OCPA Press Release


This summer, the Oregon Conservatory of Performing Arts (OCPA) presents its eighth stimulating summer of educational theatre camps for youth, 6-18. Now in their 10th year serving Southern Oregon, the Conservatory continues to offer children a fun-filled and enlightening experience in a classroom atmosphere. Students will discover the process of theatre culminating in a finished production after only a few weeks of rehearsal and training.


OCPA will present three Magic of Theatre camps this summer. The first is for 12-18 year olds and will feature Shakespeare’s, The Tempest co-directed by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Tyrone Wilson and Caroline Shaffer. For children ages 6-12, the second camp will be Tom Sawyer, the musical; the very first play OCPA presented 7 years ago. The last camp of the summer is for 13-18 year olds and will present one of the most popular musicals, West Side Story, directed by OSF’s Caroline Shaffer. The Broadway production won 4 Tony’s and as a movie garnered 4 Oscars.


Students may registration now for all three camps. Space is limited and scholarships are available.  Parents: For more information or to be considered for a volunteer this summer, please call 776-9118 or visit their web site at


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