Mission Statement – Our purpose is to teach the tools and techniques necessary as well as inspire and motivate passionate students to become the best they can be as a performing artists whether it be as a hobby or professional, while nurturing the excitement and creativity of their individual spirit.
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The 12 Dolls of Christmas at
The Manatee Performing Arts Center
December 9th & 10th, 2019
It’s Christmas Eve 2019 in Lakewood Ranch Florida! The Connor family is celebrating with friends and family after relocating from up north. Young Josie Connors has organized a Doll Christmas Pageant where all the kids perform with their dolls. The adults are constantly interrupting with their own performances thus creating havoc with the kids. Uncle Robert, who is a famous magician, performs a magic trick that not only makes it magically snow in LWR but brings all 12 dolls to life. Get to know the stories of these magical dolls through song and dance in this original, not to be missed Holiday Musical. Presented by Ovation Theatre – Rated G
Ovation students Carly Fults, Wesly Viquerat, Charley Hunn and Campbell Laurvick traveled with Matt and Michelle Mccord to Lucerne, Switzerland for a week long Intensive workshop at the MusicalFactory! Michelle was one off the international group of guest teachers for the week, teaching ballet classes. The owners of MusicalFactory, Guido and Barbara Zimmerman were colleagues of Michelle in Berlin, Germany at Theatre des Westens, the top musical theatre of it's time. The girls trained in ballet, jazz, contemporary as ell as commercial dance. They also performed songs from Legally Blonde.