Performing Arts Programs for Children and Teens


New Beginnings

Ages 3½-7 (must be 3 by 1/1/19)
June 17, 2019 - July 20, 2019

Rehearsals: Monday-Friday from 10:00-10:45 AM in Thornley Chapel

Performance: Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 10:30 AM in the Youth Temple


Children's Show

Sleeping Beauty

Ages 8-15 (must be 8 by 7/1/19)
June 21, 2019 - August 16, 2019

Rehearsals: Monday-Friday from 10:00 AM - Noon in the Youth Temple

Performances: Tuesday-Friday, August 13-16, 2019 at 7:30 PM in the Youth Temple 

Please visit our


to download general/audition information documents, script, audition information, and listen to song files from the show.  

Pre-Audition Rehearsals: Friday, June 21, 2019 & Monday, June 24, 2019

Auditions: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 & Wednesday, June 26, 2019

  • 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 Thursday, June 27. You will be contacted if you need to attend callbacks.

  • Parts will be posted online on Friday, June 28 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 first full rehearsal (with the entire cast) after auditions will be Monday, July 1, 2019.

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 1, 2019 on this day.

There will be NO REHEARSAL on Thursday, July 4, 2019.

**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

Mary Poppins

Ages 13-18 (Must be 13 by 7/1/19)
June 17, 2019 - August 2, 2019


Rehearsals: Mondays & Wednesdays from 7:00-10:00 PM in the Youth Temple

Performances: Thursday & Friday, August 1 & 2 at 7:30 PM in the Youth Temple


Audition Information: Auditions will be held at the first few rehearsals. More information regarding rehearsals and auditions will be posted soon. Please contact Shanna Lipp () with questions.


 Registration Options for ALL SHOWS:

Pay the registration fee online using these links:

Also download the registration form for the appropriate show using the links further down this page.

1. Before Friday, June 14, 2019 -  mail the completed form and a copy of your online payment receipt to:

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

2. If after Friday, June 14, 2019 - Register at one of the first few rehearsals.  See the top of this page for the starting date of rehearsals for each show.  

2019 Registration Forms and Photo/Video Release Form:

**Please fill out and return a Participation Agreement/Waiver AND Photo/Video Release Form in addition to a Registration Form.  The registration form is to participate in the youth dramatics program, however, the participation agreement/waiver and photo/video release forms are only needed once for each child participating in ANY of the youth programs run by the OGCMA.  So, if you have filled out a participation agreement/waiver and photo/video release form for another OGCMA youth program, you do not need to fill those forms out again. 

Form Download Links

 Registration Forms

Waivers and Releases

2019 Registration Fee


**The registration fee must be paid by July 1, 2019 in order for your child to continue to participate in the program.


Last Day to Register for Participation in the 2019 Dramatics Programs:  

New Beginnings: July 1, 2019

Children's Show: June 26, 2019

Teen Show: June 26, 2019

*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 1, 2019 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.  (For Children's Show, this means the two weeks prior to show week, so starting July 29 and moving forward.)