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  • Wizard of Oz
    All day
    August 2, 2019

    910 Gladstone Avenue Ottawa, ON K1R 6Y4

    910 Gladstone Avenue Ottawa, ON K1R 6Y4

    Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!!

    Well, one not so scary lion, a talking scarecrow, a dancing tin man, along with witches (good and bad), Munchkins … oh, the things you can be!

    Performances:

    1:30 and 7:00 pm

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  • Rent
    All day
    August 8, 2019

    910 Gladstone Avenue Ottawa, ON K1R 6Y4

    910 Gladstone Avenue Ottawa, ON K1R 6Y4

    This will be our 22nd annual “teen” show, for students who wish to pursue their craft at a high level.  Although all of our workshops at the Academy are run professionally, these particular workshops will are focused on training students who may wish to pursue musical theatre as a career, or wish to take their skills to the next level.  Alumni of our teen shows over the years have gone on to careers in professional theatre, including the Stratford Festival, Mirvish, and even Broadway.

    We very carefully choose our show for this workshop each year to insure that there are meaty roles for all of our star performers, a powerful musical score, and excellent dance opportunities, so that all of our cast have the chance to perform as true “triple threats.”  We also look for a show that weighs powerful, and often difficult, social issues, as an integral part of our two weeks together is to provide a safe space in circle discussions to air different ideas and opinions about the themes and issues of the show.  In this way, we can learn more about each other as fellow humans, and truly know what it’s like to “walk in someone else’s shoes.”  Rent is an epic show that gives us the perfect opportunity to do all of the above.

    Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, it has become a pop cultural phenomenon with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages.

    Performances:

    1:30 and 7:00 pm

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  • Rent
    All day
    August 9, 2019

    910 Gladstone Avenue Ottawa, ON K1R 6Y4

    910 Gladstone Avenue Ottawa, ON K1R 6Y4

    This will be our 22nd annual “teen” show, for students who wish to pursue their craft at a high level.  Although all of our workshops at the Academy are run professionally, these particular workshops will are focused on training students who may wish to pursue musical theatre as a career, or wish to take their skills to the next level.  Alumni of our teen shows over the years have gone on to careers in professional theatre, including the Stratford Festival, Mirvish, and even Broadway.

    We very carefully choose our show for this workshop each year to insure that there are meaty roles for all of our star performers, a powerful musical score, and excellent dance opportunities, so that all of our cast have the chance to perform as true “triple threats.”  We also look for a show that weighs powerful, and often difficult, social issues, as an integral part of our two weeks together is to provide a safe space in circle discussions to air different ideas and opinions about the themes and issues of the show.  In this way, we can learn more about each other as fellow humans, and truly know what it’s like to “walk in someone else’s shoes.”  Rent is an epic show that gives us the perfect opportunity to do all of the above.

    Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, it has become a pop cultural phenomenon with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages.

    Performances:

    1:30 and 7:00 pm

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  • Wizard of Oz
    All day
    August 16, 2019

    910 Gladstone Avenue Ottawa, ON K1R 6Y4

    910 Gladstone Avenue Ottawa, ON K1R 6Y4

    Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!!

    Well, one not so scary lion, a talking scarecrow, a dancing tin man, along with witches (good and bad), Munchkins … oh, the things you can be!

    Performances:

    1:30 and 7:00 pm

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  • Matilda the Musical
    All day
    August 23, 2019

    910 Gladstone Avenue Ottawa, ON K1R 6Y4

    910 Gladstone Avenue Ottawa, ON K1R 6Y4

    We are beyond excited to be the first company in Ottawa and in Perth to be licensed to perform this fantastic show!

    Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around the world.

    Performance times:

    1:00 pm

    7:00 pm

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  • Wizard of Oz
    All day
    August 30, 2019

    910 Gladstone Avenue Ottawa, ON K1R 6Y4

    910 Gladstone Avenue Ottawa, ON K1R 6Y4

    Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!!

    Well, one not so scary lion, a talking scarecrow, a dancing tin man, along with witches (good and bad), Munchkins … oh, the things you can be!

    Performances:

    1:30 and 7:00 pm

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