Olympia Family Theater Announces Upcoming Camp, Classes

first_imgPhoto credit: Mandy RyleEntering its eighth season, Olympia Family Theater has grown from staging great shows whole families can enjoy to providing a complete educational and entertainment center. Its current holiday production, Lyle the Crocodile, runs at South Puget Sound Community College through December 22. Theater critics agree: it’s a delight. Tickets can be purchased through the Washington Center for the Performing Arts or on www.olytix.org.If you’re looking for a creative outlet for your child over winter break, OFT is gearing up for winter camps for children aged seven to about 13. Participants will create an original adaptation of classic folk tales to be performed for friends and family on the last day of camp. The camps are Monday through Friday, December 23 to January 3 (except Christmas and New Year’s Day), from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $140 for one week or $260 for two weeks, with aftercare available at an additional charge.Beginning in January, Saturdays will find little ones exploring music, movement and creativity. If you’d like to introduce the building blocks of music, dance and theater to your two-to-six-year-old, then OFTeenies classes are for you. They run January 11 to March 1, from 10 to 10:45 or 11 to 11:45 a.m. The cost is $64 for each eight-week series, though prorated enrollments are available.Saturday, performing arts classes are available for eight-to-13-year-olds. Each class focuses on a different theme, taught via fun, creative, energetic exercises and games. Classes will be held January 11 to March 1 from 12:30 to 2 p.m., or Tuesday and Thursday, January 7 to 30, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.OFT is proud to be your community partner in raising imaginative, loving, joyful and confident children. Its educational programs provide opportunities for personal development in young people by teaching creativity and responsibility, encouraging teamwork and personal integrity, and fostering self-esteem and appreciation for the performing arts.More detailed information regarding Olympia Family Theater’s performances and classes may be found on its website, www.olyft.org. Facebook37Tweet0Pin0last_img

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