Artistic Director: Julia Aubrey, Director of the Ford Center for the Performing Arts & UM Opera Theatre
Conductor: Dr. Robert Aubrey, Instructional Assistant Professor of Music Education
Ford Center for the Performing Arts and UM Opera Theatre
Support for the Youth Music Theatre Workshop is generously provided by the Kite Foundation.
About the Workshop:
This popular two-week long workshop is focused on the development of performance skills in music theatre and includes exercises in singing, acting, and movement.
There will be two sections of the camp, one for each age groups. Each group will present a production on the last day of the workshop. The performances will be on June 23. Group I will perform at 12:00 p.m. and Group II at 5:00 p.m.
Julia Aubrey, Director of the Ford Center for the Performing Arts & UM Opera Theatre, and Dr. Robert Aubrey, Instructional Assistant Professor of Music Education bring a wealth of experience to the Youth Music Theatre Workshop. This husband and wife team has collaborated on children’s theatre, university and professional opera and musical theatre productions for over thirty years. Since its inception in 1996, the Youth Music Theatre Workshop has provided performance opportunities for children in Oxford and surrounding areas in musical theatre, operetta, and original works. Previous productions included preparing the seven children in The Sound of Music for the 2012 Oxford Shakespeare Festival.
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Production: Original Musical Revue
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Production: The Pirates of Penzance