OnStage Children’s Theatre Education Program presents Willy Wonka Junior
May 8, 15 at 7 p.m.; May 10, 17 at 2 p.m.
Presented by the OnStage Children’s Theatre Education Program at the Roxy Theater
In advance: $9 adults, $5 children 12 and under
At the door: $10 adults, $5 children 12 and under. Open seating
Ronald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Junior is the timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir. Watch as young actors bring this tale to chocolate-covered life.
Interviews with the Cast:
Week 4: Mr. Salt and Phineous Trout
Week 6: The Oompa Loompas
Week 7: The Candyman & Kids
Week 8: Willy Wonka
OnStage Children’s Theatre Education Summer Drama Camp
Day Camp: June 22-July 12, Monday-Friday
A parent meeting/orientaion will be held June 22 at 4 pm.
At the Roxy Theater and Tiller Arts Center
Cost: $100 Limited scholarships available
Children from 6 to 18 act, dance, sing, design, build, paint, and enjoy lunch during this intensive educational day camp that concludes with two shows for the public onJuly 11 at 7:00 p.m. and July 12 at 2:00 p.m.
Coordinator Christi Hall and Educational Director Jennifer Kinsman have three weeks of engaging fun planned for participants, starting with workshops facilitating student-lead creativity. The final performance, entitled â€œChild’s Playâ€, will be in the innovative format of a play segmented with vignettes developed by the participants
The student-based learning model allows the students to use their creativity, imagination and talents to develop short plays based on familiar childhood tales within small groups. In a structured environment, students will be given artistic control to develop and solve problems, answer questions, discuss, explain, debate, and brainstorm during rehearsal to create short plays. The OnStage instructors will take a more facilitating role: encouraging student creativity, providing guidance and giving suggestions when needed.
See the kids working hard and having a great time preparing for the July performance. Watch video.
The winter season of OnStage features teens from area school districts who have independently selected, written, and planned skits, songs, and dance numbers to showcase their unique talents and delve deeper into principles of stagecraft. Our talented staff of educators and veterans of theater will provide guidance as teens craft independent and group projects, including, but not limited to, musical numbers, short scenes, and monologues. They will work together over ten weeks to select and arrange individual and group projects into a culminating showcase performance.
Fall after-school program starts Tuesday, September 22 and continues every Tuesday/ Thursday, 2:45pm-5:15pm until the December 11 and 13 performances. Register before September 22 by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or returning the Registration Form and payment to the BCJ Gallery (open Wed-Sat, 11am-4pm)
Multiple-child discount: $60 for a second participant, $50 for a third participant.
Performance Description: The Candy Cane Courthouse is now in session, and your audience is the jury! The defendant, young Jim Dandy, has called Christmas spirit â€™a lot of nonsense,â€™ but that wonâ€™t fly in the Christmas court of justice! In comes a colorful parade of Christmas personalities, including reindeer-in-training, an angel from atop a Christmas tree, wise men, and holiday shoppers, all defending the spirit of Christmas. Performances are December 11 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 13 at 2:00 p.m.