their spotlight!

Camp is centered around public speaking, confidence building, and having fun. Oftentimes, the students will assist the instructor with writing the script for their short show – focusing on the beginning, middle, and end of the story, as well as which characters will have each line. Each student is guaranteed a role in the show with our “no cut” policy, and auditions are worked into their class material, rather than official auditions that could make little ones nervous.

Ask about our before-care program!

August 1, 2022 9:00 am -
August 13, 2022 3:00 pm
200 W. Ridge Rd (Downtown Rochester)

Open to ages 7-12; Two week camp
August 1-13, 2022, Monday-Friday from 9AM-3PM
Performances Friday, August 12 at 7PM; Saturday, August 13 at 2PM; Saturday, August 13 at 6PM;
Camp and performances at the Kodak Center Studio Theatre
Director: Emily Beseaun
Vocal Director: Jessie Keim
Choreographer: Marissa DelVecchio
Tuition: $350 ($330 early bird tuition by March 15, 2022)

This classic tale, in which a Kansas farm girl travels over the rainbow to discover the magical power of home, has been entertaining audiences for generations. Join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, Tinman, Lion and Toto as they follow the yellow brick road in meeting the Wizard of Oz! Featuring songs like “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”, “If I Only Had A Brain” and more. Perfect for new, returning, and well-rounded theatre performers.

OFC’s kid camp shows are typically 60-minutes in length and include full cast musical numbers as well as opportunities to feature soloists, specialty dancers, and supporting characters. Oftentimes these are Junior (Jr.) productions which are a 60-minute version of a full Broadway show, the Jr. versions reduce verses in long songs, cut subplots or unneeded musical numbers, and make the scripts easy to read and memorize for student performers. Compared to school year OFC programs, these will be a bit larger scale than our Elementary School shows, but a bit more time efficient than our Middle School shows – to ensure all students have a fantastic experience. Auditions are held on the first day, with materials taught by the instructors; all students who register will be in the show with our “no cut” policy. Directors are ready to meet all students at their respective experience level and feature their skill sets appropriately, no matter how long they have been performing.

Ask about our before-care and after-care program!

August 1, 2022 9:00 am -
August 13, 2022 3:00 pm
3450 Winton Pl (Brighton)

Open to ages 13-18; Two week camp
August 1-13, 2022, Monday-Friday from 9AM-3PM
Performances Friday, August 12 at 7PM; Saturday, August 13 at 2PM; Saturday, August 13 at 7PM;
Camp and performances at the OFC Creations Theatre Center
Director: Courtney Schutt
Vocal Director: Eric Schutt
Choreographer: Shari Bischoping
Tuition: $350 ($330 early bird tuition by March 15, 2022)

Welcome to the Renaissance and the outrageous, crowd-pleasing musical farce, Something Rotten.  The show was lauded by audience members and critics alike, receiving several Best Musical nominations and hailed by Time Out New York as "the funniest musical comedy in at least 400 years".

Set in the 1590s, brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to write a hit play but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rock star known as "The Bard." When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first musical. But amidst the scandalous excitement of opening night, the Bottom Brothers realize that reaching the top means being true to thine own self, and all that jazz.

OFC’s teen camps feature a range of students who are bound for Broadway, enjoy performing for fun, and are first timers. OFC welcomes all teens to continue or begin their theatre journey in our teen program. Typically, the teen productions tackle a full Broadway or off-Broadway-length show, not a reduced version, with a script and score designed for adults and professionals. Auditions will be held on the first day, but all registered teens for the program will receive a part (or parts) in the show with our “no cut” policy (unless otherwise noted). While no previous experience is required, many students have been performing since they were in diapers. Directors are ready to meet all students at their respective experience level and feature their skill sets appropriately, no matter how long they have been performing. The experience should be fun and enjoyable for all participants, with a focus on putting on the best show possible.

*This show includes PG-13 content. We advise you to research this show further before signing up.

Ask about our before-care and after-care program!

August 1, 2022 9:00 am -
August 6, 2022 1:00 pm
200 W. Ridge Rd (Downtown Rochester)

Open to ages 4-7; One week camp
August 1-6, 2022, Monday-Friday from 9AM-1PM
Performance Saturday, August 6 at 11AM
Camp and performance at the Kodak Center Studio Theatre
Director: Lizzi Lou
Tuition: $300 ($285 early bird tuition by March 15, 2022)

Slow and steady wins the race, but you might want to race to sign up for this camp! Tortoise and the Hair Pint Sized is perfect for your first theatre experience! Focusing on skills in acting, singing, and dance — instructors will lead campers in learning a short 12-15 minute full stage production. Campers will be introduced to costumes, sets, props, and more all while having fun on stage! Each camper is guaranteed a role in the show. Perfect for kids coming out of their shell or for those ready to take center stage and hit their spotlight!

