Youth Drama

Performing Arts Programs for Children and Teens


New Beginnings

Ages 3½-7 (must be 3 by 1/1/17)
June 19, 2017 - July 22, 2017
Rehearsals: Monday-Friday from 10:00-10:45 AM in Thornley Chapel Performance: Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 10:30 AM in the Youth Temple


Children's Show

Yellow Brick Road

Ages 8-15 (must be 8 by 7/1/17)
June 21, 2017 - August 18, 2017
Rehearsals: Monday-Friday from 10:00 AM - Noon in the Youth Temple Performances: Tuesday-Friday, August 15-18 at 7:30 PM in the Youth Temple

Pre-Audition Rehearsals:  Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, June 21, 22, & 23

Auditions:  Monday & Tuesday, June 26 & 27 

  • You will sign up for an audition time with a partner at the pre-audition rehearsals.
  • If you cannot attend either of these audition times, please contact Jen Fitzgerald (                                             to arrange an alternate audition time.

  • Please note that callbacks for lead characters, if needed, will be held on Wednesday, June 28.                                                                  You will be contacted if you need to attend callbacks.
  • Parts will be posted online on Thursday, June 29 in the evening on the website:              We encourage everyone to look for their name on the Cast List when it is posted online.                                                                     Please also note whether you are in the Tuesday/Thursday or Wednesday/Friday cast.                                                                                 The Cast List will also be posted at the Youth Temple on Friday morning, June 30.

There will be NO REHEARSAL on Tuesday, July 4.

The first full rehearsal (with the entire cast) after auditions will be Monday, July 3.                                                                                     The Tuesday/Thursday cast will meet from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM.  The Wednesday/Friday cast                                                                will meet from 11:00 AM to Noon.  You will be given a schedule for the week of July 3 on this day.

**Please note:  We will be capping participation in the Children's Show at 150 children.                                                                       We encourage everyone to register early because once we reach 150 children, registration will be closed.


Teen Show

Ages 13-19 (Must be 13 by 7/1/17)
June 19, 2017 - July 28, 2017
Rehearsals: Mondays & Wednesdays from 7:00-10:00 PM in the Youth Temple Performances: Thursday & Friday, July 27-28 at 7:30 PM in the Youth Temple

Auditions will take place during the first three rehearsals (June 19, 21, & 26).                                                                                                 If you cannot attend these rehearsals, please contact Shanna Lipp (


 Registration Options for ALL SHOWS:

1. Before Friday, June 16, 2017 - Pay the registration fee online using the tickets link on the home page.  Download the registration form using the links below and mail the completed form and a copy of your online payment receipt to:

Attn: Jen Fitzgerald
PO Box 248
Ocean Grove, NJ 07756

2. After Friday, June 16, 2017 - Register at one of the first few rehearsals.  See the top of this page for the starting date of rehearsals for each show.  

2017 Registration Forms and Photo/Video Release Form:

**Please fill out and return a Photo/Video Release Form in addition to a Registration Form.  A registration form is needed for EACH individual child, however, only one photo/video release form is needed per family.





2017 Registration Fee - Must be paid by Monday, July 3, 2017 to participate in the program

REGISTRATION FEE:   Teen Show: $60;     Children's Show: $70;     New Beginnings: $50

**The registration fee must be paid by July 3, 2017 in order for your child to continue to participate in the program.

Last Day to Register for Participation in the 2017 Dramatics Programs:  

New Beginnings: July 3, 2017

Children's Show: June 27, 2017

Teen Show: June 26, 2017

*Due to auditions, the last date to register for participation in the Teen Show and Children's Show is on the last day of auditions, however, you have until July 3, 2017 to pay the registration fee.

**Please note:  We will be capping participation in the Children's Show at 150 children.  We encourage everyone to register early because once we reach 150 children, registration will be closed.

***Up to one week of planned absences (band/sports camps, family vacation, etc.) is permitted for each program.  However, plan to be present at ALL rehearsals during the 2 weeks prior to the performance.