OFC Creations: Largest Theater Program In Rochester, New York
Why OFC Creations?
- OFC Creations offers private lessons in voice, dance, and acting. Lessons in other disciplines are also available from the multi-talented teaching staff.
- Eric Johnson, the executive director of OFC, is very supportive of young artists. He goes out of his way to meet everyone’s needs and encourages kids with positive affirmations inspiring them to do their best. It’s very sweet of him.
- OFC Creations offers before and after school care for parents who need those services. Refer to OFC’s website for availability.
- Do you have an artistic kid but can’t afford the program? OFC Creations offers scholarships and will give financial help as much as possible to enable your child’s participation in their programs. This is especially true if the directors see your child working hard striving to do his or her best.
- To register, go to OFC Creation’s website and fill out the registration forms. Or you can contact them and they will send you a link for registration.
- OFC is a fun and positive environment for kids of all ages.
- The directors are talented, top-notch professionals. Sharing their talent with young artists, these professionals open doors of warmest welcome into the world of musical theater.
OFC Creations offers winter classes running from March to May or June.
Regular Winter Classes
For ages 4-7 years old
- Rehearsals for In My Heart are every Monday, April 5th to June 6th, 2021. The final show is on June 6th, 2021 at 10:00 am at their brand new OFC Creations Theatre Center.
For Ages 7-12 years old
- A Year with Frog and Toad Kids rehearsals will be on May 4th – June 18th, 2021 on Tuesdays from 6:00 PM-7:30 PM. Auditions held on Sunday, May 2nd from 10:00 AM-11:30 AM. Dress rehearsals 6/14, 6/15, 6/16, 6/17 from 6:00 PM-7:30 PM. Performance (based on NY regulations) Friday, June 18th at 7:00 PM at the new OFC Creations Theatre Center. The cost is $225.
- Defying Gravity Experienced Wicked practice will be on April 7th-June 6th, 2021 every Wednesday 6:00 PM-7:30 PM. The performance will be on Sunday, June 6th at 11:30 AM at their brand new OFC Creations Theatre Center. The cost is $200.
For Ages 7-13 years old
- Wizards Theatre Performing Art Class rehearsals will run from April 5th -June 1st, 2021. Mondays 4:00 PM-5:30 PM & Tuesdays 4:00 PM-5:30 PM. Showcase Performance Tuesday, June 1st at 5:30 PM at the OFC Creations Theatre Center. Tuition is $300.
- The Spongebob Musical cost is $325. Rehearsals run from April 8th-May 22nd, 2021.
Rehearsals are as follows:
Thursdays 6:00 PM-9:00 PM & Saturdays 11:45 AM-2:15 PM. On May 8th and May 15th, they will start early at 10:00 am. May 16th on a Sunday will be 6:00 PM-9:00 PM.
Tech Week May 17th-May 20th from 5:00 PM-9:00 PM
Performances: Friday, May 21st at 7:00 PM; Saturday, May 22nd at 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM at the new OFC Creations Theatre Center.
Ages 12-18 years old
- Little Shop Of Horrors (Program Full but sign up for a waiting list) May 3rd, 2021 – May 27th, 2021; Auditions will be held in advance.
Rehearsals are as follows:
May 3rd- May 6th from 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
May 10th-May 13th from 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
May 16th from 2:00 PM-6:00 PM
May 17th from 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
May 23rd from 2:00 PM-6:00 PM
Tech week will be on May 24th to May 27th from 5:00 PM-9:00 PM
Performances: May 28th, 29th, 30th at the OFC Creations Theatre Center
- Spongebob Musical cost $325. Rehearsals will be on March 23rd – May 2nd, 2021. Mostly on Tuesdays 6:00 PM-9:00 PM and Saturdays 9:00 AM-11:30 AM. There’s also two Sundays dated April 18th at 12:00 PM- 5:00 PM and April 25th at 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM.
Tech Week will be April 26th-29th from 5:00 PM-10:00 PM.
Performances: Friday, April 30th at 7:00 PM; Saturday, May 1st at 7:00 PM; and Sunday, May 2 at 2:00 PM at the new OFC Creations Theatre Center.
Additional Workshop Classes
- Perfecting the Craft: Learning to be a Triple Threat! Open to ages 12-18 years old. Held on Saturdays on the following dates February 27th, March 6th, March 13th, and March 20th at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in OFC Creations Theatre Center. The last date will be on March 27th from 12:00 pm- 2:00 pm in the same location.
- OFC Creations Dance Academy Classes offers beginner tap and theatre classes by semester. There are some workshop dance classes offered in a short period of time too.
- Intro to Directing Workshop open to ages 14-18 years old. The class will be held on a Sunday, April 11th from 3: 00 PM to 5:00 PM. The instructor will be Eric Vaughn Johnson and limited to 15 participants only. Tuition is $30.
February Break Camp
OFC Creations is currently doing their February break camp. They moved their Legally Blonde from last year’s Spring Break Camp to February Break Camp.
It runs from Monday to Friday from morning to afternoon. Due to our current situation with COVID-19, they divided the kids into groups and alternate the times of entering and exiting the theater in order to follow the government’s social distancing rules.
Spring Break Camp
Descendants show is for Spring Break Camp. It’s already full but feel free to sign up for a waiting list in case someone backs out.