Camp is centered around public speaking, confidence building, and having fun. Oftentimes, the students will assist the instructor with writing the script for their short show – focusing on the beginning, middle, and end of the story, as well as which characters will have each line. Each student is guaranteed a role in the show with our “no cut” policy, and auditions are worked into their class material, rather than official auditions that could make little ones nervous.

Ask about our before-care program!

August 8, 2022 9:00 am -
August 20, 2022 3:00 pm
200 W. Ridge Rd (Downtown Rochester)

Open to ages 13-18; Two week camp
August 8-August 20, 2022, Monday-Friday from 9AM-3PM
Performances Friday, August 19 at 7PM; Saturday, August 20 at 2PM; Saturday, August 20 at 7PM;
Camp and performances at the Kodak Center Studio Theatre
Director: Courtney Larkin
Vocal Director: Brianna Ross
Choreographer: Tammi Colombo
Tuition: $350 ($330 early bird tuition by March 15, 2022)

Based on Disney's epic animated musical adventure and Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes, Tarzan features heart-pumping music by rock legend, Phil Collins. High-flying excitement and hits, like the Academy Award winning "You'll Be in My Heart," as well as "Son of Man" and "Two Worlds," make Tarzan an unforgettable theatrical experience.

Washed up on the shores of West Africa, an infant boy is taken in and raised by gorillas who name him Tarzan. Apart from striving for acceptance from his ape father, Tarzan's life is mostly monkey business until a human expedition treks into his tribe's territory, and he encounters creatures like himself for the first time. Tarzan struggles to navigate a jungle, thick with emotion, as he discovers his animal upbringing clashing with his human instincts.

OFC’s teen camps feature a range of students who are bound for Broadway, enjoy performing for fun, and are first timers. OFC welcomes all teens to continue or begin their theatre journey in our teen program. Typically, the teen productions tackle a full Broadway or off-Broadway-length show, not a reduced version, with a script and score designed for adults and professionals. Auditions will be held on the first day, but all registered teens for the program will receive a part (or parts) in the show with our “no cut” policy (unless otherwise noted). While no previous experience is required, many students have been performing since they were in diapers. Directors are ready to meet all students at their respective experience level and feature their skill sets appropriately, no matter how long they have been performing. The experience should be fun and enjoyable for all participants, with a focus on putting on the best show possible.

Ask about our before-care and after-care program!

August 8, 2022 9:00 am -
August 20, 2022 3:00 pm
3450 Winton Pl (Brighton)

OVER HALF FULL!

Open to ages 7-12; Two week camp
August 8-August 20, 2022, Monday-Friday from 9AM-3PM
Performances Friday, August 19 at 7PM; Saturday, August 20 at 2PM; Saturday, August 20 at 6PM;
Camp and performances at the OFC Creations Theatre Center
Director: Alex Ireijo
Vocal Director: Jon Benn
Choreographer: Caeli Carroll
Tuition: $350 ($330 early bird tuition by March 15, 2022)

Frozen JR. is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life, onstage. The show features all the memorable songs from the animated film, with music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, plus five new songs written for the Broadway production.

A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters (including a very warm snowman) and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen JR. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart!
OFC’s kid camp shows are typically 60-minutes in length and include full cast musical numbers as well as opportunities to feature soloists, specialty dancers, and supporting characters. Oftentimes these are Junior (Jr.) productions which are a 60-minute version of a full Broadway show, the Jr. versions reduce verses in long songs, cut subplots or unneeded musical numbers, and make the scripts easy to read and memorize for student performers. Compared to school year OFC programs, these will be a bit larger scale than our Elementary School shows, but a bit more time efficient than our Middle School shows – to ensure all students have a fantastic experience. Auditions are held on the first day, with materials taught by the instructors; all students who register will be in the show with our “no cut” policy. Directors are ready to meet all students at their respective experience level and feature their skill sets appropriately, no matter how long they have been performing.

Ask about our before-care and after-care program!

