Come on stage with Young Company!

Young Company is OCT’s year-round student production program. Young actors will love taking to the stage as they work alongside their directors, adult actors, and technical staff, working to bring productions of full-sized adventure to life.

Through a diverse and exciting production season, Young Company offers countless opportunities for children and teens to experience the excitement of the theatre as they hone their craft, develop new skills, overcome challenges, and make new friends in a safe and encouraging production environment.

The Jungle Book


You are invited to come along for the extraordinary adventure of Mowgli, a boy raised in the jungle by wolves. With the help of his animal friends, he must escape the dangers of Shere Khan, the man-eating tiger who has vowed to destroy him.

Rehearsals

Saturday 9:00 - 12:00 March 7 & 14
Spring Break Camp
March 16 - 20, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm each day

Performance Dates March 20, 2:00pm & 7:00 pm
Cast Size 16 - 20 actors
Show Type Play (non-musical)
Suitable for Ages Ages 8 – 13.
Audition Information Auditions are not required.
Sign Up Information Enrollment opens Dec 1st. Enroll Online, by phone or in person. Tuition is $270 and Financial Aid may be available.

The Adventure of Pinocchio


Carved out of wood by the lonely toymaker Gepetto, Pinocchio tumbles from one disaster to the next on his quest to become a real boy.

Rehearsals June 1 - 19
Part of our 2020 Summer Camps
Performance Dates Wed, June 17th - 11am & 7pm
Thurs, June 18th - 11am
Fri, June 19th - 11am
Sat, June 20th - 2pm
Sun, June 21 - 2pm
Cast Size 13 - 20 actors
Show Type Play (non-musical)
Suitable for Ages 8 – 16. Limited roles for younger cast members may be available. May include adult actors in some principal roles.
Audition Information Auditions are required. Further audition information will be available Jan 2020.
Sign Up Information Enrollment opens Feb 15th. Tuition cost is $550. Financial Aid may be available for eligible applicants.

The  Emperor's New Clothes


This hilarious re-telling of Han Christian Anderson's classic fable about the pitfalls of vanity and greed. His royal majesty, the most serene, magnificent, wonderful, kind, and of course, well dressed King, is obsessed with his image. When two swindlers enter into town they quickly take advantage of the King's vanity, promising him the finest clothes out a magic material only visible to those that are worthy. Can they get away with their trickery before the king notices?

Rehearsals June 8 - 19
Part of our 2020 Summer Camps
Performance Dates Fri, June 19th - 7pm
Sat, June 20th - 7pm
Cast Size 13 - 16 actors
Show Type Play (non-musical)
Suitable for Ages 8 – 13. Limited roles for younger cast members may be available. May include adult actors in some principal roles.
Audition Information Auditions are not required. Further audition information will be available Jan 2020.
Sign Up Information Enrollment opens Feb 15th. Tuition cost is $400. Financial Aid may be available for eligible applicants.

The  Wizard of OZ


Take an unforgettable journey down the Yellow Brick Road to the magical land of Oz. Dorothy and her trusty pup Toto encounter new friends—including The Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Cowardly Lion—and face unexpected challenges in the musical stage adaptation of the landmark 1939 MGM film. Be dazzled by the spectacular setting and charmed by its timeless score, featuring such cherished classics as “Over the Rainbow”—ultimately to discover that there’s truly no place like home.

Rehearsals Primary Cast: July 6 - 24
Ensemble Cast: July 13-24
Part of our 2020 Summer Camps
Performance Dates Wed, July 22nd - 7pm
Thurs, July 23rd - 10am & 12pm
Fri, July 24th - 10am & 12pm
Sat, July 25th - 2pm
Sun, July 26 - 2pm
Cast Size 25 - 35 actors
Show Type Musical
Suitable for Ages 8 – 16. Limited roles for younger cast members may be available. May include adult actors in some principal roles.
Audition Information Auditions are required for members of the Primary cast. Further audition information will be available Jan, 2020.
Sign Up Information Enrollment opens Feb 15th. Tuition costs $620 for the primary cast and $400 for the ensemble. Financial Aid may be available for eligible applicants.

I Think My Mom is a Zombie


Friends Archie and Shelly’s entire town is in danger after a mysterious asteroid crashes- causing a zombie outbreak among the adults. Now it’s up to them to save their parents and the rest of the town before their time runs out!

Rehearsals July 27 - August 7
Part of our 2020 Summer Camps
Performance Dates Fri, August 7th - 7pm
Sat, August 8th - 7pm
Cast Size 13 - 16 actors
Show Type Play (non-musical)
Suitable for Ages 8 – 13. Limited roles for younger cast members may be available. May include adult actors in some principal roles.
Audition Information Auditions are not required. Further audition information will be available Jan 2020.
Sign Up Information Enrollment opens Feb 15th. Tuition cost is $400. Financial Aid may be available for eligible applicants.

A Christmas Story


The Christmas classic that follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case before his mother, his teacher and even Santa Claus himself, at Higbee's Department Store. The consistent response: "You'll shoot your eye out!" All the elements from the beloved motion picture are here, including the family's temperamental exploding furnace; Scut Farkas, the school bully; the boys' experiment with a wet tongue on a cold lamppost; the Little Orphan Annie decoder pin; Ralphie's father winning a lamp shaped like a woman's leg in a net stocking; Ralphie's fantasy scenarios and more.

Rehearsals The rehearsal schedule for our 2020 production of 'A Christmas Story' will be announced mid-2020.
Performance Dates Fri, Dec 18, 2020 – 7:00 pm
Sat, Dec 19, 2020 - 7:00 pm
*Performances may be subject to change.
Cast Size 13 - 16 actors
Show Type Play (non-musical)
Suitable for Ages 8 – 16. Limited roles for younger cast members may be available. May include adult actors in some principal roles.
Audition Information Auditions are not required. Video auditions must be submitted for consideration for primary/lead role.
Sign Up Information Enrollment opens July 2020. The tuition cost is $350. Financial Aid may be available for eligible applicants.

How to Sign Up

Step 1: Explore our season

We're excited to present a diverse range of shows that offers multiple opportunities for young actors of all ages and experience. Find the show that is right for you by exploring the production descriptions above. Make sure to pay careful attention to the rehearsal and performance requirements of each show.

Step 2: Audition

Prepare for your audition by finding a monologue and songs that allow you to demonstrate your range. Remember, all audition material needs to be memorized, so make sure you practice at home. If no audition is required then skip this step. For shows that require auditions, we'll be in touch shortly after the audition process to help you sign up. If no audition is required, you're free to go ahead and sign up once enrollment opens up.

Step 3: Sign Up

Once you have completed any required auditions and made sure that you are able to commit to the production schedule it's time to sign up. For most shows, you'll be able to sign up online, by phone at (405) 606-7003, or in person. Please note that all shows have maximum cast sizes, so it's important to sign up as early as possible. Regular enrollment policies apply for all Young Company productions.

More Information

Tuition/Production Fees and Registration Fee

Tuition and production fees can be found in the production information above and must be paid in full before we can secure your child's place in the production.

Other Questions?

If you have other questions or concerns call our office at (405) 208-6200 or email Nathan@oklahomachildrenstheatre.org.

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