OHLOOK MASTERCLASS SCORES BIG AT JUNIOR THEATER FESTIVAL
Ohlook Performing Arts Center students scored awards at the 2015 Junior Theater Festival Jan. 16-18 in Atlanta, Ga. The Masterclass Company, made up of students ages 7-17, won a Freddie G Award for excellence in dance for Shrek Junior and Emma Lord received a Freddie G award for outstanding student director and choreographer.
The company was one of four invited to perform selections from new musicals due to be licensed for youth from MTI. Ohlook performed Singin’ in the Rain Jr., Theatre Under the Stars in Houston offered The Lion King Jr. and Disney’s The Lion King Kids; Play on Players from Duluth, Ga., presented Elf Jr.; and Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School’s BRAVO! from Oak Park, IL., showcased Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach Jr.