August 15, 2022 9:00 am -
August 27, 2022 3:00 pm
3450 Winton Pl (Brighton)

Open to ages 13-18; Two week camp
August 15-27, 2022, Monday-Friday from 9AM-3PM
Performances Friday, August 26 at 7:30PM; Saturday, August 27 at 2PM; Saturday, August 27 at 7PM;
Camp and performances at the OFC Creations Theatre Center
Director: Courtney Schutt
Vocal Director: Eric Schutt
Choreographer: Shari Bischoping
Tuition: $350 ($330 early bird tuition by March 15, 2022)
***Rochester Premiere***

Head Over Heels is the bold new musical comedy from the visionaries that rocked Broadway with Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening. This laugh-out-loud love story is set to the music of the iconic 1980’s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs, “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,” “Vacation,” Belinda Carlisle’s “Heaven is a Place on Earth” and “Mad About You.”

Head Over Heels is the story of what happens when the royal court of Arcadia is threatened by the mystical Oracle of Delphi with the loss of its “Beat,” the divine power that ensures the kingdom’s prosperity. King Basilius, whose own title is at stake, forces the members of the royal family and court on a journey to the woods in an attempt to escape the Oracle’s seemingly unavoidable prophecies. Through a plot containing usurped kingship, unlikely lovers, and gender-fluid disguises, Head Over Heels preaches unconditional love and acceptance of yourself and everyone you know, no matter their gender or sexual identity, and uses some of the greatest pop rock hits of the late 20th century.

OFC’s teen camps feature a range of students who are bound for Broadway, enjoy performing for fun, and are first timers. OFC welcomes all teens to continue or begin their theatre journey in our teen program. Typically, the teen productions tackle a full Broadway or off-Broadway-length show, not a reduced version, with a script and score designed for adults and professionals. Auditions will be held on the first day, but all registered teens for the program will receive a part (or parts) in the show with our “no cut” policy (unless otherwise noted). While no previous experience is required, many students have been performing since they were in diapers. Directors are ready to meet all students at their respective experience level and feature their skill sets appropriately, no matter how long they have been performing. The experience should be fun and enjoyable for all participants, with a focus on putting on the best show possible.

*This show includes PG-13 content. We advise you to research this show further before signing up.

Ask about our before-care and after-care program!

August 15, 2022 9:00 am -
August 20, 2022 1:00 pm
200 W. Ridge Rd (Downtown Rochester)

Open to ages 4-7; One week camp
August 15-20, 2022, Monday-Friday from 9AM-1PM
Performance Saturday, August 20 at 11AM
Camp and performance at the Kodak Center Studio Theatre
Director: Lizzi Lou
Tuition: $300 ($285 early bird tuition by March 15, 2022)

Hi ho, hi ho, off to camp we go! Snow White Pint Sized is perfect for your first theatre experience! Focusing on skills in acting, singing, and dance — instructors will lead campers in learning a short 12-15 minute full stage production. Campers will be introduced to costumes, sets, props, and more all while having fun on stage! Each camper is guaranteed a role in the show. Perfect for kids coming out of their shell or for those ready to take center stage and hit their spotlight!

Camp is centered around public speaking, confidence building, and having fun. Oftentimes, the students will assist the instructor with writing the script for their short show – focusing on the beginning, middle, and end of the story, as well as which characters will have each line. Each student is guaranteed a role in the show with our “no cut” policy, and auditions are worked into their class material, rather than official auditions that could make little ones nervous.

Ask about our before-care program!

August 22, 2022 9:00 am -
August 27, 2022 3:00 pm
3450 Winton Pl (Brighton)

Adapted by James Still
Open to ages 7-12; One week camp
August 22-27, 2022, Monday-Friday from 9AM-3PM
Performance Friday, August 26 at 5PM and Saturday, August 27 at 11AM
Camp and performance at the OFC Creations Theatre Center
Directors: Emily Beseau and Caeli Carroll
Tuition: $275 ($250 early bird tuition by March 15, 2022)
***This is a straight play, not a musical***

The Velveteen Rabbit is an emotional journey through time, as told through the eyes of a young man looking back on his childhood. By reliving the relationship between his 4-year-old self and his favorite toy, the velveteen rabbit, he rediscovers the true meaning of friendship. Central to the story is, of course, the velveteen rabbit, who is introduced to the idea of becoming real by the old rocking horse. The play explores the rewards of loyalty, the poignancy of loss, and the wonderful, surprising powers of love.

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