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FALL Musical


We offer two productions each school year. This year, we will have two musicals - one in the fall and one in the spring. Students can participate as members of the cast or technical crew. By working together with adult mentors to create a quality production, students develop confidence and respect for others as well as skills in collaboration, teamwork and stagecraft.

Fall Musical - Disney's Frozen JR.
The enchanting modern classic from Disney comes to the OIS Bulldog Theater! Frozen JR. is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life, onstage. The show features all of the memorable songs from the animated film plus five new songs written for the Broadway production. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen JR. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart!  Visit for additional information.

Program Schedule
There are three separate casts, each performing twice.  The rehearsal days have changed and there is no longer a Monday cast.  Casts rehearse on their designated day (either Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday), plus some Fridays.  Classes start the week of August 19th for actors, and the week of November 12th for tech crew.  Performances are December 5-7, 2019.

TUESDAY Registration opens mid-August 8/20 - 12/7 Tuesdays and some Fridays,
plus Monday 11/18
WEDNESDAY Registration opens mid-August 8/21 - 12/7 Wednesdays and some Fridays
THURSDAY Registration opens mid-August 8/22 - 12/7 Thursdays and some Fridays,
plus two Mondays 11/4 and 12/12


Registrations are administered through Bay Area Children's Theatre (BACT).  A registration link will be available in early August 2019, in advance of registration.  Registrations for cast and tech crew begin in mid-August and are first-come, first-served.  All students who wish to be in the show must register to participate and choose a cast (either Tuesday cast, Wednesday cast, or Thursday cast). There are no initial auditions for acceptance into the program. All auditions are held after registrations are complete. Everyone who enrolls is guaranteed a role.

Classes start the week of August 19th for actors, and the week of November 12th for tech crew.  Performances are December 5-7, 2019.

The Bulldog Theater program is sponsored by Parent's Club (OISPC) and administered by the OUSD.

Program/Event Manager
Jeanette Lipp is a former OIS parent and provides administrative support as Program/Event Manager.

Director/Producer/Production Crew
Bay Area Children's Theatre has been contracted to provide our program with all staff and services.

Parents are a very important part of our team, and we would not have this program without their volunteer hours. Parent volunteers serve on the following committees: backstage, publicity and publications, tickets, house operations, concessions and cast and crew celebration.

The program is a collaborative effort involving the Producer, Director, Event Manager, Technical Manager, cast and crew members and their parents. The Producer, Event Manager and Technical Manager are responsible for organizing and overseeing the many aspects of our program. The Director is the artistic manager of the production and is responsible for auditioning, casting, and preparing the actors for the show.

A 2019 Fall Rehearsal Schedule and Fall Musical page with detailed information on the production will be published by early August 2019.