Registration is now open for fall classes and productions for young people ages one to twenty at Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater in Middletown. Most programs start September 16. Space is limited, so register soon to ensure your place.
Programs are offered in theater, circus, music and dance for toddlers through age twenty. Oddfellows, founded in 1975, is Connecticut’s oldest and largest theater for young people. Here is a rough breakdown of this fall’s highlights for each age group, starting with teenagers:
All classes meet at Oddfellows Playhouse, which is located at 128 Washington Street in Middletown. Tuition varies from program to program, from $25 to $250, and financial aid is available to any family that needs it. To register, go to www.oddfellows.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (860) 347-6143.
Tuition partially covers Playhouse programs. Oddfellows Playhouse programs and financial aid are supported by the Connecticut Office of the Arts, the State of Connecticut Judicial Branch (Youth Violence Prevention), the Middletown Commission on the Arts, the City of Middletown Health Department, the Stare Fund, The Fund for Greater Hartford, the Neighborhood Assistance Act, Middlesex United Way, Community Foundation of Middlesex County, the George A. and Grace L. Long Foundation, Middletown Youth Services Bureau, Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Foundation, Thomas J. Atkins Memorial Trust Fund, Stop and Shop, Nihla and Bob Lapidus Foundation, Evan Knoll Memorial Fund, Price Chopper Golub Foundation, and many generous individual donors.