OFC Creations pulls out all the stops for their summer program offering an impressive variety of theater opportunities for kids of all ages.
I’m glad our situation in 2021 is getting better and the number of COVID cases is going down in our area so OFC is able to offer more classes this summer. But please keep in mind changes can occur based on the COVID cases in our area.
The Pint-Sized summer program for kids age 4-7 years will be held in Kodak Center. Tuition is $300, early registration, by the 15th of March, is $280. Refer to OFC’s website for more details.
Little Red Riding Hood
- Camp runs Monday to Friday, July 5th- July 10th, 2021, from 9:00-1:00 pm. The play is performed on Sunday, July 10, 2021, at 11:00 am.
The Ugly Duckling
- Camp runs from Monday to Friday, July 19th – July 24th, 2021, from 9:00 am-1:00 pm, with the final performance on July 24th, 2021, at 11:00 am.
Jack and the Beanstalk
- Rehearses Monday to Friday, August 2nd-7th, 2021, from 9: 00 am to 1: 00 pm, with the live performance on August 7th, 2021, at 11:00 am.
Princess and the Pea
- Camp meets Monday to Friday, August 16th- August 21st, 2021, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Live performance — August 21st, 2021, at 11:00 am.
- OFC Creations has a great line-up of shows for their 2021 Summer Kid Camps. Kids ages 7-11 will be excited to be part of these popular shows.
- The productions will be held in two different locations one is in the city of Rochester — the Kodak Center and OFC Creations Theatre Center. Watching the children perform in one of the historical buildings that played such an important role in Rochester’s history makes the theater-going experience pure delight.
- Three of these camps will be held in the Kodak Center, the other four will be in their brand new OFC Creations Theatre Center. Tuition — $350, early bird registration, $330 until March 15, 2021.
- All classes run Monday to Friday from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.
- Refer to the OFC Creations website for more information.
Shows In Kodak Center is for ages 7-11 years old.
- James and the Giant Peach Jr. runs from July 5th-July 17th, 2021 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. With live performances on July 16th at 7:00 pm and July 17th at 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm.
- Oliver Jr., It’s a two-week camp from July 19th-31st, 2021, Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM. Performances will be on the following dates Friday, July 30th at 7:00 PM, and Saturday, July 31st at 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM.
- Elf Jr (Half Full) a two-week camp from August 2nd -14th, 2021, Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM. Performances are on the following days Friday, August 13th at 7:00 PM, and Saturday, August 14th at 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM.
OFC Creations Theatre Center is for ages 7-12 years old.
- Cinderella is a two-week camp from July 12th -24th, 2021, Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM; Performances Friday, July 23rd at 7:00 PM, and Saturday, July 24th at 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM.
- Seussical Jr (Half Full) runs from July 26th -August 7th, 2021, Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM. Performances will be from Friday, August 6th at 7:00 PM, and Saturday, August 7th at 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM.
- Beauty and the Beast is a two-week camp from August 9th-21st, 2021, Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM. Performances are on the following days: Friday, August 20th at 7:00 PM, and Saturday, August 21st at 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM.
- Tinker Bell is open to ages 7-11 years old. A one-week camp that runs from August 23rd -27th, 2021, Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM. Performance Friday, August 27th at 7:00 PM.
- I love the show line-ups for 12-18-year-old campers. They all sound so fun and exciting. It’s hard to choose between them!
- Three of the camps are held in Kodak Center and the other one is in the OFC Creations Theatre Center.
- Camps meet Monday to Friday from 9:00 am-3:00 pm. Live performances are the final Friday and Saturday of camp — Friday at 7:00 pm and Saturday at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm.
- Tuition is $350. Early bird registration, on or before the 15th of March, 2021, is $330.
- Rent School Edition open to ages 13-18 years old. It is a two-week camp from July 12th-24th, 2021, Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM; Performances Friday, July 23rd at 7:00 PM, and Saturday, July 24th at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM.
- Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical for children ages 13-18 years old. A two-week camp from July 26th-August 7th, 2021, Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM; Performances will be on Friday, August 6th at 7:00 PM, and Saturday, August 7th at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM.
- Newsies open to ages 12-18 years old. Is a two-week camp from August 9th-21st, 2021, Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM. Performances start on Friday, August 20th at 7:00 PM, and Saturday, August 21st at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM.
OFC Creations Theatre Center
- Disney’s Freaky Friday open to ages 12-18; a two-week camp from August 16th-28th, 2021, Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM; Performances Saturday, August 28th at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM.
If you live in the Rochester, NY area or are planning a visit here, consider attending OFC Creations’ summer camps and shows. OFC’s activities offer memorable, to-be-cherished experiences at affordable prices. Engaging in OFC connects you to the many beautiful and talented people in the Rochester Arts scene. My daughter has been involved with OFC’s shows for three years and loves it. She esteems the directors and enjoys the interaction and team effort required to produce a class act stage show.
For summertime fun in Rochester, check out OFC Creations’ website. Purchase tickets and you’ll view quality theater productions performed in historic old buildings for a fraction of the price of shows in other big cities. Our young actors are competitive and talented. They and the directors put together praiseworthy productions in an amazingly short period of time.
OFC Creations’ theater classes are a must for families with children who desire real-life experiences in stage acting. If you love classical theater shows to participate in or to watch, OFC Creations is the right place for you.
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