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the Lion King Jr. auditions are Febryary 19th in Youngstown


First, we want to remind you that auditions for The Lion King Jr 2019 are this Wednesday and Thursday at 6;30pm.

We hope to see some talent from areas all around the Mahoning Valley, and beyond.


Read moreThe Lion King Jr auditions and a major announcement!

Oakland Center at its best!
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The Oakland Center for the Arts, and Kids First Theatre Initiative is continuing to bring the area premiers and Broadway style musicals, plays, Dinner and Lunch Theatre.

There will be Theatre classes and training for both youth and adults. as well as a new film school for adults and youth.

Read moreOakland Center and Kids First are bringing it!

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February 11 and 12, 2019   6:30PM
February 18 and 19, 2019   6:30pm

Read moreFebruary Auditions for Lion King Jr. Musical

Drama Coaching in Youngstown for Kids 2019
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New Drama classes

We will be producing at least 3 *non musicals* this year in the youth room . We are adding kid shows with a box lunch for younger audiences.

Read moreNew Drama classes coming soon!

Does your kid mope around?

Do you feel...

unmotivated, unimpressed, bored?

READ:  How to get Kids interested in Theater
And why.

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